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Fall Residencies on the London campus

This autumn, our online MBA students joined the students of the Executive Certificate program for an optional residency program at our beautiful Glion London campus. Executives from HIT Scotland also joined courses for Leadership development opportunities. During the residency, students took up to two of four offered courses (Challenges of Leadership, Managerial Finance and Accounting, Human Resource Management and Financial Strategy and Planning), providing an opportunity for classmates to meet

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Alumnus Interview – Karan A. Khiani, India

Meet with Karan A. Khiani, Director at Kiros Hospitality Solutions Pvt. Ltd Licensee Direct Hotel Supplies (DHS Mumbai). Karan graduated from Glion in 2002 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration What made you pursue an education in Hospitality Management? I have always been a people person, and loved entertaining family and friends at home. I am also very fond of traveling and experiencing new cultures and cuisines. After my

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Alumnus Interview – Edouard Lallemand, France

Meet with Edouard Lallemand, Rooms Division Manager in charge of the Spa at Pullman Danang Beach Resort – Vietnam. Edouard graduated from Glion in 2008 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Management. Why did you choose to study at Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland ? It was a series of opportunities and experiences in my academic path that, little by little, opened the road to the world of

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Moving from United Arab Emirates to Asia

Dear Alumni’s and colleagues, greetings from Bangkok, I am back in Bangkok since February this year to look at the Asian operations for Best Western International. Why this move after 4 years in the United Arab Emirates? What’s the reason for leaving a vibrant destination such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai? I will share with you the answer in the second half of my first post. But let me first

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Why I chose Glion for my online MBA

Hello! My name is Ulysses Theoharis. I am of Greek origin and a few days ago I turned 46 years old. A couple of weeks ago, I concluded the GLION online MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management after two years and eight months (this is how much it actually takes). Next week, beginning of September 2013 that is, I will be relocating with my family to Bangkok, Thailand

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