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EV 193
Winery Operations Management


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
A multi-dimensional course on winery management and operations. Course includes (but not limited to) annual planning and budgets, labor relations and supervision including workplace health and safety issues. Also covered is state and federal compliance as mandated by WSLCB and the TTB, permit acquisition, record keeping, supply and product control, and best management practices for energy use. Disposal of liquid and solid winery waste and storage and distribution systems will also be covered. Prerequisite: MATH 074C
or higher, and EV 107, Intro to Viticulture and Enology.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Analyze winery management practices.
  • Compare alternative winery management practices.
  • Solve winery management problems.
  • Create an annual plan of winery operations.
  • Develop a budget for winery operations.
  • Analyze a winery marketing plan and how successfully it fits into a winery's operating parameters.
  • Explain the process to evaluate employees.
  • Explain the nature of successful personnel management and management's responsibilities to its employees.
  • Develop efficiencies for the optimal integrated functioning of production and sales entities within the winery.
  • Discuss compliance issues regarding state and federal laws.

  • Course Topics
  • The annual cycle of winemaking
  • Basic tasks required for winemaking
  • Winery equipment and supplies
  • Annual plan for winery management
  • Budgets and planning
  • Budget development
  • Marketing plan
  • Labor management
  • Health and safety issues
  • Employee handbooks
  • Immigration Law
  • Record keeping
  • The legal structure of businesses
  • Legal compliance
  • Design and layout of winery areas
  • Current issues in winery management
  • Winery and wine compliance regarding state and federal laws

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EV 193
    Spring 2014
    0586
    Tim Donahue
    EV 193
    Spring 2013
    0586
    Tim Donahue
    EV 193
    Spring 2012
    0352
    Tim Donahue
    EV 193
    Spring 2011
    0352
    Tim Donahue


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     

    *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.