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August 12, 2020

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Anderson School of Management
Your organization's need to find fresh perspectives to drive sustainable growth may have cracked the glass ceiling, but it hasn't shattered it yet. How can you push your candidacy to join the senior executive ranks while remaining authentic to your personal leadership style? UCLA's Women's...
Aug 12—Dec 9, 2020
4 days in Los Angeles, California, United States
8,500 USD
2 more dates
Management Concepts
Many financial management professionals are responsible for complying with legal requirements for government business transactions. With this responsibility comes a need to understand the various aspects of Federal business activities, such as reimbursables, revolving funds, and user charges. You...
Aug 12—13, 2020
2 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Successful grants managers understand how the Federal cost principles affect their awards. Gain a firm grounding and practical experience in the concepts central to cost principles by applying them to different recipient types. Use the cost principles throughout the grants lifecycle: budget...
Aug 12—13, 2020
2 days in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Management Concepts
Federal agencies are faced with tight economic conditions, shifting priorities, and public demand to deliver results. Program managers must not only manage multiple projects, but also ensure that those projects align with agency goals—all while maximizing performance and minimizing risk. You will...
Aug 12—14, 2020
3 days in Tysons, Virginia, United States
1,649 USD
11 more dates
Management Concepts
Without proper knowledge in all aspects of agency budget function, Federal personnel are unable to support organizational compliance with laws and regulations such as the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act (GPRAMA). In-depth discussions and practical exercises will provide you...
Aug 12—14, 2020
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
An effective budget allows agencies to fulfill their mission and deliver their programs. But how does the budget function support the overall goals of the agency? You will learn about budget formulation as an essential step in the process of securing financial resources for your agency. You will...
Aug 12—14, 2020
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
You receive a Federal grant; what are the next steps? You need to manage the grant for both compliance and results. Develop a working understanding of issues that affect day-to-day operations and Federal grant management through a series of exercises and discussions. You will cover topics such as...
Aug 12—14, 2020
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Online courses

Management Concepts
Quality impacts all aspects of project management and often determines a project’s success. But managing quality is not a simple task. It requires specialized processes and skills. You will learn to improve your project or program processes to achieve higher quality products, services, and...
Aug 12—14, 2020
Online course
1,649 USD
4 more dates
School of Hotel Administration
Your marketing efforts are generating demand. While increased demand naturally drives business and success, it does come with specific sets of challenges. Mitigating these challenges requires a keen understanding of demand management. In essence, demand management requires us to ask, “How should...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Businesses that accept reservations must cope with the problem of no-shows - customers who make a reservation but fail to honor it. Hotels can protect themselves from the revenue-losing no-shows and generate increased revenue by overbooking. This course teaches how to strategically overbook and...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Effective commercial real estate developers are master coordinators, working with multiple counterparts every step of the way to create and maximize value through real estate projects. To do this, they use a thoughtful, organized process—regardless of project size. This course offers a deep dive...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Investing in real estate is a popular way to accumulate wealth, but you don’t have to be rich to get started. That’s because there are many ways to finance real estate investments to raise the equity you need and structure debt beneficially. In this course, you will explore both sides of the...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Rarely does a single factor alone predict an outcome, which is why decision making is never as simple as we would like it to be. In a competitive business environment, not taking this uncertainty into account has serious costs. In this course, you will use foundations in probability to describe...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
1,380 USD
24 more dates
School of Hotel Administration
In this course you will learn to focus on the key organizational processes that support the development of a strong service culture and exceptional customer service. In this course you will be provided with a number of tools that enable you to select employees who have a strong service...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Learn about the decision frameworks financial professionals use to arrive at the company's optimal capital structure. Obtain a thorough understanding of the strategic considerations involved in raising funds for the purpose of investing in projects. Find out how capital structure decisions at the...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Information is essential in order for your services marketing efforts to succeed. Without relevant and accurate information, every decision you make will suffer from bad input. A well-run marketing information system captures, organizes, analyzes, and interprets data from a wide variety of...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
A hotel’s real estate is one of its most valuable assets and it is essential to be able to accurately value this critical investment. To be successful, hotel investors must be able to determine the financial interests of those involved in any project: the owner, the operator, and the lender. In...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
When investing in proper management of a real estate asset you are investing in future profitability. Excellent maintenance and tenant management can increase property values by lowering operational costs, increasing cash flow, and generating higher rents and occupancies. In this course, you will...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Course Focus How your guest perceives their experience with your operation impacts your profitability; it is not the only thing but it is one of the biggest factors that operators can influence to drive revenue growth. Loyal repeat customers are key to the success of any food and beverage...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Your operation’s brand is comparable to having a contract with the customer, and the expectation is that value will be delivered in relative accordance with price and quality of service. But keeping food costs down is no easy task. In fact, it’s one of the most detail-oriented, scientific...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
Management Concepts
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found that billions in Federal grant awards are subject to waste, fraud, and abuse. Grant recipients and other grants personnel must be vigilant in detecting and preventing fraud in grant administration. You will gain an understanding of potential...
Aug 12—13, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
One of the most important aspects of a manager's job is to evaluate the feasibility of new initiatives and to make sound investment decisions. This includes conducting a thorough and reliable analysis using the appropriate financial decision-making tools. In this course, participants will learn...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
In order for organizations to succeed, leaders and managers must be able to accurately interpret and utilize financial reports. They must also be able to assess the overall financial performance of the organization, a particular department, or the competition, and then convey the organization's...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
In most hotels, the physical ownership of the property is separated from the control and management of the hotel. Determining who manages the hotel on a day-to-day basis and whether or not the hotel should affiliate with a brand can make or break your property. Based on his many years of academic...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
An introduction to revenue management as a systematic process designed to increase revenue by leveraging tools designed to manage length-of-stay and apply effective pricing strategies. Implementing a revenue management strategy can be one of the most important revenue-generating initiatives...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Real estate investment has a long history, dating back well before the advent of the stock market. But unlike investing in stocks, real estate usually requires the use of leverage: a property is acquired with a percentage of equity, the rest financed with debt. To make that risk pay off,...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Among the swirl of activity in food and beverage service, financial management is a function that sometimes loses priority, despite its vital function. Understanding and managing your food and beverage operation’s income statement (profit and loss statement) can lead to better decision making...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Throughout this course you will learn to identify the responsibilities of a service champion and the personal characteristics that contribute to effectiveness. You will be presented with the key skills required to assess, guide, and motivate service employees’ performance. You will practice the...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
When your restaurant is busy, you might think it isn't possible to generate any additional revenue. However, in this course Professor Sheryl Kimes will provide you will a set of tools you can use to optimize your table mix so it better reflects the mix of parties you have coming in through the...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
In today’s world, running a successful hotel is a highly collaborative process involving many roles. This course is structured around the four key stages in the guest experience -- pre-arrival, arrival, occupancy, and departure -- and will explain hotel operations, the systems that hotels rely...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Often times services marketing is regarded in terms of outcomes, but services marketing is also an ongoing analytic process. In this course, you will learn how to properly analyze frameworks, tools, channels, data sets, customer behavioral data, decision-making factors, and strategies that...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
For a hotel investment to be successful, you must first have accurate and reliable data about the critical aspects of the hotel operation, such as occupancy, revenue, expenses, and cash flows. But how do you generate these detailed forecasts? In this course, Cornell University professor Jan...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
To structure the most advantageous deal it is critical to assess the value of hotel intellectual property accurately. This course is designed to help you develop a high level of financial sophistication so you can properly assess hotel management agreements and franchise agreements, as well as...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Revenue management can be applied to any hospitality industry with relatively fixed capacity, time-variable demand, and perishable inventory. This course teaches how to apply revenue management concepts and practices to hospitality-related industries such as restaurants, meeting spaces, spas, and...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
How can you increase revenue when your restaurant is slow and not performing to capacity? In this course, Professor Kimes will discuss several revenue management tools and techniques you can use to improve your restaurant’s performance when it is slow. First you will consider how to maximize...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
In today's competitive foodservice environment, owning or managing a restaurant is a challenging prospect. To increase your chances of success, you need a proven system of data-driven tools focused on profits, not just costs. In this course Professor Kimes will guide you through the restaurant...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
The ability of an organization to analyze its financial position is essential for improving its competitive position in the marketplace. Through a careful analysis of its financial performance, the organization can identify opportunities to improve performance at the department, unit, or...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
To make a business decision, you need relevant information and reliable data. But even with the right data, you still need the skills to properly analyze it—and that can make the difference between a good and bad decision. Cornell Hotel School Professor Chris Anderson guides you through an...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
1,380 USD
24 more dates
School of Hotel Administration
Successful marketing and revenue generation in hospitality requires the management of an array of new media including, social, mobile, and search. While these new media enable marketers to reach customers in ways that were previously not possible, successful use must be anchored by core marketing...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
The goal of an asset manager is to strategically manage the hotel to meet the specific investment objectives of the hotel's owner. To help meet this goal, this course introduces the latest asset management techniques and provides a set of five practical tools tactics that both owners and asset...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
All successful revenue management strategies are based on the ability to forecast demand accurately, as well as control room availability and length of stay. This course explores the role of the forecast in a comprehensive revenue management strategy, including the selection of the best type of...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Pricing is one of the most powerful tools a hotel can use to increase revenue. This course teaches participants how to set the right prices, develop rate fences (differentiate prices by customer type), and use multiple distribution channels to manage price more effectively. Participants will...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Segmenting the customer base is critical to developing a variable pricing scheme. By identifying core groups of customers and their purchasing habits, managers can target them accordingly by setting prices that will help them win business over their competition. Without proper segmentation,...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Course Focus Your employees are the heart of your food and beverage operation, and your most valuable resource, yet so many operators fail to focus attention on employee satisfaction and engagement. Understanding your role in managing and leading employees can help you to reduce costly...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course
School of Hotel Administration
Hotel guests form much of their opinion of a hotel on the design and layout of their guestrooms. To ensure success in a full-service hotel project, developers, designers, and other stakeholders must ensure that floor plans and guestroom designs will meet or exceed the expectations of their target...
Aug 12, 2020
Online course