* Vatel’s 5-week Passerelle program is designed to enable students with a bachelor’s degree in management to acquire the skills and knowledge in hospitality and restaurant services management to continue their schooling with a Vatel MBA, while optimizing their previous knowledge.
High school diploma or A level equivalent.
English Proficiency: CEFR level B2, TOEFL 550 (80 IBT) or IELTS 5.5 (academic) + one-page personal essay or a cover letter written in English.
Complete knowledge of management, team-building, and executive functions in an international environment. Acquiring a professional, legal, economic, and linguistic culture with the objective of having an operational management post in the company.
Students are introduced to Marketing, Human Resources, Administration and Professional Culture. They also learn the rudiments of Catering and Culinary Arts, as well as how to address constraints and unexpected events that arise in Banqueting, Reception and Seminars.
While continuing to enhance their theoretical knowledge, students are introduced to management. During the practical training, they manage the first-year students, while being managed themselves by the third-year students. Students gain in self-confidence and do an internship in a foreign country other than France.
60 crédits ECTS
Having learned the fundamentals needed to begin team management, students now apply this knowledge in their third and final year. They develop their analytical skills while using the knowledge acquired thus far in the program. They are able to devise strategies and take their first managerial decisions.
Those who want to have a career in the hospitality and tourism industries must have an international and cross-cultural outreach. Present in over 30 countries on four continents, Vatel Group gives its students the opportunity to develop their cross-cultural mindset by doing their second year in different Vatel school.
The educational concept remains the same, the only things that differ are the cultural environment and language. Vatel schools throughout the world have the same educational programs: students thus continue their courses abroad before going back to their home school, in France, for their 3rd year of the Bachelor in International Hotel Management program.
The Marco Polo program has been granted by the international hospitality professionals the Best Innovation in an Educational Program Award at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards. A recognition expressed by those who recruit Vatel interns and Vatel alumni throughout the world.
• Master an additional foreign language.
• Enrich your resume and increase your employability.
• Gain maturity and credibility.
• Quickly assimilate other forms of know-how, savoir-vivre and savoir-être.
• Familiarise with different teaching methods.
• Open to other types of management in various cultural contexts.
• Better understand the expectations of an international clientele.
• Prepare to manage teams of various nationalities.
• Gain solid knowledge of the international hotel industry.