MBA in Leisure & Tourism Management (Barcelona)

EU Business School

Descripción

Tourism is the fastest-growing industry in today's business world and companies continue to require academically qualified managers to afford them an insight into the industry. This specialization explores the theories, practices and business models that make up the tourism and leisure field. Focusing on the development of executive skills, strategic aptitudes and creative thinking, this program will deliver the key competencies required in the industry while developing understanding of international and intercultural management needs.
Why Barcelona?
Studying an MBA in Leisure & Tourism Management in Barcelona gives students the opportunity to expand their business knowledge in one of the world's most advanced smart cities. Entrepreneurs and innovators are nurtured and cultivated in this forward-thinking city, which attracts outstanding tech talent and innovative startups, of which there are currently more than 1300. Barcelona is also home to some of the world's largest multinational companies, including Airbnb, Amazon and the Siemens Innovation Center.
This diverse and cosmopolitan city on the Mediterranean coast boasts almost five kilometers of golden beaches and provides students with excellent opportunities for sports activities and socializing. Famously home to FC Barcelona, it also has a wide array of cultural offerings including museums, UNESCO-listed monuments and architectural gems from the city's most celebrated son, Antoni Gaudí.
 

Temario

Program Structure
The MBA in Leisure & Tourism (90 ECTS) is a one-year, three-term degree. Students complete five to six course modules per term which are combined with seminars, company visits, guest speaker sessions and case studies among others. In order to graduate, students must complete a management research methods module and a dissertation. This program is also available as a two-year, six-term, part-time degree.
Year 1:
  • Transformational Management & Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Marketing in a Digital World
  • Data Analysis for Managers
  • Negotiation
  • Consulting labs.
  • Crafting your future.
  • Corporate Finance
  • People & Talent Management
  • Global Economics
  • Strategy & Decision Making
  • Information Systems & Technology
  • Communication for Success
  • Legal Issues & Business Ethics
  • Crafting Your Future
  • Business Strategy Simulation
  • International Tourism Management
  • Strategic Tourism Marketing
  • Environments of Tourism
  • Culture & Cross-Cultural Management in Tourism
  • Digital Business in Tourism

Competencias para las que te prepara el curso

Candidates with business knowledge are especially attractive hires for international hospitality and tourism organizations. Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic aptitudes, this MBA program will deliver the key competencies required in the industry while developing your understanding of international and intercultural management needs.

Requisitos

The admission process at EU Business School is clear and straightforward. Applicants must fulfil specific academic and English language requirements to be eligible for admittance into their chosen program.
Prospective students are evaluated on the strength of their applications as a whole. Consideration is given to the student's qualities and abilities: leadership potential, academic achievements, performance on standardized tests, extracurricular activities and personal experiences. EU's Admissions Services department will assist all applicants throughout the entire application process.

Idiomas en los que se imparte

English

Duración

Duration: Three terms/one year (full time) or six terms/two years (part time) Number of credits: 90 ECTS Start dates: October, January & March

Objetivos

In addition to industry-specific modules, the program focuses on development strategies and management styles specifically geared toward creating leaders in the industry who can also apply the same skills to the wider commercial market. Students will:
  • Investigate the impact of tourism planning and development on economic, sociocultural and physical environments.
  • Look at business from the point of view of both the consumer and the service provider.
  • Explore issues that concern host-visitor relationships.
  • Study the major processes within marketing through case studies and class discussion.

Titulación obtenida

Degree Awarded A university MBA degree awarded by Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), (título propio), a state-recognized university in Spain. An MBA degree from EU Business School Switzerland which is internationally accredited by ACBSP, IACBE, IQA and certified by eduQua.

Perspectivas laborales

Career Options The MBA with a major in leisure & tourism management provides students with knowledge of business as well as a skillset in leisure and tourism. Graduates of this MBA program may be interested in the following careers. Event Planner. Wellbeing Manager. Hospitality Financial Manager. Regional Manager. Areas of Work The MBA with a major in leisure & tourism management provides students with essential business knowledge for working in the leisure and tourism sector. Graduates of this MBA program may be interested in working in the following areas. Hotel Industry Travel Services Sustainable Tourism Government: Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism

Precio

6950 €
Fees per term: 6950 euros.

Ventajas del curso

While completing your MBA program, you will have the opportunity to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognized degree from London Metropolitan University (London Met). You may choose to study an MSc in International Business Management or an MBA on our Barcelona/Geneva/Montreux/online campus. In order to obtain the state-recognized MBA, you must complete an extra management learning and research module, a business research report and a business competency simulation course. To earn the MSc in International Business Management, you must complete an extra business consultancy project module and a business competency simulation course. These courses are in addition to the MBA coursework. The London Met MSc in International Business Management program is designed for aspiring professionals with less than two years of work experience, while the London Met MBA is for working professionals and those who have previously held managerial roles.

Profesorado

EU's faculty is composed of highly qualified academics, entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. All courses are taught by lecturers with a wealth of practical experience in their fields. Our teaching staff create a personalized and interactive learning environment that promotes and fosters the skills and knowledge required for a successful career in business. The caliber of the faculty and a culture that values and rewards an entrepreneurial spirit are what make EU Business School stand out.

Lugar donde se imparte el curso

Barcelona
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