EHL Executive Education

EHL's Executive Education programs are designed for today's professionals and executives, providing advanced knowledge and innovative tools to thrive in the dynamic and constantly evolving world of hospitality and service.

Our programs offer a wide range of topics important to today's changing corporate world, from hospitality and service management to human-centered leadership. Our faculty members, who are industry professionals and thought leaders, will lead you through practical exercises, case studies, and interactive discussions, allowing you to obtain actionable knowledge and skills.

Hosted on our vibrant campuses in Switzerland and Singapore, the Executive Education offerings are tailored to fit impactful learning into your busy schedule.

Elevate Your Career with EHL Executive Education

Embark on a transformative learning journey and discover new perspectives in contemporary leadership and management issues in hospitality and service. With EHL Executive Education courses, you are guided by experts to uncover new insights, challenge your assumptions, and develop your creative mindset in an unparalleled setting.



Learn Differently

Engage in sensory, experiential, and social learning in our inspirational campus learning environments.

Gain Actionable Tools

Acquire practical tools and valuable insights that can be readily applied in your professional setting.

Enlarge Your Network

Connect and cultivate valuable relationships with like-minded professionals from across the globe.
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Discover the On-site Executive Education Short Programs

Our short course portfolio features specialized leadership and management courses expertly crafted and led by world-class faculty. Discover the courses offered on our Swiss and Singapore campuses, each with their distinctive inspirational learning environments.

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24 April 2024

Designing Hotel and Restaurant Concepts

Gain a deep understanding of hospitality concepts and learn how to create new ones.

In English

CHF 2,500

3 days + online introduction + final assessment

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To be announced 3 December 2030

Hospitality Luxury Brand Management

Learn to design and implement successful branding, marketing, and communications initiatives for luxury brands.

In English


3 days + online introduction + final assessment

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luxury brand management
To unlock new areas of growth, hospitality entrepreneurs and managers around the world are launching new concepts that break with conventions. From a Japanese hotel that doubles as a fashion label to a Parisian Café that produces its own music, these concepts are blurring the lines between media, retail, and hospitality.
Youri Sawerschel
Visiting Lecturer, EHL; Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Creative Supply
The luxury market is very specific and requires a marketing strategy to be carefully defined in order to succeed. With this course, you will develop your know-how and skills for this market in three steps.
Dr Florent Girardin
Assistant Professor, EHL Campus Lausanne

Meet our experts

Youri Sawerschel

Senior Lecturer

Youri Sawerschel is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Creative Supply, a creative consultancy present in Zurich and Paris. Solicited for his creative thinking skills, Youri has been involved with projects focused on creating, launching and managing brands in Europe, China and the Middle-East. He has worked with brands as diverse as Kempinski Hotels, UBS, EPFL and Mondelez. Youri is also the author of dozens of articles on the topics of brand strategy, storytelling and entrepreneurship and is a lecturer at ESSEC Business School in Paris, at EHL Hospitality Business School and at Geneva School of Business (HEG). Youri graduated from the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Geneva and holds a Bachelor from EHL Hospitality Business School.

Nicole Hinrichs

Associate Professor

Nicole Hinrichs is Associate Professor in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the EHL. She received her PhD with summa cum laude from the University of St.Gallen after working as a strategy consultant for several years and holding strategy functions in the banking industry.
Her research interests lie in examining the importance of organizational and role identities in shaping strategic responses that drive entrepreneurial behavior and ultimately organizational change.

Florent Girardin

Assistant Professor

Florent Girardin is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at EHL. Florent obtained a PhD in marketing from HEC Lausanne. Florent’s academic research focuses on consumers’ reactions to luxury brand and product positioning strategies. In his doctoral dissertation, he has investigated consumers’ perceptions of brand authenticity, a marketing concept that has gained increasing attention in the marketing discipline, both from academics and practitioners. Florent's work has been published in Journal of Consumer Psychology, Psychology and Marketing, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, and Tourism Perspectives. He is teaching Luxury Brand Management and Fundamentals of Marketing courses at EHL.

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Nicole Hinrichs


Florent Girardin

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Frequently asked questions

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Discover the most frequently asked questions about applying for an Executive Education course, and find the answers you need below.

What are the minimum requirements to join an EHL Executive Education course?

EHL Executive Education courses are designed for professionals. Different courses may target different experience levels. Kindly visit the course page to view the related minimum admissions requirements including experience, education, and language criteria. The admissions team will review all applications to confirm eligibility and may conduct a brief phone interview if necessary.

How do I apply and enroll for a course?

Please submit your application on the course page. The application deadline is at least one week before the course start date. An admission advisor will be in touch to process your application. Upon acceptance, you will receive instructions to settle the course fee and accept the related terms & conditions online.

Do I receive an EHL certificate ?

Upon successful completion of a course, you will receive a certificate issued by EHL. For more details about the certificates and the requirements to achieve it, please consult the course page.

What are the current visa requirements and travel restrictions in place ?

A Student Visa is not required for to attend Executive Education short courses. Depending on your nationality, you may require a tourist visa to enter Singapore or Switzerland in order to attend the course, kindly contact our program advisors for further information.

What are the course fees and what do they include ?

Kindly consult the individual course page for more details about individual course fees and what they entail. Course fees generally include the cost of tuition as well as lunch and coffee breaks during the day. Travel and accommodation fees, as well as additional meals are at the discretion of participants.

What are the available payment methods ?

Participants have the option to make payments through Flywire's payment platform, which boasts a range of payment methods and provides transparent pricing without any hidden fees. Additionally, the platform offers advantageous exchange rates to ensure that participants are able to pay in their preferred currency with ease. In case you need to make payments via wire transfer, or from a 3rd party such as an employer, please contact your admissions advisor.


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