EHL Executive Teaching Fellowship Program
Elevate Your Expertise: From Industry Leader to Inspiring Educator
The EHL Executive Teaching Fellowship empowers experienced hospitality & business professionals to share their expertise through impactful teaching.
Discover a uniquely designed experience, created to provide you with the skills to craft engaging lessons, design courses, and excel as an educator. The curriculum’s blend of online and on-campus learning, tailored feedback, and hands-on practice delivers all of this on a part time basis in a 13-week program.
Is the Executive Teaching Program Right for You?
The program is designed for hospitality & business professionals who want to teach in diverse educational or corporate settings. The Executive Teaching Fellowship is especially for you if you are looking for a supportive environment to:
- Share your industry experience
- Gain practical teaching and training skills
- Build confidence as an educator
- Get coaching from distinguished faculty
- Practice teaching strategies for in-person and online modalities
- Receive personalized feedback on your teaching
- Design your own course
Tailored for Industry Experts
Transition effortlessly into teaching or enhance your training skills, even without prior teaching experience. You will master techniques to seamlessly integrate industry leadership and educational mastery.
Active Learning & Teaching
Practice delivering classes that foster active participation, ensuring your audience deeply engages with and effectively applies the material, creating memorable and impactful learning experiences to engage diverse audiences.
Craft Your Unique Course
Design and refine your own course with expert guidance, based on your expertise, experience, and interests. Additionally, pitch your course to potential partners, creating opportunities for collaboration and expanding the reach of your educational impact.
Location Online & on-site at EHL Campus Lausanne
Award EHL Certificate of Achievement (Credits: 2.5 ECTS / 1.5 US)
Duration 13 weeks, part-time
Start Date 19th February 2024
Weeks 1 - 5 (online)
- 2 hours live class + 4 hours individual work per week
Your work each week is grounded by guiding questions – some focused on acquiring fundamental knowledge on teaching and learning, and some focused on developing skills that you can apply right away as you prepare for teaching.
Topics covered include:
- What do we know about how people learn and how does this inform my teaching?
- How do I decide which, and how many, big (and small) ideas I want to get across to the learners?
- How do I translate my industry knowledge and experience into course content so that I am teaching and not just telling stories?
- How do I create a class session that is engaging and valuable for learners?
- How do I know that my learners are learning?
- How do I give learners feedback?
Weeks 1-8 (online)
- Regular one-on-one coaching sessions
You will meet one-to-one with an EHL faculty expert, who will support and guide you to design your own masterclass in preparation for the EHL Campus Experience week and your final Capstone assignment.
EHL Campus Experience
Week 9 (on-site)
- 4 days
- EHL Campus Lausanne
You will gather with your cohort for an intensive 4-day week at the state-of-the-art EHL, Lausanne campus. During the on campus week you will attend teaching workshops, sit in on EHL classes, practice your teaching skills, and deliver a masterclass to a live audience.
A typical day will start with a two-hour teaching workshop (topics include revisiting best teaching practices for student learning and engagement, feedback and assessment, and tailoring your teaching to your audience). The rest of the day will be spent visiting real EHL classes and practicing your own teaching with live audiences including peers, EHL students, faculty, and industry professionals. Some of these teaching experiences will include evening “master classes.”
Individual Coaching (continued)
Weeks 10-12 (online)
- Regular one-on-one coaching sessions
You will meet one-to-one with an EHL faculty expert to help you transform your masterclass into a unique course designed for undergraduate students, graduate students, and/or industry professionals.
Week 13 (online)
- 2 hours
During this final online meeting, you will demonstrate your teaching abilities and pitch your course design to a panel of EHL experts.
Certificate of Achievement
Upon successful completion of the program, receive an EHL Certificate of Achievement and "EHL Teaching Fellow" status.
What Makes This Program Special?
Applied Teaching Excellence
Experience exclusive training tailored for hospitality & business professionals by EHL’s education experts, drawing on 130 years of teaching excellence in the industry.
Hands-On Teaching Practice
Engage in real-time teaching experiences, attending and delivering masterclasses with diverse live audiences at EHL’s leading campus.
Receive personalized guidance from EHL's faculty members to enhance your teaching abilities and design a captivating course that showcases your professional prowess.
Who should attend?
The program is especially for you if you want to learn how to deliver impactful educational experiences based on your industry knowledge and expertise.
Typical participants are managers or executives in the hospitality and service industry, but the program is also open to all dedicated industry professionals.You can attend regardless of how much teaching experience you have. Prior teaching experience is not a requirement.
- 5+ years of professional experience.
- Managerial or executive level experience is highly preferred, although not required.
- English proficiency equivalent to C1 for non-natives.
We will review your submitted application to ensure your qualifications are met before confirming enrollment. If needed our Admissions team will organize a short phone interview with you.
Enroll by December 15th, 2023 and benefit from a 10% early bird discount on tuition fees (not combinable with other discounts).
For further queries or clarifications about admissions, please contact our team advisors.
Frequently Asked Questions
Visa & Travel Restrictions
A Student Visa is not required for this course. However, participants who are coming from countries outside of the EU/EEA zone may require a Schengen visa to enter Switzerland.
The cost of the program is 7,200 CHF. This price includes the tuition fee, access to learning materials, and lunches and coffee breaks during the 4-day on-campus experience. It does not include travel and accommodation expenses for the on-campus immersion.
Participants will be able to pay via the payment platform Flywire, which provides various payment methods, no hidden bank fees, and offers favorable exchange rates.
How to earn the certificate
To obtain the EHL Certificate of Achievement, participants must successfully pass the final assessment (final pitch presentation).