The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai
Offers Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in International
|Dubai, April 2001…. The internationally recognised Bachelor of Science
(BSc) degree programme in International Hospitality Management is to begin
in September this year at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management,
part of leading Dubai based hospitality company - Jumeirah International.
Unique Association with Leading Swiss Hotel School
In academic association with École Hôteliére de
Lausanne, one of the finest hotel management institutes in the world, the
four-year programme has as its main aim the preparation of students for
management positions in leading hospitality companies through a strong,
innovative academic curriculum, which includes hands-on experience in the
world’s most prestigious properties. Through the unique association with
École Hôteliére de Lausanne, the Emirates Academy combines
proven academic methodology with comprehensive, up to date facilities.
Extensive growth in both the international and regional hospitality industry has resulted in an increased demand for young and talented hospitality professionals coming from sound educational institutions and the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management aims to play a vital role in fulfilling this growth in demand. Particular attention will be given to the professional development of local nationals. Attending and graduating from the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management will give talented students the unique opportunity to start their own exciting careers in a growing and international industry, where the world is their oyster.
The campus of the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management is ideally situated opposite the world-renowned Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Al Arab. Students will live on campus in brand new, furnished studios equipped with kitchen, shower room and Internet access. In addition the campus features several communal areas such as a clubhouse, an outdoor swimming pool and sporting facilities. The programme will commence in September this year and the expected intake for the first semester is fifty students coming both from the local and expatriate community and from overseas including Europe and Asia.
Professional Development Programme for Hospitality Professionals
In addition to the four-year BSc programme, the Emirates Academy offers an extensive Professional Development Programme, which is due to commence this summer. The Professional Development Programme is designed to develop the hospitality industry’s middle and senior managers’ cognitive skills in a variety of fields related to the industry in order for them to reflect those skills and apply them to their business unit, resulting in an immediate return of investment.
The programme comprises a number of modules that were carefully selected and developed to meet and exceed the development needs identified as common and of high importance by management in the hospitality industry. Modules include ‘Food & Beverage Trends in a New Millennium’, ‘Financial Awareness Programme for Non-Financial Hospitality Managers’, ‘Managing Service Quality in Hotels and Restaurants’, ‘Advanced Kitchen Management’ and ‘E-nnovation’.
The first modules will run in slots of one week each and will be facilitated by professionals with many years of experience in the hospitality industry and in coaching senior managers to develop their skills and abilities. Key presenters are Debra Adams, Associate Professor, John Sutton, Principal Lecturer and Head of Department Food & Beverage and Willi Elsener, Head of Department Food Production.
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
Phone: +971 4 348 2222
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