When it comes to tourism growth, South Africa is ranked among the top 3 countries in the world *,
It’s no surprise then, that the South African hospitality industry’s customer base needs reliable and indispensable staff members. There’s never been a greater time to learn from the best in the business, and become a confident and competent restaurant manager.
This online short course in restaurant management will ensure you develop an in-demand management skill set and have an impact in the hospitality industry. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:
Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
Course Module 1: The South African restaurant industry
Course Module 2: Safety and regulations
Course Module 3: Menu planning and costing
Course Module 4: Financial administration
Course Module 5: Interpreting budgets, controlling costs and increasing sales
Course Module 6: Managing a team: The importance of strong leadership
Course Module 7: Training and Human Resources
Course Module 8: Dealing with customers: Online and offline
Course Module 9: Managing a franchise
Course Module 10: Looking ahead: The future of the restaurant industry
Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)
On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market. Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.
At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.
Hospitality Management & Restaurant Connoisseur
When do I start?
Our next available short course starts 27 January 2020.
You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.
On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.