International Food and Beverage Management

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Food and Beverage Management

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Business Management, Event Management, Hospitality, International Business, International Management, Restaurant and Resort Management, Tourism

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description

    This course will incorporate a WIL experience in which knowledge and skills is applied to a real or simulated work based environment. In this course, you will emerge with a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge and skills involved in managing food and beverages at a hotel or restaurant level, in Vietnam and internationally. This involves understanding not only food and beverage content but also significant Mgt skills required to maintain a successful operation in a highly competitive and growing environment.


    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    • CLO1 – Identify the characteristics and role of food and beverage (FandB) Mgt and anticipate challenges in contemporary settings where culture and community values impact on the provision of an effective contemporary industry;    
    • CLO2 - Devise a contemporary FandB outlet, exemplifying consumer needs and the importance of experience;
    • CLO3 - Analyse the source and function of the menu including restaurant revenue Mgt, menu engineering and recipe standardisation;
    • CLO4 - Differentiate among the various food production methods, control systems, hygiene and storage principles and explain their importance; and    
    • CLO5 - Explain how respect for inter-cultural and ethical practices are considered when confronting FandB operational issues including the impact of various Mgt styles, labour practices and sustainability requirements to maintain diversity relevant to identified communities or sectors.  


    Overview of Learning Activities

    Learning activities will involve lectures and class discussions, case studies, group projects, and student presentations. You will have the opportunity to participate in work integrated learning assessments and field visits aiming at enhancing your learning experiences associated with the course.


    Overview of Learning Resources

    As an enrolled student of RMIT University you will be provided with access via the internet to the RMIT Library databases and online facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities the first person to contact is the Business Liaison Librarian for this school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT library website.

    Additional industry-based resources may be available to you depending on the nature of your placement.


    Overview of Assessment

    • Assessment Task 1- 20%
    • Assessment Task 2- 30%
    • Assessment Task 3- 50%



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