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HOSP620 - Financial Planning and Management for Events

Course Details

Course Code: HOSP620 Course ID: 5287 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is designed to give you a fundamental understanding of the financial statements that event managers must consider when preparing their events. You will develop event budgets and goals for an event project. You will examine the factors that impact an event's profitability and identify negotiation strategies that contribute to an increase in Return-On-Investment (ROI). As part of this course, you will apply practical methods when making complex financial decision-making in producing various components of an event project. Finally, you will evaluate measures that can improve revenue optimization in an organization.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/28/21 - 12/03/21 12/06/21 - 01/30/22 Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
09/28/21 - 03/04/22 03/07/22 - 05/01/22 Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO1 - Examine the financial statements used in event organizations

CO2 - Assess the financial resources available to execute various event types

CO3 - Develop event budgets and goals for a specific event project

CO4 - Analyze the factors that impact an event’s profitability

CO5 - Identify negotiation strategies that contribute to an increase in ROI

CO6 - Apply practical methods in solving complex financial problems and evaluate measures to improve revenue in the organization

There is no textbook assigned for this course. All required readings and resources are accessed through the weekly lessons

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Required Readings – As assigned, see Weekly Lessons and Forum Postings

Additional Resources and Websites – See Weekly Lessons

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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.