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International Hospitality: a new double-degree MBA-MSc with Glion Institute of Higher Education

Hôtellerie Internationale : un double diplôme MBA-MSc avec Glion Institute of Higher Education
Published on
20 November 2017

Grenoble Ecole de Management is partnering with Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the leading hotel management institutions in Switzerland, to offer a new, unique double degree; an MBA combined with an MSc in International Hospitality in September 2018.

Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) continues its development in the fields of hospitality and luxury management with a double MBA-MSc degree from September 2018 with Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the largest management schools hotelier in the world.

Designed to enhance career progression, the dual-degree program allows students to obtain an MBA and Master of Science in International Hospitality Business in only one academic year and one additional year on the job. This unique master's program combines an intensive practical curriculum with a focus on contemporary management challenges and key operational concepts. It prepares students to be holistic managers with a global view of business and strategies, to think critically and strategically and to adapt to a changing global environment.

The innovative format will require students to spend a year on the Glion campus following lectures delivered by both Glion and GEM faculty members, combined with a 12-month blended-learning experience while on the job. In order to earn their degrees, candidates will need to complete both a Final Management Project and a Hospitality Capstone Project.

“We are proud to partner with Grenoble Ecole de Management to (GEM), a triple-accredited institution to offer this dual-degree program. Students will obtain a Master of Science in International Hospitality Business, a graduate degree that transfers all the necessary skills for managing business operations and people in hotels and hospitality companies, together with the strategic skills of an MBA to become the undisputed leaders of tomorrow.” said Georgette Davey, Managing Director of Glion Institute of Higher Education.

Apart from obtaining two specialized advanced degrees from two world-class institutions, graduates will have the opportunity to connect with industry experts, receive full access to the career services of both schools, as well as full membership to the alumni networks of both schools.

« Our MBA program at GEM stands out for its internationality and its emphasis on well-rounded professional development. Together with Glion’s long-standing hospitality expertise and tradition of excellence, we will be able to deliver a stimulating double-degree program with a rigorous academic curriculum that directly applies to the dynamic hospitality industry.” says Phil Eyre, MBA Program Director at Grenoble Ecole de Management .


GEM and the Hospitality and Luxury industry

  • Double-degree Hospitality and Management with l’Ecole Ferrières (Grande Ecole Program )
  • MOOC : The Geopolitics of Hospitality with l’Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne
  • MSc in Fashion, Design and Luxury Management on GEM’s Paris and Grenoble Campuses
  • "Invitation to tableware" classes taught by Lycée des Métiers de l’hôtellerie et du tourisme de Grenoble (Program Grande Ecole)
  • MBA combined with an MSc in International Hospitality with Glion Institute of Higher Education

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