ORTM 3050 Operations, Mgmt and Env Stewardship

Operations and management are critical aspects of the successful delivery of quality recreation and tourism experiences. The student will evaluate environmental stewardship challenges and potential solutions with the integration of operations and management. The student will develop an understanding of functions that are critical to operational leadership, such as revenue management (budgeting, cost controls, profit centers), and human capital management. (3 lect.)



3 credits

Transfer Status

Equivalent to UW.

Major Topics

  • Best practices in program management and operations
  • Diversity and inclusion in hiring
  • Guiding legislation and strategies for resource management
  • International recreation and tourism management
  • Recreation ecology
  • Assessing and managing visitor needs and expectations


In order to successfully complete this course, the student will:

Evaluate the benefits and detriments of outdoor recreation demand.

Practice environmental stewardship as it applies to the management and operation of outdoor recreation venues.

Demonstrate best resource management practices and compliance requirements with environmental regulations.

Identify benefits and limitations of a variety of management styles and approaches.

Identify legal concepts and principles applicable to Human Resources.

Match user expectations and preferences with quality physical outdoor recreation amenities.

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