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Master in Wine Management & Hospitality

Delivered jointly with Kedge Business School, the Master of Science in Wine & Hospitality Management will develop your strategic expertise for two fast-growing industries and add a layer of refinement and innovation to your career prospects.

Why a Master’s Degree in Wine Management and Hospitality?

Wine management skills are in high demand in restaurants and hotels, while hospitality management skills are highly sought after in a variety of service businesses. This degree develops skills for both of these exciting sectors to give you maximum value for your future career.

First, you will learn the fundamentals of wine production and retail from leading industry professionals in the world’s most famous wine-producing country: France. At the same time, you will learn how to manage restaurant and hospitality operations and wine businesses. Finally, you will deepen your knowledge around leadership and value creation for both industries. A series of online courses will complement your learning throughout the program.

 

    Master's Students working together

    Courses Outline (subject to change)

    Foundations in wine & hospitality

    • Wine culture
    • The economics of Hotels, Restaurants and Wine
    • Sommellerie & cellar
      management

    Excellence in wine & hospitality

    • Sommellerie & cellar management
    • Current trends in the hospitality industry
    • Wine market & business
    • Finance for hospitality leaders

    Leading management practices in wine & hospitality

    • Strategic marketing in wine & hospitality
    • Valuation & investment decisions
    • Revenue management and asset management

    Creating value in wine & hospitality

    • Entrepreneurship & event management
    • Project & business management

    Student trips and field visits

    Major wine regions, restaurants and hotels across France, Switzerland, and Italy.

    Research Thesis

    The thesis is a research project, conducted with the support of an
    academic supervisor. The written report and its oral presentation contribute to one third of the final grade to obtain the MSc degree.

    Key facts

    Title: Master of Science in Wine & Hospitality Management

    Language: English

    Duration: 3 academic semesters (18 months)

    Delivery format: On-site

    Location: Paris (main location), Bordeaux, Lausanne

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      “Young graduates and professionals will be able to gain a unique strategic edge in the Wine & Hospitality business through this program, acquiring knowledge from both the best hospitality management school and a leading Wine management institution. We are extremely happy to partner with KEDGE Business School, as it reflects our commitment to continuously offer the world’s best education through innovative learning solutions. EHL and KEDGE are both global leaders in their respective fields, share the same values of excellence and are aligned in their vision of how to prepare the leaders of tomorrow.”

      Achim Schmitt,
      PHD HDR
      EHL Full Professor in Strategic Management
      Associate Dean Graduate Programs

        About KEDGE Business School

        KEDGE Business School is a Triple Accredited (AACSB, EQUIS AND AMBA) French business school located in Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulon and Paris plus two campuses in China (Shanghai and Suzhou). The School is a merger between two business schools: BEM (ESC Bordeaux, founded in 1874) and Euromed (ESC Marseille, founded in 1872). Following the merger, Kedge is one of the largest business school in France.

         

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