Food and Beverage Leadership Certificate of Achievement


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Canada-Alberta Job Grant This program is eligible for Canada-Alberta Job Grant funding.
Designed for hospitality professionals, SAIT's new Food and Beverage Leadership program combines business courses and culinary perspectives to help you successfully transition into a leadership position.

Courses in marketing and communication, leadership, finance, human resources and project management will enhance the professional skill-set of both front of house and back of house hospitality professionals.

Hospitality-focused business courses

The Food and Beverage Leadership program features seven industry-focused courses which will give you the skills to:

  • Apply marketing principles to food and beverage operations
  • Monitor and control costs using financial records and processes
  • Manage high-level projects to achieve strategic goals
  • Develop a leadership style that capitalizes on your personal strengths
  • Recruit, hire and manage staff
  • Create and evaluate operational systems to keep industry-relevant

A capstone project completes the program by integrating your new skills and knowledge to respond to real-world situations found in food and beverage operations.

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COURSE NAME COURSE CODE OFFERED LENGTH TERM
Marketing/Strategic Planning MKTG-106 This course is offered through online. 12 Weeks Fall
Winter
Finance FNCE-102 This course is offered through online. 12 Weeks Fall
Winter
Project Management PROJ-104 This course is offered through online. 12 Weeks Fall
Winter
Food & Beverage Capstone PROJ-101 This course is offered through online. 12 Weeks Fall
Winter
Leadership LDSH-161 This course is offered through online. 12 Weeks Fall
Winter
Human Resources MNGT-112 This course is offered through online. 12 Weeks Fall
Winter
Operation Analysis OPER-100 This course is offered through online. 12 Weeks Fall
Winter

Courses may be taken individually for professional development; all seven courses are required to receive a Food and Beverage Leadership Certificate of Achievement.

Contact

  • Marja Van Dyke
    Earned Revenue Coordinator
    School of Hospitality and Tourism
    Email: marja.vandyke@sait.ca
    Phone: 403.774.4785