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Higher Diploma: Business & Hospitality Management

Business and Hotel Management School - BHMS, Switzerland
Higher Diploma: Business & Hospitality Management
Next enrollment cycle April 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 4,155,180
Course Accredited By ACF
2 Years On Campus Undergraduate Diploma

This second year provides the knowledge needed to further a career in global tourism, hospitality and other multi-national business sectors.

 Students advance their understanding and skills in business management with subjects that include accounting, sales and marketing as well as human resources management. It comprises one semester of 20 weeks plus 4- 6 months paid internship. After completing the two year program at the B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School students decide either to follow the BA in Hotel & Hospitality Management or the BA in Global Business Management final year pathway.

Enrollment Cycles

  • April 2024
  • May 2024
  • July 2024
  • August 2024
  • October 2024
  • November 2024
  • January 2025
  • February 2025

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age with a successfully completed Diploma (or equivalent).
  • English language skills at a level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
     

Year 1 

1st Semester // 6 months // 4 terms

  • Consumer Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Professional Development & Communications
  • Academic Writing & Study Skills
  • Academic English Communications I, II, III, IV
  • German Communication I, II, III, IV
  • Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism
  • Beverage Studies
  • Introduction to Dining Operations LAB
  • Food & Beverage Service Operations LAB
  • Kitchen Operations LAB
  • Economics for the Global Service Industry ¹
  • Restaurant Revenue Management ¹
  • Contemporary Food & Beverage ¹
  • Elective Language ¹

2nd Semester // 4-6 months

  • Diploma Internship
  • Diploma

Year 2 

3rd Semester// 6 months // 4 terms

  • E-Commerce
  • Business Performance Analysis
  • Managing Hospitality Human Resources
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Front Office Operations & Reservation Systems
  • Housekeeping Operations
  • Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
  • Research Methods
  • Language Elective I, II
  • Small Business Management ²
  • Hospitality Law ²
  • Hotel Yield Management ²
  • International Hospitality Cultures ²
  • Hotel & Restaurant Design ²
  • Advanced Food & Beverage Dining Services LAB ²
  • Event Planning & Operations (Core for BA HHM) ²
  • Global Business (Core for BA GBM) ²
  • Current Issues in Hospitality & Tourism (Seminar Series) ²

4th Semester // 4-6 months

  • Higher Diploma Internship

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