Organization of MBA studies over 2 years
Prerequisite: 3-year program (Associate's Degree, Bachelor, Masters in any discipline).
Duration of course* : 2 years.
AIM offers high-quality professional training programs taught in English aimed at preparing students for management roles in leading international hotels and supervisory positions in tourism-related sectors.
AIM’s MBA graduates are particularly sought after by recruiters thanks to the high-quality teaching programs enhanced by industry internships in management, making them immediately operational and in line with labor market needs upon graduation from the school.
|1 Licensed at international level by the AHLEI
(American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute)
|“... the bearer has acquired and mastered, at AIM, the tools necessary to run and operate an establishment within the scope of the international hospitality industry.”|
|2 Titre RNCP niveau II (Bac +3) : Manager en hôtellerie internationale,
code NSF 334p, certification professionnelle de niveau II (Fr) et de niveau 6 (Eu)
|Certified by the « Commission Nationale de la Certification Professionnelle » (CNCP), registered in the « Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles » (RNCP) by the ministerial decision of December 11, 2018 and published in the Official Journal of December 18, 2018.|
|3 The renewal application is underway for the State certification with the new governance, France compétence, which replaces CNCP. (The title was formerly registered at the RNCP at Level I (Fr), and Level 7 (Eu), - Under the title of : Directeur / Directrice d’établissement de luxe dans le secteur de l’hôtellerie, code NSF 334p, certification professionnelle de niveau I (Fr) et de niveau 7 (Eu)|
The Professional MBA is a continuation of our Master of Science (MS) program that has been taught at AIM since 1992.
It serves to expand on AIM’s Bachelor of Science program, providing more in-depth analysis, specifically in the field of management of high-end hospitality establishments.
The training is enhanced by professional applications:
MBA Professional students have already completed higher education studies, either in hospitality (the MBA develops their knowledge in this area), or else in the Sciences, Arts, Business Administration or Humanities (the MBA is chosen by candidates seeking a career change).
Successful candidates should have professional experience, a good command of foreign languages and a broad general knowledge.
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.
How to provide a high-qualityrestaurant service, create added value, ensure customer loyalty
and maintain excellent standards.
In-depth analysis of how the reception service operates and its relationship with the hotel’s management and other departments.
Study of the various “types” of customer; the starting point of this training.
Analysis of the particularities of the “4Ps” (product, price, promotion, publicity) in relation to the hospitality industry.
Development of specific skills allowing future hospitality managers
to step into a professional role immediately.
How to become an excellent trainer proficient in designing and delivering a program.
Training in activity-based cost accounting in a hospitality environment.
Training in all the latest developments in the area of food purchasing.
The various types of purchasing involved in the distribution chain from the supply or production source, to the customer’s table.
Training to understand and apply the revenue management process, rationalize its use, master how it works and understand its implications for hospitality management.
Training for a career in the wellness sector, including historic and cultural studies into how spas evolved as well as industry terminology
and essential principles for implementing a high-quality service in this area.
Two years of high-quality, intensive, and specialized higher education in preparation for operational management roles in luxury hospitality and high-end tourism sector. Taught in English.
|COURSE||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
MANAGEMENT TRAINING *
*Management Training: non-compulsory but may be undertaken with a three-party agreement
The timetable for the two-year duration permits part-time work restricted to 20 hours weekly.
Every year, our brave and valiant MBA students are put to the harsh trials at the adventure park, Koezio, experiencing a blend of physical and intellectual challenges.
The participants, by developing and highlighting teamwork, affirm and confirm their motivation and their ability to combine reflection and action in critical situations.
An excellent exercise to highlight their strengths and qualities that will be solicited throughout their course at AIM and beyond.
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 which provides 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.