The Advanced diploma is a 52-week program structured to complement graduates of the Executive program, to specialize in specific hotel departments, in a co-op environment.
This program was created to allow students with prior hotel education and experience to specialize in a co-op framework working at our hotel and restaurant partnersâ€?properties. The 52-week program has has an equal emphasis on both academic and practical hands-on learning.
The academic component is divided into two areas: the first set includes the 5 elective certificate courses from the American Hotel &, Lodging Educational Institute. The second set includes the 7 &,quot,Culture Studies&,quot, compulsory courses, covering the following topics: travel, cuisine, leisure, entertainment, style, art and film.
In addition to the five certificates received from the American Hotel &, Lodging Educational Institute elective courses, students will obtain a Certificate of Area Specialization in International Hotel Management, with the opportunity to take some other courses to receive additional American Hotel &, Lodging Educational Institute credentials.
The 7 &,quot,Culture Studies&,quot, courses were created to provide students/managers-to-be with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the cultural components of services offered by high standard luxury hotels worldwide.
To quote Ritz-Carltonâ€™s motto: &,quot,We are Ladies and Gentlemen serving Ladies and Gentlemen&,quot,. Through the &,quot,Culture Studies&,quot, courses, we aim to help young hoteliers develop their ability to provide anticipatory service that &,quot,enlivens the senses, instills well-being, and fulfills even the unexpressed wishes and needs&,quot, of the guests.
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