Executive MBA in International Hospitality Management (IHM)

Duration: 18 months

Only for students having at least 3 years of working experience as hospitality manager. This Executive MBA is designed for professionals who want to boost their career to become a Director.  

It includes 6-month courses in France at SHG Lyon and 12-month paid-internship in a luxury hotel in France or abroad. 

Indeed, besides International Business & Hospitality Management courses at SHG LYON taught by renowned teachers from all over France and Switzerland, our school also finds each year 12-month paid-internships in luxury hotels

Therefore, our students get working experience during their studies to apply the academic part.

You will be trained in international business to become a GM.


  • Swiss Quality
  • International Environment
  • Discipline
  • Rigor
  • Hands-on Learning Experience

Syllabus of our IHM MBA at SHG Lyon

Executive MBA (18-month) in Intl. Hospitality Management (IHM)

Business & Hospitality Courses (6 months)

A combination of business & hospitality courses at school and Case Studies


Paid-Internship (12 months)

In luxury hotels in the country or worldwide



Academic Courses in IHM MBA

In our school in Lyon

In case of difficulties, SHG Lyon will provide extra support to students needing help with the language. 

Our teachers are among the best in their specialties; they come from France and Switzerland.

We teach the following subjects:

  • People Management
  • Inter-Cultural Management
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • M&A
  • Accounting
  • Grooming & Self-Image
  • Luxury Environment
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Communication
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Negotiation
  • International Relations
  • Languages to select: English, French, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Spanish, German, Italian.

Courses are taught Monday to Friday at our school in Lyon.

International Accreditations


International recognition

SHG LYON and other SHG Schools are accredited by International Quality Bodies such as:

  • EHSAC (European Hospitality Schools Accreditations Council) www.ehsac.org

  • AHLEI (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute) www.ahlei.org

Paid-Internship in LUXURY HOTELS


Paid-Internship offered by SHG Lyon

As part of the course, students do a paid internship over 12 months. The remuneration depends on the country where the company is located. In any case, the internship opportunities offered by SHG Lyon are always in luxury hotels. Transportation expenses to the internship destination are usually born by students.

During and after each internship, students are evaluated and graded by the hotel. Following each internship, students will write a report as evidence that he/she has fully mastered the internship's objective.

Admissions & Fees


  • Fill in the application form (click below to: SHG Application Form)
  • Motivation letter (at least 500 words)
  • Interview (via Skype or Face to Face with one of our admission officers)
  • High School Degree (Baccalauréat / Maturité)
  • Bachelor Degree from any school/University
  • At least 3 years of working experience as manager


  • Tuitions fee: EUR 13'500 / Year or EUR 1250 / Month (Monthly payment only for local students having a French Bank Account and Guarantee)
  • Administration fee: EUR 250

Important: All fees must only be paid to the school bank account directly. 

Next intake

  • September 7th 2020 (2pm)

R.O.I (Return On Investment)

Cost of 2 years in Lyon (incl. 6 months extra):

  • Tuition Fees (for non-UE Citizens): 2 years x 13'500 eur = 27'000 eur
  • Administration: 1 x 250 eur = 250 eur
  • Accommodation Cost: 24 x 280 eur = 6'720 eur
  • Food Cost: 24 x 180 eur = 4'320 eur
  • Other Expenses (Transportation, extra, insurance): 24 x 125 eur = 3'000 eur

TOTAL COST FOR 2 YEARS = 41'290 eur


Revenue during 2 years in Paris:

  • Paid-Internships: 535 eur x 12 = 6'420 eur
  • Part-Time Job: 25 hours x 4.5 weeks x 10 eur x 23 months (the first month is not counted) = 25'875 eur
  • Extra  Part-Time Job after graduation (at least 6 months is allowed after  bachelor): 25 hours x 4.5 weeks x 10 eur x 6 months = 6'750 eur
  • Tips: 80 eur x 23 months = 1'840 eur



Only 405 eur investment 

+ Executive MBA in France

+ 2 years of working experience in France 

Admission Form for SHG Lyon

Click here to download the SHG Lyon Application Form. Applications are free. Please fill in the form and email it to:



GENEVA (Switzerland)

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GENEVA (Switzerland)

Global SHG Admissions Center

Mrs Giselle Talampas

(Global Admissions Manager)

2, Route de Peney, CH-1214 Vernier, Geneva, Switzerland

Tel: +41 (0) 22 518 72 90



GENEVA (Switzerland)

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SHG Admissions Center - Hyderabad

Mr Sanjay Babu Tetakala

(Admissions Manager India)

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Tel: +91 788 8210743


SAO PAULO (Brazil)

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Av. Paulista 1079, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Tel: +91 7389 600201

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4th Floor, One Forbes, 1 Dr VB Gandhi Marg, 

Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India

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