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Universidad de Barcelona

Introduction

Specialization within Official Master in Hospitality Management
Call for applications: October 2022
 

Thanks to the Hotel Management Specialization 100% in english, blended version of the Official Master's Degree in Hotel and Food and Beverage Management you will obtain the necessary training to lead and manage hotel companies in the face of current changes.

At CETT-UB we are aware that the digital transformation, the 2030 agenda and its new environmental legislation, globalization or new trends in management are profoundly altering the foundations of companies and organizations in the hotel sector.

New opportunities are emerging for companies in the sector. Similarly, established hotel companies and organizations need new management profiles to adapt to this new context.

Blended version

The blended version will allow you to combine your work and your personal life with a first class academic study, whether you live in the same city of Barcelona or elsewhere. It is ideal for people from abroad who, due to their circumstances, cannot move to CETT for the entire course.

The blended mode is a modular program that combines online classes with three weeks of face-to-face practical leçons at CETT at the end of the course. During this period you will visit companies in the sector and attend classes by professional experts, all in a unique tourism learning laboratory such as the city of Barcelona.

Comprehensive training 100% in English.

You will be able to learn in situ about** business models of leading international tourism companies**, as well as management models of the tourism administration. All this with special emphasis on governance, sustainability, innovation and digitization of the sector.

Practical classes and classroom experience to get the most out of your learning process through visits to companies in the sector in the city of Barcelona, so you can live the CETT experience.

You will complete 70% of the online training and 30% of the on-site training so that you can manage your study time.

You will learn actively with different innovative methodologies that promote your learning in management skills and your professional growth.

It offers you the opportunity to get in touch with international professionals and experts through expert talks and during face-to-face visits.

Facilitates access to internships in Barcelona companies.

WHY STUDY THE HOTEL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION?

The Specialization in Hotel Management of the Official Master's Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management of the CETT-UB focuses on hotel business management's essential aspects. Thanks to Operations Management in Lodging, you will learn the operational dimension of the sector. Then you will deal with the strategic dimension, with subjects such as Marketing Management and Economic-Financial Management.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND SUCCESS

  • You will design memorable experiences to encourage customer loyalty.
  • We will accompany you from the direction and academic coordination of CETT-UB and guide you on your journey towards your personal and professional transformation.
  • Most of our students find jobs upon completion of the Master's degree or become self-employed.

A UNIQUE PROGRAM

  • It is the only Official Master's Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management awarded by the University of Barcelona and CETT-UB with Hotel Management's specialization.
  • We believe in learning by doing so that you can apply your knowledge in real cases, projects with companies, or challenges from the teaching staff.
  • We are the only center with a Master's Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management with its own hotel. The Hotel Alimara, a four-star hotel with 157 rooms.
  • This program is tailored to your needs: choose between two languages (English and Spanish), two modes of attendance (face-to-face or blended learning), two specializations (restaurant management and hotel management). Also, if you want, you can study the two specialties at the same time. Do not hesitate to ask!
  • Possibility of doing a doctorate.

JOIN A NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

  • You will be part of a new generation of leaders who integrate tools such as design thinking or the customer journey to lead high-performance teams and respond to the hotel sector's current challenges.
  • The master's degree in hotel management includes team building and soft skills programs, which will allow you to detect your weaknesses and enhance your strengths to generate a change that will allow you to get the most out of your management tasks.
  • An outdoor training program to enhance your skills and generate a change will allow you to get the most out of your management tasks.
  • You will create your professional network with experts in the tourism sector and with your peers to promote your professional career nationally and internationally. Moreover, CETT Alumni's unique network will allow you to connect with more than 19,000 industry professionals.

YOU WILL LEARN FROM THE PROFESSIONALS

  • A unique teaching faculty with a renowned and proven career. In parallel, active professionals also participate and contribute their experience through case studies and the analysis of new business models.
  • In our program collaborate, among others, Alex Urgell, Revenue director of Hotel Arts and W Hotels; Esther Comin, former director of several luxury hotels in Barcelona; Esperanza Abascal, HR manager of Six Senses Spa, Hotels & Resorts.
  • During your training, you will visit events and companies in the sector such as Mandarin Oriental, W Hotels, or Pulitzer.
  • CETT-UB has more than 900 collaboration agreements with leading companies: Royal Caribbean, Mandarin Oriental, Melià, Compass, Six Senses Spa, Renaissance Barcelona Hotels, Axel Hotels, W Barcelona and Hotel Pulitzer Barcelona, among others.

WHY STUDY THE BLENDED VERSION?

  • FLEXIBILITY: The blended master's degree allows you great flexibility to organize your study hours.
  • ADAPTABILITY: You can study from your work, your home or while traveling.
  • PROFESSIONAL INTERACTION: You have the opportunity to communicate weekly with industry experts and obtain direct feedback.
  • METHODOLOGICAL RIGOR: Its multiple methodologies will help you delve into the most essential aspects of the hotel and restaurant sector quickly and efficiently.
  • PERSONALIZED SUPPORT: You have personalized support from the teaching staff, with individual tutorials, and weekly monitoring by our team of experts.
  • PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIPS: You have the opportunity to do professional internships in international companies during the completion of the Master or once you have completed it.

Ámbito relacional y networking

More interaction among program participants
More participation of industry professionals
Multiculturalism

Non-attendance training facilitates more active student participation thanks to the variety of digital tools that facilitate communication and collaborative learning. The exchange of information between students and professors is permanent through forums, chats and synchronous sessions. Interactive practices, virtual presentations, self-assessments and other applications of CETT's Virtual Campus encourage study. The training is carried out with the participation of the teaching team, which is always available to solve doubts quickly and effectively. You can also establish professional relationships with these managers, which will allow you to improve your network of contacts.

Hotel and restaurant directors and managers, endorsed by their professional careers, explain their real experiences in the application of the knowledge imparted in the Master, which provides you with applied cases and the opportunity to consult your doubts and reflections with the protagonists of the sector. You can also establish professional relationships with these managers, which will allow you to improve your network of contact

The students enrolled in the program come from different countries, which contributes to the learning dynamics from different perspectives and realities that improve the training results, while allowing the establishment of an international network of contacts that is strengthened thanks to multiculturalism.

More interaction among program participants

Non-attendance training facilitates more active student participation thanks to the variety of digital tools that facilitate communication and collaborative learning. The exchange of information between students and professors is permanent through forums, chats and synchronous sessions. Interactive practices, virtual presentations, self-assessments and other applications of CETT's Virtual Campus encourage study. The training is carried out with the participation of the teaching team, which is always available to solve doubts quickly and effectively. You can also establish professional relationships with these managers, which will allow you to improve your network of contacts.

More participation of industry professionals

Hotel and restaurant directors and managers, endorsed by their professional careers, explain their real experiences in the application of the knowledge imparted in the Master, which provides you with applied cases and the opportunity to consult your doubts and reflections with the protagonists of the sector. You can also establish professional relationships with these managers, which will allow you to improve your network of contact

Multiculturalism

The students enrolled in the program come from different countries, which contributes to the learning dynamics from different perspectives and realities that improve the training results, while allowing the establishment of an international network of contacts that is strengthened thanks to multiculturalism.

Ámbito competencial

Improvement of digital competencies.

The Master promotes the use of digital tools that are necessary in the hotel and catering sector, in addition to training you in transversal digital skills. This contributes to the development of your digital skills, key in the management processes of any business field, besides being a highly valued feature today in the labor market.

Improvement of hard and soft skills.

The Master focuses on continuous and permanent work on the hard and soft skills necessary to face the current and future labor market thanks to its current, dynamic, practical and innovative contents.

Ámbito personal y profesional

Compatibility between training and work
Better reconciliation of the family and professional sphere
Possibility of professional internships in international hotels

Acquiring new knowledge and improving your professional profile can be perfectly compatible. The blended Master allows you to study flexibly and organize your study time according to your needs and personal environment, attend live classes without having to travel, access the recorded sessions, or take the evaluation tests, among other facilities.

The blended Master allows you to combine leisure time in the company of loved ones and friends with study time; you can shape your learning experience and pace of learning according to your needs and those of your environment.

If you are a non-EU student, have completed an Official Master's Degree and have not yet done an internship or want to do an extracurricular internship to further complement your training, CETT provides you with the support, information and documentation you need to achieve your professional dream.

Compatibility between training and work

Acquiring new knowledge and improving your professional profile can be perfectly compatible. The blended Master allows you to study flexibly and organize your study time according to your needs and personal environment, attend live classes without having to travel, access the recorded sessions, or take the evaluation tests, among other facilities.

Better reconciliation of the family and professional sphere

The blended Master allows you to combine leisure time in the company of loved ones and friends with study time; you can shape your learning experience and pace of learning according to your needs and those of your environment.

Possibility of professional internships in international hotels

If you are a non-EU student, have completed an Official Master's Degree and have not yet done an internship or want to do an extracurricular internship to further complement your training, CETT provides you with the support, information and documentation you need to achieve your professional dream.

What do our master students think?

Danilly Condori Lerpido
The teachers are professionals with a lot of experience
Danilly Condori Lerpido
Master in Hospitality Management, Catering Management Specialization
Jessica Peiffer
All our teachers are real professionals and it's fascinating to listen to their real life stories
Jessica Peiffer
Official Master in Hospitality Management Hotel Management Specialization

The Hotel Management specialty is a program that responds to the tourism sector's need to attract and incorporate executive profiles. Executives with in-depth knowledge in management and business management to overcome the new dynamics of the accommodation sector.

It is aimed at all those who want to learn the latest techniques and trends or move up the career ladder. But at the same time, they need to improve their knowledge of the management, organization, and planning of accommodation businesses.

The Master's program focuses on four profiles:

  • Executives and professionals holding hotel management positions

The current context requires that professionals in the sector update their knowledge and professional skills. They must be up to date with the latest trends and tools in the hospitality sector.

  • Accommodation business owners and entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs and owners who wish to learn the ins and outs of managing and running lodging businesses.

  • Entrepreneurs

People with initiative interested in undertaking and developing projects in this sector. They want to know the keys to success in the hotel business, understand its risks and deepen their business management knowledge and direction.

  • University graduates

People with a university degree and a minimum of two years of experience who want to improve their careers and expand their professional contacts in the hotel industry.

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This specialization, with a practical and professional approach, will allow you to develop your career in the following areas of work:

  • Public Administration
  • Travel Services & Transport
  • Hospitality
  • Industry & Operations
  • Marketing & Events
  • Gastronomy & Restaurant
  • Retail & Product
  • Technology
  • Museums, Institutions and Leisure
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CAREER PROSPECTS

The main professional opportunities are:

  • Managing director of hotel companies or groups.
  • Head of corporate departments in hotel chains.
  • Head of marketing in a hotel organization.
  • Hotel division manager in business groups.
  • Consultant or trainer for tourist accommodation companies.
  • Entrepreneur in the accommodation and catering sector.

What our alumni says

Isabel Baez
Isabel Baez
SEA Manager Central Europe at AccorHotels (Paris)
Jordi Noguera
Jordi Noguera
Executive Chef & Co-owner, Foc Restaurant (Singapore)
Natalia Mateu
Natalia Mateu
Project Management Office, The Sydney Opera House (Sydney)