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Programme designed by Le Cordon Bleu Paris & Paris Dauphine - PSL University
The first intake is scheduled on 1st March 2021.


Le Cordon Bleu Paris and Paris Dauphine - PSL University come together to offer an MBA in International Hospitality and Culinary leadership.

Students undertaking this MBA will benefit from the Paris working environment to develop their expertise in the sectors of hospitality, gastronomy, leadership and management.

  • Develop knowledge in business strategy and management
  • Learn key leadership skills in the hospitality and culinary sectors on an international perspective

The programme is designed around global management disciplines:
  • Strategy
  • International business environment
  • Financial management
  • Team management
It is divided into two main parts:
  • 5 months of courses between Le Cordon Bleu Paris Institute and Paris Dauphine - PSL University
  • 5 months of managerial experience in the hospitality sector


  • Who is the programme for?

    Experienced professionals looking to develop their career in the international hospitality and culinary management sector.

    Thanks to this one-year MBA programme, they will acquire the keys to excellence in:

    - French & international gastronomy and luxury hospitality

    - Strategic management

  • Course Content

    - Hotel and food business strategy

    - Positioning and development of hotel and food/restaurant activity

    - Financial performance management

    - Management of intercultural teams and leadership

    - Complexity of the local and international environments

    - International management

    - Managerial experience in the hospitality, gastronomy or tourism sector

    - Study trip to Dubai and Mauritius Island
    This programme includes an obligatory study trip scheduled in Dubai and Mauritius Island
    in the first semester. Two world famous destinations with unique and extensive hotel offers,
    known for their prestige and luxury tourism which receive millions of tourists every year.

  • Intake dates and apply

    Term Dates & Prices

    Select a date
    Sep 13, 2021
    € 27,000.00
  • Diplomas awarded

    MBA in International Hospitality and Culinary Leadership

    from Le Cordon Bleu Paris institute

    MBA in Hospitality and Culinary Management

    from Paris Dauphine - PSL University

    Master Global Management

    from Paris Dauphine - PSL University (Degree recognized by French higher education)

  • Career opportunities

    This MBA can lead to a Myriad of career opportunities in areas of the international tourism and culinary sectors as well as service and hospitality industries giving an opportunity to enter managerial or executive positions, or even to become an entrepreneur in the hospitality, gastronomy and tourism sectors:

    - Operations

    - Food & Hospitality Consultancy

    - Investment

    - Marketing & Strategy

    - Sales

    - Finance

    - Human Resources

    - Concept Designer in Food or Hospitality business

    - Banqueting

    - Catering

    - Food & Beverage business

  • Key Information

    Entry requirements:

    Candidates are selected on the basis of an application form which must include:

    - Undergraduate degree or equivalent (copy of previous diplomas requested)

    - Detailed résumé and recommendation letter(s) if any

    - Justification of 3 years of professional experience using management skills

    - Knowledge of the hospitality, tourism and gastronomy sectors

    - English level IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL minimum 80

    An interview will be scheduled via video conference or in person to validate the application.

    Next intake: September 14, 2020. The graduation ceremony is scheduled on September 21, 2021.

    Teaching language: English

    Tuition fees: €27,000 (Full tuition includes a €200 application fee and a €1300 deposit)
    Living and travel expenses are not included. Participants should consider an additional €1,700 to 2,000€ for the study trip.