This program is provided in collaboration with the Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS), Switzerland.
The Hotel Management Program, through a combination of theoretical courses, workshops, and industrial training in luxury hotels in Cyprus and abroad, aims to help students to gain knowledge and skills to the extent that they can learn, adapt, and develop in the hotel and catering industry.
The program aims to develop the vital skills of communication, teamwork, leadership, and problem-solving that will give students the ability to successfully implement the duties assigned to hotels’ General Managers.
Additionally, one of the most important goals of this program is to provide students with a comprehensive examination of the work related to Hotel Management. Through the various courses of this program, students will examine in detail the duties and responsibilities of hotels’ General Managers, the various areas of management, control, and other functions associated with high challenges of the profession.
During their studies, Hotel Management students will not only be taught the theoretical aspects of hotel management but will also have the opportunity to get involved in all aspects related to customer service in a real hotel environment.
Upon completion of their studies, graduates will then be able to plan, organize, staff, guide, train, supervise and evaluate the functions of a successful hotel of every size and ranking, a restaurant, food departments of hospitals, places such as land development companies, nursing homes, colleges and universities, and any other form of business which deals with customers’ accommodation and food service at any level.
Furthermore, graduates of the Hotel Management program will have acquired the following skills: marketing and promoting sales, sign contracts safely with tour operators and other tourism organizations to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the business, gain absolute control over sales, production costs and other operating expenses, successfully fulfill their obligations to the budgets of the business, the service quality levels and many more that are essential skills for the profession of General Manager.
*This program is registered and approved by the Ministry of Education and Culture but not accredited yet.
The continuous thriving of the Hotel and Catering industry is consistently one of the leading job creators in Cyprus and the majority of European countries. The program, Hotel Management, of Mesoyios College helps to prepare professionals to start their own hotel business, start a franchise business or hold a managerial role in a hotel, restaurant, bar, club, dining facilities, resort, or places such as companies, nursing homes, colleges, and universities. On the way to advancement to the rank of General Manager of a hotel unit, graduates of the Hotel Management program will be able to reclaim positions such as Head Receptionist, Reservations Manager, Front Office Manager, Rooms Division Manager, Floor Supervisor, Housekeeper, Executive Housekeeper, Head Waiter, Restaurant supervisor, Maître D ‘Hotel, Restaurant Manager, Head Barman, Bar Manager, Assistant F & B Manager, F & B Operations Manager, F & B Administrations Manager, F & B Manager, Sales and Marketing Manager, Hotel Operations Manager, Assistant Hotel Manager, Hotel Manager, General Manager, Director of Operations and Managing Director.
The hotel industry basically affects every industry, and the well trained and educated professionals in the field of middle and higher management are in great demand today. This number is expected to be increased dramatically over the next few years and very soon after the global financial crisis that slowly began to show signs of recovery.
Major Requirements - Hospitality
Major Requirements - Business
English Language Requirements
- ENG190 – English for Academic Purposes
- COM143 – Business Computing
- COM144 – Hospitality Information Systems
Social Science & Liberal Arts Requirements
- PSY170 – Business Ethics
- PSY270 – Hospitality Human Resources Management
- PSY370 – Organizational Behavior and Leadership Skills
- MAT160 – College Algebra
- HOS221 – Casino Management
- HOS222 – Wines and Spirits
- HOS223 – Restaurant Operations Management
- HOS321 – Special Topics in Hospitality Management
- HOS322 – Tourism Planning and Development
- BUS350 – Business Policy and Strategy
- BUS355 – Entrepreneurship
- BUS356 – Revenue Management
Foreign Languages Electives
- GRE290 – Greek for the Hospitality Industry – Level 1
- GRE291 – Greek for the Hospitality Industry – Level 2
- RUS290 – Russian for the Hospitality Industry – Level 1
- RUS291 – Russian for the Hospitality Industry – Level 2
- GER290 – German for the Hospitality Industry – Level 1
- GER291 – German for the Hospitality Industry – Level 2
Social Science & Liberal Arts Electives
- HIS280 – Introduction to Cyprus History
- PSY271 – Introduction to Psychology
- COM340 – Introduction to Multimedia
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