Master of Business Administration

Major in Hospitality Management

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in Hospitality Management  will provide you with specialized knowledge of financial management and the management essentials vital to the success of hospitality enterprises. You will learn to be a highly skilled manager while simultaneously gaining the ability to apply effective strategic management techniques to your business.

  • Obtain an in-depth understanding of Management, Marketing and Account Control.
  • Gain expertise in staff organization, accommodation principles, catering, and diplomacy.
  • Advance your management skills and improve your ability to successfully lead and manage the people with whom you spend your time.

MBA in Hospitality Management Brochure

  •  Duration: 18 months
  •  Evening Learning: Yes
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration Major in International Hospitality Management
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses
  • Internships: We provide the access to internship opportunities in national and international companies and organizations 
  • Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus
The master’s program requires the successful completion of 90 ECTS credits. The program format consists of (i) unique business and finance courses, (ii) major-specific orientation weeks and (iii) a final project. The breakdown of the credits is as follows: 9 core courses (36 ECTS), 5 elective courses (20 ECTS), 4 orientation weeks (16 ECTS) and the final project (18 ECTS). Below are examples of the major-specific courses that students will pursue during their orientation weeks:

 

 

 The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in:

 

 

  • Hospitality Administration Management
  • Hotel & Lodging Manager
  • Food and Service Manager
  • Front Line Supervisor
Orientation Subjects
  • Innovation and Communication in the Hospitality Management Sector
  • New Business Models in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector
  • Managing Risk and Regulations in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector
  • Boosting Revenue Using Digital Marketing
  • Innovation and Communication in the Hospitality Management Sector
  • New Business Models in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector
  • Managing Risk and Regulations in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector
  • Boosting Revenue Using Digital Marketing
How does the program work?
Our Modular System
The MBA program consists of 14 modules each lasting 3 weeks. This system allows for complete immersion in the subject area. Every 2 or 3 modules, there will be an Orientation Week which will focus on your Hospitality Management major. During the OW, you will be able to present your final project to your tutors and get feedback and guidance towards its completion.
How does the program work?
Our Modular System
The MBA program consists of 14 modules each lasting 3 weeks. This system allows for complete immersion in the subject area. Every 2 or 3 modules, there will be an Orientation Week which will focus on your Hospitality Management major. During the OW, you will be able to present your final project to your tutors and get feedback and guidance towards its completion.

SEMESTER 1

Semester 1 MBA

SEMESTER 2

Semester 2 MBA

SEMESTER 3

Semester 3 MBA

“My wish always was to become specialized in my field and positively impact on a business environment where I’m currently working. Grateful teachers, Courses provided and my friends at GBS brought me closer to the wish. Thank you GBS.”

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“My family has a Tropicana Beach Resort complex in VIETNAM that I will hope to continue to successfully manage. I strongly believe that my experience at GBS has given me everything that I need to do this Sucessfully.”

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” I would like to gain some experience in he Hotel Spa Industry in my country (Mozambique), I believe that all knowledge provided by GBS in Business Administration field will help me to achive my goal.”

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