Year 3: Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management


Hospitality Management and International Business

In the final year of the Bachelor of Business Administration, you will build on your previous study and develop a strong understanding of International Business. Your work on comprehensive management projects will enable you to examine, develop and test your skills and knowledge through sophisticated case studies and intensive teamwork.

You will earn two Bachelor's degrees: the American Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management awarded by Northwood University (USA) and the Swiss HIM Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management with Specialization.


Term 6 (11 weeks)

  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership
    • Examines how the behavior of individuals and the relationship among individuals and groups within an organization impact its effectiveness. It teaches the skills and tools necessary to effectively manage change within an organization and evolve into successful leaders in a complex global environment.
  • Strategic Planning
    • Integrates the various theories, concepts and models covered in previous management courses, and presents the student with a comprehensive view of the competitive environment of today’s global business enterprise. Teaches students the skills necessary to formulate and implement strategy and exercise effective leadership in diverse organizational settings and business environments.
  • Introduction to Art
    • Surveys visual media, past and present, with particular emphasis on expressionism and realism and how they mirror society. Technique as well as theory is discussed.
  • Successful Business Models
    • Identifies successful entrepreneurial business models and the initial challenges these business models encountered. Students review and evaluate the business models of some of the world’s great entrepreneurs such as Astor, Lowell, Swift, Rockefeller, DeVos, Walton, and Gates. Explores how to use a company’s business model to identify resource requirements, focus risks, and diagram revenue streams.
  • Statistics 1
    • An introduction to the concepts of probability, probability distributions and sampling distributions, inference through estimation by confidence intervals. Students will determine which statistical technique is appropriate depending on the data type and level of measurement, analyze the data and then interpret the results.


Term 7 (11 weeks)

  • International Trade
    • Examines the bases of trading among nations with emphasis on resources, foreign exchange, balance of payments, investments, tariffs, import quotas, export controls, nationalism, free trade, protectionism, and the institutions aiding in world trade.
  • Business Law
    • Basic principles of law applicable to the business world, emphasizing contracts and sales, as well as period after sales, bailments, negotiable instruments, agency, partnerships, corporations, insurance and real estate.
  • International Management
    • Familiarizes students with the evolution of the multinational enterprise and addresses the challenges today’s managers of such enterprises confront.
  • Introduction to European Literature
    • Examines the European literature of the 20th century, mainly through the interpretation of short stories by the most significant European authors. Literary criticism will be applied to various European literary movements (expressionism, existentialism, post-modernism, etc.).
  • Statistics 2
    • Builds upon the concepts covered in Statistics 1. Includes hypothesis testing of proportions, means and variances, correlation, multiple regression, forecasting, statistical process control, and analysis of variance.
  • Philosophy of Enterprise
    • This course deals with advanced philosophical topics relating to the role of values, freedom, property rights, enterprise, trade, and finance, in the evolution of enterprise. Special attention is given to the results of the interactions of all factors.

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  • Northwood

Industry Endorsement

  • Hublot
  • Banque Edmond de Rothschild
  • Montreux Jazz Festival
  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

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