MBA in Hospitality - Hotel Management

International Business Academy of Switzerland

Program Description

MBA in Hospitality - Hotel Management

International Business Academy of Switzerland


Program Brief:

In this program, students will learn how to run a hotel following the highest professional standards. Students will learn about every department within the hotel starting with cleaning rooms and ending by setting hotel strategies. Also, the program will equip students with important skills such as communication skills, negotiation skills and time management skills. This program is suitable for students who have management background or work experience in the field and want to advance their career in the field of hotel management.

The program duration is 2 years. Students will study selected modules specialized in Hospitality (Hotel management). They will finish each module within a period of 4 weeks. Once they graduate, students will be awarded MBA in Hospitality (Hotel management) and in addition a level 7 UK diploma issued by ATHE.

Key Facts


  • 24 months


  • Monthly


  • Horgen, Zurich - Switzerland

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor or equivalent
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Medium of Teaching

  • English

Why this program?

  • Master degree from IBAS Switzerland.
  • Level 7 UK Diploma.
  • Students will get the best of British and Swiss hotel management experience.
  • Lecturers with excellent experience in the field of Hotel Management.
  • The program combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience.
  • Students have the choice to obtain a British Bachelor Degree.
  • Students will experience real-life cases during their internship.

Career Opportunities:

There are ample career opportunities in today’s world for graduates who are specialized in Hotel Management:

  • Hotel Manager
  • Hotel Financial Manager
  • Hotel Supply chain Manager
  • Hotel Operation Manager
  • Hotel Marketing manager
  • And many more

Program Structure:

Students will study selected modules specialized in Hotel Management as follows:

  • Total Class hour per program is 60 - 120 ECTS.
  • Each module equals to 6 ECTS.
  • Research project/On the job training is equal to 12 ECTS and 360 learning hours.

First Year


  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Personal Development for Leadership & Strategic Management
  • Research for Strategic Development
  • Finance for Strategic Management
  • Internship

Second Year


  • Strategic Management and Development: Service Operations Management and Service Strategy in Hospitality
  • Enterprise Development Project: International Tourism Development
  • Enterprise Development Project: International Hotel Projects
  • Internship / Project Paper
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 16, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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2 years
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24,800 CHF
Switzerland - Horgen
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Yearly Tuition Fee: CHF 24.800