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Non-Credit Courses

Academic Support

Preparation for the Master's Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)


Business & Professional Development

The Business of Hospitality
  • Overview of Hospitality
  • Operations and Finance
  • Leadership in Hospitality
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Managing Performance & Development

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Human Resources
  • Benefits Fundamentals
  • Compensation Fundamentals
  • Human Resources’ Role in Today’s Workplace
  • Legal Issues for HR Professionals
  • Performance Management
  • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Review Course
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention Strategies
  • The Strategic Role of Human Resources
  • Training & Development 2.0

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 Meeting & Event Planning
  • Fundamentals of Meeting and Event Planning
  • Successful Logistical Planning
  • Food & Beverage Essentials
  • Legal Issues for Event Planners
  • Best Practices in Event Budgeting
  • Presentation & Communication Skills for Event Planners
  • Independent Meeting Professional
  • Event Marketing
  • Hotel Operations & Destination Marketing
  • Wedding Planning for Planners

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 Operations Resource Management
  • Managing Operations
  • Operations Planning
  • Inventory Management
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Global Sourcing/Supply Chain Management
  • Distribution and Logistics

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Supervision & Management
  • Management Basics for New Supervisors
  • Transition from Peer to Supervisor
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Coaching & Feedback
  • Managing Within the Law
  • Performance Management
  • Goal Setting & Time Management
  • Cultural Competency for the Work Place

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Wedding Planning
  • Overview of the Wedding Planning Industry
  • Project Management for the Planner
  • Contracts & Liability
  • Culture & Traditions
  • Site Selection
  • Destination Weddings
  • Entertainment
  • Food & Beverage
  • Design & Decor
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Career Development

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Wine Beer & Spirits
  • Foundations of Wine
  • Foundations of Beer
  • Foundations of Spirits
  • Tasting Room Sales
  • Constructing Successful Wine and Beer Clubs
  • Social Media Marketing and Distribution
  • Sustainable Practices and Production

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Environmental Studies

  • CEQA Basics: Understanding What Is It and How Does It Work?
  • CEQA Regulatory Developments

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