Career Outlook

Your New Career
You're overseeing the daily operations of a hotel or restaurant, making sure the service is the best it can be, and earning the respect of your employers and your guests. Whether you're working for an established business or running one of your own, you're doing work that's truly rewarding. The Continuing Education Center training can give you the skills you need to start the prestigious career you've always dreamed of.  

  • Earn your Career Diploma at home in as little as six months by studying just an hour a day for your new career.
  • Start your own business. Your program will teach you important skills you can use to open your own hotel, bed and breakfast, or restaurant.

Your New Career Opportunities
The demand for Hotel/Restaurant Managers means there's a lot of opportunity for you to make your mark in this exciting career.

In as little as six months, you could have the skills you need to enter this well-respected and rewarding career field.

Your New Skills
You'll learn the important skills you need to be in Hotel/Restaurant Management:

  • You'll learn different theories and styles of management, how to select and schedule your staff, and how to effectively communicate with and motivate them.
  • You'll understand all the elements of restaurant and banquet service, planning a menu based on clientele and pricing considerations, and how to creatively prepare and present the food on the menu.
  • You'll learn about function and maintenance of electricity, climate control, refrigeration, and swimming pools and spas.
  • You'll also learn the skills necessary to run a business, including hospitality accounting methods, cost control strategies, and advertising and promotion.

 Program Overview

Learn the skills you need for a career as a Hotel/Restaurant Manager - at home, at your own pace, with the Continuing Education Center .

There are certain skills you need to begin a career in Hotel/Restaurant Management. The Continuing Education Center Hotel/Restaurant Management Program helps you learn them quickly and conveniently.

You'll learn:

  • Marketing and Sales
  • Hospitality Accounting, Cost Controls,
    and Legal Aspects and Insurance
  • Menu Planning, Food Preparation,
    and Restaurant and Banquet Service
  • Food Service Sanitation, Purchasing and Storage

And you’ll learn it all at home — no classroom needed! You’ll get valuable information about food service set-ups, dining service, banquet and buffet catering, sales, advertising, and public relations.

Start a rewarding career in a growing field.
Why take a Hotel/Restaurant Management training program? With the right credentials, you can:

  • Work for an established hotel or restaurant.
  • Work for a chain of hotels or restaurants and have the opportunity to travel.
  • Enjoy the fringe benefits that come with such an exciting job.

Demand for Hotel/Restaurant Managers is on the rise. The more people travel, the greater the need for Hotel/Restaurant Managers. As operations become more complex, employers are putting more emphasis on specialized training. The the Continuing Education Center Hotel/Restaurant Management Program can give you a real advantage over others without your training!

Contact the Continuing Education Center Today.
Find out more about the Continuing Education center's Hotel/Restaurant Management training that includes:

  • All the books, lessons, and learning aids you need
  • Unlimited instructional support
  • Access to student services by website, phone, and mail

Get more information today and in as little as six months from enrollment, you can be on your way to a career as a Hotel/Restaurant Manager!

Program Outline

Instruction Sets
Your program consists of six Instruction Sets written to take you step-by-step through the techniques and skills you'll use in your new career.

Here's how it works
Your first Instruction Set will be sent immediately after your enrollment has been accepted. Other Instruction Sets will follow as you complete your exams, so you will always have training materials to work with. You can earn your Career Diploma in as little as six months.

You will need access to a Microsoft® Windows®-based computer (running Windows Vista or later) and the Internet in order to complete your program with the Continuing Education Center.

Here is an overview of what you'll learn and the order in which you'll receive your lessons:

Instruction Set 1

Learning Strategies
Identifying and implementing a successful study method; planning when, where, and how you'll study; creating effective and efficient study tools; using study tools to improve chances for success.

The Hospitality Industry
Origin and history; industry profile; job opportunities.

Instruction Set 2

Marketing and Sales
Dressing professionally; building a support network; developing skills and a career portfolio.

Managing People
Theories and styles of management; motivating and communicating; planning and control; staff selection.

The Front Office
Levels of service; chain affiliation; staffing and scheduling; the guest process; forecasting; night audit.

Instruction Set 3

The cleaning process; the linen room and storage; Right-to-Know.

Engineering and Maintenance
Department functions; engineering systems: electricity, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration.

Instruction Set 4

Hospitality Accounting
Terminology; accounting elements and methods; financial statements; computers.

Legal Aspects and Insurance
Legal responsibilities of personnel and guests; labor relations; insurance principles and types; selecting an insurer.

Cost Controls
Cost control for lodging and food service businesses; implementation of cost control strategies.

Instruction Set 5

Restaurant and Banquet Service
Food service set-ups; effective management; elements of dining service; banquet and buffet catering.

Menu Planning
Clientele and customer preference; types of menus and menu items; personnel and kitchen facilities; nutritional and pricing considerations; Truth-in-Menu; menu design and layout.

Food Preparation
Kitchen contents; recipes and measurement; cooking processes; kitchen tools and equipment; flavorings and seasonings; non-alcoholic beverages; presentation.

Instruction Set 6

Purchasing and Storage
Cost factors; government regulations; yield testing; purchase of perishable items; the "bidding" procedure; receiving operation; storage needs and guidelines; inventory control.

Food Service Sanitation
Bacteria; other infections and contaminants; personal hygiene; sanitary storage; cleansing and sanitation of equipment; rodent and insect control.

Alcoholic Beverages
Society and alcohol; effects of alcohol; alcohol and the law; the beverage operation; marketing beverages; controlling profit.

Work Experience Option (available online)

Learning Aid : "Food Service Sanitation" DVD


Online Library and Librarian
Students in the Continuing Education Center have access to an online library for use during their studies. Students can use this library to do the required research in the courses they complete or can use it for general reference and links to valuable resources. The library contains helpful research assistance, articles, databases, books, and Web links. A librarian is available to answer questions on general research-related topics via email and to assist students in research activities during their studies with the Continuing Education Center.

We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.



Your tuition includes all books, learning aids, unlimited instructional and student support services.

Click Here Now to enroll in this program or call 800.344.1432 x7375