ProLinks Webinars

ProLinks webinars are offered throughout the year at no cost to HFTP members. The nonmember registration fee is $50.00.

Attend these online courses from the comfort of your office and gain valuable knowledge while earning continuing education credits.

CHTP Review Series Presented By:

Dr. Paul A. Willie, PhD, CHAE+, CHTP, CMA, is a professor at Niagra College in Ontario, Canada. His area of expertise include accounting, finance, technology, hotel management, international business, and strategy. He will be presenting the following three part series, to help individuals prepare for the CHTP exam:

 Part 1 - Hospitality Applications
 Part 2 - Technology Management
 Part 3 - Core Technology

Dr. Willie is also the current Chairperson of the CHTP Advisory Council.

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CHTP REVIEW SERIES - PART 3

Core Technology
April 26, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Registration Fees:
HFTP Member:  $50  USD
Nonmember:     $100 USD

APRIL 24, 2018 - 10:00 - 11:00 AM HKT
April 23, 2018 - 9:00 - 10:00 PM CDT

Asia Focused:
Hotel Wireless Network and Security Issues

Effective use of technology, especially Wi-Fi, is essential to enhancing a guest’s experience at a hotel or resort. In this session, examine how the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts hotel operations and influences hotel guests’ demands. Explore current technology trends, how they create demands on the network architecture and network security requirements, and how they can impact your hotel’s investment in IT. Finally, determine certain misconceptions and mistakes that may ultimately lead to a poor Wi-Fi experience for guests.

Tee Chong Lee is an APJ consulting systems engineer at HPE Aruba and a member of Certified Wireless Network Professionals (CWNP). He has been involved in wireless deployments in many verticals, notably hospitality, service providers, education and transportation. He has vast experience in design, deployment and troubleshooting of wireless LANs for the past 12 years.

Specialty Reporting Area: Technology

May 8, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Prepare for Active Shooter and Workplace Violence Scenarios: It Does Apply to You


It is a reality that none of us want to face: Active shooter incidents have been on the rise in recent years. Today, it is an unfortunate necessity that all hospitality venues have a plan in place to navigate this type of emergency and other workplace violence scenarios — while also ensuring that all employees are trained and informed of this plan. In this session, learn the practical steps your company can take immediately to prevent a potential active shooter situation, including smart hiring and firing practices, training techniques and situational awareness.

David Denney, JD is principal at Denney Law Group.

Specialty Reporting Area: General

CHAE Review Series Presented By:

Arlene Ramirez, CHAE, CHE, CHIA, MBA is principal at ADR Hospitality Consulting, and a faculty member at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston where she teaches courses in hospitality accounting, finance and hotel development. She will present the the first two of the four part series, to help individuals prepare for the new CHAE exam:

 Part 1 - Financial Accounting
 Part 2 - Managerial Accounting

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CHAE REVIEW SERIES - PART 1

Financial Accounting
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
Registration Fees:
HFTP Member:  $37.50 USD
Nonmember:    $75       USD

Specialty Reporting Area: Finance

CHAE REVIEW SERIES - PART 2

Managerial Accounting
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
Registration Fees:
HFTP Member:  $37.50 USD
Nonmember:    $75       USD

Specialty Reporting Area: Finance

Kristopher (Kris) Shoemaker, CMA, CHAE, CHTP, CGFO, CPIM has been involved with HFTP since 1999, is currently a member of the CHAE Advisory Council and teaches Accounting & Finance at the University of Central Florida's Rosen College of Hospitality Management. His area of expertise include accounting, finance, technology, and strategy. He will present Part 3 and Part 4 of the four part series, to help individuals prepare for the new CHAE exam:

Part 3 - Ethics, Fraud & Internal Controls
Part 4 - General

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CHAE REVIEW SERIES - PART 3

Ethics, Fraud & Internal Controls
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST

Registration Fees:
HFTP Member:  $37.50 USD
Nonmember:    $75       USD

Specialty Reporting Area: Ethics

CHAE REVIEW SERIES - PART 4

General
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST

Registration Fees:
HFTP Member:  $37.50 USD
Nonmember:    $75       USD

Specialty Reporting Area: Finance

CPE Accreditation - Group Internet Based – Live Webinars

Participants may obtain 1.2 CPE maintenance points and continuing professional education credit hours (CPEs) for various certification programs by attending each of HFTP’s Live Webinars.

Individual sessions are presented as an overview of the topics. No advanced preparation is required nor are there prerequisites required for attending any of the group live webinars. Courses presented via HFTP’s live webinars utilize a Group-Internet Based instructional method.

Upcoming Webinars

May 22, 2018 - Topic TBD
June 7, 2018 - Topic TBD
June 12, 2018 - Energy Management for your Property - What’s available and what should you look for?

Interested in presenting a webinar? Contact Melissa Trevino, for more information.