Curriculum

 

The Electives/Specialization Courses: 12 Credits for the MBA - Hospitality & Tourism Management are as follows:

31-43 Flexible MBA core credits - listed here

12 credits needed for the Hospitality & Tourism Management Specialization

HMG 6299 Hospitality Operations: A Case Approach

HMG 6467 Strategic Finance in Hospitality Management

HMG 6506 Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Marketing

HMG 6546 Strategies for Excellence in Guest Service Management

HMG 6756: Meetings and Events Management

HMG 6901: Directed Independent Study (DIS) in Hospitality Management

 

Course Descriptions for Hospitality Management Specialization

HMG 6299: Hospitality Operations: A Case Approach (3 credits)
The course examines operations of hospitality management businesses using a critical case analysis
approach; multiple segments are reviewed (resorts, casinos, airlines, restaurants, etc.).

HMG 6467: Strategic Finance in Hospitality Management (3 credits)
This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of strategic financial management as applied specifically to
the hospitality industry. Managerial techniques, analysis processes, tools and strategic frameworks for
creating hospitality firm value are all examined.

HMG 6506: Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Marketing (3 credits)
This course offers an advanced examination of services marketing and management as applied to the
hospitality industry. It includes marketing-management issues within hospitality and explores theories that
draw on customer, competitor and core organizational capabilities.

HMG 6546: Strategies for Excellence in Guest Service Management (3 credits)
This course explores the provision and management of guest service in the hospitality industry from an
advanced managerial perspective. Students investigate service operations management from an integrated
viewpoint with a focus on the overarching goal of competitive excellence.

HMG 6756: Meetings and Events Management (3 credits)
This course explores the events industry using an advanced managerial perspective. It examines the
structure of the events industry, its global economic impact, the various protocols and procedures in event
delivery and the challenges facing today’s executives with strategies for operational excellence.

HMG 6901: Directed Independent Study (DIS) in Hospitality Management (3 credits)
The directed independent study course permits a student to develop a research project of advanced level
within the hospitality industry. Students may develop a review of literature on a hospitality topic or perform
applied research. The topic and project are designed in concert with the professor. 

Contact Us

Contact Dr. Peter Ricci - Director of the Hospitality & Tourism Management Program

Hospitality & Tourism Management Programs
Dr. Peter Ricci, Director
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
email: peter.ricci@fau.edu
p: (561) 297-3666
office: Fleming Hall (24) 320

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