SOURCE: Laureate Hospitality Education
New partnership aimed at fostering international education collaboration
Amsterdam- (PRWEB) December 07, 2012
Glion Online and the Faculty of International Tourism and Management, City University of Macau have signed a partnership agreement that will allow some of the university’s top students and graduates to gain access to the Glion Online MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management. Glion’s industry-leading 100% Online MBA, Postgraduate, and Professional Development programs are dedicated to developing executive talent for the hospitality and wider services industry.
Under the agreement, several students and graduates who have high grades in the university’s Masters of International Hospitality and Tourism Management program will be eligible to transfer credits to Glion’s fully online MBA program. Those who enroll successfully with Glion will have access to an international classroom connecting them to hospitality management, tourism and service industry professionals from around the world.
“This is an exciting new partnership opening up new opportunities for dedicated individuals in Asia who are pursuing careers in international hospitality management and tourism,” said Glion Online Director Mary Farmer. “We look forward to welcoming new students from Macau.”
Prof. Aliana Leong, Dean of the Faculty of International Tourism and Management, City University of Macau said: “We are proud to be able to offer our students and graduate this option of continuing their education and professional networking in the international Glion Online environment”.
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About Glion Institute of Higher Education
Glion Institute of Higher Education is a private Swiss university which offers undergraduate, graduate and post graduate programs of up to three and a half years of study. Glion is accredited at university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) (http://www.neasc.org) and offers programs in the fields of hospitality, tourism, event, sports and entertainment management. The campus based student body is comprised of over 1,600 students with more than 90 nationalities. There are 85 faculty members including full and part time equivalent lecturers as well as visiting lecturers. For more information, please visit: http://www.glion.edu (campus-based programs).
More than 290 students – mostly working professionals – from over 66 countries are currently studying for the Glion Online MBA. The program is offered by Glion Institute of Higher Education, based in Switzerland – one of the top three schools* worldwide for international hospitality management.
City University of Macau
City University of Macau was founded in 1981 and is one of the larger universities awarding Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate degrees in Macau, a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The university established the Faculty of International Tourism and Management in September 2011 in response to increasing demands in Macau where tourism is one of the main pillars of the economy.
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