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Hospitality Mgmt (HM)

HM 490W Strategic Hospitality Management (3) This capstone writing-intensive class integrates content from throughout the previous curriculum, focusing on strategic application to current industry issues.

HM 490W Strategic Hospitality Management (3)

This capstone course integrates previous courses in the curriculum and introduces students to new strategic management concepts. This course adopts a macro perspective by focusing on the total hospitality enterprise and the external competitive environment in which hospitality firms operate. The goal of the course is to develop students’ analytical skills to formulate, implement, and evaluate business strategies. Using a case-based approach, the course emphasizes critical thinking and evidence-based decision making.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better inHM 336, HM 365 andHM 442

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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