Bangalore, June 26, 2012: UEI Global, an educational venture of Berggruen Holdings Inc, New York, US which has a chain of hotel management institutes in India has been recently audited by Hotelschool The Hague (HSH), Netherlands.
UEI Global has partnered with the HSH for its hotel management education programmes. HSH members visited UEI Global to assess the teaching standards and educate hotel management students on global career opportunities. The institute that is accredited to HSH was reviewed on global parameters for its teaching standards and syllabus. The audit was carried out by Annette van de Meene, General Manager, Hotelschool The Hague Performance Management and Monique van den Heuvel, Senior Consultant Hotelschool The Hague Performance Managementand. After Lucknow the audit will be followed by Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
While conducting the audit Monique van den Heuvel, Senior Consultant, HSH Performance Management said, "Our main motto of the audit is to ensure that the students in the institute are getting the best education and learning under the guidelines of experienced teaching staff as well as infrastructure, learning material, training room etc. are of quality standards comparable to HSH international standards. We speak and interact with students and teaching staff during our audit. We discuss with them and take their suggestions and ideas for improvement. The important part of the audit is that we do not involve any UEI Global official with us.”
“At the end of the audit completed in various institutes, a report and advice is prepared on what needs to be done. Recommendation to change certain things in curriculum, methodology, change as per industry requirements etc. are mentioned in that report,” she added.
Speaking on the infrastructure, audit and expansion of the institute, Manish Khanna, MD & CEO, UEI Global said, “There is a growing demand in the service sector as retail and aviation have been poaching a number of employees from hospitality sector and therefore we need to train them with respect to each sector. Our collaboration is bound to make us a leading institute with a world class Hotel Management Program in the country.”
Annette van de Meene, General Manager, HSH Performance Management said, “Periodic audits help us understand the levels being maintained by the partners, it also gives us an opportunity to interact with the students and the industry and see if there are any gaps that can be filled. I am quite impressed with the student of UEI Global institute and I see lot of potential in students here. These students are open to ideas, suggestion, discussion, and more interestingly, they are interactive in all aspects. The infrastructure provided by UEI Global certainly matches the standard of global parameters. I have seen the initiative taken by the student to gain knowledge and improve their learning skill. They have passion to learn and improve their skills. It is a good sign for a country like India, with the economy seeing an upward trend in hospitality sector".
About the curriculum
UEI Global brings one year diploma programs to the students that can be upgraded to a degree level. This can also be done by taking breaks in between.
The Hotelschool The Hague has a curriculum that is internationally renowned for its innovative concept of “entrepreneurial learning”. Hotelschool the Hague has been a member of the Leading Hotel Schools of the worlds (LHSW). It is under the academic supervision of the Hotelschool The Hague that UEI Global has developed the international Hotel Management Programs. These programs are validated & accredited by the Hotelschool The Hague.
UEI Global has signed a progression agreement which will grant full credits to students of UEI Global which would ensure that students graduating from Foundation Certificate in International Hospitality Management or Certificate in Food Preparation can apply for a lateral entry into the 2nd year of the 4 years Honors programs at UCB.
Students graduating from the Grand Certificate in Hospitality Management can apply for a lateral entry into the 3rd year of the Bachelor's program.
About UEI Global:
UEI Global started in the year 2007 with a vision to create the best professionals for the service industry by offering quality education with industry integrated programs. Currently with 13 academies across India offering International certificate, Diploma and Degree programs with leading Indian and international universities. The modular program structure offered is designed to facilitate better learning and skill development leading to higher employability.
About HoteIschool Hague, The Netherlands:
Hotelschool The Hague (HSH), was founded in 1929, making it the oldest independent hotel school in The Netherlands. The school has two campuses, one in The Hague and one in Amsterdam. Graduates of Hotelschool The Hague occupy top positions in the hospitality industry all over the world. In 2002, in collaboration with ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’ Hotelschool, Hotelschool The Hague set up the association ‘The Leading Hotel Schools of the World’.
Hotelschool The Hague’s Hotel Management Programme this year has been accredited with exceptionally good assessment on behalf of Dutch Government by NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders - an authority which is responsible for the quality assurance of the higher education sector).
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