Jan 25th 2016

Introduction to Global Hospitality Management (edX)

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The world’s top-rated School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University introduces you to the fast-growing world of hospitality and hotel management.

Globally, 1 in 11 jobs are in the hospitality industry, with predictions for continued job growth. Hospitality careers are often stereotyped as low-wage and entry-level with little opportunity for advancement, but with constant innovation, opportunities for talented individuals are vast, and growing.

Are you wondering if a career in hotel management, restaurant management, hotel asset management, or services marketing would benefit you? Are you currently working in the industry and seeking promotional opportunities? Enroll now and let Cornell guide your exploration of this exciting industry.

In this course, you will:

- Explore the many wide-ranging career opportunities in hospitality and hotel management

- Gain career advice and stories from international industry experts

- Use an analysis tool to evaluate competitors and make strategic decisions

- Analyze factors leading to an own-vs.-lease decision

- Explore distribution channels and pricing strategies

- Learn how to select smart, talented employees