eHotelier is delighted to announce an agreement with Swiss-Belhotel International to deliver an Executive Development Programme for SBI Executives globally.
Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, commented, “We are delighted to partner with e-Hotelier in this crucial industry-leading initiative. At the Swiss-Belhotel International, we believe in creating a culture of achievement through continuous learning that not only promotes long-term growth but also develops future generation of leaders. The Executive Diploma Programme will empower general managers with a comprehensive suite of tools to lead in a digital world while developing strategic thinking and financial acumen.”
Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President – Operations & Development, EMEA & India; Senior Vice President – Group Human Resources & Talent Development, Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “Our internationally accredited online diploma programme is designed for the professional development of general managers to improve business performance focusing on baseline competencies. This is absolutely critical in an environment that is technologically and competitively evolving more rapidly than ever. The various transformative courses included in the programme have been carefully selected covering a broad range of business disciplines including strategic management, people management, financial management, digital marketing and revenue management.”
More than 60 general managers have already enrolled for the programme worldwide across the Swiss-Belhotel International network of hotels.
Laurent said, “This consolidated program is mandatory for general managers on probation period and will soon be rolled out for interested general managers and regional executives in the Middle East too.”
He further added, “It provides professionals with the expertise needed to identify challenges, implement strategies and achieve successful results with improved performance. The virtual method of teaching is extremely interactive combining innovative content with action learning projects to enhance the skills and knowledge. Every course in addition to core has a quiz and ends with a detailed case study to test the knowledge.”
Swiss-Belhotel International currently manages a portfolio of more than 135 hotels, resorts and projects located in China, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Australia, New Zealand, Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia. Awarded Indonesia’s Leading Global Hotel Chain for six consecutive years, Swiss-Belhotel International is one of the world’s fastest-growing international hotel and hospitality management groups. The Group provides comprehensive and highly professional development and management services in all aspects of hotel, resort and serviced residences. Offices are located in Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, Europe, United Arab Emirates, China, Indonesia and Vietnam.
What is CareerTrack?
CareerTrack is eHotelier’s continuous professional development framework, providing training for hospitality staff at all levels, in all departments from line staff to executive level. The curriculum has been created by industry experts and endorsed by The Institute of Hospitality at the highest academic level, ensuring current and aspiring hoteliers are equipped to manage today’s challenges, whether upskilling, refreshing or cross-skilling as a leader of the future.
With more than 250 course options developed by highly regarded industry professionals, the content includes demonstrations, simulations, testing and assessment, along with on-job application, mentoring and peer collaboration. Reaching far beyond basic online exercises and entertainment, the coursework ensures learners are offered genuine background, context, depth and understanding.
Matthew Stephens, eHotelier’s Managing Director says, “We are proud to support the Swiss-Belhotel International team through the new Advanced Diploma in Hotel General Management. The programme has been created specifically to support Hotel General Managers and Leadership teams, providing the critical skills in Leadership, Finance, Commercial and Human Resources. We look forward to supporting the continual success of Swiss-Belhotel International globally.”
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