Corporate Strategies for Hotel Business

Corporate Strategies for Hotel Business

Corporate Strategies for Hotel Business

Master Program

Russian language

120 ECTS

5 Semesters / 2 years (Extramural 2,5 years)

Faculty of International Relations and Politics

Tuition fee:

229 900 ₽/year

Extramural 120 000 ₽/year

The program is aimed at training world-class professionals for local and international hospitality markets to work as managers and C-level executives and implement innovative technologies, information and communication innovations to be competitive in hospitality industry.


Main courses:

  • Business and scientific communications
  • Effective management technologies
  • Foreign language for business communications
  • Leadership (advanced level)
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Social and psychological training session
  • Project activities in HoReCa sector
  • Methodology and research methods in hospitality
  • Market research in hospitality
  • Modern technologies and hotel business management
  • Forecasting and planning in hotel business

Learning outcomes:

  • Planning, organization and monitoring of business processes in the hospitality industry
  • Developing and implementing projects with a focus on hospitality industry innovations
  • Implementing innovative technologies, information and communication innovations contributing to competitive advantage in the hospitality
  • Conducting market research, skills in sales and promotion of services in the hospitality industry
  • Informed decision-making and ensuring effective business operations in hospitality industry
  • Ensuring customers service security and complying with relevant requirements based on standards and rules of occupational safety and health 


  • Training qualified professionals for working on processes of preparing, assessing and expertise of decision-making in tourism industry both in companies of event industry and state agencies for culture and tourism
  • Leading professionals from hospitality and tourism industry as guest lecturers
  • Intensive learning methods including case studies, business games
  • Hands-on learning approach aimed at developing knowledge and skills to manage hotel business
  • Internships abroad
  • Applying knowledge to research projects

Career opportunities:

  • Hotel reservation and service management
  • Restaurant and catering management
  • Camping and resort management
  • Hotel management

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Program director: Dr. Prof. Marina Morozova

Office: 7, Tuchkov lane, Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg, 199178, Russia

Phone: +7 (812) 740-59-72