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International Hotel Leadership

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School

24 months
24000 AUD/year
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You and your career are unique. You have the power to design your qualification so that it propels you forward in your career right now, and sets you up for your dream future. You can study all 12 subjects in any order you want and graduate with an MBA in International Hotel Leadership at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School. 

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Why study International Hotel Leadership at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School

  • Created in partnership with industry to specifically develop the next generation of senior hotel leaders. Everything you learn will be relevant
  • Projects are delivered by international industry superstars. Whether you’re learning from a hotel GM or discussing property acquisition with a CFO, you’ll get a global take on every aspect of your studies, from leaders at the peak of their careers
  • Delivered entirely online, meaning you can study when and where it suits you best around your current responsibilities. You won’t have to pause your career, and you won’t ever have to take time off to attend lectures on campus
  • Immediately applicable to both your current role and future career so you can offer increased workplace value from day one.

Graduate with confidence to:

  • Continuously improve hotel organisational practice
  • Analyse complex business problems
  • Manage complex organisational change agendas and projects
  • Drive innovation
  • Grow and lead collaboration and effective teams
  • Develop and enhance the performance of others and yourself.

Career Opportunities 

The MBA-IHL is designed for and aimed at mid-career professionals that are looking to progress to roles involving overall leadership and governance of their current and other workplaces.  The scope of roles that graduates could contribute to is very broad in a services and hotels context. Roles include:

  • CEO
  • COO
  • Executive Director / General Manager
  • Director of Operations / Executive Assistant Manager
  • Head of Commercial and Strategy
  • Investment Analyst
  • Senior Consultant
  • Director of Food and Beverage
  • Director of Rooms
  • Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Director of Finance

Programme Structure

12 Courses/Subjects designed as Industry Projects:

  • Framing Your First 90 Days as a Leader
  • Securing Growth and Investment for Your Hotel
  • Managing Your Brand for Consumer Engagement 
  • Creating Innovative Guest Experiences for Competitive Advantage
  • Managing Your Digital Business Resources
  • Championing Organisational Change
  • Leading Corporate Social Responsibility to Drive Business Performance and Social Impact
  • Leading in Times of Crisis – When to Lead, When to Manage

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree (equivalent to AQF 7)
  • Three years of professional, administrative or managerial work experience. Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis.
CRICOS Provider Number: 03389E

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48000 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  •  National - 4,000 AUD (Indicative Subject Price)


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