Compass Hospitality and Taylor's University Launch an Innovative General Manager Programme

Top Quote Compass Hospitality has teamed up with Taylor's University to launch the General Manager "GeM" Programme for students pursuing the 3-year Bachelor of International Hospitality Management (Honours) programme. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 23, 2013 - The GeM programme is a comprehensive management and leadership course that focuses on identifying the key competencies of an effective General Manager in a hotel.

    Mr. Harmil Singh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Compass Hospitality claims that "Compass Hospitality has always been supportive of educational and training initiatives in the hospitality industry, and over the years, our Compass Scholarship Foundation has been transforming such initiatives into reality for many students and adults. The GeM programme is a collaboration between Compass and Taylor's University to improve the knowledge of participants so that they can effectively deal with new market challenges as well as raise the bar of hospitality standards and performance in their service to customers."

    The programme involves classroom teaching as well as hands on training so that participants can apply their knowledge to handle real life situations. The practical aspect of the programme will build up the self-confidence and competence in the participants. Upon successful completion of the programme, students will be offered full-time employment opportunities in the role of a hotel executive in a Compass managed property.

    About Compass Hospitality
    Compass Hospitality manages and operates a wide portfolio of hospitality properties across all market segments. Brand identities include Compass Hotels & Suites, Citrus Hotels, Citin Hotels and Ananda Spas. Our portfolio of properties includes hotels, resorts, serviced apartments and spas located in Bangkok, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Koh Samui and Phuket in Thailand; and Kuala Lumpur, Pulau Langkawi and Johor Bahru in Malaysia.

    Besides management services, the Compass Group provides a wide range of advisory and consultancy services for hospitality properties that focus on strategic initiatives such as project conceptual development, corporate restructuring, acquisition and divestment, corporate funding, debt refinancing and portfolio management.

    About Taylor's University
    Located in Selangor, Malaysia, Taylor's University is the leading private college in Malaysia for hospitality and tourism education and training. Offering many college programs and training courses, the University's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts has produced a total of 69,000 graduates so far. Quality and commitment are reflected in the 60-plus awards the university, faculty and students have received over the years.

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