Master in Hotel Business Management

General

Program Description

The tourism and hospitality sector is one of the areas with the highest economic growth at an international level and demands specialized professionals with excellent academic training who are easily adapted to an ever-changing industry . The Master in Hotel Business Management from the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management is a master's degree from the Ramon Llull University that promotes and consolidates your passion for hospitality with the aim of making you one of the leaders in the industry international hotelier .

The program offers:

  • A global and transversal vision of the hotel business: from the conception, definition, implementation of the hotel project, start-up and launch, operation and management of the hotel company, with special emphasis on the development of strategic and financial knowledge.
  • A practical orientation: strengthen formal knowledge and provide participants with methodologies and tools that strengthen success in their professional and personal challenges.
  • The development of managerial skills and abilities, understanding the current environment, trends, risks, threats and opportunities, to learn to take advantage of them both for their own benefit and for the company.

Who is it for?

The Master in Hotel Business Management of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management Sant Ignasi is aimed at all professionals passionate about hospitality and with potential, who want to deepen and increase their knowledge of hotel management, strategy and management , and who at their may wish to improve their leadership skills . People capable of looking at the hotel business from another angle to consolidate their professional career and contribute to improving the hospitality experience of clients and their team. At the end of the program, participants :

  • They will have developed advanced skills and management skills to become future hotel leaders.
  • They will have developed and improved their strategic decision-making capacity in hotel companies.
  • They will have grown in innovative and entrepreneurial spirit .
  • They will have become familiar and have internalized values such as sustainability and social responsibility , essential in today's hospitality.
  • They will have enhanced their empathy with customers and their own team.

Contents

The Master in Hotel Business Management is a 60 ECTS program with the following content:

AREA OF DIRECTION OF THE HOTEL COMPANY: set of contents that deepen the direction of the hotel company, both from the point of view of the establishment and from the corporation.

  • Hotel industry and tourism markets
  • Strategic Management and Planning
  • Corporate finance and financial management
  • Management and cost control
  • Hotel Real State (investments and management of hotel assets)
  • Marketing, branding and portfolio management
  • Commercial management, channels and sale
  • Revenue Management
  • Operations Management (Front Office Operations)
  • Excellence and quality of service
  • Restoration management within the hotel framework
  • Experience Management (Guest Experience)
  • Information systems and technology
  • Capital Management and Organization

DIRECTIVE DEVELOPMENT AREA: set of contents that reflect on the figure of the hotel manager and his relationship with the team of collaborators, customers and owners.

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Personal development plan
  • Management Competencies
  • Network and networking development

HOTEL INNOVATION AREA: Set of contents that deepen innovative management and the latest trends in the development of products and services.

  • Innovation Process Management
  • Innovation in the management of the hotel company
  • Design thinking
  • Latest trends in hospitality and development of new services
  • Hospitality Awareness

SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: set of contents that deepen the management and implementation of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.

  • Governance and corporate social responsibility
  • Sustainable development
  • The Green Hotel

CONSULTING AREA: New product development and consulting space.

  • Project definition and planning
  • Project Management (Project Management)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Opening and commissioning
  • Project (preliminary draft and business plan)

HOSPITALITY MANAGERS FORUM Students participate, throughout the program, in several dinner colloquium meetings with directors of leading international companies.

Curriculum

Leadership

  • Management and personal development 5 ECTS
  • Human capital management and organization 5 ECTS

Strategy

  • Strategic planning in the tourism and hotel industry 5 ECTS
  • Sustainability and social responsibility 5 ECTS

Address

  • Corporate finance, Budgeting, Hotel Real Estate and risk management 10 ECTS
  • Hotel operations management 6 ECTS
  • Hotel marketing management 5 ECTS
  • Commercial management 5 ECTS
  • Hotel technology and systems 4 ECTS

Final project

  • Final Master Project 10 ECTS

Professional development

Students of the Master in Hotel Business Management who wish to do so can do company training (with an internship contract ) in leading companies in the hospitality sector. The Corporate Relations Department manages these complementary professional experiences, in accordance with the skills and preferences of the student. These periods of training in companies are optional.

Real examples of complementary training experiences:

  • Hilton Barcelona - Assistant Director HR Department
  • Hotel Fairmont Barcelona - Assistant Director HR Department
  • Hotel Roger de Lluria, Barcelona - Assistant Director
  • Derby Hotels Collection, Barcelona - Department Shopping
  • Hotel Miramar Barcelona - Events
  • Hotel Cotton House, Barcelona - Assistant Director
  • Barceló Atenea Park, Barcelona - Department of Management
  • Hotel Majestic, Barcelona - Executive Assistant Manager
  • H10 Art Gallery, Barcelona - CrossTraining
  • ICG Qualis, Barcelona - Revenue Management

Hospitality Managers Forum During the Master in Hotel Business Management, participants will attend regular meetings with renowned businessmen, managers and professionals in the sector who will share their experience and vision of the business and the sector with the participants, facilitating the exchange of ideas. and networking.

Admissions

Who can access the Master in Hotel Business Management?

1. Students with a university degree

  • All those who are in possession of an official Spanish university degree, or another issued by an institution of higher education belonging to another member state of the European Higher Education Area that empowers for access to master's degrees.
  • Graduates in educational systems outside the European Higher Education Area, without having to approve their degrees. Before, it will be verified that the foreign university that has issued the degree accredits a level of training equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish degrees and that, in your country, this degree allows access to postgraduate education. The access by this route does not imply, in any case, the homologation of this title or its recognition for other purposes than to take the master.

2. Students without a university degree Students without a university degree who meet the following requirements can take the program, and after the Admissions Commission assesses and accepts their candidacy through their CV:

  • Candidates at least 23 years of age
  • Access to the university either through the PAU (Selectivity) or having completed a Higher Degree Formative Cycle
  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrable work experience in positions of responsibility in the tourism and hotel sector. The Admissions Commission reserves the right to request references of said work experience and to have an interview with the candidate, if deemed necessary.

Enrollment

What process must be followed to formalize the registration of the Master in Hotel Business Management?

Once the candidate receives the favorable resolution of his candidacy from the Admissions Commission, he must formalize the registration by presenting the following original documentation at the Academic Secretariat of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management Sant Ignasi:

1. Spanish university graduates

  • Photocopy of the valid ID or passport at the time of registration
  • Original and photocopy of the title or title of the university studies
  • Official academic certification (list of subjects taken with their qualification and their number of credits)
  • Direct debit document

2. Graduates in education systems outside the Spanish university system

  • A photography
  • Photocopy of the valid passport at the time of registration
  • Original and photocopy of the title or title of the university studies
  • Official academic certification (list of subjects taken with their qualification and their number of credits)
  • Sworn translation of the degree and the academic record, in case the original is not in Spanish or English.
  • SET (European Supplement to the Degree) or failing that a certificate from the candidate's university of origin proving that his university studies enable him to take a master's degree in his country of origin.

3. Students without a university degree:

  • Photocopy of the valid ID or passport at the time of registration
  • Photocopy of the degree completed
  • CV with demonstrable work experience and company certificate specifying such work experience.

At the time of enrollment, the Academic Secretariat of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management Sant Ignasi will require the student to provide all the original documents in order to make the relevant compulsory.

Price and Payment Methods

Standard: € 9,900

  • Registration (pay before 15 days from admission) = € 2,900
  • Rest (pay before the start of the master's degree) = € 7,000

One-time payment (a 5% discount applies) = € 9,405

  • Registration (pay before 15 days from admission) = € 2,900
  • Rest (pay before 01/07) = € 6,505

Monthly payment (2% with respect to the standard price) = € 10,098

  • Registration (pay before 15 days from admission) = € 2,900
  • Monthly = € 1,028.29 x 7 monthly payments (from November to May)
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi (HTSI) is a university centre of Ramon Llull University and it is promoted by the Company of Jesus.

The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi (HTSI) is a university centre of Ramon Llull University and it is promoted by the Company of Jesus. Read less