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
The Master in International Hospitality Management is focused
on developing general management and leadership capabilities
with a global hospitality perspective.
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
• 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.
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.
January and July.
• 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
• Service Quality Management
• Successful Hospitality Project Design
• Applied Hospitality Management
• Hospitality Industry Experience (six months)
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.
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
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.
• A related undergraduate degree from a Le Cordon Bleu program,
plus one year of relevant hospitality industry experience in a
• or - An undergraduate degree plus two years work experience, in a
supervisory role, with 2 references from the place of employment.
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.
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.
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.
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/
management perspective, demonstrating situational understanding
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
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
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.
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.
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