Diploma in Hotel Management Techniques

LaSalle College Montreal

Program Description

Diploma in Hotel Management Techniques

LaSalle College Montreal

Diploma in Hotel Management Techniques

The Hotel Management Techniques program (DEC) is designed for students with a flair for human interaction and a desire to work in an international milieu.

Training consists of acquiring fundamental knowledge of the hotel industry, such as: hotel organization and management, promotion and planning of events, familiarization of Quebec’s geography for tourism, basic chef school, techniques of food and beverage services, nutrition and information technology.

Courses are taught by top-notch professionals in the industry who provide graduates with the keys to success in the job market.

Employment Prospects

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to make the most of their skills and work in a number of possible positions:

  • Rooms division manager
  • Coordination of banquets and conferences
  • Administration
  • Marketing and sales
  • Human resources

Do the Work-Study Approach (ATE)

Also known as Co-op Program, the Work-Study Approach for Vocational and Technical Training allows you to work and get paid in your field of study. You can accummulate up to 6 months of professional experience before you actually graduate. The ATE mention (Alternance Travail-Études) will appear on your report card as well as on your diploma.

Each job period lasts anywhere between 8 to 16 weeks and happens during the summer break. The ATE is recognized by MESRST (the ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie)

Course list

Specialized training:

  • Hotel Industry Profession and Organization
  • Communication in the Workplace
  • Lodging 1
  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Computer Applications
  • Food and Beverage 1
  • Supervision 1 – Labour Management
  • Hotel Management andFood Service Accounting
  • Sales techniques
  • Human Resources Management
  • Lodging 2
  • Wine and Beverages
  • Food Service Software Applications
  • Supervision 1 – Food and Beverage Service
  • Supervision 2 – Operations Management 60
  • Supply Management
  • Software Applications for Hotel Reception
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Second Language 1 - Hospitality
  • Restaurant Products and Menus
  • Food and Beverage 2
  • Supervision 2 – Restaurant Service Management
  • Hotel Management and Food Service Law
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Design and Technical Maintenance
  • Budgeting and Control of Operations
  • Sales Management and Promotion
  • Second Language 2 – Food Service
  • Convention and Banquet Management
  • Final Project – Hotel Management and Food Service
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Lodging Supervision
  • Hotel Marketing Strategies
  • Internship

General training:

  • 3 Physical Education courses
  • 3 Humanities courses
  • 4 Language and Literature courses
  • 2 Second Language courses
  • 2 Complementary courses

Admission criteria

Have obtained a Secondary School Diploma (DES) and completed the following courses :

  • Language of Instruction from Secondary V
  • Second Language from Secondary V
  • Mathematics CST 4e (or Math 426)
  • Physical Sciences from Secondary IV
  • History from Secondary IV


Have obtained a Professional Studies Diploma (DEP) and completed the following courses:

  • Language of Instruction from Secondary V
  • Second Language from Secondary V
  • Mathematics CST 4e (or Math 426)


Have obtained an equivalent education or an instruction deemed sufficient. Every case will be analysed by the college.

  • This Program leads to a Diploma of College Studies (DEC) (Senior Matriculation) or Attestation of College Studies (AEC).
  • Holders of a Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in Hotel Management Techniques are qualified to pursue university studies.

LaSalle College has reached special agreements with numerous universities, allowing its graduates to obtain equivalence credits for courses successfully completed.

Complete a bachelor’s degree in only 1.5 years

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
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Canada Montreal, Quebec
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