MODUL University Dubai launches ICHM offering hospitality and tourism professionals the secret to success

Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai

International Course in Hospitality Management is state-of-the-art program delivered by world-class trainers and expected to build human capital with vital skills for Expo 2020

Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai
Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai

Dubai: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, a leading university specialized in tourism and hospitality courses in the Middle East and Austria’s top international private university, has introduced International Course in Hospitality Management [ICHM] – a state-of-the-art training program tailored for regional industry professionals.

The program, one-of-its-kind in the region, offers the secret to success with its flexibility, adaptability and budget-friendly structure delivered by world-class trainers. Interested students pursuing the course, broken up into nine train-as-you-go modules, have the option of completing six modules to become Certified Hospitality Professionals in Marketing, Operations or Finance or opt for individual highly-in-demand modules for a Certificate of Achievement.

The ICHM course program, covering the entire value chain from operations to management to finance, is developed by MODUL Tourism College of Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the world’s oldest institution offering education in tourism and hospitality. The program is expected to play a key role in equipping human capital with vital industry skills in preparation for the Expo 2020 in Dubai.

Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai, said: “ICHM has been specifically customized to accommodate the regional industry requirements. Built with world-leading experts and aimed at servicing the fast-evolving hospitality and service industry requirements, ICHM addresses the imminent challenges faced by both employers and employees on a daily basis. Affiliated with a lot of the highest executives within the industry, ICHM has been the reason for the success of many of those leaders in the sector today.”

Offered for first time outside of Austria by MODUL University Dubai, ICHM is a highly regarded certification program with globally recognized certificates issued by the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Students can define their individual certification journey which allows them utmost flexibility in planning and accommodate their career objectives, schedules and budgetary requirements whether they are seeking to start or further develop their careers in hospitality.

Interested candidates can start their ICHM certification journey in November and December 2016 by joining either Strategic Marketing Planning in Hospitality or Managing and Leading People in Hospitality modules. Additional details about the ICHM course at MODUL University Dubai can be obtained from

About MODUL University Dubai

Established in Vienna in 1908, the MODUL brand has over 100 years of legacy in hospitality and tourism education. The Dubai branch marks the opening of the first ever Austrian University in the region. A subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, the MODUL University Dubai offers a number of academic and professional programs with business, tourism and hospitality education at the heart of its offering.

About Dubai Investments PJSC:

Dubai Investments PJSC is a leading investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market with over 19,800 shareholders and a paid-up capital of AED 4 billion. Incorporated in 1995, the company has grown exponentially with investments in a number of businesses across three core sectors – real estate, manufacturing & industrial and financial investments across the UAE and the Middle East.

Since inception, Dubai Investments has challenged the norms and introduced cutting-edge technologies, pioneering business models, unique investment strategies and innovative concepts across its diversified portfolio spanning different sectors and markets across the globe. Dubai Investments currently has over 40 subsidiaries & joint ventures under its portfolio, across a wide array of industries and continues to seek new investment opportunities in new sectors, locally and internationally, as part of its strategic expansion plans.