“The best way to understand anything is to experience it yourself.” This is the principle upon which Vatel bases its educational approach. This translates to applying what you learn in a real context. Located in city centres, our schools also house restaurants, hotels, spas, cafes and / or Vatel gourmet catering shops, all which receive real customers.
Vatel Restaurant Manager & Senior F&B Instructor
General Manager Vatel Hotel & Spa
Gaining knowledge is always a good thing, but understanding how to develop that knowledge into projects is even better. That is why Vatel implements innovative learning methods that are fun and effective, based on real-life situations and group work. Our belief? We learn best on the job.
A week of working as a team on a specific task and set by a professional in the tourism industry.
Does that seem too long?
You will soon realise that it isn’t. You will resolve the issues set by companies by presenting your (well-structured) solutions!
And who knows? Your solutions might just be put into practice for real!
In the 2nd year of the MBA and during a very intense week, you will become the manager of an international holding company. With your team, you make business, financial, technical and human resource decisions that will affect the future of your businesses.
This virtual simulation game for management and decision-making pits your team against 5th-year students from all of Vatel’s schools around the world. So, are you ready to take on the world?
These games use academic and practical interactive methods to enable you to develop your analytical skills, creativity and initiative.
Based on exchange, sharing and reflection, this educational approach is more like a coaching technique than classical teaching.
Artificial intelligence, data, revenue management ... new technologies are an integral part of the hospitality and tourism industry, that is why it is so important to master them.
Understanding how to use them will make you a creative professional with a great deal to offer. That’s pretty useful right?
In Vatel, the relationship with the profession is considered as being one of the cornerstones for its future graduates.
Since 1981, each Vatel Campus has carefully chosen internships for its students depending on what year of schooling they are in, with the goal of allowing them to apply the know-how and people-oriented skills they learned in the previous year.
These internships are mandatory and comply with academic rules. In the 1st year, internships take place in the country where students attend Vatel classes and in their 2nd year, they are international. After their undergraduate studies, alumni will have spent a minimum of 10 months in an operational internship. Should students continue with graduate studies, they will have an additional six months of experience in executive positions.
The Bachelor year 1 internship, which takes place during the peak summer or winter tourist season, is demanding for students who discover their professional environment at this busy time. They learn basic tasks at the front desk and in the restaurant.The aim is that, as future managers, after having climbed the hierarchical ladder, they will be able to manage teams more efficiently, as they, themselves, have also done these tasks.
The Bachelor year 2 internship still has an operational dimension, but takes place, if possible, in an English speaking country so that students will develop their linguistic and cross-cultural qualities.
Internships during the MBA are designed so that students discover and gain experience in managerial positions.
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