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HOSP335 - Leadership and Management in Hospitality

Course Details

Course Code: HOSP335 Course ID: 4344 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Focus is on the leadership role, people management, interpersonal skills and attention to quality in hospitality organizations.


Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

1. Explain how different management theories apply to leadership in a hospitality organization

2. Apply leadership strategies to real world situations to solve issues within an organization

3. Describe how specific hospitality data tools are used within the hospitality industry

4. Analyze the changes that have occurred within the hospitality industry as a result of laws and regulations

5. Analyze how a leader in the hospitality industry has influenced your personal leadership style

Reading Assignments:

The textbook and additional journals as assigned in the lessons

Forum Assignments:

Detailed forum expectations and grading rubrics are posted in the forums and in the classroom lessons.

Homework Assignments and Final Project:

There are assignments due throughout the course, and a final project due at the end of the course. Specific details for each assignment can be found in the Assignments section of your online classroom.

NameGrade %
Research Paper 25.00 %
Final Course Project 25.00 %
Assignments/Case Study/Projects 30.00 %
Week 2 Assignment: Quality management 10.00 %
Week 4 Assignment: Hospitality Data Tools 10.00 %
Week 6 Assignment: Case Study Analysis 10.00 %
Forums 40.00 %
Forum 1 5.00 %
Forum 2 5.00 %
Forum 3 5.00 %
Forum 4 5.00 %
Forum 5 5.00 %
Forum 6 5.00 %
Forum 7 5.00 %
Forum 8 5.00 %
Introductory Forum 5.00 %
Introductions 5.00 %

There is no individual textbook established as required reading. All required and referenced reading material will be made available within the weekly lessons and applicable announcements.

Required Readings – As assigned, see Weekly Lessons and Forum Postings

Additional Resources and Websites – See Weekly Lessons

Book Title:Leading and Managing the Lean Management Process, 2nd ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; link also provided inside the classroom
Publication Info:Business Expert Press
Author:Fliedner, Gene
Unit Cost:$41.42
Book Title:Organizational Behavior: Integrating Individuals, Groups, and Organizations 5th Ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; link also provided in the classroom Lessons section
Publication Info:Routledge Lib
Author:Joseph E. Champoux
Unit Cost:$193.76

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.