HADM 6385

HADM 6385

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course considers coffee value chains. You will analyze various features of the value chain using Operations Management and Marketing tools. You will consider emerging topics in hospitality such as social sustainability, triple bottom line, and consumption as a driver of economic development. This course has a coffee tasting component.

When Offered Fall.

Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both HADM 6385 and HADM 4350 or HADM 6350.

Comments Undergraduate students should enroll in HADM 4385.

  • An understanding of coffee value chains from production to consumption, including: Major growing regions, coffee commodity markets, coffee wholesalers, coffee retailers, and consumer behavior.
  • An understanding of the social and developmental benefits (and costs) associated with coffee production around the world.
  • An understanding of the environment impacts of coffee production and consumption within and outside of the USA.
  • An understanding of the issues surrounding fair trade certification, child labor, social sustainability, and triple bottom line.
  • A high level understanding of coffee harvesting and processing (roasting) procedures, and their impact on the final product - to be augmented with coffee tasting.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HADM 4385

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19239 HADM 6385   LEC 001

    • TR Statler Hall 278
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Chestnut, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course is limited to graduate students. Priority enrollment given to MMH students. $30 course fee. The last day to add this course is August 24, 2023 and the last day to drop this course is August 23, 2023.