Business Unusual | Tourism and Shipping Studies at Alba
MSc in Tourism Management and MSc in Shipping Management at Alba
Navigate the global waters and challenges and make the world your oyster!
Have you ever dreamed of cruising the waters of the global economy? Τhen this maybe your opportunity to find out more about Alba’s graduate programs in Shipping Management and Tourism Management!
The Alba MSc in Shipping Management, ranked 16th in the world, combines academic rigor with practical know-how, in order to serve the needs of tomorrow’s ship managers in the most effective ways. The program’s Business Advisory Committee (BAC), comprising of a select group of high caliber professionals from Greece and abroad, ensures the practical aspects of the program and that the program’s content is in line with the most recent developments in the shipping industry. No wonder that the program promises high employability, whereby more than 90% of graduates are in work within 6 months of graduation.
The program is offered in Greece, a country which enjoys a long-standing tradition in shipping and enjoys strong support from the Greek shipping community: significant networking opportunities, internships, field trips abroad, visits to shipping companies, ports and commercial vessels. On top, Alba shipping programs are supported by WISTA Hellas, The Hellenic Shipbrokers Association (HSA), The International Propeller Club (Piraeus), the Master’s and Mates Union of the Greek Merchant Marine, the International Community for Maritime and Ocean Professionals (SNAME) and the Green Award, offering several partial scholarships and financial aid.
The program is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) and enjoys the benefits of being member of BIMCO!
And much like Shipping in Greece, the Greek tourism industry is one of the most dynamic fields of employment in the country!
Especially now that the pandemic has altered the tourism landscape dramatically, the Alba MSc in Tourism Management responds timely to the growing needs of the tourism industry to shape high-skilled and knowledgeable professionals so that they can assume leading roles in the management of tourism organizations!
The program’s courses combine academic rigor with practical know-how, which means they are combined with specialized workshops offered by leading industry experts, tailored to address realistic technological and management challenges in travel, destination, tour guide, event, conference, leisure and entertainment management.
Among the program’s benefits, are a strategic partnership with Costa Navarino, entailing specialized workshops, field trips and internships and also series of events, talks and filed trips in collaboration with key tourism players, as well as a well-organized internship process, strongly supporting the development of a professional network and increasing considerably the employability of students upon graduation. On top for 2021, the MSc in Tourism Management continues its series of in-class guest presentations, counting more than 20 talks of prominent key industry players as well as successful entrepreneurs.
|So, what are you waiting for?|
Visit Alba’s virtual booth at posidoniaforum2021.com on May 25th, learn more about our programs, navigate the global challenges with confidence and agility and conquer the world of travel!