In addition to a well-rounded liberal arts foundation, the Global Center for Hospitality Management encompasses the key areas of business planning, sales and marketing, financial management, property management and human resource administration. Programs emphasizes the use of technology in the field, a critical element in all phases of planning, designing, marketing, management, accounting, and communications. The "soft skills" or professional dispositions and habits of customer service, teamwork, multicultural understanding, and positive interpersonal skills are highlighted and developed throughout. Externships (paid or unpaid) provide opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the program and many lead to employment. Work experience in the industry and may be completed in an area of the students’ career interest.
Our locations at Columbus Circle in New York City and in central and eastern Long Island are unparalleled for opportunities in the hospitality industry. Program faculty are experts in their field and have had personal success in the industry and provide practical interpretations for theory and an understanding of industry standards and practices. The Center is designed to enable students to accelerate their careers, whether they are preparing to enter or to significantly advance in the industries of hotels, restaurants, casinos, health clubs, cruise ships, convention centers, event planning companies, country clubs, sports clubs, tour companies, travel agencies, parks and recreation departments, and adult living communities.
Dr. Robert Koenig
Manhattan: 26 West 61st Street, Room 511
Manhattan: 26 West 61st Street, Room 508
School of Management