MASTER OF SCIENCELuxury Hospitality and Innovation




This MSc is a CGE-accredited, full-time programme with eight months of courses followed by work experience or a research project.
Master of science diplmoe-vise

Intake: September 
Language: English 
Campus: Paris Ferrieres (semester 1) and SKEMA Paris (semester 2) 

Programme objectives

To prepare current or future hospitality professionals for management positions. More specifically, our graduates will be able to:
  • Create unique customer experiences and anticipate upcoming challenges and innovation in luxury hospitality 
  • Apply managerial, financial, and marketing knowledge as well as sustainable and quality management techniques to the hospitality industry
  • Focus on data analytics, electronic distribution, revenue management strategies, service and an innovative approach to hospitality

Course calendar

Courses by semester

​Semester 1 – Ferrières experience

COURSES (30 credits)
  • Opening Seminar Ferrières: Collective Intelligence & Collaboration
  • Communication & Positive Leadership for Hospitality Entrepreneurs 
  • Revenue Management: Distribution & Sales Strategy
  • Quality Management including Crisis and Disaster Strategies / Geopolitics
  • Leading & Managing Teams, Organisational Behaviour
  • Career Summit 
  • Introduction to Facilities and Real Estate  Management
  • Agile Project Management
  • Advanced Global Project Management
  • Digital Marketing in Tourism & Hospitality
  • CRM in Tourism & Hospitality
  • Technology and Technological Convergence
  • Piloting and controlling performance: Corporate and Project Finance, Management Control & KPI for Luxury Hotels

  • Food & Wine Pairing and Promotion (optional WSET1 certificate)
  • Advanced Restaurant Management (case Study)
  • Events Design and Promotion (project)
  • Employer BrandHospitality & Revenue Business Game
  • Vinyard Management Case Study

​Semester 2 – SKEMA experience

  • Innovative Business Models in the Luxury Industry 
  • Career Management Big Data & Hospitality Analytics
  • Digital Transformation and Change
  • Advanced Brand Management
  • Advanced Global Strategy and Management of Innovation
  • Sustainability & Ethics in Hospitality
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Case study in luxury hospitality (+study trip)
  • Ferrières Development Center
  • Research Writing

  • Health & Wellness Management / Luxury Resort
  • Corporate Finance (online course)
  • Management Principles and Practices (online course)
  • Quality of Life at Work (online course)
  • Information Design for Presentations
  • Artificial Intelligence for Business (with MS PowerApp)


Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)  

Students can obtain the Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA), in partnership with the MSc’s American partners AHLEI and STR. This is the leading hotel-related certification for university students graduating from hospitality and tourism programmes throughout the world. This recognition provides evidence of a thorough knowledge of the foundational metrics and definitions that are used by the hotel industry.  

Meet some of our professors

MSc Luxury Hospitality & Innovation professor
MSc Luxury Hospitality & Innovation professor
Rigaud, PhD
MSc Luxury Hospitality & Innovation professor
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