Wednesday, August 14, 2013

International Hotel Management: Overview of Hotel Management Information System

INLEAD facilitated an Industry Expert Workshop for April 2013 and July 2013 International Hotel Management batches on 14th August. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Tarun Dua, Associate Director- HR & Training, Country Development and Management Services Pvt. Ltd. He had an interactive session with the students on “Overview of Hotel Management Information System."


The session began with a brief introduction about the speaker sharing his work and the profile that currently he is handling. Country Development and Management Services Pvt. Ltd, is an outsourced management firm working with Carlson Group who is on a management contract for the 21 properties of Country Inn Suites and Resorts.  The students were given a brief outline on the concept of Management Information System. A management information system (MIS) provides information that organizations require to manage themselves efficiently and effectively. 

The workshop also covered the importance of Reports and Data Generation. It gave the students an understanding on the importance of these two in any business to reach a Break even analysis and get their ROI. The students were introduced to the working of Hotel Management System and Point of Sale, the benefits of MIS and the elements of usable MIS and how does MIS contribute to the growth for various operating departments.

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