htt230 | undergraduate
Finance For Hosp Professionals: Bed & Balance Sheets
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Analyzing the Investment
- Explain debt service payments and amortization schedules.
- Calculate payback period, return on investment (ROI), net present value (NPV), and internal rate of return (IRR).
Tying It All Together
- Review key financial concepts, skills, and tools a hospitality manager utilizes to maximize productivity and profit.
- Evaluate the financial health of a hotel based on financial statements.
The Need for Growth
- Identify the advantages sustained growth can provide a hospitality business.
- Summarize growth strategies hospitality companies can utilize to achieve a steady growth in earnings.
Finance and Hospitality
- Describe the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) set forth by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
- Explain the importance of management involvement in financial decisions.
- Summarize the basic components of the primary financial statements.
The Accounting System
- Summarize the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
- Explain the advantages of the CP3 accounting system.
- Analyze financial reports.
Understanding Financial Statements
- Describe the components of a ratio analysis.
- Apply the formula for a cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis.
- Identify data needed to make management-level financial decisions.
The Budget Process
- Describe the importance of working capital.
- Explain the factors to consider when forecasting accounts receivable, accounts payable, and credit card sales.
- Summarize the importance of controlling cash flow.
Financing Business Growth
- Differentiate between the timeshare, condominium, and mixed-use financial schemes.
- Compare and contrast debt, equity, and weighted average cost of capital (WACC).
- Describe the types of loans and equity available to a company.
The Time Value of Money
- Assess the time value of money concept.
- Explain the considerations used to determine market value.
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