Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel & Events Management

0.5 TO 1 YEAR
Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel and Events Management
Paid Internship CHF 2,179 (optional)

Postgraduate Diploma

in International Hotel and Events Management

22 Weeks

The programme's objective is to equip students who have limited or no experience of the hospitality industry with the practical and management skills necessary for entry level positions in hotel, events and related industries. The core focus is operational and integrative management with subjects including food and beverage operations, front office management and the business development of hospitality organisations and events management.

Requirements

  • Normally a Bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • English proficiency: 5.5 IELTS or equivalent

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Award

  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel and Events Management from IMI, Switzerland

Core units: 120 credits
Credits: 10
Develops reflection on career and personal development, recognises academic and personal progression in support of future career goals. These classes will help students in the development of self discipline and guide them in recognising their potential.
Credits: 20
This unit provides an investigation into hotel facilities; their design, construction and maintenance and the relationship of these facilities with the operation and management of a hotel.
Credits: 20

An introduction to the core principals and concepts of managerial accounting and basic financial management in the hospitality industry.

Credits: 20
This unit examines the importance of Human Resource Management within the Hospitality Industry and assesses organisational theory, behaviour, motivation, training  and performance management and their relationship to successful hospitality organisations.
Credits: 20
Student develop a critical understanding of marketing, with specific focus on the service industries. Key marketing concepts such as marketing mix (Product, Price, Promotion and Place), internal marketing, CRM and marketing research are explored and engaged with.
Credits: 10
This unit allows students to apply theories that relate to the events management sector by offering them the opportunity to undertake some operational management responsibilities through the planning and organisation of the operation of an event.
Credits: 20
This practical unit focuses on the development of students restaurant service skills and knowledge of beverages served within fine-dining restaurant environments.
TESTIMONIALS

"I will always be appreciative for the knowledge, skills and the confidence IMI has given me for my career. Thank you so much IMI!"

Rita Zhao

from China , graduated in 1998

After working for several years at one of the five star corporate hotels in Northeast China as the Director of Sales, I decided to take a break from my job and pursue hotel management studies. I was in love with the hospitality industry, but had never been to a hotel school. In February 1998, I started my postgraduate program at the beautiful IMI Kastanienbaum campus. I had a wonderful and fruitful time there, which is one of my best memories in my life.

Now I am working at Hyatt Place Detroit/Auburn Hills. This year will be my nine year anniversary at the property as the Director of Sales.

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