Hotel Real Estate
Online Course

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Hotel Development and Real Estate Investments

With this online course, you will obtain the fundamental knowledge, skills, and practice to be able to make successful business decisions related to hotel development and investments: asset management, feasibility analysis, development and negotiations and valuation of hotel investments.



Week 1 to 5 Asset Management:
- Data ownership control & liability
- Analysis, tools and building strategies
- Budget - owner’s perspectives
- Asset management plan
- Various stages of asset management
- Final assessment
Week 6 to 10 Hotel Investments:
- Hotels and real estate
- Markets and their efficiency
- Capital types & capital structure
- Loans
- Valuation analysis
- Direct capitalization-conclusion
- Investment valuation
- Investment analysis
- Final assessment
Week 11 to 15 Feasibility Analysis:
- Strategic hotel investments
- Feasibility analysis
- Site analysis
- Financial feasibility
- Stakeholders
- Hotel operators
- HMA negotiations
- Final assessment


Learning Outcomes


Hotel Asset Management

  • Defend the crucial perspective of hotel asset management, in order to meet investment objectives and create sustainable profits
  • Analyze the components of the hotel sector in terms of types of hotel products, international brands and various business models and contracts
  • Develop an ‘asset management’ toolkit for evaluating projects


Valuation of Hotel Investments

  • Explain the principles of the capital structure (debt and equity) and give examples of their application in hotel valuation
  • Examine the different methods of hotel valuation and apply them to real life examples


Feasibility Analysis

  • Explain the entire hotel development process, from evaluating a site, space planning, recommending facilities, to conducting a feasibility and evaluation of the project viability
  • Construct a project plan for the development of a new hotel

  • Break down the key commercial HOT’s and levers of the main contract types



Program Overview

  • Delivered Online
  • Length 15 weeks
  • Effort 8 - 10 hours/week
  • Language English
  • Level Advanced
  • Prerequisite Hospitality experience
  • Price -10%: CHF 5,940
    CHF 6,600
  • Certificate EHL Advanced Certificate
  • Start dates Q1 2020

Advanced Certificate Sample

Lecture Videos
Executive Interviews
Interactive Exercises
Reading & Case Studies

Meet your instructors



Dr. Prashant Das

Assistant Professor
Real Estate Finance


Jan Hazelton

Senior Lecturer
Real Estate Development


Alex Sogno

Senior Lecturer
Asset Management