bis303 | undergraduate

Managing Information Technology In The Hospitality Industry

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This course provides a managerial overview of information technology in the hospitality industry. Special emphasis is placed in utilizing information technology systems such as Point-of-Sale, inventory tracking, and reservation networks to make managerial and strategic decisions for the organization.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Hospitality Information Technology Overview

    • Describe the basic computer hardware, software, networks, and telecommunications used in the field of hospitality.
    • Define the changing role of hospitality in IT from control to competitive advantage.
    • Compare tools used to leverage the power of information.

    Hospitality Information Systems and Users

    • Describe the four levels of e-commerce transactions.
    • Analyze e-information and distribution systems within four business functions.
    • Compare internal property management systems with external global distribution systems.

    Cost Controls and Resource Management Systems

    • Develop point-of-sale and inventory tracking hospitality systems.
    • Demonstrate production systems and management controls.
    • Determine accounting control strategies in terms of hospitality technology investment.

    Role of IT in Strategic Planning

    • Identify marketing business strategies for external customers.
    • Contrast proactive and reactive strategic problem solving for hospitality systems.
    • Evaluate database usage in strategic planning.
    • Identify human resource business strategies for internal customers.


    • Explain standard hospitality privacy issues for the hospitality industry.
    • Describe physical plant and staff security technology for the hospitality industry.
    • Distinguish between internal and external threats to IT databases.
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