Hospitality Law and Ethics


Course Description:
This certification provides an overview of legal and ethical issues in the hospitality industry. Topics include contract law, liability, regulatory compliance, and ethical decision-making. Participants will learn to navigate legal challenges and uphold ethical standards.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand key legal principles and regulations in hospitality.
  • Analyze and manage legal risks and liabilities.
  • Develop strategies for regulatory compliance.
  • Foster ethical decision-making and leadership.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Navigate legal issues in hospitality settings.
  • Implement regulatory compliance measures.
  • Manage legal risks and liabilities effectively.
  • Lead with ethical integrity and responsibility.


Course Contents:

Unit 1: Introduction to Hospitality Law

  • Overview of legal principles in hospitality.
  • Importance of legal knowledge in hospitality management.

Unit 2: Contract Law

  • Understanding contracts and agreements.
  • Managing contract negotiations and disputes.

Unit 3: Liability Issues

  • Identifying and managing liabilities.
  • Legal responsibilities and risk management.

Unit 4: Regulatory Compliance

  • Understanding regulatory requirements.
  • Strategies for ensuring compliance.

Unit 5: Employment Law

  • Overview of employment laws and regulations.
  • Managing employment relationships and disputes.

Unit 6: Consumer Protection

  • Understanding consumer rights and protections.
  • Implementing consumer protection measures.

Unit 7: Ethical Decision-Making

  • Principles of ethical decision-making.
  • Applying ethics in hospitality management.

Unit 8: Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Understanding corporate social responsibility.
  • Developing CSR initiatives in hospitality.

Unit 9: Ethical Leadership

  • Leading with ethical integrity.
  • Fostering an ethical organizational culture.

Unit 10: Capstone Project

  • Developing a legal and ethical management plan.
  • Implementing legal and ethical strategies learned in the course.


  • Participation and Engagement (20%)
  • Case Studies and Projects (30%)
  • Midterm and Final Exams (30%)
  • Capstone Project (20%)

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