This double degree program prides itself with a new pedagogy which adapts courses according to students’ needs and provides a balance of theory, strategic analysis and creativity. The hospitality industry requires perfection and excellence and this customizable pedagogy will allow you to develop the specific skillset companies in this industry are looking for. Furthermore each semester features project-based learning to translate theory into a real-life setting.
emlyon business school’s campus, adjacent to Institut Paul Bocuse is home to 4,100 students hailing from more than 80 nationalities. These international surroundings provide you with the ideal environment to take international management classes, taught by a faculty that consists of over 40% non-French nationals.
Solid knowledge in marketing, management, operations management, strategy or finance, is key to successfully navigate the variety of business models that make the global hospitality industry so unique. In addition the entrepreneurial and innovation management skills that emlyon business school is known to provide will help you distinguish yourself in the eyes of your future employer.
Example of courses:
- Strategic Management
- Innovation Management
- Interpreting Hospitality Financial Data
- Performance & Productivity
- Operations Management
- Advanced Services Marketing
As part of your learning experience and to help you master the complexity and unique structure of hospitality-based business models - part real-estate investment, part business operation, part concept design -, you will benefit from a series of adapted elective courses tailor-made to your academic background and skills.
Alongside the mandatory fundamental courses and after discussion with the pedagogical faculty you will choose minimum one and maximum two elective courses per track and per semester. Only the first two semesters of the program will offer this tailor-made approach and students will choose their courses among two tracks available during each semester.
- Semester 1 (October to December):
*Courses offered in Track 1: Diversity Management, Team Management, Managing Service Quality
*Courses offered in Track 2: Hospitality Marketing Management, Electronic Marketplace, Service Design
- Semester 2 (January to March):
*Courses offered in Track 1: Revenue Management, Environment & EcoTourism, Service Experience
*Courses offered in Track 2: Meetings & Events Management, Advanced Wine Knowledge, Project Management
- Semester 3 (April to June): this semester will take place on emlyon business school's - Shanghai campus. There are no elective courses for this semester. More information available here.