||1. Provide students with fundamental study and communicative skills for their learning, research and practice. 2. Improve students' computer literacy, their basic understanding of operative systems and a working knowledge of software commonly used in academic and professional environments. 3. Provide tools for an efficient use of online resources. 4. Develop criteria to organise and present different type of works in academic and professional environments. 5. Learn to organise information efficiently in the forms of outlines, charts, etc. using appropriate software. 6. Develop skills to present ideas effectively and efficiently. OUTCOMES AND COMPETENCES TO BE ATTAINED COMPETENCE CE19. Apply the up to date Information and communications technology (ICT) to new management systems in the areas of planning, management and business administration related to the hotel and catering industry. LEARNING OUTCOMES CE19. 1. Implement word processors, spreadsheets and databases to the hotel and catering sector. COMPETENCE CE23. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of how an Enterprise is organized and managed, with emphasis in applied management models and quantitative and qualitative techniques. LEARNING OUTCOMES CE23. 3. Data analysis, populations and samples, tables and graphics and relationships between variables in order to assess the economic dimension of the hotel and catering sector. CE23. 4. Collect, analyse and perform quantitative and qualitative research regarding the hotel and catering sector.