Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland

Introduction

About Les Roches Switzerland

Les Roches Statement of General Purposes

Les Roches is a co-educational hospitality management school offering higher education programs that is accredited by the Commission on Institutes of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Les Roches provides instruction in English to students of any race, nationality, sex, color, religion or creed who have successfully completed a full secondary school program. We expose our students to a broad range of hospitality management courses covering the inter-related areas of the travel & tourism industry, by means of theoretical and practical work within the school and by regular periods of internship in recognized hotels, restaurants or related institutions.

Students’ intellectual abilities are further developed through the general education component of the programs. Our objective is to train and educate students to a level of all round competence in the varied operations of the hospitality industry. Graduates of Les Roches, having developed competence in a range of technical, organizational and administrative skills, will be able to progress through the ranks of the management hierarchy. We develop students’ abilities to initiate and manage change by confronting them with contemporary issues and challenges that the industry faces today.

The international environment at the school promotes awareness and understanding of national and cultural differences and encourages students to work together in a team to improve inter-personal skills. Graduates of Les Roches may therefore embark upon their careers with confidence, armed with knowledge, basic experience and inter-personal skills which allow them to successfully face career challenges.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Intensive English Language & Service Program

Campus Full time 6 - 12 months February 2018 Switzerland Crans-Montana

The English Language programs at Les Roches are designed for students who need extra preparation to reach the English requirements for admission to the hospitality management undergraduate or postgraduate [+]

English & Hospitality Courses The English Language programs at Les Roches are designed for students who need extra preparation to reach the English requirements for admission to the hospitality management undergraduate or postgraduate degrees. INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SERVICE PROGRAM This program prepares students to meet the formal English language requirements for entry into the BBA program at Les Roches. In addition to the English courses, this two-semester program focuses on hospitality operations with practical and academic classes. - Duration: 2 semesters (BBA 1A & BBA 1B) - Intakes: January/February and July/August - English level: TOEFL 400 or equivalent INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM This program prepares students to meet the formal English language requirements for entry into the undergraduate or postgraduate hospitality programs at Les Roches. The one-semester program focuses on Intensive English learning in small groups and includes some aspects of Hospitality and Tourism. - Duration: 1 semester – possibly 2 depending on the requirements - English level: TOEFL 400 or equivalent [-]

Diploma

Hotel Management Diploma

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Switzerland Crans-Montana

The Hotel Management Diploma combines hands-on hospitality courses, including rooms division, reception, and restaurant operations, with basic hotel management courses. [+]

Les Roches Hotel Management Diploma Program: An exit point from BBA or a chance to add an extra internship for additional experience and spacing of tuition payments. Comprised of the first three semesters of BBA. Internships: Three, 6-month professional internships Duration: 3 years The Hotel Management Diploma combines hands-on hospitality courses, including rooms division, reception, and restaurant operations, with basic hotel management courses. With the hotel management diploma, students can begin with entry-level positions in hospitality businesses. This diploma includes the foundation years of the BBA in International Hotel Management, and serves as either an exit-point or as a way for students to extend their payment schedule with the extra internship. Hotel Management Courses The following outline is an overview of the courses offered in the Diploma in Hotel Management program. For precise details and course descriptions, refer to the Academic Catalog. SEMESTER 1 Your first semester of study will prepare you to successfully fulfill functions of various Front-of-the-House departments in international restaurants or hotels. Catering and Banquets Operations - Service Craft-based Learning Principles of Cleaning Science and Food Hygiene Principles of Bar and Beverage Operations - Service Craft-based Learning Fine Dining, Casual and Fast Food Operations - Service Craft-based Learning Rooms Division Operations Introduction to the World of Hospitality General Education courses SEMESTER 2 This semester of study builds on the skills that you have already developed by preparing you to fulfill duties of various Back-of-the-House departments, such as: Catering and Banquets Operations – Kitchen Craft Based Learning Pastry... [-]

Summer courses

LRB Hospitality Summer Program

Campus Full time 1 week February 2018 Switzerland Crans-Montana

The best week in your life is just around the corner [+]

Every July, Les Roches attracts curious, talented, entrepreneurial young people from all corners of the globe who want to discover the world of hospitality from one of the world’s top-ranking Swiss hospitality schools. The best way to learn about hospitality is by doing it. So our aim is to introduce you to the different areas of hospitality through both an experiential and theory-based program, to see if a career in this dynamic, opportunity-rich sector is for you. Obviously ensuring you get some serious outdoor time in the Alps whilst you are at it. HOSPITALITY IS A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES It goes beyond hotels and restaurants to encompass many different sectors, including: travel, tourism, events, entertainment, conferences, culinary arts, beverages and luxury retail. Our faculty are gifted communicators – industry experts and enthusiastic teachers who will make this world come alive for you. TWO WEEKS WITH US WILL: Transform the way you present yourself to give you a professional edge Introduce you to the business side of hospitality Help you understand and practice the ‘soft skills’ you need for a successful career Teach you the fundamentals of preparing and serving food and beverages Teach you the principles of key hotel departments, including rooms division, front office and kitchen Show you how to apply principles of health and safety in the workplace PRICE Cost per student (incl. taxes): 5,450CHF for two weeks in Switzerland 2,750CHF for one week in Switzerland ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: - Minimum 16 years old - English requirements: TOEFL 450... [-]

LRB Study Abroad Program

Campus Full time 20 weeks February 2018 Switzerland Crans-Montana

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les Roches [+]

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les Roches Switzerland for their Semester Abroad. In this program, students of hospitality management or business programs can be based here for 20 weeks and learn the Swiss approach to hospitality by taking up to five academic courses. One of the courses involves working in the different hospitality departments of Les Roches. Other benefits: - Learn from highly-qualified and experienced international faculty - Develop industry-relevant practical skills through experiential learning - Develop cross-cultural communication skills: over 90 nationalities on campus - Develop independence and leadership skills - Improve foreign language skills - Live abroad: experience a new environment A UNIQUE PLACE TO STUDY HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS Switzerland is one of the safest and most beautiful countries in the world. Les Roches campus is nestled in the Swiss Alps at 1,274 meters in the mountain village of Bluche, just a few minutes’ drive from the world-famous ski resort of Crans-Montana. Les Roches offers modern accommodations, 4 restaurants, sports facilities, and many student activities and events, to create a dynamic educational environment - perfect to mature and gain experience for a successful and global professional career. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Room and board fees include accommodation in a double room in Bluche or Crans-Montana and full board (3 meals, 5 days a week as well as brunch and dinner on Saturdays and... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma

PGD in International Hospitality Administration

Campus Full time 18 months February 2018 Switzerland Crans-Montana

The postgraduate degrees are also available as Professional Development Diplomas for students who have work experience but no previous bachelor degree. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration Program: Two academic semesters of hospitality management courses Internship: One, 6-month professional internship (minimum 4-6 months each) Unique qualities: Includes two real event management projects and supervisory practice in student-staffed restaurants. The postgraduate degree programs are designed for career changers - students who have a degree and/or professional experience in another field, but who need to develop skills to manage hotel, restaurant and event operations. The postgraduate degrees offer an accelerated curriculum of hotel management courses and business administration courses for hospitality organizations. An event management project allows the students to create a special event on campus, while the 6-month professional internship allows them to gain expertise from real-life experience. The postgraduate degrees are also available as Professional Development Diplomas for students who have work experience but no previous bachelor degree. Courses The following outline is an overview of the courses offered in the Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration program. For precise details and course descriptions, refer to the Academic Catalog. SEMESTER 1 - OPERATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT COURSES, FINANCE & MARKETING In the first semester, you will take a variety of operational hotel management courses with experience-based learning periods where you will observe and practice supervising restaurant and rooms division operations. Hospitality Finance Services Marketing Rooms Division Operations Food and Beverage Operations Management Food Production and Service Operations Based on an English placement test, either: Business and Academic English Or one of the following: French 1, German 1, Spanish 1, French 2 or Mandarin 1... [-]

PGHD in International Hospitality Administration

Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 Switzerland Crans-Montana

Every great manager in this vibrant industry needs to possess the fundamentals of leadership. The PGHD semester consist of 6 courses of the MBA program. [+]

Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management Program: Two academic semesters of hospitality management courses, plus one semester of strategic management courses from MBA program Internship: One, 6-month professional internship (minimum 4-6 months each) Unique qualities: Students can continue on to complete MBA in only 6 months. The postgraduate degree programs are designed for career changers - students who have a degree and/or professional experience in another field, but who need to develop skills to manage hotel, restaurant and event operations. The postgraduate degrees offer an accelerated curriculum of hotel management courses and business administration courses for hospitality organizations. An event management project allows the students to create a special event on campus, while the 6-month professional internship allows them to gain expertise from real-life experience. The postgraduate degrees are also available as Professional Development Diplomas for students who have work experience but no previous bachelor degree. Courses Every great manager in this vibrant industry needs to possess the fundamentals of leadership. Upon completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration, students may take an additional semester during which they will focus on people skills of executive management in hospitality. The PGHD semester consist of 6 courses of the MBA program. Students will examine leadership, business relationships, development of managers and organizational strategy, in both the classroom and workplace. PGHD graduates may return to Les Roches at a later time and complete only 6 more months of study and a dissertation to obtain their MBA. SEMESTER 1 – OPERATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT... [-]

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Les Roches International School of Hotel Management

Address Bluche 3975, CH
Website http://www.lesroches.edu/
Phone +41 27 485 96 00