Hospitality

Workforce Management 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Daniel Swift, Ed.D.
(808) 235-7357
danswift@hawaii.edu

ManageFirst®. Management and Workplace Essentials

The ManageFirst® program participants receive industry-respected training that prepares them to confidently lead our ever-growing industry. These management programs teach practical competencies needed to face real-world challenges in the industry, including interpersonal communication, ethics, accounting skills, plus learning activities, case studies, professional profiles, and research topics.

Workplace Essentials series consists of seven self-paced modules in professional skills, such as collaboration, accountability, and anger management, that leads to a Workplace Ready certificate upon successful completion.

COURSE SCHEDULES:
May 23–Aug 3     ManageFirst®: Bar and Beverage Management + Workplace Essentials
Jul 5–Sep 8             ManageFirst®: Purchasing + Workplace Essentials
Aug 15–Oct 24   ManageFirst®: Purchasing + Workplace Essentials

ManageFirst®: Bar and Beverage Management + Workplace Essentials 

May 23–Aug 3

Total Weeks: 11  (no class on holidays: 5/30, 7/4/22)

ManageFirst® Bar and Beverage Management
Participants will receive training in the legal aspects of alcoholic beverage service, types of alcohol, bar management, purchasing and receiving, cost control and more.
 
Meets: Monday & Wednesday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm, online, synchronous (together)

Workplace Essentials
Workplace Essentials are self-paced online study modules to compliment all ManageFirst® competencies. These valuable career prep skills will help you advance in your job.

Meets: Anytime, complete self-paced modules on your own
Seven modules (approx. 1.5 hrs. to complete each module)

Tuition: $860
Tuition assistance is available, check to see if you qualify.
Please contact us at (808) 235-7433 or wccocet@hawaii.edu

REQUIRED TECHNOLOGY:
  • Active email address
  • Computer: desktop or laptop (laptop loaners available upon request)
  • Access to high speed internet (min. 512k), video and audio capabilities
  • Most recent updated browsers

Complete the Interest Form below.

ManageFirst®: Purchasing + Workplace Essentials

Jul 5–Sep 8

Total Weeks: 10  

ManageFirst®: Purchasing 
Participants receive training in purchasing requirements, vendor selection process, product ordering, purchasing procedures and more.

Meets: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm, online, synchronous (together)
 
Workplace Essentials 
Workplace Essentials are self-paced online study modules to compliment all ManageFirst® competencies. These valuable career prep skills will help you advance in your job.

Meets: Anytime, complete self-paced modules on your own
Seven modules (approx. 1.5 hrs. to complete each module)

Tuition: $860
Tuition assistance is available, check to see if you qualify.
Please contact us at (808) 235-7433 or wccocet@hawaii.edu

REQUIRED TECHNOLOGY:
  • Active email address
  • Computer: desktop or laptop (laptop loaners available upon request)
  • Access to high speed internet (min. 512k), video and audio capabilities
  • Most recent updated browsers

Complete the Interest Form below.

ManageFirst®: Nutrition + Workplace Essentials

Aug 15–Oct 24

Total Weeks: 10.5 wks (no class on holiday: 9/5/22)

ManageFirst®: Nutrition 
Participants receive training in nutrition concepts, standards and guidelines, nutrients, vitamins, menu assessment, health-culinary skills, food allergens, special diets and more. 

Meets: Monday & Wednesday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm, online, synchronous (together)
 
Workplace Essentials 
Workplace Essentials are self-paced online study modules to compliment all ManageFirst® competencies. These valuable career prep skills will help you advance in your job.

Meets: Anytime, complete self-paced modules on your own
Seven modules (approx. 1.5 hrs. to complete each module)

Tuition: $860
Tuition assistance is available, check to see if you qualify.
Please contact us at (808) 235-7433 or wccocet@hawaii.edu

REQUIRED TECHNOLOGY:
  • Active email address
  • Computer: desktop or laptop (laptop loaners available upon request)
  • Access to high speed internet (min. 512k), video and audio capabilities
  • Most recent updated browsers

Complete the Interest Form below.

ServSafe: Food Safety Certification (food handlers) online

The ServSafe® program is developed by the National Restaurant Association with the help of foodservice industry expert. Years of experience and inside knowledge of the foodservice industry are at the core of this course, exams and materials. It is designed for all levels of training and to prepare students to handle food sanitation risks in a variety of situations.

Hawaii law requires at least one employee be present at every food establishment during normal hours who has completed The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited food handlers training level certificate as of September 2, 2018.

Upon attending this course and successful completion of the examination, you will receive a certified ServSafe® Food Handler certificate.

REQUIRED TECHNOLOGY:
  • Active email address
  • Computer: desktop or laptop (laptop loaners available upon request)
  • Access to high speed internet (min. 512k), video and audio capabilities
  • Most recent updated browsers

Course hours: 20
Class meets: TBD
Duration:TBD
Cost: $350

Contact Us

If you are interested in any of the classes listed above or have a question please fill out the contact form below.