The Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership provides an introduction to advanced study in contemporary leadership techniques as they apply to the global hotel and hospitality sectors.
Delivered at The Hotel School, Southern Cross University's unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this course develops applied business skills to support graduates progress their leadership careers in contemporary global hotel industries. Graduates will be prepared to succeed in a middle management role across a range of hotel and hospitality settings.
The curriculum is built on hotel leadership/management principles. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma may choose to progress to the Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership where they will be exposed to a series of higher level self-management approaches to learning.
Southern Cross University was rated in the world's top 50 universities in tourism and hospitality management by the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Graduates enjoy excellent prospects - 95 per cent are employed before or shortly after graduation (The Hotel School 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey).
This course comprises core units in communication, leadership and the global hotel landscape with the opportunity to select from a range of elective units covering hotel and hospitality operations and management.
Graduates will be able to advance their careers in a range of organisations within the business and tourism sectors including: hospitality outlets, hotels, events and conferences, cruise ships, airlines, casinos, clubs and any other business.
To be eligible to receive the Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate of Business in Global Hotel Leadership after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points).