Organization of Bachelor of Arts studies over 1 year
Prerequisite : Diplomas, degrees (2-year Associate's degrees, foundation degree, ....) in any discipline.
Language of instruction : English
Duration of the program : 1 year
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The AIM Bachelor of Arts in Hotel and Tourism Management permits the student who already holds a 2-year Associate's degree to enroll in the school and complete the Bachelor program, normally a 3-year course, in one year.
The student may then, if desired, continue on into the 2nd year of the MSc program to complete the training.
This intense and fast-moving year enables students not only to acquire indispensable skills for their future careers but also guarantees employers a high level of expertise and experience that AIM has championed since its inception.
The simulation of real-life situations, role plays and experiences shared by teachers, graduates of leading schools and trained in prestigious establishments (Marriott, Concorde, Four Seasons, Hyatt...), guarantee our students an education which will be useful not only for successfully evolving within a company but right throughout their careers.
One year of intensive, specialized higher education to train tomorrow’s operational managers for high-level positions in the luxury hospitality and high-end tourism sector. After the first semester, students have the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned in operational or management internships undertaken in hotels in France or abroad.
|MANAGEMENT TRAINING *
Christmas holidays: 2 weeks in accordance with the Academy of Paris calendar
Winter holidays: 2 weeks in accordance with the Academy of Paris calendar
*Management training: 6 months in France, up to 8 months outside France
Students’ schedules should permit paid work to be carried out up to a limit of 20 hours / week.
The subject options and course structure facilitate the development of an ability to analyze and summarize key attributes when learning how to make decisions in an ever-changing and complex environment.
Application of principal financial accounting methods in the hospitality industry.
Professional training for candidates seeking to work in the Human Resources departments of major hotels.
This course provides students with practical skills and knowledge for effective management of food service operations. It presents basic service principles while emphasizing the importance of meeting and, whenever possible, exceeding the expectations of guests.
Training to understand and apply the revenue management process, rationalize its use, master how it works and understand its implications for hospitality management.
This course presents a systematic approach to managing Rooms Department in large and luxury international hotels by detailing the flow of business from the reservations process to check-out and account settlement. The course also examines the various elements of effective Housekeeping Management, paying particular attention to the planning and Human Resources Management.
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This course is designed to provide students with a solid background in hospitality sales and marketing. The main focus is on practical sales techniques for selling to targeted markets.
At the completion of this course, students should be able to:
This course is designed to provide students with the principles of supervision as they apply specifically to the hospitality industry.
The purpose is to give students elementary knowledge & practice of management issues, including recruitment, training, performance evaluation, supervisory concerns, effective communication.
The students will learn & practice in class different techniques to be ready to face line-manager responsibilities in the first years of their career in the Hospitality Industry.
1. Identify fundamental supervisory responsibilities.
2. Explain the steps that supervisors can take to speak effectively on the job.
3. Describe how supervisors work with the human resources department to recruit new employees.
4. Explain the function of training within an organization and the supervisor's role in training.
5. Forecast business volume using the base adjustment forecasting method and the moving average forecasting method.
6. Distinguish coaching from counseling and disciplining.
7. Identify the components of a progressive disciplinary program.
8. List important laws and legal concerns that affect hospitality supervisors.
9. Describe issues supervisors should be aware of as they assume the role of team leader.
10. Explain how supervisors can increase employee participation in department activities.
11. Identify steps supervisors should follow during a meeting with employees in conflict.
12. Distinguish high-priority interruptions from low-priority interruptions, and summarize strategies for dealing with the latter.
13. Describe actions that supervisors can take to minimize employee resistance to change.
Explain why it is important for supervisors to take control of their personal development, and describe how to execute a career development plan.
At the end of the session, students should be in the position to:
Teamwork for real projects, with rigorous planning requiring in-depth knowledge,
all provided during the program.
Thanks to the free membership to the CIUP Library provided by AIM, students have the opportunity to develop their skills in a foreign language of their choice from a catalog of more than 26 languages.
Located on the campus of the Cité Internationale Universitaire of Paris, the Espace Langues welcomes AIM students from Monday to Friday and provides excellent facilities for the acquisition and practice of foreign languages with general conversation, business communication, grammar, written and oral expression and understanding, pronunciation and advanced levels.
The Languages Area provides instruction in:
AIM benefits from a partnership with the AHLEI to provide certification that AIM’s courses meet the highest international standards in higher education
Particularly intended for professionals wishing to broaden their skills, they enable our students to accelerate access to jobs at international level depending on their profile.
The AHLEI is internationally recognized for its consultancy services and implementation of the best management tools in major international hotel chains.
To cite just one, the Uniform System of Accounts for Hotels, an accounting system for the hotel industry that it designed and published, is used by all major establishments, both in France and internationally.