Apprendre un métier passionnat a l'Ecole Hôtelière de Genève, suivez le Cursus généraliste en 3 ans

GENERAL COURSE

THE PURPOSE OF THE GENERAL COURSE AT THE ECOLE HÔTELIÈRE DE GENÈVE IS TO PREPARE YOU TO BEGIN PROFESSIONAL LIFE ON A STRONG FOOTING

Our pedagogical concept draws on our parallel consultation activity with companies and industries of the sector. It informs our thinking and allows us to stick as closely as possible to the expectations of your future employers.

The content of the programme is constantly adapted to the realities of the market so that you can succeed in your future positions.

In the first semester, you will have the chance to serve real customers at the Vieux-Bois Restaurant, the school’s gourmet restaurant, restaurant l’Auberge in Chambesy and at the Starling Hotel Residence located In Geneva city

General Course Program at hotel managemetn School of Geneva, Switzerland

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This means following a dense course programme adapted to the realities that our students will face during their professional career.

Our courses provide a full three years degree education in a condensed 2.5 years, which includes two paid industry placements within hotels.

Our students benefit from a very focused hospitality education where course content fits the exacting requirements of the hospitality industry.

Whether you choose to study hotel and resort management, or international event management you will gain experience to enter either of these dynamic industries with the knowledge and capabilities to excel.

You will learn all the key skills to manage a hotel from front office, operations, marketing strategy through to food and beverage.

Those who select event management will know how to plan, budget and deliver a complex event while understanding the importance of ensuring deadlines and fine details are delivered.

Graduates complete their degree with a business qualification and have the capability to select a range of careers in a multitude of sectors.

Gain a general overview of operational techniques and management in catering and hospitality. Master and optimise your image.

This module combines general knowledge, operational management and exploration of the complex worlds of catering and hospitality.

All theoretical knowledge acquired (regulation, menu planning, equipment and materials, knowledge of food and beverage association, service and sales techniques, reception, reservations, housekeeping, etc.) is then tested in a concrete way at the restaurant Vieux-Bois, the school’s gourmet restaurant, and at the Starling Residence located in Geneva city, which is the only hotel residence in Switzerland managed by a Hotel School.

As your image is your main communication tool, we will ensure you participate in Image Workshops (Dress, hairstyle, make-up, ironing, polish, tie, etc.) run by professionals.

A paid internship to test your skills in real-life situations.

Acquire knowledge for management and planning hospitality and catering activities, supporting business and mastering its development.

This module deals with all administrative matters, theoretical subjects (accounting, Swiss law, political economy), operation and control techniques of hotel reception and catering, through to organising visits, conferences and events, as well as general culture and languages (English and German). 

A paid internship to test your skills in real-life situations.

Developing a global vision and techniques to ensure the economic, commercial and social success of a company.

You will learn how to use management instruments properly and their applications in catering and hospitality.

Human resources management, marketing, communications, financial management, technical management… the course orientation is clearly managerial.

You will have to write a degree project on a concrete case of hospitality or catering and defend it in front of experts.

A paid internship* to test your skills in real-life situations.

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Véronique Huber
Office Manager
Hotel Management School of Geneva
Avenue de la Paix 12 – CH 1202 Geneva
Tel : +41 22 919 24 24

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