Certification in Hotel Asset Management

Hotel Asset Managers Association Middle East and Africa and Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management are launching the first certificate in Hotel Asset Management in the region.

Register Now

Certification in Hotel Asset Management

Hotel Asset Managers Association Middle East and Africa and Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management are launching the first certificate in Hotel Asset Management in the region.

Register Now

About

Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management and the Hotel Asset Managers Association Middle East and Africa are launching the first certificate in Hotel Asset Management in the region.

Who should register

Asset managers in the first years of their careers, students and recent graduates interested in acquiring new skills, hotel executives interesting in exposure on the real estate.

Aspiring Asset Manager

Students

Graduates

Hospitality Professionals

Hotel Owners or Hotel Executives

Investors

Course overview

Upcoming Course Coming Soon
 Length 7 weeks
 Language English
 Price AED 9,000
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At HAMA MEA we remain true and dedicated to our mission for the enhancement of hospitality asset managers through education, the advancement of the profession and serving as the collective industry voice of hospitality ownership.

With the continued evolvement, advancement and increased global recognition of professional real estate hospitality asset management, the demand by industry professionals to embrace and keep current on the latest trends of asset management best practices in today’s rapidly changing world is now considered a priority, especially during current unprecedented and turbulent economic times for the global tourism & leisure travel.  We therefore strive to provide an enhanced educational learning platform with HAMA MEA certification based upon the collective experience of seasoned industry veterans and academic leaders within the asset management community.

We are delighted to launch this educational platform with close collaboration between Emirates Academy of Hospitality Mangement and HAMA MEA.

President – HAMA MEA

Schedule

Week 1

The Asset Management Process
  • The asset management process

  • The asset management strategic plan

  • Market analysis and asset positioning

  • Evaluating Brand and Chain affiliations

Week 2

Hotel Operations
  • Rooms

  • Food & Beverage

  • Sale and Marketing

  • Human Resources and Leadership

  • Accounting

  • Revenue Management

  • Other Operating Department

Week 3

Real Estate and Physical Assets
  • Real Estate – Terminology, Economics, and Cycle

  • Development and Construction

  • Engineering and Maintenance

  • Insurance, Risk Management, and Disaster Recovery

  • Property Taxes

  • Mixed-Use Assets

Week 4

Contract and Legal Aspects
  • Management Agreements

  • Franchise Agreements

  • Space Leases and License Agreements

  • Ground Leases

  • Loan Agreements

  • Other Legal Documents and Consideration

Week 5

Financial Analysis and Benchmarking
  • Benchmarking Hotel Revenues

  • Source of Benchmark Information

  • Benchmarking Expenses

  • Space Optimization / Highest & Best Use

  • Business Intelligence and Reporting System

Week 6

The Investment Decision
  • Capital Structures

  • Debt Terms and Tests

  • Equity Sources and Returns

  • Valuation Techniques

  • Buy / Sell / Hold / Refinance Strategies

  • Portfolio Strategy

Week 7

Examination

Faculty & Lecturers

  • Exam

Prof. A. J Singh

Founding Director

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship

Alexander Robinson

Senior Manager

Industry Partners-STR Europe

Alexis Waller

Head of the Real Estate & Hospitality Practice for the Middle East

Clyde&Co

Amit Nayak

Asset Manager & Hospitality Development Lead

WASL

Amr El Nady

Head of Hotels & Hospitality MEA & Executive Vice President

Global Hotels Desk-JLL

Cindy Estis Green

CEO and Co-founder

Kalibri Labs

Cristina Zegrea

Managing Director

Questtio

Fredrik Jonsson

Managing Partner

Mereha

Giuliano Gasparini

Senior Vice-President

Aldar Properties

Greg Bargull – Aldar

Director

Mixed-Use & Residential Development-ALDAR Properties PJSC

Michael Groves

Managing Director

EMEA-Hotstats

Philip Wooller

Area Director MEA

STR

René Beil

President / Managing Director

Beaufort Global Partners