The Bachelor Vatel programme's objective is to train students for operational and administrative management positions. The programme combines cutting-edge management science with traditional know-how in international hotel and restaurant management. Students are expected to participate actively in every phase of this highly internationalized and multicultural academic program, and coursework is reinforced through immediate application of knowledge in practical settings.
The faculty strives to attain outrivaled teaching standards by pushing back the boundaries in their respective disciplines and coursework complements practical training, cultural and technical seminars. Consisting of a fixed curriculum of required courses, students alternate coursework with practical situations in which they have the opportunity to apply and test what they have learned while attending the Bachelor in International Hotel Management programme.
Year 1 and 2: Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management (ADHTM)
Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management program prepares students to embark confidently in the booming global hospitality industry.
Students going through the program will attain needed knowledge and practical skills to develop the ability to identify and analyze business problems and formulate operational and tactical plans to respond effectively to the rapid changes in the business environment of the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will graduate with cutting-edge knowledge of the best industry practices, as well as a service innovation mindset, adding further value to their future employability.
Year 3: Bachelor's Degree in International Hotel Management (Top-Up)
The degree program combines cutting-edge management science with traditional know-how in international hotel and restaurant management. Students are expected to participate actively in every phase of this highly internationalized and multicultural academic program, and coursework is reinforced through immediate application of knowledge in practical settings.
The faculty strives to attain outrivaled teaching standards by pushing back the boundaries in their respective disciplines and coursework complements practical training, cultural and technical seminars. Students develop their analytical capacities, using the wealth of knowledge they now have, devise strategies and the take their first steps in making decisions. These experiences, in the framework of upcoming practical applications, allow them to begin Management Training in a company without any stress.
|Pathway to Bachelor Vatel - International Hotel Management|
|Year 1 and 2: Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management (ADHTM)|
|Academic Semester (24 months including 6 months industrial attachment)|
|- Financial Accounting|
- Professional Development and Career Planning
- Marketing Policy, Planning, and Communication
- Service Quality and Business Communication
- Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality
- IT in Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Operations
- Food and Beverage Operations
- Hotel Operations
- Sustainable Tourism, Planning, and Development
|- Human Resource Management|
- Organisational Behaviour
- Quantitative Methods of Business Management
- Economics for Business
- Managerial Accounting
- Food and Beverage Operations Management
- Hotel Operations Managment
- 6-months Industrial Attachment (Compulsory)
|Industrial Attachment (6 months)|
|Students to go for a compulsory 6-months internship in a Hospitality / F&B establishment or hotels in Singapore or abroad.|
|Year 3: Bachelor's Degree in International Hotel Management (Top-Up)|
|Academic Semester (12 months including 6 months industrial attachment)|
|- Introduction to Cost Control|
- Marketing III
- Human Resources III
- IT Applications III
- Career Project
- Multicultural Management
- Public Relations and Advertising
- Wine, Beer, and Spirits
|- Tourism and Travelling|
- Business Communications III
- French III
- Managerial Experience
- 6-months Industrial Attachment (Compulsory)
|Industrial Attachment (6 months)|
Students to go for a compulsory 6-months internship in a Hospitality / F&B establishment or hotels in Singapore or abroad.
- Bachelor Vatel
International Hotel Management/Manager en Hôtellerie internationale
State level II degree registered in the National Repertory of Professional Certifications by the April 5, 2012 by-law set forth by the French Minister of Labor, Employment and Health and published in the French Republic Official Journal on April 14, 2012. Read more
Academic: Senior High School Certificate or equivalent, "A" level or University Entry Examination.
English Proficiency: TOEFL 500 (173 PC) or IELTS 5.0 (Academic) Completed Bachelor’s Degree in International Hotel Management (Year 2) or
SDH Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management, or
SDH Advanced Diploma in Events Management, or
Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management studies by 4-Year EduTrust Certified PEIs (Such as SHATEC); or Completion of 2 years recognised Bachelor’s Degree in the same field)
Written Assignments, Examinations plus Project / Internship. Graduation Requirements: Obtained a pass in all modules.
Introduction To Cost Control
This module helps students to understand how costs occur and to master budget management. Students will be able to ensure the follow-up of the results in an operational department.
This module helps students to master and implement actions that a hotel has to impact the market. Students will know how to design a coherent and efficient market mix through comprehension of product, price, distribution and sales policies.
Human Resource Management III
This module develops knowledge in human resources and rouses curiosity in students to be able to search for legal information on human resources in the hospitality industry.
This module helps students in understanding fiscal obligations a hotel has and knowing how to draw up a budget that includes all the various social contributions a hotel or a restaurant makes.
IT Applications III
This module helps students to be able to build spreadsheet tools and database management systems which help an organisation’s activity as well as the decision-making process for the manager. This module also gives an introduction to database analysis.
This module enables students to present a relevant professional application compared with the students’ skills and profile. Students will be able to introduce themselves, highlighting skill sets and writing a resume and a cover letter.
This module helps students to understand cultural notions and their consequences in managerial situations. Students are able to implement tools and cultural determinants in order to approach differences and manage an international team. Students also can learn how to overcome stereotypes.
Public Relations and Advertising
This module helps students to understand the different internal and external communication levers. Students are able to implement communication tools in a local market or an international one. An introduction to advertising creations will be covered in this module as well.
This module enables students to have an extensive knowledge of the global political situations.
Wine, Beer, and Spirits
This module gives an introduction to marketing and sale of wine and spirits. Students will be able to know the circuits and distribution strategies in the beer, wine, and spirits industry, know how to develop a sales strategy for wine and spirits in restaurant services, to use digital communication methods to sell wine and spirits and roll out a wine tourism development strategy.
Tourism and Travelling
This module gives a deep knowledge of the breadth of the tourism industry and global trends to students. Students will know how to identify the main touristic zones and highlight how tourism is changing.
This module enables students to know how negotiating works in order to be able to negotiate in all domains of the professional life (commercial relationships, managerial situations, and social situations).
Business Communication III
This module helps students to increase and master professional vocabulary linked to management and marketing. At the end of this module, students should be able to demonstrate confident interpersonal communication in an eloquent manner. Students should also be able to analyze situations and apply the most effective communication method for each situation.
This module helps students to increase and master professional vocabulary linked to management, marketing, and economic press.
This module helps students to have practical skills on managerial experience and prepares them for both the working life and industrial attachment.
Each student will go through a six-month industrial attachment. This is yet another opportunity to display the learning evidence not only in class but also in practical performance. During and before the finishing the industrial attachment, each intern will be evaluated to determine the extent of learning and qualifications of such intern. The student is expected to gain the confidence to be fully employed at this stage.
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