UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
Restaurant Management online short course
Why this course?
Despite a slowdown in consumer spending, income in the South African food and beverage industry increased by 10.8%, according to Statistics SA’s latest industry survey. This increase was primarily driven by restaurants, coffee shops and take-out and fast-food outlets. Restaurant managers who possess formal skills training, in particular, can be the difference between a restaurant’s failure or success.
Throughout this course you will have the unique opportunity to learn from the best in the business, gaining only the most relevant and practical skills you need to successfully manage a restaurant in the South African context.
Watch the official course trailer, featuring a few of the biggest names in the business who’ve contributed to this course.
This highly practical 10-week short course will empower you with the functional competencies and theoretical knowledge base needed to successfully manage a restaurant in the South African context. From understanding menu planning and costing; financial administration; learning to manage a franchise; and being equipped to deal with staff and customers - this course will provide you with the holistic skill set you need to be successful in the industry.
Is this course for you?
The Restaurant Management online short course is a great choice for you if: you are working in the restaurant or hospitality industry and want to advance your career to management level; you are already a restaurant manager and want to formalise your training to become more competitive; or you are wanting to enter the restaurant industry and looking to gain the expert know-how you'll need to succeed.
What you will learn
- Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
- Module 1 The South African restaurant industry
- Module 2 Safety and regulations
- Module 3 Menu planning and costing
- Module 4 Financial administration
- Module 5 Interpreting budgets, controlling costs and increasing sales
- Module 6 Managing a team: The importance of strong leadership
- Module 7 Training and Human Resources
- Module 8 Dealing with customers: Online and offline
- Module 9 Managing a franchise
- Module 10 Looking ahead: The future of the restaurant industry
Your success team
Hospitality Management & Restaurant Connoisseur
Adrian Bompani has many years of experience in the South African hospitality and restaurant industry. After studying at the TWR hotel school, Adrian started his career working in large hotels, and then diversified into a role as regional manager at Nino's head office, before moving to Cape Town to run a high-volume food outlet. During the last ten years Adrian has built up a well-established casual dining restaurant in the Constantia winelands.
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