Hailed as the original hospitality business school and ranked among the top hospitality programs in the nation, The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University is a recognized authority in hospitality business education, research and service. A unique, industry-specific school within MSU’s top-ranked Broad College of Business, The School of Hospitality Business has launched the careers for thousands of leaders in hospitality and service professions, and transformed the overall landscape of hospitality education. The School provides in-demand skills and credentials to help you succeed in the growing field of hospitality management, including hotels, restaurants and casinos. You’ll learn from campus-based faculty, as well as industry experts – but with the added convenience of 100% online video-based e-learning.
MSU’s online certificate program, offered through The School of Hospitality Business, is designed for hospitality professionals within hotels, restaurants and corporate offices seeking a comprehensive understanding of hospitality operations, management and leadership. Students can improve their job performance and marketability by mastering the essential components of hospitality management: financial planning, marketing, human resources, operations, information systems, quality service, accounting, facilities, foodservices management and leadership. Students can gain the skills, knowledge and credentials necessary to enter or get promoted within a field that has income growth and career advancement potential.
Refine your sales techniques and build lasting, long-term sales relationships. From developing your unique 22 second commercial to prioritizing your calendar to maximize your sales potential, in this course you can explore how to enhance your skills and abilities in every step of the sales process. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or looking to transition into a new role, this course can help you refine or gain your techniques to be a successful sales professional in a hotel, resort, restaurant, event venue or catering company.
Gain targeted skills to boost your career in as little as two weeks! Choose the mini-course that most aligns to your goals and start immediately with instant access. Plus, the mini-courses are made up of the same content from the full 8-week courses, making it possible to complete the same Management Certificate credential in smaller segments, on your schedule and within your budget.
MSU’s online certificates feature eight-week courses presented by some of the same faculty who teach on campus. These comprehensive professional development programs use a step-by-step approach, preparing students to excel in today’s most in-demand disciplines.