Join this course and educate yourself to identify and handle legal risks before they become costly to your business
Course instructor: Janne Jokinen, advocate and trained on the bench, Haaga-Helia UAS senior lecturer
Course mode: Self-study
Course material: 25 videos, valuable additional material, 6 quizzes. The estimated total study time is 135 hours and the language of instruction is English
Targeted to: Hotel, Restaurant, and Catering entrepreneurs, experts, and consultants in the field, as well as to persons in managerial positions in the HoReCa and service business
Secure your investments from legal problems by studying basic knowledge about hospitality law
Legal issues may become costly for your company. Mastering the laws and statutes of our field enable you to foresee and identify risks, find reliable information and get help when problems occur. The basic principles of the course will help you to solve problems together with legal experts.
Failing to follow laws and statutes or misinterpreting them may slow down your business, or even jeopardize its existence. By investing in legal concept understanding you can diminish the risk caused by ignorance, which might have far-reaching consequences.
In this course, you will:
Be taught the basic principles of jurisdiction
Acquire a proper overview of laws and statutes regulating the HoReCa business
Be able to identify and foresee potential risks ahead
Be acquainted with the most relevant laws and statutes in the business
Familiarize yourself on how to acquire relevant up-to-date information from trustworthy sources
Module 1. Basic legal concepts
Different legal systems and basic legal concepts
Legal liability / Compensation law principles
Case / Negligence evaluation and different outcomes
Module 2. Employment in the hospitality industry
Employment in the hospitality industry
Hiring / Employment contracts
Termination / Collective grounds
Termination on individual grounds
Module 3. Travelling and law
Air passenger rights / Cancellation
Air passenger rights / Delays
Defects in a travel package
Module 4. Hotel and accommodation law
Accommodation and catering business
Accommodation and platforms e.g. Airbnb
Catering / Food business
Module 5. Data protection
Data protection in working life
Data protection in working life continues
Risk assessment / Data Protection planning
Data protection case
Module 6. Intellectual property rights and trade secrets
Why start studying now?
Legal problems are often avoidable when you foresee tricky business situations. Changing jurisdiction requires up-to-date information and understanding of the laws and statutes governing the HoReCa business. By joining this online course, you now have an excellent opportunity to avoid risks and to acquire the knowledge needed.
How do I purchase the course?
You may buy the course by adding it to the shopping cart on this page. You can pay with a credit card, bank transfer, or in-company purchases request for an invoice. You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your order. It contains all relevant data on your purchase.
If you are ordering the course for multiple users, you will be contacted after your purchase. Credentials to each user will be sent via personal email after verification of your payment.
If you make a company purchase and wish to be billed, you will be contacted. You will receive your credentials to use the course upon payment of the bill. If you have any questions or inquiries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I get access to the materials and for how long do I have to finish the course?
After we have verified your payment, you will be sent credentials for the log-in to the learning environment, where you will conduct your studies. In the learning environment, you will find all your study materials, which will be available for you for 9 months.
You may study at your own pace and return to study materials any time you wish.
Welcome to the course!
Meet your course instructor
Janne is an experienced Advocate and Trained on the Bench with a background in advisory and dispute resolution. In addition, he has an extensive lecturing background in various legal topics with private sector operators and part-time lecturing at Haaga-Helia.