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HRM 101 Facilities Management
Credit Hours:   3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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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: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify roles played by hospitality facilities managers in controlling operating costs.
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe sustainability and its role in the overall business strategy of a hospitality operation.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe how to reduce occupational injury rates through plant design and employee training.
4. (Comprehension Level) Discuss goals for effective and efficient facilities maintenance.
5. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the hotel development process.
6. (Analysis Level) Examine the concept development/project planning team process for foodservice facility layout.
7. (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.
8. (Analysis Level) Contrast facility issues related to laundry systems, telecommunications systems and management issues related to standard hotel equipment & food service equipment.
9. (Analysis Level) Examine typical reasons for renovating a hotel, summarize the life cycle of a hotel and various types of renovations.
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 70 percent or higher on the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational 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." The AHLA Educational Institute course certification may be renewed every five years upon submission of required continuing educational documentation and other industry level certifications and professional development available. A permanent record on file is available with the Educational Institute and student transcripts are available upon request. https://www.ahlei.org/