International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Marriott Hotels India personal restricted to reinforce the training expertise of hospitality training and coaching at IIHM.
“Marriott and IIHM have done many things together and this MoU would further bridge the gap between academia and industry and create future talent in the hospitality industry. IIHM has been leading in the education platform of the hospitality industry and for us to partner and try to further enhance the education levels, ensure that we could have internships and eventually create job opportunities in our portfolio of hotels. This MoU would help to add value to system and uplift the education levels of students and eventually, we hope that a large part of them join the Marriott family. I feel that they will have an edge over others as they will not only learn the basics of hospitality from IIHM but also the nuances of working in a corporate organisation like Marriott International,” stated Gaurav Singh, market vice chairman, East India and Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
According to the MoU, Marriott India would practice the second and third yr college students pursuing bachelors and diploma programs in hospitality administration at IIHM. They would supply mentorship, profession steering, visitor lectures and help in venture work to impart business tendencies and improve the training expertise of scholars. Further, college students of IIHM would get first choice to be positioned in Marriott motels throughout India for his or her industrial coaching programmes.
“IIHM and Marriott share a significant bond and this MoU would strengthen the bond between us and help us to work closely. Marriott Hotels India is one of the first organisations in this industry to think of such a programme to bring the industry and academia to work together and garner real talent. For the first time, such a structured arrangement has been put into place with a special classroom designed according to Marriott’s guidelines and students would also get to do their internship at Marriott Hotels and if they pass the selection criteria, they would also be selected for placement at the hotels,” Suborno Bose, founder and chairman, IIHM stated.
Further, Marriott India would lengthen first choice to recruit certified college students of IIHM at entry degree place or any relevant current alternative in Marriott India.
With inputs from PTI.
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