Online Executive Master

Master of International Business Hotel Resort and Wellness Management

Online Executive Master of Hospitality Management

This online, industry-endorsed master’s program is perfect for active professionals who want to scale up their skills. Choose the length and intensity of your studies, from one to two years. You can connect from anywhere and at any time.


Next intake

August 16, 2022


1-2 years




Flexible and self-paced

  • Complete 12 six-week modules within 1-2 years
  • Connect to a global network of professionals and seasoned leaders 
  • Develop your management and leadership skills
  • Graduate with an:

Executive Master of Hospitality Management from Swiss Hotel Management School

The Online Executive Master allowed me to participate in open discussions with experienced people in the hospitality industry.

Constantinos Karapinna

Operations Manager, Kanika Hotels & Resorts


This program is taught online with an optional residential week in Switzerland. 


Take 2 online modules at a time


Take 1 online module at a time

12 modules


Six weeks per module, minimum three live sessions, reading materials, 2 discussion forum per week, 10 quiz questions per week, and final module assignment


  • Financial Decision Making 
  • AI and Technology-Driven Innovation 
  • Digital Sales and Marketing Strategy
  • Quality Operations Management
  • Strategies for Leadership
  • Global Hospitality Trends 
  • Consumer Intelligence and Value Creation 
  • Managing Generational and Cultural Diversity
  • Project Management 
  • Experience Mapping
  • Strategies for Sustainability
  • Strategic Business Planning and Entrepreneurship 

Optional residency




  • Company visits
  • Accommodation and meals on Leysin campus
  • Graduation and gala dinner in Switzerland
  • Cultural and culinary experiences

Anna Soukup

Senior Director Quality Management, Sixt

Anna Soukup SHMS MIB

Course dates

January 11 – February 28 2023

Financial Decision Making

AI and Technology-Driven Innovation

Quality Operations Management

March 8 - April 25 2023

Strategies for Leadership

Global Hospitality Trends

May 3 - June 20 2023

Project Management

Experience Mapping

June 28 - August 15 2023

Digital Sales and Marketing

Quality Operations Management

August 23 - October 10 2023

Consumer Intelligence and Value Creation

Managing Generational and Cultural Diversity

October 18 - December 5 2023

Strategies for Sustainability

Strategic Business Planning and Entrepreneurship

Requirements & fees

  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years
  • A postgraduate diploma from any Swiss Education Group school, or
  • A bachelor's degree in hotel management with a minimum of 4 months work, or
  • A bachelor’s degree in any discipline and minimum two years of work experience in the hospitality/tourism industry or
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in a supervisory/managerial position in the hospitality/tourism industry
  • English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 55 or IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. You can improve your language and study skills with our English Foundation Program

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