Hospitality and tourism is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing industries. In Bahrain, the government is developing the country to be a leading tourist destination in the region, directly increasing the demand for hospitality and tourism professionals.
Bahrain Institute of Hospitality and Retail (BIHR) offers a unique qualification for those seeking entry level management positions in the hospitality industry – the Diploma in Hospitality Management accredited by the world’s largest and most respected provider of hospitality management education, the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLEI). At the end of the program, successful students receive: 12 individual course certificates; 1 AHLEI Hospitality Management Diploma.
For Bahraini students supported by Tamkeen (formerly the Labour Fund, Bahrain)
The Diploma is available on a full-time or part-time basis with places funded by Tamkeen for Bahraini nationals. This course takes two years to complete including six months of on-the-job training for the full-time course. For the part-time course, modules are taught on a day release (one or two days per week) basis for two years.
For Bahraini and international students funded privately
The Diploma is available on a full-time basis and takes ONE YEAR of academic study plus an optional six month period of on-the-job training for those with no employment experience in the hospitality sector. Competitive fees are charged to students wishing to study for the Diploma.
Applicants for the Diploma should normally have a high school qualification with a pleasing personality, amicable disposition, good communication skills and a desire to succeed in one of the world’s most exciting industries. The Diploma is also suitable for those already working in the hospitality industry who wish to study part-time in order to enhance their qualifications.
Course content and organization
The course covers all aspects of hospitality operational skills and knowledge necessary to meet the requirements of a junior/middle manager. Classes are small, no more than 20-25 students per class and teaching and learning methods employed include a mix of lectures, case studies, practical sessions, review exercises, role plays and group discussions. BIHR has a fully equipped training kitchen and restaurant and front office/housekeeping laboratory for practical study.
To apply for this course or to obtain further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +97317693233