Page 1School of HospitalityROBINSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESSHADM 4800SyllabusSpring 2018HOSPITALITY STRATEGIC LEADERSHIPProfessor:Dr. Debby CannonCRN: 10374Section: 003Class Location: Aderhold 206Time: 1:00 – 3:30 PMOffice Location: School of Hospitality, RCB, Suite 315Office Hours: By appointmenticollege: Check it for all HADM 4800 materials and additional resources. Contact Information: E-mail: [email protected]: 404-413-7617Note: In accordance with federal regulations (FERPA), all e-mail will be sent to the student’s GSU accountContactRecommendations:Email is the preferred ways to contact me. During the week, expect a response time within24 hours. For emails sent over the weekend, expect a response on the following Monday. This would also holdtrue for holidays. For an emergency, please call my office phone during the week. For the weekends and holidays, indicate your email as “high priority and urgent.”HelpSupportforOnlineAssignments/Assessments: Students having problems with D2L can contact Support Servicesat 404-413-4357. Additional, students may refer to the “student” menu on GSU website to access the same information..CourseDescription:(undergraduate catalog – 2016-2017)This course involves the integration and application of interdisciplinary management concepts, theories, and practices to hospitality enterprises. The course is designed to be very experiential and focuses on a real-world project that will allow students to explore their own leadership styles and preferences as well as evaluate these characteristics in other students. Current economic, political and social issues will be discussed as these factors impact the formulation, implementation andsustainment of strategic business plans in the hospitality industry. The course will focus on what factors contribute to the successful execution of planned strategies. Prerequisites: Completion of 12 semester hours in required HADM courses and all junior business core courses. Other requirements: Must meet RCB upper division course requirements and 45 semester hours.The course satisfies critical thinking through writing requirements.CreditHours: Three
Page 4Required readings and websites will be assigned as indicated on the weekly course agenda.Additional ResourcesTo keep informed of on-going events in the lodging industry you are required to subscribe to any or all of thefollowing (free) industry news services. Information from these electronic newsletters/newsfeeds will be usedin class discussions.Hotel News Nowhttp://www.hotelnewsnow.com/Home.aspxHotel Onlinehttp://www.hotel-online.com/News/ Hotel Interactivehttp://www.hotelinteractive.com/news/Global Hospitality Resourceshttp://www.globalhotelnetwork.com/ Real Estate Investment SmartBriefhttp://www.reit.com/nareitAH&LA SmartBriefhttp://www.ahla.com/School Mission StatementThe Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality develops hospitality leaders in a global society.