Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management

Introduction

Vatel Switzerland, International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management

Created more than 30 years ago, Vatel is currently the first and largest group of hotel management schools in the world with more than 30 campuses on 4 different continents. Currently, more than 8000 students are studying and training their future operational and executive skills to become one of the 25000 graduates who all belong to the same prestigious network. Recognised by top representatives of the hotel industry, the school has an international recognition thanks to the teaching concept of the right balance between academic theory and professional practice. Vatel, International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management is well known around the world for preparing students for middle and higher management positions in the booming sector of the tourism industry and has decided to remain faithful and close to the needs of the sector by regularly questioning professionals about what they need in terms of staff and knowledge.

Vatel has developed a strong network through which the International Training department assists each student for internships and employment in reputed hotel chains all over the world. The Vatel International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management ranks 1st amongst the Top Hotel Schools across Europe (source IFOP 2007). Both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the group are recognized by the French Education ministry and by the Hospitality Industry professionals.

Vatel Switzerland

The school is located in a breathtaking environment close to winter resorts and in a very touristic region of Switzerland. Students of all cultures and nationalities are united on the same campus attending demanding university education level courses and practical instruction in its 4-star hotel, its restaurant and congress center are located at the bottom of the mountains.

Even though the degrees are recognized by the French government and State, and therefore at an international level as part of the Bologna agreements, the school is also currently running for the Swiss federal recognition valid from 2015 for all students finishing after that year and is a proud member of the ASEH (Swiss Association of Hotel Schools).

So far, Vatel Switzerland is the only hotel school in Switzerland to offer a 4* hotel to its students directly on campus all year for external guests. This allows Vatel students to train every 2 weeks what they have learned in classrooms throughout the 3 years of the Bachelor programme and be more attractive on the market or during internships. Master students then have mainly demanding academic classes and challenging projects to work on, before joining a management trainee programme that leads to employment. Students may live on campus within the hotel infrastructure or live in the area, off-site.

The school is regularly approached by external stakeholders to allow students to work next to their studies and therefore keep a narrow relation with the real world. It is also proud to participate in cutting-edge projects with leading institutes such as IDIAP, EPFL or Cornell to help understand the use of technology in service-oriented fields or situations.

The advantages of studying at VATEL Switzerland are the following:

  • The demanding programmes are a subtle blend of academically challenging projects given by highly trained professors and practice-oriented exercises – professors are largely from the industry or still run their own company\
  • First technological campus with a low impact on environment thanks to tuition on tablets only
  • Regular conferences with external distinguished guest speakers and workshops to adapt to other culturally different environments
  • Students on internship in Switzerland can expect a minimum monthly wage of CHF 2168.- (USD 2200 per month)
  • Our second trainee management internship allows students to secure interesting job opportunities directly after graduation
  • Our 25 000 alumni network with Clubs in various large cities of the world includes people from all over the globe working in renowned hotels and willing to help the next generation get started
  • Small classes and personalized service give students the opportunity to study in ideal conditions, in a safe and discreet environment
  • Student Life is highly supported thanks to our Student Life Coordination and the Student Fund that helps to financially support projects or events that students wish to create.
  • The unemployment rate of 3.0% guarantees our students an easy approach to internships and job opportunities. Placement is an important of your education and we pay close attention to it by allowing you a full support in searching for your first job and organizing job fairs for HR Directors and departments
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in American Hospitality Management and International Business

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The American Hospitality Management and International Business specialization teach students the Anglo-Saxon management methods that are driven by results and understanding of new technologies. It gives them the tools that are required for a career as an international leader in the Hospitality industry anywhere in the world. This program was designed in a way that allows students to think out-of-the-box and become decision-makers: leadership and entrepreneurship, business management, strategic marketing, new trends in the Hospitality industry, etc. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in American Hospitality Management and International Business • LOS ANGELES (USA)

The American Hospitality Management and International Business specialization teach students the Anglo-Saxon management methods that are driven by results and understanding of new technologies. It gives them the tools that are required for a career as an international leader in the Hospitality industry anywhere in the world. This program was designed in a way that allows students to think out-of-the-box and become decision-makers: leadership and entrepreneurship, business management, strategic marketing, new trends in the Hospitality industry, etc.

Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Entrepreneurial Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The Entrepreneurial Management specialization trains professionals who understand issues linked to the entrepreneurial spirit in the Tourism and Hospitality field, who make the right decisions to ensure their competitive advantage in the marketplace. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Entrepreneurial Management • MARRAKESH (MOROCCO)

The Entrepreneurial Management specialization trains professionals who understand issues linked to the entrepreneurial spirit in the Tourism and Hospitality field, who make the right decisions to ensure their competitive advantage in the marketplace.

It includes the concept of corporate environment, identification of opportunities to be taken and threats to be avoided. It teaches how to spot strong points in a company that must be consolidated as well as weak points that must be improved, how to detect the right solutions to weather an economic storm or a slump in activity. It teaches students how to manage a team that will get the required work done within a given deadline, how to create, launch or take over an activity in the Hospitality Industry.... [-]


MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Events Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The Events Management specialization targets students who are extremely motivated by communication and marketing, who are able to demonstrate not only creativity but also discipline in managing a team. When choosing this specialization, they will be able to schedule, organize, lead and manage all activities linked to special events, however small or large they may be. They will acquire knowledge in management, finance, marketing and human resources in order to analyze and propose a product that is perfectly in line with the event taking place. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Events Management • NIMES (FRANCE)

The Events Management specialization targets students who are extremely motivated by communication and marketing, who are able to demonstrate not only creativity but also discipline in managing a team. When choosing this specialization, they will be able to schedule, organize, lead and manage all activities linked to special events, however small or large they may be. They will acquire knowledge in management, finance, marketing and human resources in order to analyze and propose a product that is perfectly in line with the event taking place.

Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Human Resources Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The Human Resources Management specialization gives students key concepts and enables them to optimize their organizational and operational experiences in a company. It trains students to become genuine experts who are able to effectively manage employees and their behavior as well as training them and retaining talents in their company. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Human Resources Management • MARTIGNY (SWITZERLAND)

Human resources and talent management are the main vectors of performances in today’s and tomorrow’s hospitality industry.

The Human Resources Management specialization gives students key concepts and enables them to optimize their organizational and operational experiences in a company.

It trains students to become genuine experts who are able to effectively manage employees and their behavior as well as training them and retaining talents in their company.

Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in International Wine & Spirits Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The International Wine & Spirits Management specialization targets students aiming to work in senior management in hotels and gourmet restaurants, where a great wine list can really make a difference, as well as those who want to make a career in wine and spirits field, and also those who want to improve their knowledge for personal reasons. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in International Wine & Spirits Management • BORDEAUX (FRANCE)

The International Wine & Spirits Management specialization targets students aiming to work in senior management in hotels and gourmet restaurants, where a great wine list can really make a difference, as well as those who want to make a career in wine and spirits field, and also those who want to improve their knowledge for personal reasons.

This specialization is based on 4 axes:

Technical knowledge of wine and spirits Wine-related management activities Strong relationships with the profession High-level research experts and professional instructors. Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Luxury Brand Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The Luxury Brand Management specialization trains future managers who will be ready to take over complete departments, who will be in charge of unprecedented services, exclusive products, and profitable markets for key accounts and the privileged clients of the Hospitality Industry. Bearing this in mind, the program addresses present and future trends taking into account the study of international management strategies. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Luxury Brand Management • PARIS (FRANCE)

Luxury brand management has become increasingly complex over time, though it remains an extremely promising economic sector. This profession is looking for recent graduates, who are attracted by this demanding universe, where know-how and people-oriented skills are key components to success. The Luxury Brand Management specialization trains future managers who will be ready to take over complete departments, who will be in charge of unprecedented services, exclusive products, and profitable markets for key accounts and the privileged clients of the Hospitality Industry. Bearing this in mind, the program addresses present and future trends taking into account the study of international management strategies.... [-]


MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Resort Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The Resort Management specialization targets students aiming to work as senior executives in the international hospitality industry to work in companies that include, outside of traditional hotels and restaurants: spas, golf courses, leisure activities, theme parks, etc. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Resort Management • MAURITIUS

The Resort Management specialization targets students aiming to work as senior executives in the international hospitality industry to work in companies that include, outside of traditional hotels and restaurants: spas, golf courses, leisure activities, theme parks, etc.

Managing a resort means understanding and controlling a highly complex organization whose constraints are often heightened by its location (in a desert, a savanna, on an island, in the heart of a big city, etc.). This specialization teaches students to understand operational, financial and strategic logic pertaining to each type of entity. They will be required to work in a “hands-on” way for marketing or human resource missions with professional partners.... [-]


MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Revenue Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

Revenue Management and strategies included in this field are very important in hospitality and tourism industry. The goal is to optimize turnover and profitability by working on different leverage effects, which require strategy and tactical skills. Revenue Managers must have extensive knowledge of the market, client segments, the hotel’s marketing mix, distribution, as well as being extremely proactive. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Revenue Management • LYON (FRANCE)

Revenue Management and strategies included in this field are very important in hospitality and tourism industry. The goal is to optimize turnover and profitability by working on different leverage effects, which require strategy and tactical skills. Revenue Managers must have extensive knowledge of the market, client segments, the hotel’s marketing mix, distribution, as well as being extremely proactive.

Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Sales & e-Marketing Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

This specialization allows students to pinpoint and adapt to current trends, to anticipate new ones using different themes: e-marketing, negotiations, and promotional announcements, new media management and social networking... applied not only to the hospitality industry but also to tourism. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Sales & e-Marketing Management • BRUSSELS (BELGIUM)

In the past ten years, changes in new technologies have impacted consumers’ purchasing habits as well as the way they see brands. The hospitality and tourism fields are no exception to this rule and hotel and tourism managers have to take another look at their marketing strategies, brand name targets and distribution of their products and services through today’s new media. This specialization allows students to pinpoint and adapt to current trends, to anticipate new ones using different themes: e-marketing, negotiations, and promotional announcements, new media management, and social networking... applied not only to the hospitality industry but also to tourism.... [-]


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