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Coaching For Performance Workshop

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Weekend Workshop with Kathleen Redmond, Master Certified Coach, Author and Instructor. Kathleen will instruct you coaching for performance and leading with character. You will leave this weekend workshop with practical tools and tips that will strengthen your leadership skills. Coaching others is a significant and practical tool for ensuring proper ownership and accountability.Learn to connect, energize and engage in your workplace for powerful results. Learning sessions:

Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Wines (application deadline)

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 in Wines is an entry level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine. It is ideal for boosting the confidence of new or inexperienced front line staff in the hospitality and retail sectors.  It is also a great course for those wanting to know the main grape varieties and food and wine matching. The course is on Sunday, November 11 from 9:30am to 5:30pm. For more information, please contact Lisa Fodor (lfodor@uoguelph.ca)

3rd Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium

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3rd Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium Department of Management, College of Business & Economics, University of Guelph Sponsored by the Canadian Academic Accounting Association Dates: Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1, 2018 Venue: University of Guelph, Guelph ON N1G 2W1

Prud'homme Beer Certification - Level 2 Beer Specialist (application deadline)

This course is designed and developed for participants who wish to further their knowledge of beer for use in the following: the hospitality industry as an agent for a brewer/distributor of beer beverage alcohol education. The focus is to provide more detailed insights into brewing ingredients and processes, draught systems while introducing Canadian brewing history and further investigating negative sensory components. The course is every Wednesday starting January 16 until March 27 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

Beer Seminar: The Lager Beer Tradition (application deadline)

In this fun interactive class we talk about the basics of pairing beer to food.  Learn the three C’s, (Cut, Compliment, and Contrast), as well as matching intensities.   Classic pairings will be discussed, both for their tried and true qualities and for their pitfalls.  Beer and cheese will blow your mind, and beer with dessert will open up a new world of combinations.  We then discuss how to pull off these concepts yourself while pairing, perfect for your next dinner party or night out at your favourite beer bar. The seminar is on Monday, March 25 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Hospitality Leadership Certificate

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Learn from North America's leaders in hospitality executive training – without interrupting your career. Hospitality leadership involves you in every aspect of your business’ many moving parts. From the front of the house to the back, you need a firm grasp on finance, marketing, and managing employees. Manage a successful, world-class operation with a foundation in essential industry best practices with skills and a certificate from University of Guelph and Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration program.

HAFA/HFTM's 50th Anniversary Celebrations

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Help us Celebrate 50 Years of Excellence The University of Guelph's HAFA/HFTM has developed incredible leaders in the hospitality, food and tourism industry over the past 50 years. Help us celebrate our collective accomplishments and look to the future of U of G's School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management. We hope you can join us. For more information - and to save the date on Facebook - please visit the Event's Page.

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