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You may enroll at Bircham International University from anywhere in the world and at any time in the year and earn a distance learning degree choosing from over 200 majors of study and with complete compatibility with your professional career.

 

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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

Hotel Management via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Hotel Management Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Hotel Management Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Hotel Management Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Hotel Management Online via distance learning

 

This program examines the fundamentals of hotel management while highlighting the latest trends in the field. It allows students to make decisions based on knowledge rather than old practices. Beginning with an explanation of organizational theory and the role of the general manager, the program presents a comprehensive coverage of different hotel departments and activities. It includes case studies that connect theory with application.

 

Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Convention Management
Food Production & Services
Front Office Procedures
Housekeeping & Facilities Management
Hotel Security Management
Customer Relations Management
Catering & Banquet Operations
Hotel Food & Beverage Service
Employees Supervision
Lodging & Hotel Operations
Hospitality Sales & Marketing
Hotel Management

 

 

Hotel Management via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Hotel Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Hotel Management via distance learning = 36 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Hotel Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Hotel Management via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Hotel Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Hotel Management via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Hotel Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Hotel Management via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Hotel Management Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Hotel Management via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Convention Management
This course shows how to increase convention and meeting business through improved marketing and better service. It explains how to address meeting planners' needs and concerns confidently, creatively, and effectively. It also offers ideas for servicing groups during their stay.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Alberto Gavalda

Food Production & Services
This course examines food preparation methods and service techniques in quantity and quality food production. It shows how to read and evaluate menus, recipe conversion, and costing. It considers different production schemes, food safety, food flow and waste, and the relationship between back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house activities.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Alberto Gavalda

Front Office Procedures
This course instructs about how hospitality staff can increase front office efficiency and help sales grow. It shows how front office activities and functions affect other departments and stresses how to manage the front office to ensure hotel goals. It gives a foundation for understanding and managing cultural diversity, and underscores the importance of protocol with international clients.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Housekeeping & Facilities Management
This course provides a thorough overview of housekeeping, from the big picture of maintaining a quality staff, planning, and organizing, to the technical details of cleaning hotels. It also covers all major facility systems and shows non-engineers how to understand and speak the language of vendors, suppliers, and maintenance staff; reduce expenses; and increase the efficiency of the hotel facility's systems.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Hotel Security Management
This course discusses the fundamentals of hotel security by providing an overview of the various departments and staff positions it underlies. It covers the physical security of the property, asset protection, guest protection, security equipment, personnel control, and emergency management and procedures.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Customer Relations Management
Companies are often derailed by poor customer support and management. This course explains the relationship between suppliers, technology, and customers, which together provide the infrastructure for customer support in any business environment. Managing successful relationships with customers has become a critical organizational competency for acquiring and retaining customers.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Catering & Banquet Operations
This course explores the complexities of controlling food, beverages, labor, and sales income in catering and banquet operations. It covers standards determination, the operating budget, income/cost control, as well as control systems. It shows the essence of a complete catering operation: the food, the atmosphere, the presentation, and the service.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Hotel Food & Beverage Service
This course helps supervisors and managers plan for and successfully manage the different types of food and beverage operations in a hotel, including coffee shops, gourmet dining rooms, room service, and banquets. It also introduces the special world of private club management.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Employees Supervision
Hiring and managing employees is crucial to any business. This course teaches supervision skills that relate to all the phases of personnel interactions. It demonstrates how to communicate with fellow employees and subordinates, especially in a business where the stress level is high. It also covers planning, organizing, problem solving, delegating, as well as training and evaluating new employees.
Academic Supervisor : Philipose Daniel

Lodging & Hotel Operations
This course provides an insight of all hospitality functional areas, including reservations, rooms, food and beverage, sales, event management, and accounting. It explores how to make effective managerial, business, and operational decisions based on a thorough understanding of hotel operations, and shows how to improve efficiency while serving guests better.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Hospitality Sales & Marketing
This course includes information for preparing a a marketing plan, acquiring, and retaining customers. It features new ways to sell rooms, food, and beverage services to business and leisure travelers, travel agents, and meeting planners. It gives usual and effective tips on sales programs and advertising strategies.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Hotel Management
This course reviews quality and leadership issues facing today's hospitality industry. It covers how to recruit, select, and train; increase productivity; control labor costs; communicate effectively; manage conflict and change; and management techniques. It gives hotel managers the continuous improvement and quality tools they need to excel in the hospitality industry and in the international arena.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

 

Admission - Hotel Management Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Hotel Management Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Hotel Management Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

FDF - Food and Drink Federation

HOTREC - European Trade Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes

IHRA - International Hotel & Restaurant Association

TTRA - Travel & Tourism Research Association

 

 

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