Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - HFT6477
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Approved by SCNS
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change in title, course description, learning outcomes and textbooks required.
Comments: USF SM approved 12/6/12. to USF Sys 12/12/12. to SCNS 12/20/12. Concurrence issue - cleared 1/28/13. to SCNS 1/29/13. Apprd eff 4/1/13
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 3047 2012-12-06 Department College Budget Account Number HM Contact Person Phone Sandy McDonald 9413594619 email@example.com
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title HFT 6477 Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Fin Mgt for the Hosp Industry Course Online? Percentage Online C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0
Managerial accounting & financial management as practiced in the hospitality industry is covered. It applies principles of finance & accounting to decision-making that can be applied to the hospitality industry.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
- Other Course Information
Students will learn to navigate through financial management concepts that are applicable to the hospitality industry.
B. Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
Calculate financial ratios based on information that is provided in financial reports
Describe a concept of value creation
Explain tools that hospitality businesses use when they manage working capital
List major players of financial markets
Compare different types of securities
C. Major Topics
Values of financial markets
Financial statement analysis
Risk and return
Time values of cash flow
Managing working capital
1) Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry by William Andrew, James Damitio, and Raymond Schmidgall. Publisher: Prentice Hall, ISBN: 0-13-117909-8. 2) Cases in Financial Management by Robert Stretcher and Timothy B. Michael. Publisher: Prentice Hall, ISBN: 10- 0131483439
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
- Course Concurrence Information