How a course in Hospitality Management can help you to develop or improve soft skills?
These days, having a Bachelor Degree is not enough anymore. Probably, you have already heard a lot about soft skills, and that's not a surprise, since more and more employers are seeking these interpersonal skills in job candidates, preferring to employ those who showcase them.
Soft skills are personal attributes, like social and communication skills that characterize the way someone interacts with others and with their own emotions. This set of skills is valuable, and it can be transferred to any job/career. For this reason, candidates with soft skills are in high demand.
At B.H.M.S., every student has the opportunity to learn how to develop soft skills because our fast-track courses include paid training experiences. During this time, they will practice the theory learned in the class and will also have to deal with new situations learning how to quickly adapt to them and solve problems. Our students come from more than 75 different countries, ranging in ages from 18 to 30, and are taught by lecturers of 22 nationalities, which help them to develop cultural awareness: the knowledge and acceptance of other cultures.
Courses related to Hospitality Management focus on customer experience and the skills required are, among others, relationship and communication skill, critical-thinking and problem-solving, team management and leadership. Some graduates in Hospitality Management end up finding jobs in areas such as Marketing, Sales, and Human Resources because they have learned and practiced a set of skills that are necessary to perform well in these jobs. As an example of high-valued skills learned and developed during a course in Hospitality Management at B.H.M.S., we can mention:
- Communication skills
- Leadership skills
- Teamwork skills
- Management Skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Presentation skills
- Networking skills
- Emotional intelligence
In order to learn and improve any of these skills, it is necessary to build self-awareness and invest time in practicing them. Every new situation at work or during the class is an opportunity to develop a soft skill.
Our Study Programs:
Hotel and Hospitality Management
Global Business Management