A competency-based management development program brought to you by Pearson and the National Restaurant Association

Developed by the industry, for the industry

ManageFirst is a competency-based, management development program brought to you by the most trusted organization in the industry—the National Restaurant Association (NRA)—and Pearson.

Through a rigorous, 18-month Job Task Analysis (JTA) by more than 400 academics, operators, hiring managers, and executives, this unique program focuses on the key competencies critical for success in the industry defined by today's professionals, while incorporating common course objectives across the 10 topic areas.

In addition to the JTA process, extensive market and product research was performed to ensure that the program meets the needs of the academic community.