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International Hospitality Management

Hong Kong Polytechnic University via edX Micromasters


The International Hospitality Management MicroMasters program offers a new way of nurturing talents for the dynamic global hospitality industry.

This program is designed to develop leaders for the global hospitality industry. You will gain in-depth knowledge about the luxury market, the latest technologies in the field, and the best marketing, human resources, and other important business practices.

You will learn through a blend of strategic perspectives and pragmatic implementation, problem identification and decision-making, as well as interdisciplinary theories and management applications.

If you want to further your education, your MicroMasters program certificate can fast track your study for the on-campus Master of Science in International Hospitality Management, International Tourism and Convention Management or International Wine Management degree at a fraction of the cost.

*You have the option to take one or more courses at a time, depending on your schedule. There is no necessity to take all four courses at the same time.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Managing Human Resources in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

Understand essential human resources concepts and theories and analyze contemporary issues in the management of human capital.

Course 2: Managing Marketing in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

Learn the latest principles and theories in marketing and how to apply them to the hospitality and tourism industry.

Course 3: Innovation and Technology Management in Tourism and Hospitality

Learn about information and communication technologies [ICTs] and innovations in the hotel and tourism industries.

Course 4: Luxury Management

Understand the power of a luxury brand and gain the business skills needed to provide premium goods and services within the hotel and tourism industry


Taught by

Basak Denizci Guillet, Ph.D., Dan Wang, Ph.D., Alice Hon, Ph.D., Sangwon Park, Ph.D. and Markus Schuckert, Dr. rer.soc.oec.

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