Tag applied learning

Can a hotel school really prepare students for the future?

The hospitality industry is changing quickly led by new technology and evolving consumer behaviors, and the same is true for practically every other industry. Hotel schools, on the other hand, are often seen as remaining very much the same as they were 50 years ago, an outdated perception that needs to change. More than a traditional university environment, hospitality management schools – which used to be known as simply “hotel

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Why do we need F&B courses for ESE?

This year, for the first time, Glion’s Event, Sport and Entertainment management students are doing applied learning (hands-on courses) in food & beverage service. This was my experience in the restaurants, and I have to admit, it was worth it.  It’s not what you expect Are you excited? Where will you be living? Have you ever been to Switzerland before? These are some of the questions that you are asked

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Changes in Applied Learning at Glion

Interview with Paul Chappel, Applied Learning Manager (Academic) Change is taking place in Glion’s applied learning curriculum and the impact is shaking up the way faculty and students are doing things on Glion campus. To find out what is going on and what it means for our students, we went directly to Paul Chappel, a senior member of Glion faculty and beloved professor who has taken on the role of

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FAQs about the Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality

The Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality is a unique program that often requires a bit of explanation. Candidates wonder: Is it like a master’s? What do students learn and what kinds of careers does it lead to?  To answer these questions, Georgina Spence, a UK national and December 2015 graduate of the postgraduate program, shares her views on the program structure and the details of the applied learning components that include

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How hospitality management schools prepare us for innovation

Four years ago, as a high-school graduate, I was faced with making an important decision: choosing a university. This meant I had to choose not only where I would go for the next four years of my life but also choose my future career and lifestyle. If choosing what kind of college to attend is hard, choosing which one is even harder. I was interested in hospitality for many reasons

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