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EHL group, which includes Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, and the Luxury Hotelschool Paris join forces to offer French hoteliers Executive training for the management of luxury hotels

Executive Certificate
in Luxury

EHL Group, which includes Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, a worldwide reference in hotel management schools, and the Luxury Hotelschool Paris offer executive training in Paris to develop the skills of French hoteliers in management and project management.

This brand-new program, developed with EHL Advisory Services, the consulting and executive professional training unit of the EHL Group, is aimed at managers in the hotel industry who wish to acquire additional management and strategy skills, and who wish to work in a team on an innovative project. The program is particularly aimed at managers who will have to assume greater responsibilities in the near future.

The program is divided into 14 blocks of 3 days a year and is aimed at hoteliers in office. The training is delivered in French and English and leads to an executive certificate in Luxury Hospitality Management jointly delivered by both institutions.

Classes starting in January, 2020 will take place on the Luxury Hotelschool campus in Clichy, close to the L'Oréal research centre, as well as in luxury hotels in Paris. Half the lecturers are from the Luxury Hotelschool, and the other half from EHL.

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portrait face Arnaud Bouvier

Arnaud Bouvier, President of the Luxury Hotelschool

« We bring our expertise in luxury hotel management to the service of this exceptional program, which will enable hoteliers to validate their skills and gain access to higher levels of responsibility. Our alliance with Lausanne offers graduates worldwide recognition of their competencies and a unique understanding of the strategic issues of today's and tomorrow's international hospitality.»

Portrait face Olivier Roux

Olivier Roux, Senior Managing Director of EHL Advisory Services

« The luxury hotel industry is the leading segment of the hospitality industry for its emotional and economic impact. Continuing education is an obligation for all managers and a priority for us, to support professionals in the rapid evolution of the market. Together with the Luxury Hotelschool Paris, we offer participants a new perspective, with the aim of inspiring them to deliver an unforgettable customer experience and develop more relevant management tools. »


  • Duration: 9 days
  • Selection: team project on a current issue with industry support
  • Project management and capstone project kick-off
  • Budget and financial aspects of the project
  • HR and people management
  • Operations and strategic operations
  • Project strategy
  • Rehearsal and project presentations
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Financial and managerial accounting
  • Real estate finance & valuation
  • Corporate finance
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Organisational behaviour & leadership
  • Human resource management
  • Grooming, verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Front office management
  • Value creation in luxury food service
  • Food & Beverage preparation and service
  • Wine knowledge & beverage management
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Strategic service operations
  • Quality management
  • Technology management in hospitality
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Strategic and digital marketing in the luxury industry
  • Service and hotel marketing & sales
  • Revenue management
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Luxury hospitality strategic management
  • Innovation & entrepreneurship
  • Luxury hospitality in Paris - industry conversation
  • Course entry requirements: Level-6 or Bachelor in management or hospitality management + 2-year management experience in hospitality
  • Post bac+2: Graduates of the BTS Hôtellerie restauration must begin with a Bachelor top-up validation (VAE) following a process of 6 months (6,800 Euros)
  • Duration: 3 to 6 days per month (Thursday and Friday between 3 pm and 9 pm and Saturday between 8 am and 2 pm) from January to December 2020
  • Fees: 19,800 Euros
  • Financing: certification Veriselect RE/VOF/15 allowing the financing of the programme on the training budget of your company, Dokelio registered number SE_313666
  • Diploma awarded: EHL Executive Education Certificate in Luxury Hospitality Management
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