Course overview

The ideal starting point for a career in hospitality This immersive programs combines hands-on practical training with business management theory, plus the opportunity to gain invaluable professional experience through two industry internships.

What you will learn

What you will learn
Taught in Shanghai, our Diploma in International Hotel Management provides a comprehensive foundation in essential hospitality skills and knowledge. Over two dedicated academic semesters, you will learn how the hospitality industry works and how you can drive business and operational performance. Our immersive curriculum includes marketing, accounting, operational management and leadership techniques. We teach the theory as well as the practice of hospitality. Your first semester takes you behind the scenes of a successful hospitality operation, giving you hands-on experience in all the key hospitality departments and roles. From restaurant to hotel room, you’ll discover the secrets of true 5* service. Internships are also a core component of your Les Roches education, with two professional postings integrated within the program. You'll develop your resourcefulness and discover the secrets of the best and most innovative hospitality companies. As a Diploma student in Shanghai, you can also earn your BBA degree by continuing your studies in Switzerland or Spain, and specializing in one of the four options available: hospitality entrepreneurship, digital marketing strategies, hotel finance performance management, or resort development management.

Course details

Who is the course for?

The Diploma in International Hotel Management is for high school graduates looking for an immersive, business-focused program that will prepare them for entry-level supervisory roles in the hospitality industry. As a Les Roches student, you will have access to expert career counselors to guide and support you as you pursue your professional ambitions. The Les Roches name is known and trusted by leading companies the world over for our highly employable graduates. We are proud to be ranked in the top 3 globally for employer reputation in our industry.