Hospitality Business Planning and Risk Management

Course Code: HOTL 285

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This capstone course integrates learning from previous and current semester courses to allow students to respond to and build plans related to key aspects of a successful hospitality organization. Students will have the opportunity to explain, recognize, and build plans to avoid potential risks related to legal/regulatory, financial, business/strategy, reputational, market, and information technology risks within the hospitality industry. Building a comprehensive Risk Management Plan will allow students to apply knowledge and problem solving techniques through case studies and real industry scenarios. The course will culminate with a Strategic Business Plan presented to industry professionals. Students will take an active role in determining their project business issue, scenario or topic.