Hospitality & Tourism Industry Essentials

Program Focus

Hospitality and tourism is the world’s largest service industry. Having faced unprecedented challenges in recent years, the industry continues to rebound as people still seek adventure and travel and need services and venues. Our certificate provides you with the latest knowledge, trends, and pathways for a successful career. Staying current with your education and lifelong learning will help associates at every level along and provides you with a competitive edge among your peers.

Taught by world class experts with both industry experience and academic teaching excellence, our certificate remains up-to-date and covers major topics of the hospitality industry. Our program participants range from the newest part-time hire through CEO…with consistently positive feedback on certificate value across all levels. For those desiring to start a career in the industry, you will learn valuable information and tools to prepare you for what’s ahead. Industry veterans, you will gain a “fresh look” and new insights.

We teach relevant, actionable, and practical content including “hot topics” and the latest trends impacting the industry. Our certificate draws many who already work in the industry but may never have formally studied hospitality at the college level. You will get a “taste” of what you would experience if you pursued a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business.


Program Details

  • Format: Online
  • Dates: Mar. 11 – May 3, 2024 (completion due by 11:59pm ET May 3)
  • Time: Users may view any time throughout program duration
  • Hours: 30 Hours / 3.0 CEUs
  • Fee: $199.00
  • Location: Online

*Participants must be 18 years or older to register.

Program Highlights

  • Travel Behavior and Consumer Decision Making

  • Wellness and Health among Hospitality Workers

  • Women in Leadership

  • Ongoing Challenges to Incorporate Work/Life Balance in our Industry

  • Brand New Methods of Financial Benchmarking

  • Pros and Cons of Opening your own Inn or Lodging Venue

  • Laws that Impact Condo Hotels as well as the Provision of Serving Alcohol

  • Changing Technology and Big Data

  • Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) Uses and Implications

  • Contemporary Items in Event Management: Wellness, Hybrid Formats, and Incorporating Cutting-Edge Technology


Hospitality & Tourism Industry Essentials

Contact Us

Sarah Wilson
Program Manager

phone: (561) 297-2366
map: Bldg. 103, SF 129