Experiential hospitality learning at its best

The Diploma includes the foundational courses of the BBA in Global Hospitality Management. Students interested in pursuing the full BBA degree may continue their studies from Semester 4 onwards on our campuses in Switzerland and Spain.

Your first semester prepares you to successfully fulfill functions of various front-of-house departments in international restaurants or hotels.

  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Communication
  • From Farm to Table
  • Guest Relations and Hotel Operations
  • Skills and Techniques in F&B
  • Restaurant Lab

+ 1 course from the following:

  • Professional English
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and Mandarin
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and French
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and Spanish

This semester of study builds on the skills that you have already developed by preparing you to fulfill duties of various back-of-house departments, such as:

  • Hospitality Financial Accounting
  • Communicating Effectively
    (as per tested level)
  • Marketing for the Hospitality Industry
  • Fundamentals of Data Analysis
    and Visualization
  • Managing Diversity in the Global Workplace
  • Sustainability and Innovation

+ 1 course from the following:

  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and Mandarin
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and French
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and Spanish

For this first internship, you will put into practice the basics you have learned during the program on campus. This professional experience also gives you an opportunity to explore your career goals.

This final semester of hotel management courses will prepare you to fulfill the managerial functions of the principal departments of a hotel or restaurant:

  • Digital Marketing and Sales
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Rooms Inventory and Control
    Management
  • Hospitality Managerial Accounting
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Facilities Management
  • Leading Teams to Success

+ 1 course from the following:

  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and Mandarin
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and French
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
    and Spanish

The aim of the second internship is to allow you to develop your understanding of management roles within the hospitality workplace. Students who successfully complete this program can either start their career at this point or continue towards the Bachelor Degree.