Become a Certified Hotel Software Consultant

Advance Your Hotel Career- Certified Hotel Valuation Software Consultant (CHVSC)

If you are serious about your professional growth in the hotel industry, you should consider taking the Certification version of my online course- How to Use Hotel Market Analysis & Valuation Software. By taking this course and successfully completing a final project and passing a comprehensive final examination, you will become a Certified Hotel Valuation Software Consultant. Adding this CHVSC Certification to your resume and LinkedIn profile will certainly set you apart from all the other job applicants looking to work for hotel consulting firms, hotel owners, operators and lenders.


Obtaining the Certification requires the demonstration of proficiency in the use and application of the the software during the final project where you value an actual hotel. In addition you need to obtain a passing grade on the comprehensive final examination.


After successfully passing the Certification Course you will receive a certificate suitable for framing (see below). With your permission, we will e-mail pdf copies of your certificate to prospective employers and anyone else you designate acknowledging your Certification.  We will also include you in a directory of CHVSC members.


The cost for the Certification Course is $795.


How to Use Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation Software

Information About the Hotel Market Analysis & Valuation Software Online Course

Learn how to use the Hotel Market Analysis & Valuation Software created by Steve Rushmore, Founder of HVS. This intensive online course containing 75 lessons teaches not only how to use these powerful software models but provides valuable information on how to conduct a hotel market study, how to forecast a hotel’s revenue and expense and how to value a hotel. By the end of the course you will have all the tools and knowledge to perform your own hotel market analysis and valuation plus many other applications.

Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation Software contain state-of-the-art models used by thousands of hotel consultants and managers, owners, lenders and operators throughout the world. Understanding how these models work will enhance your employment opportunities should you seek an upper management level career in the hotel industry.

This software package also provides answers to a wide-range of key questions such as- How much is my hotel worth? What can I do to maximize value? What is the likely impact of new competition? How much value will a refurbishment add?  Is my market strong enough to support adding more hotel rooms? What is the impact of my brand adding another hotel to the market? 


This online course consists of video lectures, readings, hands-on  software case studies, quizzes and final project appraising an actual hotel.  It should take about 20-30 hours to complete the 75 short lessons.  Steve Rushmore will be available to answer your questions and provide support.  The software used during the course is Version 5.  You will also receive a copy of Version 6 which contains several enhancements. 


If your role includes responsibility for generating an economic return for yourself or your investors- you need to include this software in your business toolbox. 


Cost for the Certificate Course: $795

Cost for the Non-Certificate Course: $495

Download the Course Syllabus- Table of Contents

The online course- How to Use the Hotel Market Analysis & Valuation Software consists of 75 lessons which each takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete.  To see the Course Syllabus Table of Contents- download the attached pdf file. 

Testimonials: Certified Hotel Valuation Software Consultants

Rui C.

Thank you, Mr. Steve Rushmore, for this amazing Market Analysis Valuation Certificate. It was very useful working through subjects such as Hotel Market Valuation, Forecasting Revenues and Expenses, ADR and occupancy, Competitive Index. Full of interesting information included software that will help me a lot in my career. Thank you so much.

Martina C.

I am very proud of having achieved the Certificate of Market Analysis and Valuation.

Thanks to Steve Rushmore, founder of the hotel consulting organization HVS, I developed a greater understanding of market analysis, forecasting performance and hotel valuation.

Alessandro D.

Under the guidance of Steve Rushmore — founder of HVS, this course enables you to develop a greater understanding of market appraisals and valuation. With the use of The HVS Valuation Software developed by Steve Rushmore, I received an insight about the key methods for gathering, analyzing, and processing data into a comprehensive market study. I covered topics such as estimating hotel occupancy and room rate, forecasting income and expenses and how to more accurately predict the performance of a specified hotel. This course demonstrate how to evaluate of all types of hotels and examine different approaches on how to use these to estimate overall value.


Throughout the program, I have learned how to generate financial forecasts, including income and expense estimates and I now look forward to capitalizing on my new competences.

Hani M.

On this day, I have successfully completed a certification course in Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation, conducted by Steve Rushmore, one of the leading experts in the hospitality industry and founder of HVS Global Hospitality Services.


During this course, I have been guided to a deeper understanding of hotel market studies in the process of analyzing and valuing a hotel. By using the three major models in the valuation software, we were able to estimate operating performance, generate financial forecasts, and ultimately appraise a hotel’s value. The previous methods are being used by consultants all over the world, which provided me relevant insights into hospitality consulting.


My thanks goes to Steve Rushmore for sharing with us his expertise which will be pertinent throughout our studies and future careers.

Jordan L.

Today I successfully completed a certificate in How to Perform a Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation.


This course sparked my already high interest in this subject, and Steve Rushmore founder of HVS and one of the major experts in this field.

Long K.

I have recently obtained a certificate in Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation managed by Steve Rushmore. Founder of HVS, a global hospitality consulting organization that have provided consultation services for more than 15,000 hotels!


The course introduced an overall overview of the Hotel Market and have provided us with all the necessary tools to gather and process all the data for a comprehensive Hotel Market Analysis. Through 3 crucial Software (RNAADR, FIXVAR & HMEV). These valuation paradigms provide a structured and approved methodology for undertaking the analysis. The software consists of three excel workbooks, which collaborate together to give us a potential hotel value. 


The valuation models are often used by experts willing to assess or reassess the value of any specific hotel. Especially, if we take into considerations the current circumstances (COVID 19), most of the hotels will certainly be revalued.


Thank you, Steve Rushmore for sharing all the valuable information. 

More Satisfied Students

Stefano S.

What is among the best things you can do during this quarantine? Keep learning!!


This certificate comes with a special value to me. It was a nice refresher of concepts I already touched within my 3-Months Certificate from eCornell, and I managed to gain new important insights on Hotel Market Valuation.


I am really looking forward to jump into the world of Real Estate related to Hospitality in the nearby future. Still a long way ahead though!


Sincere thanks to Mr. Steve Rushmore, founder of HVS, for sharing his knowledge.

Cong H.

I am excited to share that I recently completed a course on Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation by Steve Rushmore, founder of HVS. The course has enabled me to develop a greater understanding of market appraisals and valuations.

Shireen E.

I am very grateful to complete the "How to Perform a Hotel Analysis and Valuation" course. A special thank you to Mr. Steve Rushmore, for being our professor for the course and to enlighten us with this knowledge on the subject.

Axelle C.

In those hard times, thanks for providing me with the chance to continue online and enhance my knowledge by taking Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation. Indeed, I successfully achieve this certificate lectured by Steve Rushmore, founder of HVS, a global hospitality consulting organization operating all around the globe.

Pierre L.

I am pleased to say that I have completed the How to Perform a Hotel Analysis and Valuation course. I would like to also thank Steve Rushmore, founder of HVS, for being our teacher and sharing his insights and knowledge on the subject. 

Sebastian A.

Thank you again for enabling me to have yet another certificate from a course led by nobody else than Steve Rushmore, founder of HVS. It was very inspiring and helped me to go incredibly in detail regarding this topic. I got this great opportunity to broaden my skill set to be able to perform even better.

More Testimonials

Marjorie D.

The worldwide health crisis challenges all of us, but it gives us as the opportunity to take the time for self-development. It was a rewarding experience to learn from Steve Rushmore founder of the global hotel consulting organization HVS. I strengthened my understanding of market studies and valuations including hotel market analysis, forecasting performance and hotel value estimation.

Maria A.

Thank you, Steve Rushmore, for giving me the chance to use the Covid-19 lockdown in a productive way and giving me the possibility to learn how to:

• Perform hotel market studies.

•Develop a supportable estimate of operating performance and value by utilizing Hotel Valuation Software.

• Produce financial forecasts.

• Evaluate income approach valuations.

Lénora G.

Thanks to Steve Rushmore for this certificate and for sharing his valuable knowledge about Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation. This course has been very rewarding.

Chiara C.

I am very proud of having achieved the Certificate in Market Analysis and Valuation.

Thanks to Steve Rushmore, founder of the hotel consulting organization HVS, I developed a greater understanding of market analysis, forecasting performance and hotel valuation.