Qualified restaurant managers are always in demand. They earn salaries far above the national average; receive generous benefit packages and bonuses, rapid promotions and opportunities for travel. Restaurant managers learn, apply and continually improve numerous business skills adaptable to scores of other industries. Sales, marketing, human resources, customer service, shipping and receiving, maintenance, food & beverage preparation and accounting are all in a day's work. In addition, you'll meet, interact with and satisfy every conceivable restaurant guest, and have the opportunity to be a true leader, a role model and a positive force in the lives of hundreds of your associates. Below are some key courses and programs to help you get started.