Full Title:Applied Law for the Hospitality Industry
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:LAW B7Z04
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Description:This module of law and policy is designed to develop the understanding of the regulatory framework relating to hospitality industry.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Describe the legal obligations of the hospitality entrepreneur in commencing a business.
  2. Identify the general legal issues relevant to those operating in the hospitality industry.
  3. Appraise the duties of hospitality managers towards their patrons.
  4. Evaluate the legal responsibilities of those in the hospitality industry as employers and employees.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Overview of the legal obligations of the hospitality entrepreneur in commencing a business.
Form of business organisation. Formal licences and consents required. Identification and Protection of the Brand. Franchises. Protection of IT Assets. Planning and Environmental Legal Considerations.
Operating and Sustaining the hospitality business.
Consumer Protection. Occupiers Liability. Data Protection. Advertising and Social Medial Law. Insurance Obligations. Fire Regulation. Regulation of Package Travel.
Legal Responsibilities of the Employer and Employee
Employment law in Ireland. Employment of non-nationals.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Class Test n/a 1,2,3 50.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 50.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture In class contact 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Directed Reading Reading as directed by lecturer 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study Self directed learning 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 10.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Professor David Grant and Stephen Mason 2012, Holiday Law: The Law Relating to Travel and Tourism, 5th Ed., Sweet and Maxwell UK [ISBN: ISBN-13: 978-0414046122]
  • Aine Keenan 2012, Essentials of Irish Business Law, 6th Ed., Gill and Macmillan
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: www.consumerconnect.ie
  • Website: www.employmentrights.ie
  • Website: www.cro.ie
  • Website: www.barkeeper.ie
  • Website: www.courts.ie

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BCULA_7 Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts 5 Mandatory
DK_BHPMG_7 Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management 5 Mandatory