Master of International Hospitality ManagementLe Cordon Bleu Australia
This Master program is designed for undergraduate students who wish to take their career in international hospitality management further. Applicants will be able to further develop their skills in management, finance, and operations to position them at a top-tier level for a successful career as an executive.
What you will learn
STAGES 1 & 2 YEAR 1: ON-CAMPUS (12 MONTHS) SUBJECTS -Service Quality Management The purpose of this course is to enable students to understand how to strategically manage a service orientated organization to ensure effective quality management and the delivery of service excellence. The course examines methodologies to meet the wishes and requirements of guests whilst simultaneously meeting organizational objectives. It further examines the change process and instruments for measuring and adapting the effectiveness of the service process. -Global Business Environment This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the role and impact of the global business environment on management decision-making, business strategy, and business conduct in the international business context. The course examines how the global business environment is shaped, how it influences business activity in the international arena and considers the corporate capabilities needed to participate in international business. - People Organisations and Leadership The unifying theme of the course is to identify many of the factors that influence performance at work. Performance occurs at 3 levels - individual, team and organisational. All of the topics introduced in this course are selected because they influence performance at one or more of these levels. And while many of the concepts we address in this course may seem obvious to you, even common sense to some, none is common practice. We therefore will explore discrepancies between what you think you know, what you do, and what actually works. Our goal is to close these gaps by identifying what to do, how to do it, and why. - Accounting for Management This course provides students with a broad understanding of the principles of financial and management accounting and enables them to confidently understand financial and management accounting reports from a user perspective. -Marketing Management This course prepares students with skills and knowledge for advanced marketing studies and develop students' analytical capacity to tackle marketing problems in business practice. - Risk and Contingency Management This course examines the definitions, contexts, and theoretical frameworks that assist in better understanding the aspects related to crisis and risk management. It emphasises the significance of strategic planning including proactive anticipation, effective response, and post-crisis evaluation and feedback all of which increase greater resilience of businesses and destinations in the long-term. -Managing Hospitality in the International Context The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the hospitality sector in the context of international markets and operations, and to explore some of the key factors and trends that influence hospitality managers' decicion-making and methods. -Research for Business Decision Making Business research skills play a key role in providing the information business managers need to ensure that their business can develop, compete, expand and remain sustainable. The course aims to introduce students to the advanced business research skills necessary to acquire, process and analyse information that will support quality business decision-making. STAGE 3 YEAR 2: ON-CAMPUS (6 MONTHS) SUBJECTS -Strategic Principles The course structure, contents and assessments have been developed with a view to provide you with an overview of the core concepts, theories and practice of strategic management in the contemporary hospitality industry. -Successful Hospitality Project Design As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of these concepts further. You will learn basic project management principles and methodology with a special focus on planning, controlling, and coordinating individual and group efforts. Throughout this course, you will also master tools and techniques to help you deliver solutions on time and within budget. -Applied Hospitality Management The purpose of this subject is to provide students with the opportunity to integrate and apply their knowledge and skills from previous Master of International Hospitality Management LCB courses in a simulation-based hospitality environment. STAGE 4 YEAR 2: HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE (6 MONTHS) -Hospitality Industry Experience The Hospitality Industry Experience enables you to apply the skills and techniques learned on-campus during your course of study in a real hospitality business. With assistance from Le Cordon Bleu’s Career Services team, this work-based learning experience will become the foundation for an exciting career in the hospitality industry.
Who is the course for?
Admission criteria: Applications with higher education study: Applications with previous higher education study will be eligible for entry into Le Cordon Bleu’s VET and/or higher education programs. Academic Credit will be assessed upon application and approved Academic Credit will be detailed in the Letter of Offer. Successful completion of an approved undergraduate degree will be required for entry into our postgraduate programs. Applicants with vocational education and training (VET study): Applications with recognised VET studies will be eligible for entry into Le Cordon Bleu’s VET and undergraduate programs. Academic Credit will be assessed upon application and approved Academic Credit will be detailed in the Letter of Offer. Applicants with work and life experience: Applicants who are over 21 years of age at the time of application are entitled to consideration for entry as mature-age students. For entry into undergraduate and postgraduate programs applicants must have at least three year’s work experience at a supervisory/management level as deemed relevant by the Dean of Le Cordon Bleu Australia or nominee. Applicants with recent secondary education: Applicants will be required to have successfully completed an Australian Year 11 (for VET programs) or Year 12 program (for undergraduate programs) or recognised foundation program. No ATAR is required. There is no expiry date on completion of these qualifications.