BACHELOR PROGRAMS

TOURISM & HOSPITALITY

Develop an understanding of the main internal and external factors that influence today's businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry.

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Develop your strategic management and leadership skills and reach effective operational performance.

Bella Vista Institute of Higher Education (BVIS) offers Undergraduate Programs in the areas of Tourism and Travel Management, Business Management and Health & Social Care Management. The programs are a mix of academic and practical activities to prepare for the fast-changing professional world. All programs consist of 3 years (6 semesters) equivalent to 180 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).

Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality Management(dual degree)

The flagship business program is the major in Tourism and Hospitality Management, developed in partnership with United Nations World Tourism Organization, which prepares students who are interested in applied business activities related to travel and tourism industries, including new trends with social media and digital platforms.

This dual-degree program is designed and delivered in collaboration with the Institute of tourism studies (ITS).

YEAR 1

  • Communication Skills

  • English for Business

  • Academic Writing Skills

  • Basic ICT for Managers

  • Personal Development

  • Hospitality Computing Applications

  • Introduction to Tourism Marketing

  • Hotel Marketing Communication

  • Hospitality Sales and Marketing

  • Introduction to Accounting

  • Hotel Operations - F&B Operations,Housekeeping Department,Front Office

Internship & ESG:

  • Introduction for ESG: Definition, Megatrends, and Their Implications.

  • Selected Specialization I

        - Development Module

        - Optional group project or language​

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Optional group project or language development module

YEAR 3

  • International Business

  • Business Strategy

  • Tourism Policy and Planning

  • Business Communications

  • Tourism and International Development

  • Tourism and Hospitality Research

Specialization Term:

  • Provided by industry partners. 

  • On Campus.
     

YEAR 2

  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality

  • Marketing Management

  • Customer Relations Management

  • Operations Management

  • Finance Management

  • Human Resource Management
     

Internship & ESG:

  • Introduction for ESG: Definition, Megatrends, and Their Implications.

  • Selected Specialization I

        - Development Module

        - Optional group project or language​

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Optional group project or language development module

Specializations

  • UNWTO (UNWTO International Centre Switzerland) Traineeship ​

  • ETC (European Travel Commission) traineeship Job Bank​

  • ESPA (European Spa Association) for Health Tourism Management ​

  • PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) for Sustainability Tourism Management ​

  • CLIA (Cruse Line International Association) for Cruise line Management 
     

YEAR 1

  • Communication Skills

  • English for Business

  • Academic Writing Skills

  • Basic ICT for Managers

  • Personal Development

  • Hospitality Computing Applications

  • Introduction to Tourism Marketing

  • Hotel Marketing Communication

  • Hospitality Sales and Marketing

  • Introduction to Accounting

  • Hotel Operations - F&B Operations,Housekeeping Department,Front Office

Internship & ESG:

  • Introduction for ESG: Definition, Megatrends, and Their Implications.

  • Selected Specialization I

        - Development Module

        - Optional group project or language

  • development module

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Optional group project or language development module

YEAR 3

  • Financial Issues in International Hospitality

  • Tourism Economics

  • International Finance & Risk Management

  • Cost Control, Analysis & Management

  • Business Start-Ups

  • Corporate Issues and Auditing in the Financial World

  • Sources of Funding (Banking)

  • Public Policy

  • Dissertation

  • Customer Experience Management

  • Reflective Thinking

Specialization Term:

  • Provided by industry partners. 

  • On Campus.

YEAR 2

  • Human Resources Management in Hospitality

  • Employee Engagement & Relationship

  • Leadership & Management Hospitality

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Crowd Control

  • Training & Development

  • Performance Appraisals

  • Writing Dissertation Proposal

  • Guest Experience Management

  • Ideation to Feasible Business

  • Digital Marketing Delivered

  • Creativity & Innovation in Hospitality

  • Qualitative Research Methods

Internship & ESG:

  • Introduction for ESG: Definition, Megatrends, and Their Implications.

  • Selected Specialization I

        - Development Module

        - Optional group project or language

  • development module

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Optional group project or language development module

Specializations

  • UNWTO (UNWTO International Centre Switzerland) Traineeship ​

  • ETC (European Travel Commission) traineeship Job Bank​

  • ESPA (European Spa Association) for Health Tourism Management ​

  • PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) for Sustainability Tourism Management ​

  • CLIA (Cruse Line International Association) for Cruise line Management 

 

Bachelor in Business Management(dual degree)


The objective of the Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.
 

The content of the qualification is focused on:
 

  • Managing business communication

  • Understanding the business environment and organisations in a global context

  • Business functions including people management

  • Quantitative methods in business

  • Finance for managers

  • Research and academic writing.

YEAR 1

  • Research and Academic Writing

  • Business Environment

  • Introduction to Business Communication

  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods

  • Introduction to Business Functions

  • Introduction to Finance

Internship & ESG:

  • Introduction for ESG: Definition, Megatrends, and Their Implications.

  • Selected Specialization I

        - Development Module

        - Optional group project or language​

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Optional group project or language development module

YEAR 3

  • International Business

  • Business Strategy

  • Leadership and Management Development

  • Business Communications

  • New Venture Management and Development

  • Business and Management Research

YEAR 2

  • Human Resource Management

  • Project Management

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Accounting for Managers

  • Business Law

  • Business Ethics

Internship & ESG:

  • Introduction for ESG: Definition, Megatrends, and Their Implications.

  • Selected Specialization I

        - Development Module

        - Optional group project or language​

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Optional group project or language development module

Admissions Are Open For 2023!

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