The new course of study, due to start in November 2023, comprises four 12-week online learning modules as well as four six-day sessions held at various campuses, including locations in France and Singapore.
Students will join classes at Glion’s main campus, based in Montreux, Switzerland, and its London base, as well as ESSEC’s Paris-La Défense and Singapore campuses.
“Hospitality management is constantly evolving and moving in line with the acceleration of new technologies and new customer demands,” said Francine Cuagnier, Marketing Manager at the Glion Institute.
“This program will offer the opportunity to develop soft skills in leadership and innovation, as well as mastery of the financial and economic fundamentals necessary to develop a solid and successful long-term strategy.”
Vincenzo Vinzi, dean and president of ESSEC Business School, said the partnership will strengthen the institution’s expertise and academic offer in hospitality.
“This will enable professionals to train and transform by acquiring cutting-edge knowledge, expertise and soft skills that will enable them to become responsible and influential leaders in the hospitality industry who will be able to combine value creation and sustainability,” he said. he said.
The first participants will be welcomed in November 2023 and will study four modules: New frontiers in the hotel industry; Improving financial performance; Achieving operational excellence; and leadership transformation.
Students will also undertake an applied business project within 15 months of starting the course to “help students contribute to future solutions as well as adapt to the changes and challenges facing the hospitality industry”.