Certificate in Basics of Casino Management
Dr. Michael Charles Pickett
Covering one of the fastest growing industries, the Basics in Casino Management Certificate will provide learners a fundamental understanding of the knowledge and skills required for successful transition into supervisory positions within their organizations, while presenting the content in a delivery format that is modeled by a constructivist methodology thereby providing a catalyst into the higher education arena for underrepresented learners.
The Basics in Casino Management courses focus upon common supervisory competencies found in fast-paced hospitality and casino organizations. A Basics in Casino Management certificate provides:
1. A broad-based core of supervisory competencies coupled with essential technology-oriented business functions,
2. An introductory understanding of the processes that enable specific business functions in the hospitality and casino industry, and
3. A grounding in applied academic fundamentals to include critical thinking, writing, and communication skills required in today s hospitality and casino industry.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Identify fundamental business activities, theoretical and practical, related to hospitality and casino management.
- Recognize ethical issues as they apply to cross-functional supervisory activities in the hospitality and casino industry.
- Identify current and emerging trends in the hospitality and casino industry as applied to Native American gaming institutions.
- Recognize the importance of diversity and multiculturalism in the hospitality and casino industry.
- Demonstrate undergraduate-level written communication skills.
- Demonstrate undergraduate-level oral communication and presentation skills.
- Apply analytical and critical thinking skills in interpreting the advantages and disadvantages of the gaining industry on tribal and community relations.
Certificate Requirements (6 courses; 27 quarter units)