RRM 520 - Lodging Management-Advanced Lodging Operations

  • 2 credits

This course will help students evaluate operating standards essential to the profitability by applying strategic and critical thinking.

This course can be applied toward:


NRRT 442 or NRRT 471.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Managing Front Office Operations, 10th Ed. (2017)
    Kasavana, M.L., American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute


Sam Martin

(970) 491-5883 | sam.martin@colostate.edu

Sam Martin. Instructor and Director of New Enterprise Programs in the department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. Sam specializes in heritage tourism and has more than 25 years of industry experience having owned and operated several tourism-oriented businesses. He has also held senior marketing and management positions in up-scale resort and lodging properties, and in institutional fundraising. Sam lives in Fort Collins with his wife Joni and his son Timothy, two golden retrievers, Jake and Molly, and the head of the house cat. Joni and Sam have two older sons: Matt, a CSU alumnus; and Mike, a graduate of UC Denver. Both are currently pursuing careers in music.

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