Our Hospitality Executive MBA (HEMBA) is a joint degree delivered in partnership with CEIBS (China Europe International Business School) and focuses on service business management. The program prepares you for China’s service sector, which makes up the bulk of the country’s economy and is expected to play an even greater role in the coming years.

Designed for senior managers in charge of service excellence, this executive MBA will help you acquire strong business knowledge and develop your leadership skills. By the end of the program, you will have the potential to advance your career into executive positions within the service industry.

Business Management

  • Service Marketing
  • Financial Reporting
  • Managerial Economics
  • Expansion and Governance of Service Business
  • Strategic Managerial Accounting
  • Optimizing Service Business

Hospitality Excellence

  • Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Hospitality and Tourism Economics
  • Big Data Analytics for the Hospitality Industry
  • The Art of Service Excellence
  • Service Operations Excellence and Innovation
  • Hospitality Operating Systems

Leadership Development

  • Leadership
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Service Culture and Managerial Cognition
  • High-Performance Leadership and Reflection

Key Facts



Hospitality EMBA



Chinese and English (simultaneous translation)



18 months, part-time


Delivery Format

4 days/module on-site



Various locations including Shanghai, Zürich,  Lausanne, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong


Benefits of the hospitality executive MBA

As a participant in this executive MBA, you will benefit from a unique learning experience that combines CEIBS’ business expertise and EHL’s hospitality management excellence.

You will graduate with:

  •  Hospitality Service Management skills
  •  Business knowledge from one of the world’s leading business schools
  •  In depth knowledge of the Chinese service industry


China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), a joint-venture for management education, was co-founded by the Chinese government and the European Union (EU) in 1994, with Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the EFMD serving as its executive partners.

Renowned for its academic rigor, CEIBS is the first business school on the Chinese mainland to have been accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB and the only business school in Asia to have simultaneously made it to the Financial Times’ top 10 list of MBA and EMBA programs.

Admissions & Fees

The CEIBS Admissions Committee strives to select candidates who have demonstrated outstanding achievements during their career, and those who can best fulfil the graduate study requirements, bring the most experience and diversity to the class, and have the talent and integrity to become business leaders.

The Admissions Committee looks for:

  • Strong academic ability
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership experience
  • Business entrepreneurial spirit
  • Personal qualities


The admission process is handled by CEIBS.

CEIBS Accreditations

  • aacsb_accredited
  • efmd_equis_accredited