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Discover the entrepreneurial process and theory of entrepreneurial mindsets; how to plan the development of a hotel, restaurant, tourism, hospitality or event-related business; learn about food and beverage cost control & how to audit a food safety program; explore the principles of restaurant design & how to analyse target markets.


Supported Online Learning

This program offers a range of live (synchronous) and recorded (asynchronous) activities in its delivery. Students will join sessions and complete a range of activities each week on the learning platform, facilitated by a dedicated lecturer. If you are unable to attend, the session is recorded for you to review in your own time. We highly recommend students join all scheduled live sessions, where possible, to maximise your learning experience.

All required resources, including textbooks, for selected units are provided within each class on the learning platform. Students also have access to a range of academic skills supporting resources, academic databases for research and are also invited to program-wide drop-in sessions and socials during the term.


Potential Careers

Potential career paths and employment prospects include working in a variety of different positions in restaurant design, small business management, restaurant management, catering management and business development.

Certificate Details & How to Apply

  • Term Dates and How to Apply


    Full price AU$12,078 for Australian students

    Full price AU$13,064 for International students

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  • Course Structure (4 units)

    1. Entrepreneurship and Business Management:
    To develop a sound understanding of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial process and to provide students with the opportunity to conceptualise and plan the development of either a hotel, restaurant, food, wine, tourism, hospitality or event related business from an entrepreneurial perspective.

    • Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Evolution
    • Theory of Entrepreneurial Mindsets and Characteristics
    • Ethical, Social, and Sustainable Practices
    • Pathways to Entrepreneurial Ventures
    • The Industry and the Organisation
    • The Marketing Plan
    • Financials: Cash; Start-up costs; Profit and Loss

    2. Food and Beverage Cost Control:

    • An Overview of the Industry and the Manager
    • Managing Revenue and Expenses
    • Managing the Food Production Process
    • Food and Beverage Pricing
    • Menu Analysis
    • Labour Cost Control Standards
    • Discrimination Laws, Workplace Bullying and Harassment
    • Revenue Control and Use of Technology

    3. Food Quality Management:

    • What is Food Quality?
    • Food Production and Preservation
    • Control of Allergens in Food
    • Developing a Food Safety Program
    • Supporting Documents in a Food Safety Program
    • Auditing a Food Safety Program

    4. Restaurant Concepts:

    • Restaurant Concepts and Target Markets
    • Location, Location, Location
    • Marketing
    • The Menu and Menu Planning
    • The Principles of Restaurant Design and Layout
    • Equipping the Kitchen and Bars
    • The Financial Plan and Legal Obligations
    • The Business Plan
  • Accredited Qualification & Pathways

    At successful completion of an online higher education course you will receive an AQF accredited Le Cordon Bleu Australia certificate.

    Successful completion of an online certificate guarantees entry into all Le Cordon Bleu Australia Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes and may act as a pathway to awards offered by other Higher Education Providers.

  • FEE-HELP & Payment Options

    FEE-HELP: Available to domestic students. Check your eligibility for FEE-HELP here.

    COMMONWEALTH SUPPORTED PLACES: A Commonwealth supported place (CSP) is a place at a university or higher education provider where the government pays part of your fees. This part is a subsidy, not a loan, and you don't have to pay it back. Check your eligibility for CSP here.

    FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE: Payment per unit available. To find out more, please speak to one of our friendly representatives.



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