Stanley Buchin

Professor of the Practice

Stanley BuchinDr. Stanley I. Buchin is a Professor of the Practice- Marketing and Finance/Chair of the Faculty. He teaches the following courses at Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Financial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry, Introduction to Hospitality Marketing, and Advanced Hospitality Marketing. He has been at the School since 1997 after a long career in management consulting and teaching. Dr. Buchin was a founder and president of Applied Decision Systems, a senior vice president at Temple, Barker & Sloane (now Mercer Management Consulting) and a principal at Arthur D. Little. His hospitality consulting clients include Harrah’s, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Hyatt, Marriott, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Sheraton and United Parcel Services. He has been a faculty member at Harvard Business School, Templeton College at Oxford University and the Arthur D Little School of Management (now the Hult International Business School). Dr. Buchin has also been president of Boston-Bermuda Cruising and General Ship Cruising. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard Business School.Courses

Serves as the prerequisite to all SHA courses. Students wishing to take any SHA courses must first complete SHA HF 100. An introductory course designed to offer an overview of the hospitality industry. Students gain a historical perspective and track current events. The class discusses the structure of the industry including chains, franchising, ownership, and management. The course explores the inner workings of various components of lodging, food service, and entertainment organizations. It previews the important disciplines covered in upper-level classes. Actual industry examples and case studies are used extensively. This course is NOT offered to seniors.   [ 4 cr. ]

Prereq: (SHA HF 100)

An introductory course in Accounting designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the language of business. This course examines the basic accounting processes of recording, classifying, and summarizing business transactions. It also provides an opportunity to study elements of financial statements such as assets, liabilities, equity, revenue, and expenses. 4 credits, offered Fall & Spring.   [ 4 cr. ]

Prereq: (SHA HF 100 or SHA HF 200) and (SHA HF 260 or SMG MK 323)

In this course, students work with local hotel or restaurant sales and marketing groups to develop their strategies, plans and programs for targeted market segments. Class studies and exercises are used to help develop the skills needed by the students to accomplish this. Industry speakers bring the current market reality into the classroom. Seniors only. 4 credits, offered Fall & Spring.   [ 4 cr. ]

Prereq: SHA HF260 or SMG MK 323 and SHA HF100 (or SHA 200)

In this course, students work with local hotel or restaurant sales and marketing groups to develop their strategies, plans and programs for targeted market segments. Class studies and exercises are used to help develop the skills needed by the students to accomplish this. A special paper about branding in the hospitality industry will also be required. Industry speakers bring the current market reality into the classroom. Seniors only. 4 credits, offered Fall & Spring.   [ 4 cr. ]

Education

  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • DBA, Harvard Business School

Contact Information

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration
928 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 313
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-0932, sbuchin@bu.edu