Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management
〉Medium of Instruction: English (programs are taught entirely in English, except for language classes)
〉Level: Postgraduate (for applicants with a degree or relevant work experience in the industry)
〉Applicant’s Age: Normally 21 years old and above
〉Admission Requirements: Please see here
〉Program Duration: 1½ years (2 academic semesters + 1 internship semester)
〉Award: Les Roches Jin Jiang Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management* *students with professional experience and no bachelor degree will be awarded a Professional Development Diploma in International Hotel Management
〉Starting Dates: February/March and August/September
Students who complete one year of studies, Semester 1 (PGD 1) and Semester 3 (6-month internship), will be awarded the Les Roches Jin Jiang Postgraduate Certificate in International Hotel Administration. The aim of the Postgraduate Certificate in International Hotel Administration is to establish a conceptual framework for future hospitality professionals and expose students to operational management situations.
The Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management prepares students to start their professional career by entering the industry directly, and also prepares them for continuing their studies at postgraduate higher diploma level.
The program, delivered in English, is designed for career changers or students who need to gain the basic administrative skills for hospitality operations. Additionally, students take a wide variety of courses for the general business management practices in hospitality.
Graduates of the Les Roches Jin Jiang Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management can choose to further their studies and develop further their management competencies by applying to transfer for postgraduate higher diploma completion at our Les Roches sister campus in Switzerland. Contact LRJJ Admissions for more information.
This intensive program combines sound theory and craft-based learning (practical classes) with a professional internship in the industry. By interlocking academic learning with a focus on business leadership skills and guided hands-on learning, a careful balance of knowledge is achieved.
The aim of this industry-focused program is to expose students to operational management issues, outline challenges that are prevalent in the industry and provide students with conceptual as well as strategic tools, in order for them to make informed decisions and enable them to solve these issues. Students will also develop their professional attitude for the hospitality industry.
The program blends hospitality and business management theoretical courses. The process allows students to gain managerial insight that will effectively prepare them for an entry-level supervisory position in the hospitality industry, with the potential to be promoted to the managerial level after a short period of time.
Semester 1: Postgraduate Diploma I (PGD I)
The first semester of study prepares students to successfully fulfil functions of various "Front of the House" departments in international hotels or restaurants:
Semester 2: Postgraduate Diploma II (PGD II)
The second semester of study will build on the skills that students have already developed in Semester 1 by preparing them to successfully fulfil duties of various “Back of the House” departments in international restaurants or hotels:
Semester 3: Internship (6 months)
For the internship, students will put into practice the knowledge and skills they have learned in Semester 1 and Semester 2, and gain experience in the industry. The aim of the internship is to develop the student’s understanding of administration, project management, time management and communicating in the hospitality workplace. This internship can be completed in any department depending on the student’s interests and career goals. This internship requires a detailed observation and study of an aspect of the operation. It also gives students the opportunity to further develop skills in teamwork, self-management, decision-making and problem solving. The idea of the internship is to get an entry position as a supervisor through a training program.
Internship Application Support
The Les Roches Jin Jiang Career Development & Industry Placement department assists students with securing adequate internship positions.
Further Program Component Information
For more information about each component of the program, please see the LRJJ Academic Catalog pages 29-33.
For all inquiries and questions, please Contact LRJJ Admissions
Admissions office: Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College, 928, Yan An West Road, Shanghai, 200052, P.R China
Admissions hotline: +86 21 6212 1856 +86 180 0178 1386
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