British Columbia Institute of


MKTG 1121 - Off-Premise Catering Planning

Marketing Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course examines all aspects of planning off-premise catering events from assessing a venue to costing the labour and equipment charges and determining appropriate food service for the venue and budget. Those venturing into the off-premise catering field or who have responsibility for planning catering events will benefit from this course.





Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60486

Mon Jun 18 - Fri Jun 22 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 18 - Jun 22 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 820


Lorraine Hyder

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Weeklong courses are intensive due to the reduced time for independent study between classes. Students are to plan for several hours of study after class on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during the course. All classes must be attended to pass.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Determine the different types of food service and the labour and equipment requirements for the success of the event.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate a venue in relation to a given event.
  • Create venue and equipment checklists.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and metacognitive (problem-solving) skills.
  • Develop an off-premise catering proposal.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

MKTG 1121 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Marketing Management - Event Marketing
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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Mktg 1121 Off-Premise Catering Planning
Author Hyder
Copyright 2010
Binding Spiral
Price $45.50


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