Austria has launched its first MBA program in spa management, and we’re pleased to share the news. FH Joanneum Bad Gleichenberg has launched its first part-time MBA in International Hospitality and Spa Management and now offers a unique educational opportunity for those working in the spa and tourism industry.
“The MBA program allows me to enhance my professional training and to offer my customers a higher quality of service,” says Denitsa Kirkova of her reason for choosing The International Hospitality and Spa Management program, which began its first week of teaching in early October. Kirkova joined eight other course participants.
“The professional discussions which took place during the first week of teaching highlighted the quality of this MBA program. The internationally renowned lecturers are meeting with up-and-coming hotel managers, focusing in particular on the management of wellness and spa facilities,” says Daniel Binder, head of the International Hospitality and Spa Management program.
Top-class Training in the Tourism Industry
The unique and innovative course is aimed at people working or intending to work in management positions in the hospitality, spa, or health tourism industry. The MBA program is structured on a flexible, modular basis. It is delivered in part-time mode and provides extensive e-learning support, which allows students to apply what they have learned directly in their professional practice. The program is taught in English, and the curriculum is adapted to an international environment. The background and professional activity of the participants are also taken into account.
Hotel and spa managers from Europe and Asia have developed this course together with experts from European universities and the Bad Gleichenberg tourism and vocational schools under the coordination of FH Joanneum.