Two open houses will provide hospitality professionals in the Portland-area information about a new slate of online courses developed through the Oregon State University – Cascades hospitality management program.
The courses focus on professional development topics identified as important for career advancement by regional lodging and restaurant managers and executives. Topics include revenue management and pricing, service automation and technology, online marketing and reputation management, and advanced restaurant management and ownership.
The continuing education courses will be delivered through Oregon State Ecampus, the university’s nationally ranked online education provider. They will be available in a sequence starting in the 2019 academic spring term
The open houses will take place at the OSU Portland Center located at 555 Southwest Morrison Street on:
Tuesday, March 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. – This session will include networking and a presentation by Todd Montgomery, executive-in-residence of the hospitality management program and a course instructor. Attendees will learn about course topics, hear from a current student and meet with admissions experts. Light appetizers and beverages will be served.
Wednesday, March 20 from 9 to 11 a.m. – Attendees will meet with Montgomery and an admissions expert, and learn about the student experience. Pastries and refreshments will be available.
The events are free, but registration is required at osucascades.edu/hmprofessional.
The only degree program of its kind in Oregon, the OSU-Cascades hospitality management program offers courses toward a bachelor’s degree, as well as in-person and now online OSU Ecampus courses for professionals in the industry.
For more information, contact Todd Montgomery at 541.322.2086 or email@example.com.
About OSU-Cascades: Oregon State University’s campus in Bend, Ore. features outstanding faculty in degree programs that reflect Central Oregon’s vibrant economy and abundant natural resources. Nearly 20 undergraduate majors, 30 minors and options, and three graduate programs include computer science, energy systems engineering, kinesiology, hospitality management, and tourism, recreation and adventure leadership. OSU-Cascades expanded to a four-year university in 2015; its new campus opened in 2016.