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Subject Code: HAT303
Subject Name: Hotel Operations Management
Assessment Title: Length: Individual Property Portfolio Analysis 1200 words (+/- 10% allowable range)
Weighting: 40%
Total Marks:
Submission: 100
Online via Turnitin
Due Date: Week 9
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Assessment Description
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The purpose of this individual property portfolio analysis is to further your understanding of the role of operations and control in hotel management by applying hotel operation management concept to a real business case. It will also further your ability to identify a range of factors that influence operations in hotel and accommodation management.
Based on concepts discussed in weeks 3 to 8, you are required to compare two opposing Accor Hotel Group brands and critically examine their differences in:
• Provided facilities;
• Services available;
• Room rates;
• Revenue streams;
• Housekeeping functions;
• Food and Beverage outlets;
• Other supplementary services offered by the brands.
Your case study analysis MUST follow a professional structure:
Property Portfolio Analysis of the upper scale Accor brand (600 words) Property Portfolio Analysis of the budget scale Accor brand (600 words)
Reference List (You must use Harvard Referencing Style)
In creating your assessment, you may wish to include tables, graphs, charts or any other visual aids. You are required to reference at least 12 sources of information. These may include corporate websites, government publications, industry reports, census data, journal articles, and newspaper articles.
N.B: The reference list does not count towards the word limit in this assessment.
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Assignment Submission
This file must be submitted as a ‘PDF’ document to avoid any technical issues that may occur from incorrect file format upload. Uploaded files with a virus will not be considered as a legitimate submission. Turnitin will notify you if there is any issue with the submitted file. In this case, you must contact your lecturer via email and provide a brief description of the issue and a screen shot of the Turnitin error message.
You are also encouraged to submit your work well in advance of the deadline to avoid any possible delay with the Turnitin similarity report or any other technical difficulties that may occur.
Late assignment submission penalties
Penalties will be imposed on late assignment submissions in accordance with Kaplan Business School “late assignment submission penalties” policy.
Number of days Penalty
1* - 9 days 5% per day for each calendar day late deducted from the total marks available
10 - 14 days 50% deducted from the total marks available.
After 14 days Assignments that are submitted more than 14 calendar days after the due date will not be accepted and the student will receive a mark of zero for the assignment(s).
Note Notwithstanding the above penalty rules, assignments will also be given a mark of zero if they are submitted after assignments have been returned to students

*Assignments submitted at any stage within the first 24 hours after deadline will be considered to be one day late and therefore subject to the associated penalty
For more information please read the full policy via
https://www.kbs.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/KBS-Assessment-Policy-v4.5_incl-SCform-and-Med-Cert_final.pdf
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Word Limits for Written Assessments
Submissions that exceed the word count by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point at which that limit is exceeded.
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HAT303 Assessment Marking Rubric – Individual Property Portfolio Analysis 40%
Criteria NN (Fail) 0 - 49 P (Pass)
50 - 64 CR (Credit) 65 -74 DN (Distinction)
75 - 84 HD (High Distinction) 85 -100

Critical
Analysis
Your analysis lacks depth, and your interpretation is not relevant to the
assessment criteria.
You analyse some specific information, although your
interpretation is not
always relevant to the
assessment criteria.
You analyse most of the information required by this assessment.
You analyse and interpret examine specific
information required by this assessment.
You critically analyse and examine specific information
required by this assessment.
Application
Your analysis does not satisfactorily identify and apply relevant
accommodation management concepts.
Your analysis partially identifies and applies some relevant
accommodation management concepts.
Your analysis satisfactorily identifies and applies
relevant accommodation management concepts.
Your analysis strongly identifies and applies
relevant accommodation management concepts.
Your analysis clearly and thoroughly identifies and applies relevant
accommodation management concepts.
Format
Spelling and/or grammar is consistently incorrect,
impacting on the flow and
readability of your analysis.
The format chosen for your analysis lacks thought and consideration for the
intended audience.
In-text referencing and/or reference list is mostly incorrect or non-existent.
Even though grammar and spelling are an
issue, they do not detract very much from the readability of your analysis.
The format chosen for your analysis is
appropriate, but major improvements would
enhance its presentation.
An earnest attempt at intext referencing is
obvious but there are major errors.
Mostly correct grammar and spelling are very good
but with occasional errors.
The format chosen for your analysis is appropriate, but some improvements would
enhance its presentation.
Mostly correct in-text referencing and reference list with minor errors throughout and the occasional major error.
Errors in grammar and spelling are rare.
Your analysis is professionally presented
and has been submitted in the appropriate format
In-text referencing and the resultant reference list are correct, with only the occasional minor error.
Correct grammar and spelling throughout the analysis with no obvious errors.
Your analysis is professionally presented and exceeds
expectations in what is
evidently suitable for a highgrade commercial environment.
In-text referencing and the resultant reference list are correct, with no errors.
Feedback and Grades will be released via Turnitin
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