Program Overview

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Hospitality Manager Certificate


Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hcm
Degree: Certificate
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This program builds upon the Hospitality Supervisor Certificate and prepares students for advanced level employment as a member of a management team in the hospitality industry. This certificate emphasizes the development and application of managerial and leadership skills. Students acquire skills in menu design, cost control, and continuous improvement. Upon completion of this certificate students will meet the American Culinary Federation (ACF) initial certification and re-certification requirements for the Sanitation, Nutrition, and Supervision courses for the ACF Chefs Certification program.

Additionally, students will receive National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) ManageFirst certificates for the Menu Marketing and Management course, Hospitality Supervision course and Cost Control course. Completion of this certificate will qualify the student to apply for the NRAEF ManageFirst Diploma, which is a nationally recognized industry credential.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

9 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Introduction to Hospitality Industry

3

course

ServSafe: Food Service Sanitation

1

course

Culinary Principles I

5

Second Semester

14 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Culinary Principles II

5

course

Menu Marketing and Management

3

course

Purchasing and Inventory Control

3

course

Hospitality Supervision

3

Third Semester

12 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Nutrition

3

course

Hospitality Leadership

3

course

Controlling Hospitality Costs

3

course

Culinary and Hospitality Internship or

HCM Elective

3

Total Hours for Certificate

35

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact an Academic Success Advisor or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.