Professional Courses

Build the skills you need to advance in your career

Swiss Education Academy

Professional Courses

Build the skills you need to advance in your career

Unlock a world of possibilities

In 2017, we are launching our first professional course for anyone looking to enhance, progress or potentially change their career path. Find out more below...

Dates & Structure:

This 6-day course is comprised of 3 modules lasting 2 days each.

Cover current issues and trends in human resource management, the fundamentals of finance and explore the world of luxury marketing.

Choose between 1, 2 or all 3 modules to complete a full 6-day programme.

Dates: from 4th to 9th September 2017

Course content:

Contemporary Issues in Hospitality

Hotel Institute Montreux

6-day course

Module 1: Fundamentals of Finance for Non-Financial Managers - in partnership with Edmond de Rothschild
This 2-day module offers a complete approach to the financial component of a business plan and focuses on the management of portfolios giving participants an understanding of capital markets and fundamental analysis.

Module 2: Exploring the World of Luxury Marketing - in partnership with Hublot
This 2-day module provides participants a thorough insight into the Luxury sector in a global context. Whilst exploring the role of marketing within luxury companies, participants acquire the critical skills to identify potential new luxury products for numerous markets.

Module 3: Current Issues and Trends in Human Resource Management - in partnership with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
This 2-day module will verse participants on how to align the human resource function with the organization's strategy. Participants will also acquire the knowledge necessary in the context of conflict and meditation and workplace diversity and will familiarize themselves with effective performance management systems.

Other Information

  • Campus

    • Positioned in the heart of Montreux, the campus is a 3-minute walk from Lake Geneva and the train station, providing easy access to a variety of activities. An hour from Geneva airport allows for easy travel to European hotspots at the weekends.

      With 3 buildings within walking distance, Hotel Europe, Leman Residence and Hotel Miramonte provide high-quality surroundings. Hotel Europe hosts the main classrooms and the majority of the faculty offices:

      Discover the Hotel Institute Montreux Campus:

      Visit Hotel Institute Montreux - Hotel school in Switzerland 
      Montreux Campus 
  • Meals

    • Full board is provided throughout the week and is included in the fees. Three meals are served from Monday to Friday with brunch and dinner on weekends. There are a variety of food outlets on campus to choose from.

      Coffee Beans, the on-campus café, is run outside of meal times by in-house trainees. Snacks and warm dishes are available from early morning until late in the evening.

      During the summer months, enjoy your meals on the terrace of Hotel Europe or Hotel Miramonte, overlooking Lake Geneva and the Alps. Perfect for sunset watching!
  • Accommodation

    • Accommodation options are available in all of our campus buildings, depending on your year of study. All accommodation is modern, comfortable and spacious to enable you to feel at home.

      Double Standard Room (included in the fees)
      ● Two single beds (double occupancy)
      ● Desk and office chair
      ● Wardrobe and storage space
      ● Shared bathroom
      ● Wifi

      The following rooms have all the features of a double standard room with additional extras (available at an extra fee):

      Single Standard Room
      ● Single occupancy

      Double or Single Deluxe Room
      ● Private bathroom

      Bed Linen and Towels (included in fees)
      Bed linen and towels are provided for all room categories. Towels are changed once a week by the housekeeping department. Bed linen is changed every two weeks or upon request.

      Cleaning (included in fees)
      The housekeeping department is cleaning the room once during the week.
  • Fees


      1 week course: CHF 3000.–

      ● Tuition ● Course material ● Accommodation in double standard room (for deluxe, superior deluxe or single room: please see below) ● All meals as described ● Use of all facilities as described ● Welcome package


      Accommodation Double Room
      Standard: Included in fees
      Deluxe: CHF 100.– / week


      Single Room
      Standard: CHF 100.– / week
      Deluxe: CHF 200.– / week


      Enrolment Fees
      Enrolment fees: CHF 110.–
      Will be charged only once for the same family members.


      Airport Transfer – Montreux
      Geneva airport to Montreux: CHF 175.– / one way


      Health Insurance
      Health insurance is compulsory for non EU participants. CHF 45.– / week