Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel & Events Management

0.5 TO 1 YEAR
Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel and Events Management
Paid Internship CHF 2,212 (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

  • 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

This unit develops student reflective practice on personal development academically and professionally. Students will recognise academic and personal progression in support of their future career goals. Contact Hours: 24

Credits: 20

This unit draws on and builds upon students’ knowledge of marketing, finance, human resources and services within a hospitality context. Students are engaged throughout the unit with a business scenario within Switzerland for which they are required to develop a commercial proposal. Contact Hours: 48

Credits: 20

This unit aims to introduce students to theories of organizational behavior and human resource management as effective approaches for managing people in modern day workplaces. The unit comprises three main topic areas. An introduction of the organizational context in which human resources management has evolved covering the history, and concepts of organizational theory and behaviour. The basis of traditional human resources management functions and the internationalization of human resources management. Throughout the unit will focus on the application of human resources management within contemporary workplace environments. Contact Hours: 48

Credits: 20

This unit develops the students’ critical understanding of marketing and consumer behaviour, with specific focus on the service industries. Contact Hours: 48

Credits: 10

This unit allows students to start exploring the strategic nature of events by examining the value of large scale special events to government agencies (central/local) and the private/third sector. This knowledge will then be applied as students plan, develop and operationalise their own special event concept within the boundaries of pre-determined strategic policies and goals. Contact Hours: 24

Credits: 20

An introduction to the core principles and concepts of managerial accounting and basic financial management with a focus on service related businesses. Contact Hours: 48

Credits: 20

This practical unit focuses on the development of students restaurant service skills and knowledge of beverages served within fine-dining restaurant environments. Contact Hours: 48 

TESTIMONIALS

"I gained a profound knowledge of how the hospitality services industry works, made good friends and memories that will last a lifetime."

Elena Cantzler-Kochkarova

from Ukraine , graduated in 2014

I had a great time studying for my postgraduate diploma at IMI. I gained a profound knowledge of how the hospitality services industry works, made good friends and memories that will last a lifetime. The placement opportunity gave me the practice I needed to easily find a job after graduation. The top-notch quality of IMI education gave me the confidence to work with the VIP and VVIP guests at the Swiss First-Class Lounge at Zurich Airport. IMI has connected me to Switzerland, given me an opportunity to explore the country and played a pivotal role in the establishment of my career. Thank you IMI!

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