The Hotel Management Diploma combines practical hospitality courses, including rooms division, reception, and restaurant operations, with basic hotel management theory courses. With the Hotel Management Diploma, students can begin with entry-level positions in hospitality businesses.
This diploma includes the foundation years of the BBA in International Hotel Management, and serves as either an exit-point or as a way for students to extend their payment schedule with the extra internship.
The following outline is an overview of the courses offered in the Diploma in Hotel Management program. For further details and course descriptions, refer to the Academic Catalog.
Your first academic semester will prepare you to successfully fulfill functions of various Front-of-the-House departments for national and international restaurants or hotels, as you receive an extended introduction to the hospitality field and develop your ability to assume responsibilities.
This semester of study builds on the skills that you have already developed, as well as the basics of supervision and management, by preparing you to fulfill duties of various Back-of-the-House departments in areas such as:
For this first internship, you will put into practice the basics you will have learnt at an operational level either in service (restaurant, bars, room service) or Rooms Division (Front office, housekeeping).
This final Hotel Operations semester will emphasize supervisory and managerial principles preparing you to fulfill the managerial functions of the key departments of a national or international hotel or restaurant:
This final internship is generally in administration and management, providing opportunities to take decisions, create new strategies for project or department, and often opens the door to your future career.
The program gives a strong base to what the student will encounter in their professional life. The school certainly has a strong name, positive reputation in the service industry.
My time at Les Roches Marbella was without a doubt a great time. I met like minded people and also felt very privileged to receive such great quality education.
I chose Les Roches because to me I find it to be the best school for hospitality management. While there the 3 most important things I learned were leadership, attitude and leading by example.