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MSc International Hospitality Management





​​​​Joint degree with Ecole Ferrières

Taught in English in Paris at SKEMA Business Scho​ol & Ecole Ferrières - September intake​.
In addition to the joint MSc degree, students will have the opportunity to obtain the professional Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) ​
This MSc is a CGE accredited, full-time cours​e taught over a twelve-month period: eight months of taught courses, then four to six months for the dissertation and internship. 

New partnership:
SKEMA and Ferrières, the School of French Excellence, are combining their expertise in the fields of luxury, gastronomy and tourism by offering unique joint programmes.
As of the '16-'17 school year, students of SKEMA's MSc International Hospitality Management will take two intensive seminars jointly developed by the two institutions and taught on the beautiful campus of Ferrières.

2015: SMBG ranked the MSc International Hospitality Management 7th
in France in its category. See the ranking
Who can apply?​
As a one-year MSc: holders of four-year degrees
As a two-year MSc: holders of three-year degrees (more info)

Programme objectives

To prepare current or future hospitality professionals for management positions. More specifically, the objectives for students are to 
  • understand the tourism sector and the role of hospitality in this system

  • apply managerial, financial, and marketing knowledge to hospitality projects
  • focus on data analytics, electronic distribution and yield management strategies
  • understand visitor behaviour and its impact on hospitality management strategies
  • learn sustainable and quality management techniques and certification procedures

  • understand the focus on service attitude, service delivery, quality, and innovation

  • anticipate the upcoming challenges that the hospitality sector faces
*In addition to the academic degree, students can earn the professional Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)

Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)

This is the leading hotel-related certification for university students graduating from Hospitality and Tourism programs throughout the world. This recognition provides evidence of a thorough knowledge of the foundational metrics and definitions that are used by the hotel industry. 
Watch this video to learn more about the CHIA - Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)​

Active international learning

The programme’s pedagogy is based on three main aspects 

  • lectures

  • case studies

  • and professional projects in cooperation with hospitality businesses.
In addition, students will conduct an original research study and deliver a final-year thesis. The language of instruction is English, and both academic and professional faculty has international experience and /or background.
Mady Keup

* The January intake is for people with a few years of professional experience.

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