GRANDE ÉCOLE PROGRAMME

OVER 5 YEARS

 

MASTERS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF LUXURY ESTABLISHMENTS

FOR MORE THAN 45 YEARS, CMH HAS HAD A MISSION
TO TEACH ITS STUDENTS THE MANAGERIAL AND OPERATIONAL EXPERTISE OF HOSPITALITY, LUXURY BRANDS AND TOURISM.

Duration: 5 years

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

Parallel admissions: Subject to conditions

Certification: RNCP qualification recognised by the State, Level 1, Bac +5
“Manager of a luxury establishment in the hospitality sector”

Classes in English: 40-90% over the 5 years

Start date: September/November

The Grande École programme in International Hospitality Management and Luxury Brands has 3 main features:

 

  • Knowledge of the international hospitality industry
  • Acquisition of hospitality management basics, both theoretical and practical
  • An international immersion with classes and internships abroad

YEAR 1

The first year of the Grande École programme in International Hospitality and Luxury Brand Management, allows you to acquire the basic knowledge necessary for the management of a company and more particularly of a hotel company.

You will be confronted, perhaps for the first time, with the reality of professional life through completing an internship.

Examples of subjects taught:

  • Introduction to the hospitality industry
  • Company law and employment law
  • Financial Accounting
  • The high stakes of the international hospitality sector
  • Marketing: analysis and understanding of hospitality markets
  • English for hospitality
  • Restaurant operations & management
  • bar & beverages principles
  • Table service

The entire CMH teaching team supports and guides you in your career and develops a personalised professionalisation plan with you throughout the course

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

During the second year of the Grande École programme in International Hospitality and Luxury Brand Management, you will delve deeper into the concepts studied the previous year.

You will experience the international dimension of the sector, through a semester organised at our London campus and an internship in a company as professional immersion.

Examples of subjects taught:

  • Transformations in the hospitality industry
  • Megatrends: implications for the hospitality and tourism market
  • Management & leadership
  • Front office and housekeeping management
  • he basics of revenue management

 

  • English for hospitality
  • Hospitality and luxury workshop: floral arrangement

 

The entire CMH teaching team supports and guides you in your career and develops a personalised professionalisation plan with you throughout the course.

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

The third year of the Grande École programme in International Hospitality and Luxury Brand Management is essential because it is the year of your specialisation.

It’s about specialising in a sector, choosing a job, immersing yourself in an international hotel chain or a luxury or touristic hotel establishment, according to your desires and the opportunities available.

Examples of subjects taught:

  • Ethics management
  • Intercultural management + business game
  • Human resources management
  • Managerial accounting
  • Revenue management
  • Hospitality sustainable development
  • Luxury industry analysis
  • English for hospitality

Five Level 1 specialisations are offered to you to make a success of your professional project:

  • GLOBAL DIGITAL BUSINESS
  • GLOBAL COMMUNICATION & EVENTS
  • GLOBAL LUXURY BRANDS
  • GLOBAL TOURISM MANAGEMENT & LOCATION BRANDING
  • GLOBAL PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

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

This fourth year of the Grande École programme in International Hospitality and Luxury Brand Management is the final stage of your specialisation.

We offer you the opportunity to go into more depth by acquiring new knowledge and skills, or to go further by acquiring a complementary Level 2 specialisation.

Examples of subjects taught:

  • Corporate finance
  • Revenue management: optimize direct revenue
  • Talent strategy and management
  • Negociation management
  • Luxury digital strategies
  • Heritage management and place marketing
  • Communication of influence

Five Level 2 specialisations are offered to students in order for them to complete their professional projects:

  • INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL BUSINESS
  • INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION & EVENTS
  • INTERNATIONAL LUXURY BRANDS
  • INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MANAGEMENT & LOCATION BRANDING
  • INTERNATIONAL PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

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

The fifth year of the Grande École programme in International Hospitality and Luxury Brand Management validates your managerial, theoretical and professional experience.

The professional end-of-studies dissertation certifies your level of expertise and will lead you to employability, both in France and abroad.

Example of subjects taught:

  • Global perspective management
  • Advanced corporate finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • E.influence & E.reputation management
  • Sustainable luxury development
  • Asset management in hospitality
  • Hotel investment strategy
  • Digital marketing and growth

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

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”

GET IN TOUCH

TUITION FEES
2018-19

YEAR 1 / 2 / 3: €8,500
YEAR 4 / 5: €9,000

Financial assistance and part-time work. CMH’s aim is to make admission possible to all students either through the block-release training system linked to a company or through study missions in agreement with the host company.
The tuition fees can be fully financed by student bank loans.
This schedule allows you to gain professional experience at the same time as your studies.

INFORMATION
MEETINGS

Come to our information meetings and interact with our teams

ADMISSION
CONDITIONS

1. Create an account
Go to your account where you will find an application form.

2. Complete your application form
Register for the entrance examination paper and complete your form.

3. Sit the national entry examination
Our courses are available subject to passing an entrance examination which consists of a general knowledge test, a writing test, and English test and supporting your application before an examination board.