MBA in Global Hospitality Management

1 year

Full-time

2 Field Trips

Consultancy project

CampusSwitzerland

Taught exclusively on our Crans-Montana campus, this is our flagship graduate program. In one intensive year you will set yourself up for a senior managerial position. Includes field trips to Chicago and Shanghai, plus a real-world Consultancy Project with a leading hospitality brand. 

  • Hospitality Immersion Program*

    2 weeks

    Switzerland
    Semester 1

    6 months + business field trip to Chicago or Shanghai

    Switzerland
    Semester 2

    6 months + business Field trip to Chicago or Shanghai

    Switzerland

    *Only for students without a hospitality degree

  • Semester 2

    6 months + business Field trip to Chicago or Shanghai

    Switzerland

Hospitality Immersion Program (HIP) 

Essential grounding in the fundamentals of hospitality. Designed for students without a hospitality degree/relevant experience. 

 

Semester 1 

Features leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, marketing and budgeting/financial management, plus your choice of elective courses and first international field trip. 

 

Semester 2 

Features strategy and value creation, corporate finance, data analytics and critical thinking, plus your choice of elective courses and second international field trip. Concludes with Consultancy Project. 

Les Roches MBA students enjoy immersive business field trips to both Chicago and Shanghai.

You’ll witness first-hand how world class brands make hospitality magic happen in global cities 

Each trip has a carefully curated program of exclusive luxury hotel visits, meetings with top professionals and social/networking events.

Your knowledge, and network, will be transformed. 

 

"Interacting with accomplished industry leaders, from property-level heads of departments to regional heads, makes it a humbling experience for each of us."
Radhika Mathur MBA student

During your MBA Consultancy Project, you will have the opportunity to put what you’ve learned about leadership and problem-solving to the test.

World-leading organizations invite our students to come up with solutions to real-life business challenges.

It’s not a case study; it’s real consultancy for real companies. 

Previous clients have included: Beau-Rivage Palace Lausanne, Hotel d’Angleterre, Clinique La Prairie, Accor Hotels, Rocco Forte Hotels, Peninsula Hotels and New York Times. 

 

“I thoroughly enjoyed working with the MBA students at Les Roches. I am excited to use their final presentation and project to push Hatchify forward as a new business.”
Irene Forte Rocco Forte Hotels

As an MBA student you will have access to expert career counselors to guide and support you as you pursue your hospitality ambitions

Your Consultancy Project guarantees exceptional industry exposure. 

And around 200 of the biggest brands in hospitality, luxury, finance and retail come to our campuses every year to find their future leaders.  

Minimum age:

23

Education:

A copy of academic credentials (Degree, final official transcript for the full degree program). The school accepts documents in English, or one of the Swiss national languages, i.e. French, German and Italian. If not, an official notarized translation in English will be required.

Postgraduate Diploma applications from non-degree holders with extensive documented work experience will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Non-degree holders may qualify for a Professional Development Diploma, not a Postgraduate Diploma.

Work experience:

 At least two years of relevant work experience.

English level:

Must be proficient in English for higher education studies. English language exam scores (issued in the last 12 months) are required from candidates who are not native English speakers, or who have not spent the last two years in full-time English education.

 

For a full breakdown of entry requirements download a course brochure.

This is an illustration of the basic fee structure you can expect for the program. For a full breakdown of fees download a course brochure.
Academic expensesCHF
Tuition Fees46,950
Learning Resources1,100
Health and accident insurance1,700
Two Business Field Trips8,400
Total58,150
Living expensesCHF
Half board6,500
Total6,500
Living expensesCHF
Half board6,500
Total6,500
Field trip to Shanghai

The MBA field trip experience will transform your perspective and accelerate your career development.

200+

Brands visit our campus every year to find talent

 

94%

of career-seeking students have one or more job offers on graduation day.

13,000

Alumni worldwide

Leading brands recruit our students

Successful careers that started at Les Roches
“It started out as a class project – now we’re expanding across Singapore and Bali.”
Sharon Lee and Javier Perez

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