GRANDE ÉCOLE PROGRAMME

OVER 5 YEARS

 

BECOME THE LUXURY HOTEL MANAGERS OF THE FUTURE

The Grande École Programme at CMH prepares students for the RNCP level 7 certification of “Manager of a Luxury Establishment in the Hospitality Sector”. It enables them to take a higher education course and set solid career goals by validating a set of professional skills specific to the hospitality and luxury market.
These skills for excellence and multidisciplinary education provided over 5 years by our school are the result of a teaching method with a focus on real-life work situations. The continuous improvement of our teaching relies on the creativity and innovation of our programmes.
Our students are therefore trained for management positions in France and abroad.
See the list of competencies certified upon completion of the course.

Useful information

Length: 5 years

Required level: Bac or equivalent – Bac+1 – Bac+2 – Bac+3 – Bac+4

Parallel admissions: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th year (conditions apply)

Start of academic year: October/November

Patterns:
– initial: 1st and 2nd year
– initial or alternating pattern: from the 3rd year

Types of contract available: Professional training contract / Apprenticeship contract / Work-study internship / Part-time fixed-term contract / Part-time permanent contract

Internship periods: 20 to 26 months over 5 years

Accessibility: course accessible to people with disabilities inclusion@cmh-paris.fr

Course details: learn all about the Grande École Programme

Qualifications and Certifications:

BAC+3 European Bachelor in hotel and tourism management

Double diploma European bachelor in hotel and tourism management and Communication in hospitality and tourism
Title “Communication Manager in Hospitality and Tourism” registered in the RNCP Level 6 (Journal Officiel of 08/02/18). Acquisition of 180 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

Double diploma European bachelor in hotel and tourism management and Middle management in hospitality “Operational Manager in the Hospitality, Tourism and Luxury Industry

BAC+5 MBA international hospitality and luxury brand management

Title “Manager of a Luxury Establishment in the Hospitality Sector” registered in the RNCP Level 7 (Journal Officiel of 08/02/18). Acquisition of 300 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

Post-diploma success and integration*

RNCP Level 7 certification pass rate: 100%
Graduate employment rate: 90% (9 months after graduation)

*source: graduate employment survey 2019-2020 – updated April 2021

YEAR 1

Developing know-how and improving soft skills
  • Discover the hospitality, tourism and luxury market
  • Understand the corporate environment and management
  • Learn about the luxury industry’s codes of excellence and soft skills

ACADEMIC COURSES
Hotel & hospitality management; Excellence & elegance; Luxury universe; Luxury brand management; Gastronomy and hospitality…
Modern languages: business English, Mandarin Chinese, Russian

COURSE PATTERN
1 academic year of classes on the CMH Paris campus
Internship of at least 4 months.

INTERNATIONAL FOCUS
Study trip to Milan, Italy:
Visits to hospitality establishments and luxury brands, cultural visits, introduction to hospitality management…

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
‣ Coaching by the Career Centre:
Personal development: Team-Building & Grooming methodology.
Development of career plans and support with finding internships.
‣ Work experience:
Internship. Masterclasses by expert trainers. Visits to establishments

KEY INFORMATION

Integration week in London: September

Administrative and Academic Start: October

Rhythm of classes: : 4 days a week

Workshops

Integrated Language School
Team-building and grooming methodology
Professional workshops

Coaching

Internship and job search

The integration internship

4 months minimum in a company

YEAR 2

Be open to international and market trends
  • Be informed of new trends and understand the changes in the international hotel industry
  • Strengthen your skills in management and organisational behaviour
  • Integrate the marketing and communication strategies implemented by companies
  • Master three foreign languages : Chinese, Russian, French

ACADEMIC COURSES
Luxury public relations; Service excellence & business etiquette; Sales, supply chain & distribution; Innovation in hospitality; Revenue management; Trends in the luxury market…
Modern languages: business English, Mandarin Chinese, Russian

COURSE PATTERN
1 academic semester of classes on the CMH Paris campus and 1 academic semester on the CMH London campus
Internship of at least 4 months.

INTERNATIONAL FOCUS
1 academic semester on the CMH London campus: lectures and masterclasses; visits to luxury hotels and establishments in London; meetings with managers of hospitality businesses…

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
‣ Coaching by the Career Centre:
Creating career plans and support with finding internships.
‣ Work experience:
Internship. Masterclasses by expert trainers. Visits to establishments.

KEY INFORMATION

Rentrée : 1 semestre à Paris, 1 semestre à Londres

Rythme des cours : 4 jours par semaine

Workshops

A Career Centre in Paris and London
Professional workshops: CV, video, presentation training

Coaching

Internship and job search

The internship

4 months minimum in a company

YEAR 3

EUROPEAN BACHELOR IN HOTEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Choose a specific career direction and manage a project
  • Prepare for specialisation in a sector: international hospitality chain, hospitality establishment, luxury or tourism brand
  • Choose a career and set objectives
  • Validate your professional experience

ACADEMIC COURSES
Luxury and hospitality entertainment; Human resources management; Events and communication; Project management; Career marketing plan, Business plan…
Creation of a business plan (“Hotel business plan competition”) and viva in English.
Modern languages: business English, Mandarin Chinese, Russian

COURSE PATTERN
1 academic year of classes on the CMH Paris campus
Internship of at least 4 months.

INTERNATIONAL FOCUS
Seminar in Dubai, United Arab Emirates:
Conferences, visits to hospitality establishments and luxury brands, cultural visits, meetings with professionals…

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
‣ Coaching by the Career Centre:
Creating career plans and support with finding internships.
‣ Work experience:
Internship. Masterclasses by expert trainers. Workshops. Visits to establishments.

QUALIFICATION
Diploma: “European Bachelor in hotel and tourism management”

DOUBLE DIPLOMA with 2 possible options
‣ Communication in hospitality and tourism: Title “Communication Manager in Hospitality and Tourism“. Certification registered in the RNCP, Level 6 (Journal Officiel of 08/02/18)
‣ Middle management in hospitality: Diploma “Operational Manager in the Hospitality, Tourism and Luxury Industry

KEY INFORMATION

Start date: October in Paris

Possible course rhythms: 5 months of classes / 5 months in a company – 2 days of classes / 3 days in a company

Dubai Tour (optional):a week in Dubai (hotel visits and lectures)

Workshops

This third year consists of numerous professional workshops.
They are meant to prepare you for employment.

Coaching

Internship search

Specialisation internship

Compulsory 4 to 6 months in a company in France or abroad.
This can relate to very diverse subjects but must be tangible and encourage you to reach your goals.

YEAR 4

Define strategies and manage a team
  • Create and manage a Business Plan
  • Define strategies according to a set of specifications
  • Lead a project and coordinate your team
  • Show leadership and encourage development

ACADEMIC COURSES
Global people management and HR; Luxury brand extension project; Hotel development and real estate; Digital project; Revenue management…
Modern languages: business English, Mandarin Chinese, Russian

COURSE PATTERN
1 academic year of classes on the CMH Paris campus
Internship of at least 4 months.

INTERNATIONAL FOCUS
Seminar in Moscow, Russia:
Conferences, visits to hospitality establishments and luxury brands, cultural visits, meetings with professionals…

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
‣ Coaching by the Career Centre:
Networking and career planning support.
‣ Work experience:
Internship. Masterclasses by expert trainers. Workshops. Visits to establishments.

KEY INFORMATION

Start date with prerequisites: End of October in Paris

Start date: November

Possible course rhythms: 5 months of classes / 5 months in a company

Rythmes des cours possibles: 4 days a week

Rythmes des cours possibles: 2 days of classes / 3 days in the company

Dubai Tour (optional): a week in Dubai (hotel visits and lectures)

Lectures

Our masterclasses led by leading figures in the international hospitality, luxury and tourism take you on a journey through this booming business sector.

TOEFL / TOEIC preparation training

Obtaining the TOEFL IBT (75) or TOEIC (listening and reading 700) or IELTS (6) is required by ACBSP and ECBE accreditations.

The dissertation project

The dissertation project is the cornerstone of the Grande École programme. The student and the host company collaborate in its structure, development and realisation. You will work on drafting it from the fourth year and will support it before an examination board at the end of the fifth year.

YEAR 5

MBA INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY AND LUXURY BRAND MANAGEMENT

Become an expert and prepare for integration into a company
  • Finalise and concretise your career goals
  • Establish your expertise and gain all the skills and know-how of a manager
  • Validate your managerial, theoretical and professional experience
  • Demonstrate an innovative, modern and proactive attitude

ACADEMIC COURSES
Corporate social responsibility and sustainability; Luxury brand management and extension; Revenue management…
Modern languages: business English, Mandarin Chinese, Russian
Professional research dissertation and viva in English

Specialisations
‣ Entrepreneurship
‣ Accounting & Finance
‣ Communication & Marketing
‣ Human resources

COURSE PATTERN
1 academic year of classes on the CMH Paris campus
Internship of at least 4 months.

INTERNATIONALISATION
‣ Seminar in Shanghai, China:
Conferences, visits to hospitality establishments and luxury brands, cultural visits, meetings with professionals…
‣ TOEIC/TOEFL/TFI tests

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
‣ Coaching by the Career Centre:
Creating career plans and support with finding internships and jobs
‣ Work experience:
Internship. Masterclasses by expert trainers. Workshops. Visits to establishments.

QUALIFICATION
Diploma in “MBA international hospitality and luxury brand management”
Title “Manager of a Luxury Establishment in the Hospitality Sector
Certification registered in the RNCP, Level 7 (Journal Officiel of 08/02/18)
Recognition by an American body:
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

KEY INFORMATION

Administrative start date with pre-requisites: October

Academic start date: November

Possible course rhythms: 5 months of classes / 5 months in a company – 2 days of classes / 3 days in a company

Master classes

Meetings & Events on site visits

Professional dissertation

Writing and submitting the final dissertation:
Supporting it before an examination board and graduation

CPC

Obtaining the Common Professional Component (CPC) test is required by ACBSP accreditation.

JOB PROSPECTS

LUXURY HOTEL MANAGER

COMMUNICATION & EVENTS MANAGER

HUMAN RESSOURCES MANAGER

E-business manager

Guest relation manager

Community MANAGER

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Annjanie Sungkur
3rd year

“I chose CMH because it is ACBSP accredited. My goal is to develop teams internationally”

Karl Chidiac
3rd year

“I chose CMH because it’s a school open to international opportunities”

JOIN US

TUITION FEES
2021-2022

YEAR 1 : €8,515
YEAR 2 : €9,075
YEAR 3 : €9,075 (excluding optional curriculum)
YEAR 4 / 5 : €9,575

Financial aid, part-time work. The CMH aims to make admission possible for all students, either by alternating between work and study in partnership with a company, or by carrying out course-related assignments in agreement with the host company.
Student fees may be financed in their entirety by student bank loans.
The schedule allows students to combine paid employment with their studies.

APPLICATION
PROCESS

1. Create an account

Go to MY CMH ACCOUNT and create your account

2. Complete your application form
Download and fill in the Postgraduate application form.

3. Sit the national entry examination
Get the following documents ready: CV, cover letter, diploma and copy of your passport.

4. Send back to our team
Send the postgraduate form and all the documents to: admission@cmh-paris.fr

5. Interview
Once your application form is received, we will arrange an online interview.