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EV 108
Wine Industry Marketplace


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Provides insights and experiences necessary to become not only a successful job applicant, but an informed and knowledgeable wine industry participant. Introduce you to the wine industry value chain, major players, industry associations and resources, industry statistics and current events. We will investigate the employers' perspective as well as strategic job seeking, networking, and interview tactics. Using this information, students will be able to match their personal and professional skills to opportunities in the industry, whether starting their own industry enterprise or seeking employment at an existing business.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explore the wine industry's value chain and the various career possibilities.
  • Establish an understanding of the global and domestic wine industry and current events in the industry.
  • Illustrate the history of the wine industry and future thinking.
  • Develop exposure to and knowledge of key players and industry associations.
  • Identify the resources available to you as an industry employee/participant.
  • Demonstrate how to use the information and resources presented to define your unique skill set that sets you apart for success.
  • Understand and prepare to manage key elements of the job seeking process.

  • Course Topics
  • Wine Industry Value Chain - where do you fit?
  • Understanding the World of Wine as an employee and as an employer
  • Current topics/events influencing the industry including, but not limited to, globalization, consolidation, alternate farming methods and wine economics.
  • Washington state wine industry: key players and associations, future of the industry.
  • "Marketing Me" - Selling your skills in a competitive environment
  • Exploring International Work and internship opportunities

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EV 108
    Winter 2014
    0331
    Michele Rennie
    EV 108
    Winter 2010
    0331
    Valerie Fayette
    EV 108
    Winter 2003
    2738
    Myles Anderson



    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.