Executive Diploma in Hospitality Operations

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The Executive Diploma in Hospitality Operations is an advanced credential for those in supervisory capacities or above. This program is cognizant of the needs of working professionals and awarded to students who demonstrate competency in hospitality supervision and management.  The curriculum is designed to enhance professional competency for students with experience in the industry, with an emphasis on human capital management and data driven decision making.

Key Program Topics

Executive Diploma students will learn competencies in hospitality leadership and human resources management.  Additionally, students will develop skills in hospitality industry analytics, with marketing and sales fundamentals in order to inculcate a strategic mind-set necessary in today’s competitive hospitality market.

Learning Formats

Comprised of five required courses, courses can be completed in the classroom at the Las Vegas campus, or online. For convenience, students can choose between in class and online programs.  Normal completion time is 8 months.

Required Courses: (5 total)

HHR:  Hospitality Human Resources

This course offers an understanding of fundamental human resource principles and applications specific for individuals in different sectors of the hospitality industry. Students will additionally gain a working understanding of human resource management and its vital role in the hospitality industry.

HLM:  Hospitality Leadership and Management

This course educates students to better relate supervisory responsibilities to the mission of the organization. Through self-introspection and understanding of practical day-by-day responsibilities, students will be able to hone their problem-solving skills, set individual goals congruent with those of the organization, delegate to team members and improve their department or unit organizational effectiveness.

HMS:  Hospitality Marketing and Sales

This course is designed to provide a broad coverage of functional areas, with discussion on price, product, promotion and price across rooms division, food & beverage, and conferences. With an emphasis on applicable skills, the course presents essential knowledge on distribution, revenue management, customer relationship management, market segmentation and trends.

HRMA:  Hospitality Revenue Management & Analytics

Data driven decision making is increasingly important in the hospitality industry.  This course will introduce students to both the mathematics and methods of analysis that drive important day-to-day and strategic processes in order to maximize financial performance.  Student will learn to produce, interpret, and act upon data developed through STR reports and the most commonly used metrics in the industry.

HC:  Hospitality Colloquia

This course is to bring together the key topics discussed in the entire program through case studies and discussions. From a management perspective, students are to examine and provide solutions based on best practices and practical realism. Students will additionally experience the components of executive presence in order to emerge as a stronger candidate for advancement in their career.

Enrollment Requirement

High school diploma or High School Equivalency

Students must have 2 years of full-time supervisory experience in the hospitality industry OR have received a minimum of an AA/AS degree or equivalent.

Executive Diploma in Hospitality Operations (315 hours, 31.5 quarter credits, 31.5 CEU)

Tuition: $7,875

UPCOMING SESSION DATES:

Enroll now Sept 17, 2018
Enroll now Jan 23, 2019
Enroll now May 20, 2019

Executive Diploma in Hospitality Operations (315 hours, 31.5 quarter credits, 31.5 CEU)

Interactive online learning. Students will begin their course alongside a cohort of fellow online students who will share the learning experience through discussion forums. Study at your own pace within the schedule provided under the guidance of a dedicated online instructor. The curriculum is divided into easily navigable modules, each containing lectures, quizzes, assignments and supplemental reading materials in addition to textbook learning.

Tuition: $7,875

UPCOMING SESSION DATES:

Enroll now Sept 17, 2018
Enroll now Jan 23, 2019
Enroll now May 20, 2019