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Your Career Fast Track


What will a SPA MBA do for your career? Find out here!

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Your Career Fast Track


What will a SPA MBA do for your career? Find out here!

 

Confidence, Content & Connections

The Spa and luxury hospitality sectors are growing fast internationally which was one reason I chose this course; to position myself to take advantage. I've studied all the areas of concept development, business operations and spa & hospitality management I need to work successfully in the segment which has boosted my confidence - in addition to this it’s been really helpful to develop a network of contacts for my future career whilst I've studied.

Olga Scholl, MBA Student

 

 
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Why Study?


Here's a general overview of what makes this course unique and

How studying this MBA will add value to your career

Why Study?


Here's a general overview of what makes this course unique and

How studying this MBA will add value to your career

Overview

The Spa and Hospitality Industry demanded that we create this MBA to supply them with the highly-qualified people they need to grow their organisations in the coming years - to meet this need we assembled a who's who of respected practitioners to teach on what is the only course of it's kind in the world. To make it more attractive we designed the MBA to be modular so that you can keep working whilst studying - meaning that you gain valuable experience whilst you gain your MBA. 

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International Experts

Each of the lecturers on the course is recognised in their field and delivers real-world best practice knowledge that you can apply in your career. Having close personal contact with your lecturers delivers you a perfect learning environment and deep understanding of course contents. The course was conceived as a result of specific demand from the Spa and Hospitality industry to our University to develop an English Language programme with an International focus as a way of delivering the much needed talent for their businesses - resultantly we carefully selected respected experts who 

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Modular Structure

With 4 on-location study visits to Austria per year you can continue working alongside your MBA-Studies, gaining valuable career experience and applying knowledge from the course. You can travel and study using Schengen-Area tourist visas which makes this course very attractive for international students - you can find timings here. Learning is condensed into block-seminars with supporting modules delivered in the form of e-learning. Current students have benefited from the possibility to work alongside their studies and state that this was a major decisive factor when choosing to study this programme.

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Develop Contacts

Whilst theoretical knowledge is a great basis for operational success it's essential to develop a strong contact network within the industry - due to the fact that you have close contact with all lecturers you have the opportunity to develop your profile and draw attention to yourself. It's no secret that the Spa & Hospitality Business needs new talent to drive businesses forwards - the Spa MBA will be one of the first places major players look for the next generation of leaders.


Daniel Binder - Course Director

Get Ahead with us!

The programme was specifically designed to give you a head start in your career in the luxury segment, 

be that in Spa or Hospitality: 

We listened to what the global players wanted and put together a unique course that gives you everthing you need to be successful.

 

Daniel Binder, Course Director

 

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Part Time Study


You can continue to work and study for your MBA in our innovative 2 year part-time programme, meaning you gain experience whilst gaining your qualification and developing industry contacts

Part Time Study


You can continue to work and study for your MBA in our innovative 2 year part-time programme, meaning you gain experience whilst gaining your qualification and developing industry contacts

As a University that is well-recognised in the German-Speaking world for developing talent to go into the Spa and Hospitality Industries we are uniquely placed to help you get a head start in your career in this segment. Using our connections with business we've put together a lecturer team that not only delivers practical and useable knowledge based on best-practice but also gives you direct connections that will help you to develop a profile in the direction you wish to go. 

Our current students have found the modular construction of the course gives them the opportunity to work and earn money and gain experience whilst studying for their MBA in concentrated blocks that are divided across four on-site visits and e-learning modules. The total length of the course is 2 years and the final qualification corresponds with the requirements of major players in the Spa and Hospitality segments - you will be part of an exclusive club of graduates ideally placed to become the next generation of leaders in the luxury spa, wellness and hospitality business.

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Career


What kind of career could you follow with this qualification?

Career


What kind of career could you follow with this qualification?

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Director of Spa and Spa Managers with interdisciplinary responsibilities ranging from finances and marketing to human resources management

Marketing and Sales Managers in hotels with/without health tourism facilities.

Strategic Corporate Planning experts in companies operating health tourism facilities

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Coordinators of human resources development projects in hotels and spas

Project Managers in the development of spa and hotel projects.

Self-employed Consultants in operative and strategic spa and hospitality management.

Operators/Managers in the hospitality businesses with a health tourism focus

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Made for Business


We designed this course to meet the demands of the luxury Spa and       Hospitality Industries - the aim is simple: to create the next generation of leaders in this segment

Made for Business


We designed this course to meet the demands of the luxury Spa and       Hospitality Industries - the aim is simple: to create the next generation of leaders in this segment

Now established as a mainstay of the economies of many European countries the Spa, Wellness and Hospitality Industries are growing rapidly in international markets - there is already a shortage of management talent, a situation which will only worsen over the coming years - whether you're already in these segments or considering switching careers the evidence is clear that you can plot a stable and successful career path with the SPA MBA as the foundation of that. Whilst many segments are seeing significant cutbacks in personnel Spa & Hospitality sees a constant increase in demand and with new markets coming online all the time it stands to reason that those with a premier European education will be the most in demand for businesses operating in these territories.