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HRM 101 Facilities Management
Credit Hours:   3
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
AGEC: 
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: The principles of property/facilities management with focus on lodging and food service operations. Concepts of the physical plant and engineering systems are introduced. Environment and energy conservation issues are discussed.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites:

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify roles played by hospitality facilities managers in controlling operating costs.

2. (Comprehension Level) Discuss goals for effective and efficient facilities maintenance.

3. (Knowledge Level) Describe sustainability and its role in the overall business strategy of a hospitality operation.

4. (Knowledge Level) Describe how to reduce occupational injury rates through plant design and employee training.

5. (Analysis Level) Outline structural systems such as water and wastewater systems, components of electrical systems, HVAC systems and the effects on guest comfort, advantages and disadvantages of various lighting schemes, interior and exterior facilities, landscaping grounds, building roof, exterior, and foundation structures.

6. (Analysis Level) Contrast facility issues related to laundry systems, telecommunications systems and management issues related to standard hotel equipment & food service equipment.

7. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the hotel development process.

8. (Application Level) Examine the concept development/project planning team process for foodservice facility layout.

9. (Knowledge Level) List typical reasons for renovating a hotel, summarize the life cycle of a hotel, and describe types of renovation.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
By demonstration in classroom simulations, discussion topics, case or situation analysis, projects, textbook exercises, quizzes and other course learning activities or assessment instruments.

By achieving 69 percent or higher on the American Hotel and Lodging Association Education Institute final course exam to receive a national course certificate. A score of 90 percent or higher will receive a national certificate that notes students passed "with honors." Educational Institute keeps a permanent record on file at the Educational Institute and student transcripts are available upon request. http://www.eiacademic.org/content.aspx?id=1348