Hospitality Management (Spa Operations) OpenCourseWare: UC Irvine's Free Bachelor Level Hospitality Course on Spa Management

Published Feb 10, 2009

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Learn about the hospitality industry at the University of California, Irvine. 'Spa Operations' is offered as a free OpenCourseWare through the Spa and Hospitality Management Certificate Program. This undergraduate-level course can teach students about the requirements of running a successful spa operation and is intended for students interested in studying Hospitality Management.

Spa Operations: Course Specifics

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Spa Operations: Course Description

There are many different types of spa operations including day spas, resorts and clubs. This free OpenCourseWare from the University of California, Irvine will go into detail about the requirements of hospitality management for these types of businesses. 'Spa Operations' covers topics including design, service delivery, employee compensation, equipment, supply procurement, professional leadership, motivational skills and menu creation. The course provides an in-depth analysis of the factors involved in running a successful spa business. Students can learn how to select appropriate designs, create operating procedures and can develop a solid understanding of what the daily requirements of running a spa consist of.

Course lectures and handouts are available for free download. To learn more, visit the spa hospitality course page.

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