Ostelea’s Hospitality and Tourism Management MBA is designed with the objective of training the future leaders of the tourism sector: directors, professionals and entrepreneurs equipped to manage business projects in the tourism and hotel sector at the very highest level. To this end, the programme particularly focuses on the development of executive skills and aptitudes of a strategic nature.
MBA in tourism Online
- Online classes in real time
The Online program enables students to combine their professional and family lives with their learning. All the courses on the program include real-time and pre-recorded online tuition, depending on the needs of the students.
- Business Game
The program applies a learning methodology based on business simulations, with physical models, enabling participants to tackle the challenge of understanding strategic planning through practice and execution within a context that is a highly realistic reflection of the real world that executives face in course of their daily duties.
- Case study method
The main learning methodology applied throughout the program, which places participants in real business situations so that they have to analyse them and propose solutions.
- Multicultural approach
Over 85% of the students are international, ensuring valuable multicultural insight on the various disciplines covered on the program.
INTERNATIONAL VISION OF THE TOURISM INDUSTRY
Providing executive tuition with an international vision of the tourism industry, together with a flexible and adaptable perspective in a changing and competitive global setting. Integrating the main spheres of tourism management from an interdisciplinary and comprehensive perspective.
Ensuring the effective management of tourism companies based on strategic plans and focused on achieving results.
Providing a response to the training needs of executives specializing in the tourism sector.
Developing the capacity for innovation and creative management of executives in tourism and hotel companies. Enabling the acquirement of knowledge and skills in terms of new technologies applied to tourism and e-Tourism, in particular.
Training the future leaders of the global hospitality and tourism industry. Equipping participants with the executive skills and competences required of directors and businesspeople in the tourism sector in order to ensure dynamic, effective and successful leadership.
Analysing global trends in the sector and acquiring the perspectives and strategies required to become ethical leaders of global tourism organizations.
Ostelea’s Hospitality and Tourism Management MBA is divided into 6 modules:
- Global Environment and Markets
- Human Resources Management
- International Business Management
- Corporate Internationalization
- Master's Thesis
- Elective Courses
Each of these modules is comprised of several courses covering the following topics:
Tourism marketing and sales in global settings - 5 Credits - Compulsory
Executive skills for Hospitality organizations - 5 Credits - Compulsory
Information Tech. Management - 5 Credits - Compulsory
International Financial Risk Management - 5 Credits - Compulsory
Corporate Internationalization - 5 Credits - Compulsory
Strategic Food & Beverage Management - 3 Credits - Compulsory
Sustainable tourism management - 3 Credits - Compulsory
Competitiveness and innovation in Hospitality - 3 Credits - Compulsory
Operations in Hospitality - 3 Credits - Compulsory
The MBA en Hospitality and Tourism at the Barcelona Campus is directed by Roberto Torregrosa, the General Manager of Guitart Hotels. A specialist in hotel management, he boasts over 30 years’ experience in restaurant and hotel companies, national and international chains and independent establishments. Hotels such as the Hilton Barcelona and Rey Juan Carlos I are examples of the renowned establishments in which he has built his professional career and held executive positions. He is curtrently the President of the Catalan Association of Tourism Professionals.
To ensure excellent tuition at Ostelea, the role played by our team of teachers is fundamental. As such, Ostelea boasts an excellent team of highly-respected lecturers in each field of tuition.
Ostelea’s faculty is comprised of a team of highly qualified and renowned team of university lecturers, professionals and professors, who ensure that the objectives set for each programme and professional activity are met.
Chief Operating Officer of HUSA Hotels
Director of Revenue Management and Strategic Pricing at Hilton International Hotels in Barcelona
Director of the Master's Degree in Hospitality Management and Restoration Companies of Ostelea in Madrid
Director of the Master's Degree in International Tourism Management of Ostelea
The admission process ensures the candidates’ suitability and, as a result, all of the participants can make the very most of this learning experience.
To begin the admission process, candidates must complete the information request form.
After that, Ostelea gets in contact with the candidate to schedule an interview, to which they must bring the following documentation:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Motivation letter
- Two letters of recommendation
- 3 years' professional experience
After completing the interview, Admissions Committee analyses the applications case by case and notifies the candidate of its decision and informs them of their admission status.
Participants who successfully complete the programme at the Barcelona campus will receive a TRIPLE QUALIFICATION:
- Master in Business Administration and Management, majoring in International Business, from the Universitat de Lleida (INSTITUTIONAL), and specialization in Hospitality & Tourism Management from Ostelea (INSTITUTIONAL)
- Hospitality and Tourism Management MBA from the Ostelea, School of Tourism & Hospitality. (INSTITUTIONAL)
- Hospitality and Tourism Management MBA from EAE Business School. (INSTITUTIONAL)
Ostelea gives candidates access to grants in the form of financial aid with the aim of providing support for our students.
Each application will be evaluated independently and the grants will be issued during the admission process, with the candidates being notified personally by the Admissions Committee before formalizing enrolment.
Under no circumstances are grants issued that represent 100% of the total enrolment fees.
Financial aid is offered in the following cases:
- A deposit paid in advance to reserve a place.
- The candidate’s profile meets the requirements for each program.
- Former students of the School. In this case, a discount of 25% is applied to the enrolment fees.