International Master in Tourism & Leisure BROCHURE
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Why MIB School of ManagementAt MIB, we believe in the need to help the best talents It is thanks to the quality and international outlook of itsto express their true value, to develop leaders, and to bring faculty, the stimulating learning environment, the diverseout the values of excellence and true meritocracy. national and cultural backgrounds of its participants, asMIB is not merely a centre for research or just another well as the solid links to its partner firms and the businessplace that turns out managers. MIB School of Management community at large that MIB School of Management hasis an incubator of ideas and knowledge, a manufacturer earned a strong reputation over the years as a centre ofof leaders, a laboratory for the global economy as a whole. excellence and one of the most prominent managementTrusting in this prestigious institution means investing in training institutions both at the national and internationalthe thing of greatest value: human capital. levels. MIB School of Management is proud to work as partnerEnrico Tomaso Cucchiani with individuals who accept these challenges and areMember of the Board of Management of Allianz SE ready to invest in their future with commitment andChairman of Allianz S.p.A. determination.Chairman of MIB School of Management Vladimir Nanut Dean MIB School of ManagementMIB School of Management was founded in 1988 as a consortium between academia and the world of business: itsmembers and associates include universities, major corporations and top-ranking economic organizations.The School is member of the most important Business School networks. All the master programmes offered by theSchool have been awarded prestigious national and international accreditations. Accreditations Associations EFMD AMBA European Foundation for Association of MBAs Management Development ASFOR Associazione Italiana per la Formazione Manageriale Executive MBA Council EFMD Programme Accreditation System CEEMAN Central and Eastern ted ual UN-WTO TedQual Certification European Management U N W T O. T H E M I S Development Association
International Master in Tourism & LeisureThe programme for future leaders Program Objectives This Master is dedicated to one of the fastest- The IMTL programme gives the participants an education growing businesses of today. The managerial and that is aimed to: entrepreneurial mentality that the course provides developing professional profiles that match the new gives a fundamental drive to the career of future tourist market demand for both managers and tourism managers. entrepreneurs wishing to operate in an international IMTL is an amazing voyage which lasts one year, context; and is full of expectations and opportunities. To improving understanding of tourism business culture face it with enthusiasm, energy, commitment and and economics; passion means growing as people and professionals providing working solutions and tools; and obtaining numerous successes. developing a high level of managerial and personal skills; Francesca Ghersinich enhancing participants effectiveness and Program Director, professionalism; International Master in Tourism & Leisure providing the basis for building a network of interpersonal relations among colleagues, alumni, faculty and companies in the tourism sector. The educational approach combines classroom teaching with case studies, role playing, project works, simulations and business games, outdoor activities, professional presentations and lectures, and visits to leading companies in the tourism sector. Besides technical competences, participants experience is every day enriched by the huge diversity of their backgrounds: the multi ethnic exchanges and atmosphere within the class and the School represent great contributes to prepare people solving complex problems, achieving a creative and an open-mind cooperating approach, thus giving them all the skills to face an international business setting at the best managers level. Accreditations In 2007 the United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO (www.unwto.org), has awarded the International Master in Tourism & Leisure its prestigious TedQual certification. IMTL is accredited also by ASFOR (www.asfor.it), the Italian Association for Management Education Development.
IMTL CurriculumThe IMTL is a 12 months (from October to October), full- Creditstime program, taught entirely in English. Attendance is Each course is worth a number of credits. One creditmandatory (Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm). consists of 25 class hours as defined by the EuropeanIMTL program offers a broad spectrum of knowledge, Credit Transfer System (ECTS).ranging from general managerial skills to the most In order to be awarded the IMTL degree, a participantsignificant and topical tourism management issues. must earn at least 60 credits. Training methods FIRST TERM: General Management high degree of interaction between instructors and Tourism Economics participants Accounting, Finance teaching team is a blend of academics, business school Marketing, Strategy trainers, managers, consultants and entrepreneurs of Organization, Human Resource Management tourism sector International Relations blend of hands-on experience, active learning and Cross Cultural Communication Management lectures learning process based both on group and individual work SECOND TERM: Core Courses Room Division Management Food and Beverage Management Tour Operating Destination Management Business Planning International exchange programs Web Marketing Participants can choose to spend part of their study course Revenue Management abroad. MIBs partner International Schools involved in this Events Organization exchange are: SustainableTourism Bordeaux School of Management Information Technology (Bordeaux, France) EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración ELECTIVE COURSES AND ACTIVITIES (Barcelona, Spain) Elective courses in international business EOI - Escuela de Negocios Italian Language (Madrid, Spain) Seminars, Study Tours IEDC - Bled School of Management (Bled, Slovenia) Throughout the program: IBS - Institute of Business Studies Personal Development, Career Orientation (Moscow, Russia) IMISP - International Management Institute THIRD TERM (Saint Petersburg, Russia) In the field project Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University International Exchange Programs (Guangzhou, China) Internships Merrick School of Business - University of Baltimore (Baltimore, ML - USA) FINAL TERM Rollins College - Crummer Graduate School of Business Final Examination (Orlando, FL - USA) Graduation Day To download IMTL complete program and brochure, please visit our website: www.mib.edu/imtl
IMTL ParticipantsParticipation in the International Master in Tourism & Countries of origin of IMTL participantsLeisure is open to graduates of all disciplines, from all Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Elover the world. Salvador, France, Georgia, Germany, India, Italy, Kazakhstan,The ideal participant is highly driven and motivated to Lithuania, Martinique, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro,work in the tourism sector. Besides being professional, Perù, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Serbia,successful participants approach work and study with Slovenia, Spain, Tajikistan, Turkey, United States of America,passion, creativity, commitment, and an open mind. Russia, Ukraine, Iran, Czech Republic.Classroom composition varies greatly; the diversebackgrounds of participants present a rich opportunityfor all participants to share their experiences. Areas of origin Educational Background Profile (last 3 editions) Average years of working experience 4.3 7% 8% Average age 26 19% 10% 7% Females 70% Italy Economics International Students 53%6% Eastern EU 47% Liberal Arts West EU Tourism Law/Political Sciences Americas 31% Others Asia 35% 30%
The Selection ProcessWho can applyThe target profiles for IMTL are highly-driven graduates TUITION FEES AND FINANCIAL SUPPORTfrom all over the world, who are focused on and committedto the tourism business. The ideal IMTL candidate should Tuition fees for the IMTL are EUR 18.150 (21% VATmeet the following intake standards: included). Fees include: Excellent education (degree level); Core and elective courses Fluent English (written and spoken); Access to e-learning platform and teaching material International experience; Access to computer rooms, Internet, and Schools Interest and motivation towards personal development; wi-fi connection Intelligence, flexibility and adaptability; Tutoring Leadership potential; Career counseling Work experience and background in the field isappreciated. The School and the sponsoring companies offer aHow to apply number of scholarships to partially cover tuitionApplicants are required to complete the on-line application fees. Scholarships are awarded based on merit andform at www.mib.edu/imtl on specific requirements indicated by the companySuccessful applicants will be asked to send a number of funding the scholarship.required documents.Once the documentation is approved, candidates are Participants admitted to IMTL can also apply forinvited for selection tests (deductive reasoning and verbal honor loans at banks that have an agreement withskills tests) and an interview (to evaluate English language the School.skills, professional goals and motivation).The application deadline is September for non UEcandidates, and beginning of October for UE candidates.
CareersThe main objective for IMTL participants is to improve Main Network Companiestheir career prospects. The program structure and content Besides the participants and the faculty, companies areare therefore targeted at increasing those opportunities. the most valuable assets of the School. The tourismDuring the course, a series of activities both in class and business is represented at an international level, creatingthrough individual interviews enable each participant to the link between the IMTL and the professional environment.optimize career choices. The IMTL has a wide network of partner companies thatParticipants are provided with tools and contacts useful offer relevant case studies, lectures, testimonials andto navigate and reposition themselves in the job market presentations, challenging project works relating to realindependently. This is possible also through company business, interesting workshop experiences, exclusivepresentations and visits, study tours and recruiting days. internship opportunities and rewarding placement offers.Every year our graduates meet position requirements inthe companies involved in the Master program. Interesting Amadeusentrepreneurial initiatives are also encouraged. AtaHotelsCareer support is provided through the combination of: assistance on career choices; Bvlgari Hotel - Milano counseling on cover letters, résumés and job interviews; CreAttività mailing of résumés to network companies; Costa Crociere company presentations and job interviews; Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts on-site recruiting sessions; HTMS International internship opportunities. Hyatt International Jones Lang LaSalle HotelsIMTL participants are put in contact with the Alumni KuoniAssociation of the School, facilitating professionalexperience exchange between graduates and current Lufthansa Systemsstudents who would like to reposition themselves in the Marriottjob market. Messe Frankfurt Orient-Express Hotels, Trains & Cruises Ritz-Carlton HotelsProfessional Area of Employment Regione Friuli Venezia Giuliaafter taking the IMTL (last three editions) Starwood Hotels and Resorts TUI Travel 4% The IMTL wide range of job applications also concerns 24% 31% young generation who is already involved in a family business in the tourism area, as hospitality structures or tourist services: this course can provide them a deeper consciousness of their expanding opportunities, at higher and more gainful managerial standards. 8% 12% Moreover, the course is structure to help young enterprising 18% talents founding their own company, launching new 3% business solutions for the tourism sector, creating Hospitality Cruise alternative activities in their origin countries or worlwide. Public Organization Others Tour Operator (OLTA, Consultancy, Airlines) Destination Manag. Average employment rate 6 months MICE 90% after IMTL Graduation (last three editions)
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