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Glion Institute of higher education to offer new online courses in hospitality management

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Institute of Higher Education, a world-leading institution with campuses in and the UK, is launching a new set of online certificate courses, available from March 2019.

In response to new training requirements and learning preferences among executives in the field of hospitality management, has devised a series of on spa management, and hotel valuation, delivered by leading experts in their respective fields.

Courses occur four times per year and span two weeks, with 4 to 6 hours of personal effort per week, including videos, readings, discussions, peer-reviewed assignments, quizzes and a final exam.

Profitability and Excellence in are taught by faculty member and leading spa and wellness expert Dr on the financial and organizational aspects of spa management, a particular growth area in the hospitality industry.

• Revenue Management: The Strategy and Tactics of Hotel Room Pricing, delivered by Dr of Pennsylvania State University's School of Hospitality Management, explores the role of room pricing to maximize profit.

and Valuation teaches market research, data analysis and financial planning and is delivered by Steve Rushmore, founder of global hospitality consulting organisation HVS.

"We see a change in the need of training of mid-career hospitality professionals," says Cecile Rebillard, of Digital at Glion. "As the industry is consolidating in more mature markets, middle managers are looking to build their expertise in specific topics to advance their careers."

The new Glion are hosted by FutureLearn, The Open University's online platform offering courses from organisations such as London, Monash University, the and

Dr Pierre Ihmle, at Glion's parent company Sommet Education, said: "This latest academic offer shows our commitment to prepare and equip the present and future hospitality leaders with the skills and knowledge to succeed. are an ideal format for selective and remote learning, accommodating the work schedule of today's professionals.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 16:59 IST