International Hospitality Management

International Hospitality Management

About International Hospitality Management

The program was developed in collaboration with the Lausanne College of Hospitality in Switzerland (EHL), which ranked first in the universities ranking (QS) for the year 2019. The program offers a balanced approach that combines knowledge of the hospitality industry with management theories and applied business projects to prepare specialists and leaders according to Swiss and international standards in the field of hospitality and tourism. The graduate will be able to manage local and international hospitality projects from operations and project management, to preparation of strategies and planning, making the degree holders the most sought-after to fill in leadership positions at top local and international development projects in Saudi Arabia.
The hospitality sector covers several areas within the services sector, which includes all companies interested in providing distinguished services to clients. It includes hotel and event management, food and beverage, leisure facilities, transportation, travel, and many other areas in the tourism and leisure sector.

Mission

To graduate professionals and leaders equipped with adequate knowledge, technical skills, and mindset of Swiss and international standards in the field of Hospitality and Tourism.

Program Objective

Provide students with a distinguished academic educational program, with a focus on practical application.

Provide a unique learning experience through an academic environment compatible with international specifications.

Share the knowledge and technical skills through teamwork, and encourage students to build relationships with faculty and hospitality industry professionals

Increase students' awareness of dealing with international companies in the field of hospitality in a professional way that reflects their personality and the culture of their countries.

Increase research opportunities in the field of hospitality and tourism.

Meet the needs of the rapidly growing hospitality and tourism sector

Job Market and Opportunities:

Hotels and Tourism:

  • - Director general
  • - Assistant General Manager
  • - Guest Relations Manager
  • - Hotel Affairs Director
  • - Maintenance manager
  • - Operation manager
  • - Executive Director of Services
  • - Guest Room Sales Manager
  • - Housing manager
  • - Travel Advisor
  • - Resort team leader
  • - Tour official
  • - Public relations manager
  • - Recreational Activities Coordinator
  • - Guest Services Manager
  • - A representative of the cruise line.

Event management:

  • - Events Manager
  • - Executive Director of Conferences
  • - Meetings Executive Director
  • - Coordinator of meetings and conferences
  • - Meetings coordinator
  • - Meetings manager
  • - Special events manager
  • - Wedding coordinator

Food Operations Management:

  • - Head chef
  • - Cafe manager
  • - Supply Manager
  • - Nutrition Officer
  • - Restaurant manager.
  • - Catering Sales Manager.

Management jobs:

  • - Hotel sales manager
  • - Director of Marketing and Sales
  • - Group Sales Manager
  • - Financial Manager
  • - Human Resources Manager
  • - Business Analyst
  • - Shift manager
  • - Spa manager
     

Graduate Attributes

- Deep knowledge in hospitality science and industry Critical thinking and problem solving 

- Career and leadership readiness

- Openness and global thinking

- Teamwork and communication skills

- Cultural competence

Hospitality Framework

Requirements Courses Type Number of Credit Hours
General Compulsory 22
  Elective  
College Compulsory 18
  Elective 06
Major Compulsory 57
  Supporting 06
  Professional Elect 06
  Field Training 12
Total Credits: 127
Requirements
General
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 22
Elective  
Requirements
College
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 18
Elective 06
Requirements
Major
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 57
Supporting 06
Professional Elective 06
Field Training 12

Total of program Credit Hours

127

Hospitality Study Plan

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
HOSP 101 Kitchen Production I
(Fine Dining, Food Culture (Hot and Cold), Finger Food)
2  
HOSP 102 Kitchen Production II
(Pastry, Dessert and Pastry Making)
2  
HOSP 103 Food and Beverage Services
(Fine Dining and Lounge – Food Court and Coffee Shop)
2  
HOSP 105 Rooms División
(Housekeeping - Accommodation (Application-Front Office - Application-Butler Services - Application-Laundry and Public Areas)
2  
HOSP 106 Stewarding 1  
HOSP 107 Hygiene, Safety and Nutrition 1  
HOSP 109 Introduction to Hospitality 1  
MGT 103 International Business Protocol 1  
HOSP 110 Field Trip 0  
ENGL 103 Applied English I 2 ENGL 005
GHAL XXX Foreign Language I (French) 2 ENGL 005
CS 117 Computer Application I 1  
GIAS 101 Islamic Education 3  
  Total 20  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
HOSP 192 Industry Internship 6 HOSP 101, 102, 103, 104
  Total 6  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
HMGT 203 F&B- (Cost Control, Banqueting and Catering) 2 HOSP 103
HMGT 205 Room Division Management I (Supervision & MICE) 2 HOSP 105
MKT 203 Introduction to Marketing 1 HOSP 109
MGT 221 Human Resource Management 2 HOSP 109
HMGT 231 Event Management and Operations 1 HOSP 109
ACCT 203 Financial Accounting-Uniform system of accounts 2 HOSP 109
HMGT 201 Accommodation Theory PMS 1 HOSP 105
ENGL 203 Applied English II 3 ENGL 103
GHAL XXX Foreign Language II (French) 1 GHAL XXX
CS 217 Computer Application II 2 CS 117
  Total 17  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
HOSP 242 Hospitality Economics 2 HMGT 101
HMGT 216 Rooms Division Management II 1 HMGT 205
HMGT 218 Facilities Managemen 1  
FIN 202 Financial Analysis 2 ACCT 203
ECON 204 Macroeconomics 2  
MKT 212 Hospitality Marketing and Sales (Direct Selling and Customer Service) 2 MKT 203
HMGT 222 Ethics and Law 3 MGT 10
ENGL 212 Academic Writing 2 ENGL 103
GHAL XXX Foreign Language III (French) 1 GHAL XXX
ENGL 214 Communication Skills 2 ENGL 103
STAT 212 Statistics 2 MATH 012
  Total 20  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
FIN 311 Revenue Management 2 FIN 202
ACCT 311 Managerial Accounting 2 ACCT 203
HOSP 311 Luxury Brand Management in Hospitality 2 HMGT 101
HOSP 313 Service Operation Management 2  
MGT 327 Project Management 2 HMGT 101
MGT 323 Talent Management System 2 MGT 221
MGT 325 Career Management I 1 MGT 221
XXX xxx College Elective I 3  
XXX xxx College Elective II 3  
  Total 19  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
HOSP 394 Industry Internship 6  
  Total 6  
ACCT 394 Summer Field Experience 3 Credits  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
MGT 421 Corporate Strategy 3  
FIN 312 Corporate Finance 3 ACCT 203
MKT 462 Service Marketing Strategy 2 MKT 203
MGT 425 Crisis and Security Management 2 HMGT 101
HOSP 411 Resort and Destination Management 2 HMGT 101
GIAS 102 Arabic Language 3  
HOSP xxx Program Electives I 3  
HOSP xxx Program Elective II 3  
  Total 21  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
MGT 422 Innovation management 3 HMGT 101
ENT 201 Entrepreneurship 3 HMGT 101
HMGT 428 Sustainable Development of Hospitality/Tourism Offers 3 HMGT 313
HMGT 432 Cross Cultural Management 3 HMGT 101
HMGT 492 Hospitality/Tourism Student Business Projects 6 MGT 325
  Total 18  

Total Credit Hours Required: 127

The English courses ENGL 111 and ENGL 112 can be taken as an elective within any of the areas: GHAL, GDMC or GSOS

Faculty Member

DR. SANAA S. ASKOOL

Assistant Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Dean, College of Business Administration
College of Business Administration

DR. SALMAN BIN BARRAK

Assistant Professor
College of Business Administrator