If you are serious about your professional growth in the hotel industry, you should consider taking the Certification version of my online course- How to Use Hotel Market Analysis & Valuation Software. By taking this course and successfully completing a final project and passing a comprehensive final examination, you will become a Certified Hotel Valuation Software Consultant. Adding this CHVSC Certification to your resume and LinkedIn profile will certainly set you apart from all the other job applicants looking to work for hotel consulting firms, hotel owners, operators and lenders.
Obtaining the Certification requires the demonstration of proficiency in the use and application of the the software during the final project where you value an actual hotel. In addition you need to obtain a passing grade on the comprehensive final examination.
Hotel Market Analysis & Valuation Software is the only non-proprietary computer software designed specifically to assist in the preparation of hotel market studies, forecasts of income and expense, and hotel valuations. The software provides the framework, along with the mathematical calculations, to develop detailed forecasts of occupancy, average room rates, revenues and expenses that can be used as a basis for hotel market studies and appraisals. The tool consists of three separate software programs:
Hotel Valuation Software was created by Steve Rushmore for his hotel consulting firm- HVS. It has been updated and enhanced by Professor Jan deRoos of the Cornell Hotel School.
Learn how to use the Hotel Market Analysis & Valuation Software created by Steve Rushmore, Founder of HVS. This intensive online course containing 75 lessons teaches not only how to use these powerful software models but provides valuable information on how to conduct a hotel market study, how to forecast a hotel’s revenue and expense and how to value a hotel. By the end of the course you will have all the tools and knowledge to perform your own hotel market analysis and valuation plus many other applications.
Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation Software contain state-of-the-art models used by thousands of hotel consultants and managers, owners, lenders and operators throughout the world. Understanding how these models work will enhance your employment opportunities should you seek an upper management level career in the hotel industry.
This software package also provides answers to a wide-range of key questions such as- How much is my hotel worth? What can I do to maximize value? What is the likely impact of new competition? How much value will a refurbishment add? Is my market strong enough to support adding more hotel rooms? What is the impact of my brand adding another hotel to the market?
This online course consists of video lectures, readings, hands-on software case studies, quizzes and final project appraising an actual hotel. It should take about 20-30 hours to complete the 75 short lessons. Steve Rushmore will be available to answer your questions and provide support. The software used during the course is Version 5. You will also receive a copy of Version 6 which contains several enhancements.
If your role includes responsibility for generating an economic return for yourself or your investors- you need to include this software in your business toolbox.
Certified Hotel Valuation Software Consultant (CHVSC) - Proficiency in the Use of Hotel Market Analysis & Valuation Software