Aug 14, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog
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HRM 235 - Hospitality Law

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

An introduction to operations of the legal system and the practical application of law to the hospitality industry. Includes a case study approach to understanding restaurant, hotel, and travel laws and regulations that influence business and management decisions in the hospitality industry.

Prerequisite(s): HRM 100  
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain key federal labor and employment laws and their effect upon hospitality organizations.
  2. Describe the components of equitable wages and benefits.
  3. Identify specific examples of hospitality legalities, with relevant exercises and application to real-world hospitality management situations.
  4. Outline the various responsibilities of hospitality businesses

Performance Objectives:
  1. Learn proper Communication Skills between managers and innkeepers to effectively manage their legal environment.
  2. Understand equitable wages and benefits program for a unit in a hospitality organization.
  3. Discuss key federal labor and employment laws and their effect upon hospitality organizations.
  4. Go through scenarios of how your actions are viewed in a legal context.
  5. Work through specific examples of hospitality legalities, with relevant exercises and application to real-world hospitality management situations.
  6. Discuss a wide array of hospitality laws including contracts, anti-trust, torts, real estate, etc. and how these laws govern the various nuances of the hotel, restaurant, bar, spa, country club, meeting, and convention industries
  7. Learn components of Statutes vs. Constitution, Statutes vs. common law, and identify the legal fundamentals of hospitality law.

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2019/2020



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