From Mon 23 - Wed 25 June 2014

Prof. Jos Jumelet

Hotel Opening: Soft & Grand

$2,500.00Price
  • MODULE DESCRIPTION
    The financial success of a hotel is heavily dependent upon the planning which goes into it. This module will give you the insights on the critical steps and time-path of hotel opening phases covering the important aspects from feasibility; construction; operations planning & budget; recruitment & training to soft opening and full operations.
    As a customized process of Hotel Opening is complex, linking different parties (internal as well as external) and processes is crucial to a successful result. The roles and responsibilities of each party will be explained as well as the tasks and functions of the pre-opening team covering from manpower planning to creating SOP’s and defining the activities for all departments; operational as well as non-operational.
    Participants will learn about the processes within the construction and FF&E phase which are known to have typical complications and are high risk areas through lecture-discussions, individual and team exercises.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    By the end of the Module, participants will be able to:

    Knowledge
    • Explain the critical path of a Hotel pre-opening and opening phase.
    • Assess the progress of each party that is involved.
    • Understand the roles and the importance of each party
    • involved and their effect on the ultimate success of the hotel.

    Competencies
    • Explain the importance of all aspects of planning and budgeting in a hotel opening phase.
    • Be able to outline a project schedule.
    • Analyze the risk factors during each phase of the planning process.

    Mindset
    • Value the diversity of work of all parties involved
    • Enjoy the success of a successful hotel opening

    METHODOLOGY
    Interactive lecture-discussions, Case studies & Practical exercises

    PARTICIPANTS
    Managers, Executives and Professionals interested and involved in Hotel Opening Projects.

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