(HTM 150) Economics of Global Tourism
Introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of micro- and macro-economic analysis and their application in addressing contemporary issues of global sustainable tourism. Emphasis is on the trends, policies, impacts and challenges in planning for and managing tourism and hospitality organizations. Not available to BUSM students.
1. Apply general business principles and practices to the unique nature and needs of hospitality and tourism.
2. Effectively solve business problems by applying critical thinking and utilizing qualitative and quantitative data.
3. Develop a mastery of relevant economic principles and their application toward organizational productivity.
4. Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in the context of a rapidly evolving hospitality and tourism industry.
5. Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism in work habits, communications, appearance, and interactions with colleagues.
6. Compete successfully for career opportunities and internal advancement within the hospitality and tourism.7.Integrate a hospitality and tourism career into a well-rounded, moral, productive, and satisfying career.