The discipline of Revenue Management in the hospitality and tourism industry has been developed to complement existing decision making activities. This course examines and illustrates the techniques of revenue management in the lodging, food and beverage and tourism sectors. Revenue management tactics and strategies will be broadened, developing the relationship between accurate forecasting and sound financial decision making. Students will be required to develop a functional lodging displacement analysis spreadsheet. A state of the art interactive computer simulation will be used to demonstrate revenue management techniques in a hotel or restaurant environment. Students will simulate the operation of a hotel or restaurant over an extended time period using revenue and cost techniques.