Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) Training Session and Train-the-Trainer Workshop conducted by the STR SHARE Center Monday and Tuesday, January 30th and 31st , 2017 at Manav Rachna International University

You are cordially invited to attend a “Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics” (CHIA) training session and Train-the-Trainer workshop. The session will be held on January 30th and 31st, 2017. The venue will be Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad. We want to thank Dr. Chavi Bhargava Sharma, Dean – Faculty of Management Studies, MRIU for hosting this event.The training and certification is free for professors and instructors.Industry professionals are invited to attend and the certification cost is $300 USD, there is no fee for the workshop.
The “Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics” (CHIA) is jointly offered by STR, AHLEI and ICHRIE.

Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) – The “Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics” is being offered globally to undergraduate and graduate students, professors, and industry professionals through a joint effort between AH&LEI, ICHRIE and STR Global. Nearly 7,000 CHIA certifications have been granted. The CHIA is the leading hotel-related certification for university students graduating from Hospitality and Tourism programs and a growing number of hotel industry professionals are obtaining the designation. This recognition provides evidence of a thorough knowledge of the foundational metrics, definitions, formulas, and methodologies that are used by the hotel industry. Recipients have proven that they can “do the math” and interpret the results. They have demonstrated an ability to analyze various types of hotel industry data and to make strategic inferences based upon that analysis. Certification also confirms a comprehensive understanding of benchmarking and performance reports. Recipients receive a certificate and are able to use the CHIA designation on their business cards and resumes.

CHIA Workshop – This session is for professors, instructors and school administrators and industry professionals. The session introduces the CHIA content, which includes:

  • Hotel Industry Analytical Foundations
  • Hotel Math Fundamentals, the metrics used by the Hotel Industry
  • Property Level Benchmarking
  • Hotel Industry Performance Reports

The session also prepares instructors to be able to present the CHIA training to their students at their own schools. It is easy to personalize the training related to your own city or any area of the world that you are interested in studying.

Workshop and TTT Session Details – The session will be conducted at – I Block Auditorium, Manav Rachna International University, Delhi Surajkund Road, Sector 43, Faridabad, Haryana -121004, India. The room will open both days by 8:30 am. The workshop will begin at 9:00 am and end at 4:30 pm. There will be mid-morning, mid-afternoon tea breaks and a break for lunch at around 12:30. Lunch will be provided. Dress code is business casual. Training materials will be made available to participants prior to the session. It will be optimal for participants to review the training material prior to the session if at all possible. Please bring the training materials with you to the workshop on a laptop, or you can bring them in hardcopy format. There are a lot of slides so if you create hardcopies of the PowerPoints, you might want to print multiple slides per page and use both sides of the page. Training will be presented in English. Once you have completed the training you will have the opportunity to take the CHIA exam online at your earliest convenience. It is a 50 question multiple choice test with a 90 minute time limit. Upon successful completion (70% or greater), you will receive your CHIA certificate.

How to Register –Professors/Instructors can receive further details and reserve a seat by emailing sharecenter@str.com Industry professionals may register by emailing Phyllis Lamar with AHLEI at plamar@ahla.com. Other contacts for questions are: Duane Vinson at dvinson@str.com / Dennie Matthews at dmatthews@ahla.com / Jasmita Banga jbanga@str.com.
Hotel Information – There are several hotels convenient to the campus. Please reach out to any of these directly to book your overnight accommodations.

We would be delighted to have you join us for an educational and enjoyable experience. Space is limited, so if you think you might be interested we encourage you to contact us soon.