This Diploma in Hotel Management (Work-based Learning) programme embraces both the Swiss Philosophy of Hospitality Education and the internationally recognised best practices in its approach to Work-based Learning (WBL). Hence, through this programme students are equipped with the knowledge and skills on hotel operations and hospitality industry.
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Because it adopts WBL, students are exposed to leadership and soft skills that will mould them into competent graduates who are ready to take their careers to the next level. Apart from the emphasis placed on the workplace, practical experiences are gained through:
Problem-based Learning and Project-based Learning that develop problem-solving, analytical & critical thinking, leadership & teamwork
Field trips to widen a student’s perspective of the hospitality industry
Participation in seminars and workshops conducted by industry representatives and leaders
Real practical training and experience at leading hotels
About Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi)
A leading Hotel Management Institute in the world, the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi) prepares students for a management career in the global hospitality industry. The institute has five centres for excellence: the School of International Hotel and Tourism Management, the International Hospitality Research Centre, the International Centre for Events Management Training, the Centre for Career Management and the Centre for Culinary Management. The mission for all students is “Come as a student, become a manager”
Opportunity to complete a degree at HTMi Switzerland in 12 months upon graduation
The only Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) accredited Work-based Learning Hotel Management programme in Sabah
Up to ten months real industry practice (paid internships) with international hotels, allowing students to gain real work experience throughout the duration of the study
The programme prepares students for Degree study in the areas of hospitality and business locally and abroad
Graduates can seek employment with international employers in the travel & tourism industry and progress to diverse management roles in the Hospitality Industry such as becoming a Hotel Manager, Resident Manager, Banquet Manager, Front Office Manager, Room Division Manager, and many more.
2 years 8 months
(Including 10-month paid internships)
Malaysian Qualifications Agency
In collaboration with
English Language 1
English Language 2
Food & Beverage Control
Food & Beverage Management
Fundamentals of Marketing
Information Technology & Applications
Introduction to Hospitality Industry
Principles of Accounting
Principles of Management
Front Office Management
Hotel Operations Management
Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
Supervision & Human Relations
Community Service & Co-curriculum
Media Literacy for Personal Branding
Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
Malaysian Studies 2 (Local students) / Communicating in Malay 1B (International students)
Green Future Malaysia
*For Malaysian students who do not have a credit in SPM BM.
Campuses & Intakes
INTI College Sabah
Note: International students are subject to placement guidelines. Please check with a student counsellor.