The Executive diploma is a 36-weeks (approximately 9 months) program combining industry endorsed academic material with extensive hands-on work experience covering all major hotel departments.
This program is ideal for individuals with a passion for hotels and restaurants, yet with limited prior formal education or experience.
This program is structured to offer an all-rounded academic certification together with diversified work experience in various hotel departments.
The academic courses cover the major topics in hospitality management. Classes usually taking place from 2:30pm to 5:30pm each day. There are 12 certificate courses, each one requiring 3 weeks to complete. Additionally, graduates will receive an Executive Hotel Management Diploma from Imperial Hotel Management College, a Rooms Division Certificate of Specialization and a Hotel Management Diploma from the American Hotel &, Lodging Educational Institute.
The other half of the program is the structured practicum training. A series of workshops are carried out to prepare students for the work placement. For example, FoodSafe, SIR (Serving It Right), WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System), Wine Rating Research, Professional Development, and other specialized courses are available.
After successfully completing the workshops, students are usually placed into practicums in the mornings at our hotel partnersâ€?facilities, while attending classes in the afternoon. Students will be working side by side with hotel staff as trainees in the following departments: front office, human resources, receiving, administration, housekeeping, guest services/concierge, food &, beverage, sales &, marketing, information systems, accounting &, finance, convention/catering, maintenance &, engineering.
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