IHCL is supporting hospitality students with a new professional degree program in collaboration with confederation of Indian Industry and EHL Switzerland.
Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and EHL Education Group, Switzerland have collaborated to provide professional degree programs for hospitality students at CII’s Vocational Education and Training by EHL (VET by EHL), learning centers all over India.
The 18-month program will include six months of academics at CII accredited institutes and 12 months of hands-on field experience at select IHCL hotels.
As an industry leader, IHCL is committed towards developing a strong pipeline that is future ready. We are proud to partner with CII for this initiative, which will help bridge the skill gap in the growing travel and tourism sector. This is a vital step towards increasing the talent pool of hospitality professionals in the industry.
Gaurav Pokhariyal, Senior Vice President & Global Head - Human Resources, IHCL.
The students undertaking the VET by EHL program will go through multiple skill-based certification levels, including internship and apprenticeship at select IHCL hotels. Post successful completion of the program, students will receive the VET by EHL Professional Diploma.
IHCL has also cooperates with Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, Switzerland and ESSEC Business School in France to offer scholarship programs to deserving individuals.