Food service management 420

Module code VDB 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The professional food service manager’s roles, responsibilities and characteristics. Contemporary leadership and management styles in food service systems. Professionalism and ethics. Advanced food service systems and production management techniques and training facilitation. Marketing of food services.
All lectures and practical discussion sessions focus on the role of food service management in addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goal #12 to promote sustainable consumption and production patterns. The practical components of presenting a workshop and setting up a small business encourages innovation and entrepreneurial growth and sustainability, thereby addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goal #8 to promote full and productive employment and economic growth.

Module credits 21.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites VDB 321 GS and ABV 320
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Consumer and Food Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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