Les Roches has joined forces with Hotel & Tourism Associations Partners to provide educational scholarship opportunities to hospitality industry professionals.

This initiative aims to support the recovery of the region’s tourism industry through knowledge development and upskilling. As such, we are offering selective, merit-based scholarship grants for our Executive Professional Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)/Professional Development Diploma (PDD) in International Hotel Management.

Our 6-month Executive PGD/PDD is fully remote and flexible, designed to be studied alongside your current job commitments so you can accelerate your career without interrupting it. This program corresponds to the first 4 modules of our 6 modules Executive Masters in International Hotel Management.

Successful applicants will be offered scholarships ranging from USD $12,600 to $18,000 (note these are approximate figures and will vary according to prevailing exchange rates).

Candidates with strong academic performance will have the opportunity to progress to the Executive Master’s in International Hotel Management, with additional scholarship from Les Roches.

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Scholarship and Admission requirements

Applications are managed by Les Roches and Hotel Association Partnerships Admissions requirements:

• Work experience: 5 years of professional experience in the hotel/tourism/hospitality industry OR a minimum one-year supervisory level experience in hotel/tourism/hospitality industry with minimum 5-year’s experience in tangential industries or fields
• English level: Cambridge First Certificate Exam (FCE) or Certificate Advanced English (CAE) / 5.5 International English Language Testing System (IELTS) / 70 Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
• HS Diploma, Associate Degree or BA
Note: In order to qualify for a PGD students will have to hold a Bachelor Degree. Based on experience level and candidate background we can accept students for PDD without a Bachelor Degree.
• 1 or more professional reference letter that validates employment profile
• CV or Resume
• Essay explaining your career goals and motivation
• Most recent transcripts and diploma
• Proof of nationality i.e. Passport or copy of resident ID
• Ability and Commitment to allocate approximately 12 – 15 hours per week for the duration of the program

Candidates will be first assessed based on the above and invited for an interview as a next step of their application process.
Deadline for applications: February 29th 2024
Interviews conducted by: March 15th 2024
Program start: April 1 2024

About the Executive Postgraduate / Professional Development Diploma in Hotel Management

The PDD/PGD program is divided into 4 study blocks with 9 subjects. The Les Roches scholarship program for 2024 intake class will be fully online. Each study block lasts about one month.

9 Subjects grouped in 4 Blocks:
• A practical approach to Protocol & Etiquette
• Advanced Hospitality Operations
• Marketing Strategies for Hotel Management
• Entrepreneurship and Business Modelling
• Leadership and Organizational Behavior
• Advanced Finance and Budgeting
• Revenue Management
• Innovative, alternative and sustainable trends in tourism
• Data analytics (digital) for decision making

Approximate hours per week that students need to dedicate to the program: 12-15, option to complete one or more modules on campus but not obligatory. Students that successfully complete Modules 1-4 will have opportunity to progress to Executive Masters Modules 5 and 6 and retain Les Roches scholarship.

About Les Roches

Les Roches’ mission is to deliver academic rigor with a twist of innovation and entrepreneurship. It has earned us a reputation as one of the world’s foremost hospitality business schools; ranked in the Top 3 globally for our subject area and in the Top 2 globally for Employer Reputation (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021).

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