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					                  Le Cordon Bleu
                  Master in International Hospitality Management
                                              COURSE CODE: 051375B
                                              The two-year Master in International Hospitality
                                              Management is targeted at individuals who have an
                                              undergraduate degree and limited industry experience
                                              and wish to develop a career in the international
                                              hospitality industry.
                                              The Master in International Hospitality Management is focused
                                              on developing general management and leadership capabilities
                                              with a global hospitality perspective.
MASTERS DEGREES




                                              The Le Cordon Bleu stamp of international prestige is
                                              complemented by the academic excellence of the University of
                                              South Australia, responsible for developing and delivering the
                                              program.

                                              Entry Criteria
                                              • Bachelor Degree or four years’ relevant business or hospitality
                                                  experience and expertise at management level
                                              • English language proficiency of Academic IELTS 6.5 with no band
                                                  score of less than 6.
                                              Duration
                                              The Masters is delivered on a full-time basis over two years. The
                                              academic year comprises four terms of 11 weeks and includes six
                                              months’ hospitality industry experience. Australian Residents can
                                              undertake the program part time over three years.

                                              Commencement Periods
                                              January and July.

                                              YEAR 1
                                              •   Introduction to Global Hospitality Operations
                                              •   Leading and Managing People
                                              •   Financial Management
                                              •   Hospitality Marketing Management
                                              •   Strategic Principles
                                              •   Managing Hospitality in the International Context
                                              •   Data Analysis for Hospitality Managers
                                              •   Risk and Contingency Management

                                              YEAR 2
                                              •   Service Quality Management
                                              •   Successful Hospitality Project Design
                                              •   Applied Hospitality Management
                                              •   Hospitality Industry Experience (six months)




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Nested Awards                                                               Hospitality Marketing Management Explores the principles of
                                                                            marketing within the international hospitality environment to better
The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are                           understand a strategic marketing approach within the context of
nested awards within the Master of International                            service industry operations.
Hospitality Management.
                                                                            Strategic Principles Establishes a foundation of analysis and
                                                                            understanding of organisation systems and sub-systems and their
Graduate Certificate in International                                       operation through constant interaction with their environments.
Hospitality Management                                                      Managing Hospitality in the International Context
CRICOS COURSE CODE: 051378K                                                 Provides an overview of the international hospitality sector and
                                                                            explores the key factors and trends that influence hotel and hospitality
This certificate comprises four courses over six months of full-time        managers’ decision-making and methods.
study or one year of part time study.
•
                                                                            Data Analysis for Hospitality Managers Introduces the
    Introduction to Global Hospitality Operations                           concepts and methods of statistical analysis to facilitate continuous
•   Leading and Managing People                                             improvement in the hospitality industry. Students apply the principles
•   Financial Management                                                    in collecting business data: types of data, sources of data, surveys,
•   Hospitality Marketing Management                                        sampling methods and questionnaires.
Graduate Diploma in International                                           Risk and Contingency Management Explores the important
                                                                            aspects of risk management – from a brief history, through foundation
Hospitality Management                                                      principles of real risk, the differences between strategic and tactical
CRICOS COURSE CODE: 051377M                                                 risk and emerging issues in risk management.
This diploma comprises eight courses over one year of full-time             Service Quality Management Explores ways to formulate
study or two years of part time study.                                      strategies for organisations to position themselves as leaders in
•   Introduction to Global Hospitality Operations                           the development and delivery of service excellence and managing
•   Leading and Managing People                                             customer value.
•   Financial Management                                                    Successful Hospitality Project Design Provides an applied
•   Hospitality Marketing Management                                        and conceptual framework for the practice of management consulting
•   Strategic Principles                                                    and an introduction to the philosophical and paradigmatic issues in
•   Managing Hospitality in the International Context                       management research in the hospitality industry.
•   Data Analysis for Hospitality Managers
•   Risk and Contingency Management                                         Applied Hospitality Management Provides opportunities to
                                                                            integrate and apply knowledge and skills from students’ previous courses
Courses                                                                     to a simulation-based hospitality environment. Students will adopt a
Introduction to Global Hospitality Operations Explores                      leadership/management perspective through demonstrating a situational
the concept and practice of hospitality management in the context of        understanding within holistic frameworks, through to making business
the global industry and its environment at both a macro and micro           decisions on the basis of analysis, judgement and creativity.
level, examining the role, structure and size of the hospitality industry   Hospitality Industry Experience Provides an opportunity to
as well as environmental factors and strategies that impact on the          apply and integrate knowledge from diverse discipline areas within the
hospitality industry.                                                       program to a hospitality organisation through a learning experience
Leading and Managing People Explores the key factors                        in a hospitality workplace that uses principles of action-based project
that influence performance and behaviour in organisations in the            management for industry analysis and evaluation.
hospitality sector from a perspective that draws upon leadership,
organisational behaviour and human resources literature.
Financial Management Develops an understanding and ability
to analyse and interpret the financial information used in management
decision-making within international hospitality firms.




                                                       Master in International Hospitality Management (24 Months)
 Graduate Certificate: International Graduate Diploma: International                 Master of International                  Hospitality Industry:
          Hospitality Management            Hospitality Management                      Hotel Management                   Professional Experience
        Academic Study - 6 months         Academic Study - 6 months               Academic Study - 6 months                              6 months




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Le Cordon Bleu
Master of Business Administration
International Hotel & Restaurant Management
                           COURSE CODE: 047380F
                           The Le Cordon Bleu Master of Business
                           Administration (MBA), International Hotel and
                           Restaurant Management, is specifically designed to
                           prepare students for working at middle-management
                           level in the hospitality industry or allied industries,
                           to be a future senior or corporate manager in an
                           international hotel, resort or restaurant business.
                           This program positions future executives for a career at
                           demanding levels of management by teaching the creative
                           thinking required to operate in today’s leading international hotels,
                           resorts or restaurants.
                           Studies begin with a core of strategically oriented courses
                           complemented by a range of hospitality management electives
                           that allow for industry or functional study specialisation. To
                           successfully complete the program students must complete all six
                           core courses as well as six electives.

                           Entry Criteria
                           • A related undergraduate degree from a Le Cordon Bleu program,
                             plus one year of relevant hospitality industry experience in a
                             supervisory role;
                           • or - An undergraduate degree plus two years work experience, in a
                             supervisory role, with 2 references from the place of employment.
                           Duration
                           The Le Cordon Bleu MBA can be completed in one and a half
                           years of full-time study. Some courses of the MBA are also offered
                           online which can be completed over three years, requiring the
                           completion of 12 courses (each of which has a value of 4.5 units)
                           totalling 54 points. Holders of an Australian student visa must
                           study full time.
                           The academic year comprises four terms of 11 weeks commencing
                           in early January through to mid-December each year.

                           Commencement Periods
                           January, April, July, September.

                           English Language Proficiency
                           All courses are taught in English. For direct entry to the Masters
                           degree, students joining from overseas will need to have achieved
                           a minimum level of English proficiency of Academic IELTS 6.5,
                           with no band score of less than 6.

                           Articulation and Course Recognition
                           In line with the University of South Australia’s policy on course
                           credit, students who have completed relevant postgraduate
                           programs at appropriate institutions, with a credit or better grade
                           average, can seek status (recognition of prior learning) in the
                           relevant Le Cordon Bleu Masters subjects, pending assessment by
                           the Program Director.




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Nested Award                                                               Competitive Strategy Introduces strategic management and
The Le Cordon Bleu Graduate Certificate in International                   the concept of strategy, as well as an historical overview of strategic
Hospitality Management is a nested award in the MBA program                management, a model of the strategic management process, strategic
                                                                           planning and strategic thinking, defining the business, strategic intent,
and constitutes two Core and two Elective courses,
                                                                           vision and goals, stakeholder analysis, ethics and corporate social
as detailed below.
                                                                           responsibility.
Some courses in the nested awards are available online.
                                                                           Managing Hospitality in the International Context
Core Courses – all six must be completed                                   Provides an overview of the international hospitality sector and
•   Leadership Dynamics                                                    explores the key factors and trends that influence hotel and hospitality
•   Contemporary Management Perspectives                                   managers’ decision-making and methods.
•   Creative and Accountable Marketing                                     Service Quality Management (Hospitality) Provides skills
•   Leading and Managing People                                            to form strategies for organisations to position them as leaders in
•   Accounting for Decision Making                                         the development and delivery of service excellence and managing
•   Competitive Strategy                                                   customer value.
Elective Courses – any six can be selected for completion                  Data Analysis for Hospitality Managers Introduces the
•   Managing Hospitality in the International Context                      concepts and methods of statistical analysis with application to
•   Service Quality Management (Hospitality)                               facilitate continuous improvement in the hospitality industry.
•   Data Analysis for Hospitality Managers                                 Risk and Contingency Management (Hospitality) Explores
•   Risk and Contingency Management (Hospitality)                          aspects of risk management – from a brief history, through foundation
•   Applied Hospitality Management                                         principles of real risk, the differences between strategic and tactical
•   Sustainable Corporate Strategy                                         risk, and emerging issues in risk management.
•   Managerial Finance
•
                                                                           Applied Hospitality Management Provides a leadership/
    Managerial Economics
•
                                                                           management perspective, demonstrating situational understanding
    International Business
                                                                           within holistic frameworks through to making business decisions.
Courses                                                                    Sustainable Corporate Strategy Explores issues dealing with
Leadership Dynamics Provides an overview of the roles, processes           team formation for case studies and the concept of strategy, as well
and personal behaviours necessary for successful functioning and           as levels of strategy: enterprise, corporate, business, and functional
problem solving as leaders of work groups within complex enterprises.      analysis of a firm and its stakeholder; assessing stakeholder needs, and
                                                                           stakeholder versus shareholder interests.
Contemporary Management Perspectives Provides an
introduction to systems theory, systems thinking and organisations;        Managerial Finance Deals with present value concepts,
strategy concepts, strategic management, risk management                   discounted cash flow techniques, risk, required rates of return,
and leadership; external, industry and internal environments;              debt capacity, cash management, options thinking and strategic
globalisation, drivers and impacts; ethical issues.                        investment decisions, financial modelling and spreadsheets, leasing
                                                                           and debtors management.
Creative and Accountable Marketing Provides a sound
overview of the role of the marketing function and marketing               Managerial Economics Considers the nature and method
thinking, relevant to contemporary organisations.                          of economic thinking, demand and supply in a market economy,
                                                                           competition and monopoly, markets and governments, interest rates
Leading and Managing People Provides strategies for                        and the financial system, monetary policy, exchange rates and the
maximising the human resource contribution from all employees to
                                                                           economics of growth.
sustain their organisation’s competitive advantage.
                                                                           International Business Provides an overview of globalisation,
Accounting for Decision Making Provides students with the                  dealing with national differences in political economy, managing
skills and knowledge to be able to use accounting information to
                                                                           differences in culture, and the global trade and investment environment.
improve their performance as managers.



                                                                        Master of Business Administration (MBA)
                                                        International Hotel & Restaurant Management (18 Months)
                                   Le Cordon Bleu Graduate Certificate:                       Le Cordon Bleu Master of Business Administration
                                 International Hospitality Management                           International Hotel & Restaurant Management
                                                         Exit Point Only                                            Academic Study - 12 months
                                            Academic Study - 6 months




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Le Cordon Bleu
Masters Delivery Partner
While Le Cordon Bleu Australia is the registered education         Campus
provider, our academic partner, The University of South            The Le Cordon Bleu classes are held at the City West Campus on
Australia, delivers the Masters programs allowing students to      the corner of Liverpool Street and North Terrace, Adelaide.
obtain a coveted dual-badged Le Cordon Bleu – University of
South Australia – qualification.                                   Facilities And Services
                                                                   The University Library offers first-class business and
University of South Australia (UniSA)                              management learning resources with a dedicated liaison
                                                                   librarian. It provides texts, journals, periodicals, magazines and
City West Campus, North Terrace Adelaide SA 5006                   access to online databases and information services.
www.unisa.edu.au                                                   •   Computer Help Desk
CRICOS Provider No: 00121B                                         •   Computing Pools
                                                                   •   Learning Services
The University of South Australia is one of the fastest growing
                                                                   •   Library
and most innovative universities in Australia with almost 34,000   •   Students Association
students, including approximately 9,900 international students.    •   Unisafe, Security Services – Personal Safety on Campus.
The University has an international reputation for excellence in
teaching and research.




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Articulation and Course Recognition                                 Awards
In line with the University’s policy on course credit, students     The postgraduate award is conferred by the University of South
who have completed appropriate postgraduate programs at             Australia in April and September each year at a ceremony held in
appropriate institutions, with a credit or better assessment, can   Adelaide, South Australia. The parchment awarded to graduates
seek status in the relevant Le Cordon Bleu Masters subjects,        displays the partnership names and logos of Le Cordon Bleu and
pending assessment by the Program Director.                         the University of South Australia.

Teaching Methods
The Master Degree Programs comprise coursework, project work
and research in varying combinations.
The sequence of studies begins with a core of strategically
oriented courses, complemented by a range of electives that allow
for some industry or functional study specialisation.
Classes are conducted as lectures and workshops, maintaining
low staff-to-student ratios and a high degree of interaction and
participation.




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