International Hotel Trade Management [Master MHI]


Responsables : Sylvie CHRISTOFLE et Jean-Christophe GAY
Secrétariat du diplôme : 


Objectives

This management course prepares future managers by helping them to acquire the skills required by international hotel groups for the positions of service director, operational department director, hotel and restaurant manager, regional manager, area manager. It also prepares for innovative business creation.

The aim of this certification is to validate the required skills to hold managerial positions in tourism businesses and accommodation businesses in an international environment. The graduate professional must be able to run the company, to manage his working staff, to supervise and control production, to define and set up the commercial strategy, to find out new markets, to design new products, to boost the customer's network or even to create his/her own business.

The advantages of the training course

This course takes advantage of an excellent network composed of well-known and recognised structures in the hotel industry:

  • 3, 4 and 5 star hotels (the Cap Eden Roc Hotel, the Hermitage Hotel, the Majestic, Carlton in Cannes, the Radisson, the Méridien hotel, the Palais de la Mediterranée hotel, the Negresco hotel... 
  • all the big hotels in Monaco (Fairmont, Méridien Beach Plaza, Hotel de Paris...),
  • independent hotels, voluntary and integrated chains in France and abroad (in Belgium, in China, etc.) 

This course is particularly remarkable for the high level professionals who teach in this training course and for the great quality internships found out by its students each year.

Skills

  • To have a global vision of the company and its interactions with its internal and external environment 
  • To define and set up a strategy 
  • To manage a tourism and accommodation service company 
  • To plan resources and budgets 
  • To manage working teams (to compose teams, to animate and motivate them, to supervise and control their achievements) 
  • To create one's own business.

Organisation of the training course

  • School days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Compulsory internship from 4 to 6 months 
  • Capacity: 
    • Year 1: 20 students
    • Year 2: 25 students

 

Conditions

  • To have a three-year Higher Education diploma or an equivalent
  • Management aptitude test: IAE Score Message, Tage-Mage, GMAT, GRE, SAT
  • Academic merit
  • Career objectives
  • English test: TOEIC:750 or TOEFL iBT:78 or IELTS:6.0
    You are exempted from the English test if you are a native English speaker AND/OR if you got your Higher Education degree in one of the countries below (provided that all the course was in English):Antigua, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Barbuda, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Christmas Island, Commonwealth Caribbean, Cocos (Keeling Island), Cook Islands, Dominica, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grand Cayman Islands, Grenada, Guam, Guernsey, Guyana, Jersey, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Isle of Man, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Montserrat, Nigeria, Norfolk Island, Northern Marianas, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Sierra Leone, South Africa, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Helena, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, Zambia, Zimbabwe. 

The candidates declared eligible based on their application file take part in an interview.

Students who got these scores are automatically eligible and go for the interview:

  • SIM:240/400
  • Tage-Mage :350/600
  • GRE :280/340
  • GMAT :420/800
  • SAT :1080/1600

Block Release Training and Continuing Education 

  • Candidates in continuing education (students who interrupted their studies for two years, who are employees or in individual educational leave...) are requested to contact UNICE PRO for all VAE / VAP and application requests
  • The candidates in block release training are requested to contact BUSINESS RELATIONS

Costs

The tuition fees include:

  • National fees
    All students must pay national fees.
    The amount is set each year by the Ministry in charge of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
    The exact amount of these fees is communicated by the ministry (and published on its website) in mid-July.
  • Specific fees
    The amount of specific fees depends on your registration scheme.

To find out whether you are enrolled in a Full-Time Education (FI), a Continuing Education (CF) or a Lifelong Learning (FP) programme, click on the following link: training course scheme

To know about the cost: click on the following link: training course's cost

YEAR 1

SEMESTER 1 

CODE

Coef.(a)

ECTS (b)

COURSES

 TUTORIALS

Unit 1:Business environment    

6

Business ethics and corporate social responsibility

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Labour and commercial law

-

1

(2)

24h

-

International business

-

1

(2)

12h

-

Unit 2: Business strategy   

6

Strategic analysis and business models

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Strategic marketing

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Financial reporting

-

1

(2)

12h

-

Unit 3: Human resources and organisation 

9

Human resources management

-

1

(3)

24h

-

Organisational behaviour

-

1

(3)

24h

-

Management of information and communication systems

-

1

(3)

24h

-

Unit 4: Methods and management tools

9

Project management

-

1

(3)

24h

-

Budget management and performance running

-

1

(3)

24h

-

Statistical analyses for management

-

1

(3)

24h

-

BONUS I (optional: max +0.25 point on the average)

Sport

-

-

-

-

-

Student commitment

-

-

-

-

-

Innovation

-

-

-

-

-

Soft skills :Languages I

-

-

-

-

-

Soft skills :Personal development I

-

-

-

-

-

TOTAL SEMESTER 1

 

 

30

264h

-

 

SEMESTER 2 

CODE

Coef.(a)

ECTS (b)

COURSES

 TUTORIALS

Unit 5:Pre-specialisation in international hotel management

9

Introduction to tourism

-

-

(3)

24h

-

Dynamics of touristic practices

-

-

(3)

24h

-

The touristic system in Europe

-

-

(3)

24h

-

Unit 6:Career objectives and research project I

21

Methodology of the internship report

-

1

(1)

4h

-

Tourism and events product design This document is available in: FR, EN

-

4

(4)

20h

-

Professionalisation assignment:

-

10

-

-

    • Internship or block release training

-

-

(8)

-

-

    • Dissertation

-

-

(8)

-

-

BONUS II (optional: max +0.25 points on the average)

Sport

-

-

-

-

-

Student commitment

-

-

-

-

-

Innovation

-

-

-

-

-

Soft skills :Languages I

-

-

-

-

-

Soft skills :Personal development I

-

-

-

-

-

TOTAL SEMESTER 2

 

 

30

96h

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL FIRST YEAR

 

 

60

360h

 

YEAR 2

SEMESTER 3

CODE

Coef.(a)

ECTS (b)

COURSES

 TUTORIALS

Unit 7: Tourism culture

6

Geography and tourism

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Tourism and events

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Tourism and transport

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Unit 8: International hotel trade strategies and policies

6

Hotel strategies

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Sales strategies and plans in the hotel industry

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Restaurats food and beverage

-

1

(2)

12h

-

Unit 9: Marketing and events

6

Marketing and advertising

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Digital communication in the hotel industry 

-

1

(2)

12h

-

Events management

-

1

(2)

12h

-

Unit 10: Revenue management in the international hotel trade

6

Financial analysis

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Accounting and tax analysis

-

1

(2)

12h

-

Yield management and management control in the hotel trade

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Unit 11: Innovation, entrepreneurship and management

6

Innovation and entrepreneurship

-

1

(2)

24h

-

Team management

-

1

(2)

12h

-

Destination management

-

1

(2)

24h

-

BONUS III (optional: max +0.25 points on the average)

Sport

-

-

-

-

-

Student commitment

-

-

-

-

-

Innovation

-

-

-

-

-

Soft skills :Languages II

-

-

-

-

-

Soft skills :Personal development II

-

-

-

-

-

TOTAL SEMESTER 3

 

 

30

300h

-

 

SEMESTER 4 

CODE

Coef.(a)

ECTS (b)

COURSES

 TUTORIALS

Unit 12:Career objectives and research project II

30

Methodology of the internship report

-

1

(3)

8h

-

Conferences and Seminars

-

1

(3)

22h

-

Professionalisation assignment:

-

10

(24)

-

-

    • Internship or block release training

-

-

-

-

-

    • Final dissertation

-

-

-

-

-

    • Viva of the dissertation

-

-

-

-

-

BONUS IV (optional: max +0.25 points on the average)

Sport

-

-

-

-

-

Student commitment

-

-

-

-

-

Innovation

-

-

-

-

-

Soft skills :Languages II

-

-

-

-

-

Soft skills :Personal development II

-

-

-

-

-

TOTAL SEMESTER 4

 

 

30

30h

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL SECOND YEAR

 

 

60

330h


NOTA BENE :

(a)"Coef." column: Averages (Course Units, Semesters, Years) are calculated based on the indicated coefficients.

(b)"ECTS" column: The ECTS credits indicated in parentheses only apply to students in outgoing or incoming mobility (Erasmus or other international partnership programmes). For students who are properly registered to a course leading to a qualification, the ECTS credits are attributed in the Units.

ROME Codes

  • G1402 Hotel and restaurant management 
  • G1403 Management of leisure facilities or tourist accommodation

Business sectors

  • Hotel trade
  • Tourism

Available types of jobs

  • Responsible for hotel and tourist structures 
  • Sales department manager (internal or external) 
  • Marketing service manager 
  • Banquet-seminar-event service manager 
  • Food & Beverage Manager 
  • Marketing service manager 
  • Customer service manager 
  • Accomodation manager 
  • Revenue manager 
  • Yield manager 
  • Creator of tourism and / or hotel business