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MSc Luxury Hospitality and Innovation

SKEMA Business School
Program overview
1-2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Paris
September 2022

Paris
January 2023

Paris
September 2023

Paris
January 2024

About this program

MSc Luxury Hospitality and Innovation

To prepare current or future hospitality professionals for management positions. More specifically, our graduates will be able to:

  • Anticipate consumer behaviour and its impacts
  • Focus on service approach, service delivery, quality and innovation
  • Apply managerial, financial, and marketing knowledge
  • Focus on data analytics, electronic distribution, and revenue management strategies
  • Apply sustainable and quality management techniques
  • Anticipate upcoming challenges in luxury hospitality and innovation
  • Manage complex projects and business development

Admission requirements

Two-Year MSc:

  • Eligible to apply: students who hold a three-year university degree or equivalent.

MSc (one-year):

  • Eligible to apply: students who hold a four-year university degree or equivalent + two months minimum of professionnal experience. In some cases, a three-year degree with substantial professional experience can be accepted.
  • Students will be required to reach the necessary level for the MSc before moving to year two.

English language test required for all students:

In some cases, the English test can be waived (for English native speakers or degree holders from an English-speaking country)TOEFL (530), TOEFL IBT (71), TOEIC (810), IELTS (6)


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Program content

Semester 1, at Ferrières

  • Opening Seminar Ferrières: Collective Intelligence & Collaboration
  • Communication & Positive Leadership for Hospitality Entrepreneurs
  • Revenue Management: Distribution & Sales Strategy
  • Quality Management including Crisis and Disaster Strategies / Geopolitics
  • Leading & Managing Teams, Organisational Behaviour
  • Career Summit
  • Introduction to Facilities and Real Estate Management
  • Agile Project Management
  • Advanced Global Project Management
  • Digital Marketing in Tourism & Hospitality
  • CRM in Tourism & Hospitality
  • Technology and Technological Convergence
  • Piloting and Controlling Performance: Corporate and Project Finance, Management
  • Control & KPI for Luxury Hotels

Electives (choose one)

  • Food & Wine Pairing and Promotion (optional WSET1 certificate)
  • Advanced Restaurant Management (case study)
  • Events Design and Promotion (project)
  • Employer Brand
  • Hospitality & Revenue Business Game
  • Vineyard Management Case Study

Semester 2, at SKEMA

  • Innovative Business Models in the Luxury Industry
  • Career Management
  • Big Data & Hospitality Analytics
  • Digital Transformation and Change
  • Advanced Brand Management
  • Advanced Global Strategy and Management of Innovation
  • Sustainability & Ethics in Hospitality
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Case study in luxury hospitality (+study trip)
  • Ferrières Development Centre
  • Research Writing

Electives (choose two)

  • Health & Wellness Management / Luxury Resort
  • Corporate Finance (online course)
  • Management Principles and Practices (online course)
  • Quality of Life at Work (online course)
  • Information Design for Presentations
  • Artificial Intelligence for Business (with MS PowerApp)

  • Dissertation, 30 credits​

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

Program taught in English at the Sophia Antipolis (France) and Suzhou (China)campuses - September, or August, and January intakes. Students may swap campus location between semesters.

Tuition

  • One year MSc: €25,000
  • Two-year MSc: €40,000

Continuing studies

Luxury hospitality management is a growing sector: graduates have a wealth of opportunities. Depending on their previous experience and focus during their studies, graduates can seek various managerial positions in the luxury hospitality sector such as guest service manager, front desk manager, communication manager; sales and marketing manager, quality manager, reservations manager, revenue manager, hotel manager, hospitality consultant and analyst, etc.

Opportunities also exist in distribution companies such as OTAs, and technology companies.

Companies and brands that recruit and provide internships

  • Accor, Booking.com, Carlson Wagonlit Travel Club Méditérranée, Choice Hotels, Deloitte, Expedia, Fairmont, Hyatt, HRS, IHG, Marriott, Pierre et Vacances, PriceMatch, Relais et Châteaux, Société des Bains de Mer de Monaco, Voyageprive.com …

Career paths

Luxury hospitality management is a growing sector: graduates have a wealth of opportunities. Depending on their previous experience and focus during their studies, graduates can seek various managerial positions in the luxury hospitality sector such as guest service manager, front desk manager, communication manager; sales and marketing manager, quality manager, reservations manager, revenue manager, hotel manager, hospitality consultant and analyst, etc.

Opportunities also exist in distribution companies such as OTAs, and technology companies.

Companies and brands that recruit and provide internships

  • Accor, Booking.com, Carlson Wagonlit Travel Club Méditérranée, Choice Hotels, Deloitte, Expedia, Fairmont, Hyatt, HRS, IHG, Marriott, Pierre et Vacances, PriceMatch, Relais et Châteaux, Société des Bains de Mer de Monaco, Voyageprive.com …

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SKEMA Business School

SKEMA is a global business school, which creates the necessary material and human resources to deliver an educational program that reflects the global economic environment perfectly. It has seven campuses worldwide on five continents.  SKEMA is multi-accredited – EQUIS, AACSB...


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Why study at SKEMA Business School

SKEMA aims to become the reference for global business schools. We are based on five continents. Our international strategy is to train management leaders in the knowledge economy by developing :

  • A school with one identity on its different sites, with campuses set up in the heart of scientific hubs. The school’s culture fosters an international outlook, excellence and innovation.
  • Multi-site education programs offering mobility, professional expertise and interdisciplinary programs (technology-management).
  • Synergy with the school's local environments both in terms of research and in business partnerships. Cross fertilisation within science hubs (but also among these hubs) that will give an overall view of innovation and the needs for specific skills in the world’s different regions.
  • Systematic involvement of global companies with the school (governance, programs, incubators, research, students).
  • The school is managed according to the values of excellence, humanism, diversity and innovation.
  • SKEMA contributes to the local environment and economic fabric wherever its campuses are located.

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2020-11-18T00:00:00.000
The MSc Luxury Hospitality & Innovation has lived up to my expectations. The Fèrrieres castle is a beautiful place to feel the spirit of real luxury. The first time I entered, I fell in love with it. I met wonderful professors who shared their valuable knowledge. The professors from the luxury side of things were my favourites. So interesting,...
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59777 Lille
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