Testimonies FROM STUDENTS & PROFESSIONALS

Jean-Baptiste (France)

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Can you introduce yourself?

My name is Jean-Baptiste, I am 22 and study Hospitality in SHG Lyon at MBA level. Before that I completed two Bachelors, one in communication and the other in languages.


What are you studying at SHG Lyon?

Hospitality. In concrete it means all that refers to hotel/restaurant organisation. From cost control and management to Service techniques and SPA.


Which aspects are especially to highlight? 

As previously mentioned, the large range of studies’ subjects taught by professionals helps realising what hospitality has to offer. The atmosphere is very positive even friendly among students and teachers. This is partly due to the limited number of students per class which is for me valuable.


What are your career objectives and how SHG Lyon will contribute to this project?

I aim to become Hotel Manager and I think SHG Lyon will provide me a valuable knowledge and opportunities to reach my goal quicker.


What would you say to convince a student to sign up for SHG?

SHG provides a perfect balance between theory and practise by finding students 6 months internships all over the world.

Ambre (France)

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Can you introduce yourself?

My name is Ambre. I am a 20 years old SHG Lyon student.


What are you studying at SHG Lyon?

I am currently an International Hospitality Management student, in MBA. I have a bachelor degree in Accounting and Management. My goal is to become Hotel Manager so I decided to specialize myself in Hospitality Management.


Can you tell us about your internship at the Golden Tulip Hotel 4* on the French Riviera in summer 2018?

Before the beginning of the MBA Mr Gregoire and I wanted myself to do an internship in order to have experiences in hospitality. Mrs Bruines helped me to find it. I did this internship at the Golden Tulip Sophia-Antipolis****.


What were your tasks?

I was Assistant F&B Manager. My missions were to do the services at the hotel restaurant and to help the F&B Manager in administration.


What did you learn and how will it be useful to serve your aim of becoming a hotel manager?

It was a really strong experience because I learnt how to work in luxury company. As my aim is to become Hotel Manager, I want to know all the hospitality professions in order to be as well a great leader in Hospitality Management.

Prakash (India)

Life at the school:


You are a student in Bachelor at SHG LYON. What was your first impression when you arrived?

"I really liked the intake day, as it was a great way to show us how the next days would be like and our future in the hospitality industry."


Did you visit the city? Do you like Lyon?

"Yes, we even had a visit in Lyon and I enjoyed it very much."


What do you like the most at SHG Lyon?

"The teachers have a lot of patience with us and help us in any matter."

What are your favorite courses?

"The practical classes are my favorite !"

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Agnes (India)

Experience at SHG LYON


Can you Introduce yourself?

"My name is Agnes Bernard. I am from (Kolkata) India. Former National Winner of IIHM Young Chef India 2016. Presently completing my Bachelor’s degree from SHG Lyon. I am extremely passionate about global cuisine, I love traveling, meeting new people and learn about their culture and cuisine." 


How was the welcome in Lyon ? 

"SHG Lyon has welcomed different  Nationalities and cultures with an open arm. This Institution has given us an opportunity to explore our talents and dreams in the Luxurious World of Hospitality and culinary Arts."


What aspect are Specially to highlight?

"What has amazed me the most about Lyon as a City is the people and the youth living in Lyon, according to me Lyon is a city for the youth, filled with great talents, entertainment, hard-work and most importantly love and the true understanding of "sharing ". 

I am also very impressed by the method and material of teaching used at SHG Lyon."


What are your career objective and how will SHG Lyon contribute to this project?

"I am extremely passionate about global cuisine and hence would like to become a claimed celebrity Chef and create my own master menus. I truly believe and know that SHG Lyon is definitely contributing toward us achieving our goals as they provide us with the best hospitality and culinary education. They also arrange  for a six month paid internships each year at renowned 5-star hotel chains across the globe so that we may have a clear understanding and proper experiences in the real world of hospitality management."


What would you say to encourage a student to sign up for SHG Lyon?

"SHG Lyon is like a family where different cultures and nationality come together to learn and experience the true meaning of hospitality management. It’s an amazing and an outstanding experience to be able to be a part of this Prestigious Institution. I truly recommend SHG Lyon to all the students who would like to study Hospitality Management for remember we must learn from the best to be “THE BEST”."

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Sesilya (Indonesia)

“I feel so welcomed and taken care of in the school. The teachers are very attentive when it comes to our understanding and learning in class. In each course, we are given the chance to debate if we do not agree with some statements and also we are able to develop our own ideas.”

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Lucas (France)

Can you introduce yourself?

My name is Lucas Del Grosso. I’m 20 years old. I’m currently studying in the Bachelor in International Hospitality Management (IHM), following several classes like entrepreneurship, wines of the world or luxury world for instance.


Which aspects are especially to highlight?

The aspect which I will highlight is the international opportunity. The school really pushes you to discover yourself and going abroad will help you to take responsability and grow in the hotel industry.


What are your career objectives and how SHG Lyon will contribute to this project?

My career objective is to become a director or general manager in a luxury hotel. SHG contributes to reach my goal with very specific courses and topics, as well as internships in worldwilde hotel companies.


What would you say to convince a student to sign up for SHG?

You will find everything you need for your career. We have several different profiles but we all find our way and everything in a good vibes environment.

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Opeyemi (Nigeria)

Can you introduce yourself?

My name Opeyemi Olutayo, I am from Nigeria, Africa.

What are you studying at SHG Lyon?

I am currently studying MBA in International Business Management.

The welcoming in Lyon?

It was an interesting week overall, the Tour of Lyon organized by the school assisted me to know more about the city and the environs; also the visit to the museum was so fascinating.  

The international year group?

Firstly, it was an experience I can never forget in a hurry, meeting other international students during the international year group; It was amazing to be among students from other countries across the world and making new friends. 

How was the Accommodation?

The school accommodation is fully fitted with all the necessary equipment both in the kitchen and the bedroom to make life easier and comfortable to settle down fast in the city.

What are your career objectives and how SHG Lyon will contribute to this project?

I will like to be a director of one of the international companies in future and I know I am on the right path to start the journey, I know SHG Lyon is ready to assist me with all the knowledge and career support that will assist me to fulfill my dreams.

What would you say to convince a student to sign up for SHG?

SHG Lyon is not an institution that only focuses on teaching and giving certificates to graduates, this is an institution that emboldens, nurtures and sees you accomplish your desires and dreams.

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Usha (India)

Can you introduce yourself?

My name is Sri Usha, I am 20 years old and I am from India. I recently completed my Bachelor's degree and now I am pursuing my MBA in Business management in SHG Lyon. I am passionate to be an Manager in the international company.


How it was when you arrived to Lyon?

SHG welcomes multi cultural students, they take care of each and every student through the process. While arriving to Lyon, the administration staff received me from airport and showed a good accommodation in city center and expenses for a week was beard by the SHG. It is really a great kind of them. And permanent accommodation was also provided by the school with all furniture. It's difficult to find accommodation in Lyon. I am happy it was provided by school. The staff is fantastic, they help in every aspect.


What are the aspects that you wish to highlight?

The aspects which highlighted me was internships provided worldwide. The school shows you the right path as per your interest in what you are looking for. They guide and suggest you to get in to multinational companies.


What is your career objective?

My career objective is to be a director of a company or Entrepreneur. And I am sure that I came to right place where I can gain global business knowledge from the school. I am really happy to start my journey from SHG.

 

What would you say to students interested in SHG Lyon?

I here by say that it is great opportunity to build your career from SHG. It's an amazing experience to be part of this prestigious School. It is focused on quality of education. The school provides a family atmosphere and by refreshing you by providing snacks, drinks etc; like no other school.

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Prabin (Nepal)

Can you introduce yourself?

Namaste! I am Prabin Kumar Tamang from Nepal and I am 21 years old.


What are you studying at SHG Lyon?

Currently, I am pursuing my bachelor study in International Hospitality and Tourism Management at SHG Lyon.


Which aspects are especially to highlight?

The aspects which I want to highlight are the internship opportunities provided  worldwide which helps to boost up International students to step forward and build up confidence level. Huge subjects taught by the professionals with motivation and positivity.


What are your career objectives and how SHG Lyon will contribute to this project?

My career objective is to become a Hotel Manager. As SHG Lyon provides huge range of managerial courses and worldwide internship opportunities, which contribute in my career to gather more knowledge and experience. 


What would you say to convince a student to sign up for SHG Lyon?

SHG Lyon is the best platform to gain quality education and this school heartly welcomes the national as well as international students who wills to explore and secure the career objectives.

TESTIMONIES FROM PROFESSIONALS

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Hilde GUSTAFSSON

Can you introduce yourself?

My name is Hilde Gustafsson. I am half Norwegian, half Swedish, but I have been living in Switzerland for the last 18 years.
My background is within the field of business, tourism, marketing and events management. I have worked in large international companies, but I have also worked as a consultant within different industries.
The last 20 years I have been working as a freelance professor at different international universities, enabling me to travel around the world; Mexico, Bali, and all over Europe.  


What do you teach at SHG Lyon?

I teach marketing subjects, events management and entrepreneurship. 


Which specific knowledge do you want to pass on to the students?

I am passionate about teaching! I find great pleasure in transferring my knowledge and experience to the younger generations.
My philosophy is that: “Anyone can read a theoretical book”, but it is only when the theory is connected to practical situations and real life, that real learning takes place. I therefore focus a lot on giving practical examples and real cases in my classes.

How do you think the SHG training will be useful for the students’career?

I am convinced that the combination of theoretical classes and the great internships that SHG offers is the perfect way of studying. 

The learning environment is great, the classes are small, and we have a very open conversation with our students. I also appreciate the diversity; students, faculty and administration come from all over the world, different backgrounds, different nationalities and different cultures. This makes it an exciting environment and a great base for learning.
I welcome you to SHG, you will not regret it! 

Serge EVRAERT

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Can you introduce yourself ?

I am French and Swiss, graduated from Sciences Po, Paris La Sorbonne, ENS Cachan and Dr in Management Science of the University of Toulouse 1. I am emeritus professor and past Dean of Bordeaux University School of Management. I have chaired several international academic associations (EAA, IIAER and AFC) in the area of Accountancy and of Financial Reporting. I have taught and given conferences on Financial and Accounting topics in many universities and schools in England, USA, China, Iran, North and West Africa, India, Australia, all over the EU and Switzerland.


What do you teach at SHG Lyon ?

I teach Financial Management, Accounting and Financial Reporting.


Which specific knowledge do you what to pass on to the students?

Basically it is a transfer of academic knowledge in Finance and Financial Reporting taking into account the context in which companies operate and to bring them practitioner’s experience along with a methodology of learning and organizing their thought and work  with the aim of helping analysis and action.


How do you think the SHG training will be useful for the students?

SHG teams are international and own a global and practical approach. They use theories, case studies and rely upon a long experience. The combination of the intensive academic program and the 6 month internship makes an ideal way for motivating students and enabling them to put in practice the acquired knowledge. Their international and cultural diversity, the faculty and the administrative staff fully committed to quality of service along with the quality of the work environment is an undeniable asset for those wanting to accelerate their career process. For all these reasons, SHG Lyon offers an exciting and stimulating environment for management studies and a future specialization.