Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
WALT-0013
Organization Course Number:
WALT-0013
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
12-52 weeks, depending upon Program; 40-100 hours of training, depending upon role
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Hospitality Management Internship
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 9 Hospitality Management Internship; Or
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 9 Hospitality Management Internship
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 6 Hospitality Management Internship
Credit is recommended for participants who complete the following programs: three-month program - 3 semester hours in hospitality management internship; six-month program- 6 semester hours in hospitality management internship; nine-month program - 9 semester hours in hospitality management internship; and twelve-month program- 9 semester hours in hospitality management internship.
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to offer participants an opportunity to obtain valuable work experience within a Fortune 100 Company. This course structures a fieldwork experience where participants will take part in and reflect on the Disney College & International Program Internship experience, as well as all prior/subsequent work experience, by incorporating the learning experiences noted in the AACSB's Assurance of Learning Standards Report (2007) as well as utilizing the transferable skills noted in the Secretary of Labor's SCANS (Secretary's Commission of Achieving Necessary Skills 1991) report. While the Disney College & International Program is a non-technical skill internship, it is defined as supervised employment extending classroom based occupational learning at on-the-job learning stations that may or may not relate to the participant's educational or occupational goal.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the basic understanding of regulatory requirements within specific lines of business
  • And utilize the Disney College & International Program work experience to identify transferable skills
  • Upon the completion of the course, the student will have gained knowledge of successful career practices that achieve the following learning outcomes: investigate the heritage, culture, and business standards of a Fortune 100 company
  • Demonstrate specific property awareness by investigating the brand and uniqueness of the area
  • Demonstrate familiarization of a specific work location
  • Demonstrate understanding of the specific line of business and how it is aligned with the overall objectives for the Disneyland® Resort, Walt Disney World® Resort, and The Walt Disney Company
  • Increase understanding of specific lines of business by acquiring new knowledge or skills
  • Investigate career and professional development opportunities within the Disneyland® Resort, Walt Disney World® Resort, and The Walt Disney Company

General Course Topics:

  • Organizational structure, standards, and culture
  • Brand awareness
  • Career management
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)

Minimum Passing Score:

80%
Supplemental Materials