Strategic Consulting Services
Lalia Rach Book

Strategic Consulting Services, a division of ALHI, provides customized management and strategic consulting services to member hotels, customers and preferred partners. The overall goal of this service is to assist organizations and individual professionals through targeted training, interaction and programming, aligning with ALHI’s core values to provide value and deeper engagement with the membership.

Meet Dr. Lalia Rach is a renowned industry leader, best known for her career in higher education as the founding Dean of the Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management at New York University. She managed her own consulting business, Rach Enterprises, for more than a quarter century advising clients at companies including MGM Resorts International, BWH Hotel Group, Visit Dallas, SCCMPI and Red Roof Inn. Her success as a consultant is directly attributed to what she calls an "uncommon sense" approach to deliver genuine ideas that challenge tradition.

She is the author of “Managing the Book on You: Rewriting Your Leadership Story.” Buy now.

What We Do

Strategic Consulting: Services include advice, coaching and training related to executive/leadership development; development and expansion recommendations; organizational restructuring; revenue and profit growth analysis and guidance; diversity and inclusion initiatives; creation and installation of standard operating policies and procedures; change management processes; performance improvement analysis; event production and management.

Specialized Offerings: Advisory and executive board facilitation; keynote speech; convention facilitation; executive coaching; project work.

Customized Service: Each service will be custom designed to provide the information, guidance and training needed for the client to create greater value. Consulting services will be provided by current employees of ALHI (internal consultants) and independent contractors (external consultants) on a project basis. 

Programming & Workshops

Leadership Workshop Series: Designed for established leaders who lead a team, series consists of four in-person workshops (one each quarter) and is limited to a cohort of 10 minimum and 20 maximum. Each workshop will include pre-work (reading specific articles or books, responding to surveys and/or email questions).  Format consists of a learning presentation, discussion and exercises with practical take aways. Post-work will include responding to surveys and a 15-minute one-on-one video session with Dr. Rach.  

Thinking Differently Webinar Series: One-hour monthly webinars focused on a specific aspect of leadership development. Sessions will include practical ideas and examples for thinking differently about workplace challenges and issues. While primarily a presentation, there will be active engagement through instant polling and a 10 minute Q&A at the end of the webinar. 

Topics include:

  • Thinking differently about the job of leaders
  • Thinking differently about direct conversations
  • Thinking differently about your team and colleagues
  • Thinking differently about problem solving
     

 

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