Save Max Global Education for Training in Hospitality and Jobs

Making Youth Job Ready: World Class Swiss Hospitality Training at IHCL Hotels

  • ·         The 18-month VET by EHL Swiss Professional Diploma Program, is a product of the renowned EHL Group -Switzerland
  • ·         The blended Program will be initially delivered at CII Institute of Hospitality and then at select IHCL Hotels across the country, by the best of industry experts as faculty at select, luxury IHCL hotels
  • ·         Students who have completed their higher-secondary education may apply
  • ·          CII assures job placement for students after successfully completing of the Program

A significant initiative for skill development in Indian hospitality undertaken by industry body CII, an 18-month Vocational Education and Training (VET) Professional Diploma program by Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne/EHL Education Group of Switzerland - will be delivered at CII Institute of Hospitality in Chandigarh and IHCL Hotels in New Delhi.

A total of 100 students who have passed their higher secondary education (12th) will be enrolled in the first batch at CII Institute of Hospitality for the first 6 months and will be trained for 1 year at luxury IHCL properties in New Delhi. CII has assured 100% placement to students upon successful completion of their respective VET by EHL Swiss Professional Diploma programs, that is recognized by all major hospitality chains worldwide.

Mr. Rohit Jain (Project Head – CII Institute of Hospitality) commented that, “We at CII aim to direct the attention to the need for skilled, globally benchmarked talent in the Indian Hospitality industry. To deliver global standards of hospitality skills, CII & IHCL Hotels partnered with the 129-year-old EHL Group, - the global reference in education, innovation and consulting for the hospitality and service sector. It is ranked as the No. 1 hospitality and leisure management school in the world. The students will be able to hone their skills though interactions with guests at a live and running IHCL Hotel. The Program endeavours to strengthen the talent pipeline in India - as we aim to expand our presence in the country whilst adding more hotels to the Program in the coming years. We are expecting to enrol close to 10,000 students nationally over the span of 3 years”

He further added, “We have a rapidly growing accommodation offering across the tourist destinations and a sizable population affluent with English in the country. The program provides the students who have passed 12th standard with a splendid opportunity to skill and reskill themselves with an international curriculum, while placing them on par and contributing to the ever-expanding hospitality and tourism industry of India. The students will benefit from on-the-job training at the best IHCL Hotels

Adding to this already “mega collaboration” of Industry giants is Save Max Global Education - Bringing global presence and a standardised hospitality atmosphere to this initiative. An iconic Canadian brand, Save Max has diversified Business Interests in Real Estate, Global Education and the Health Sector. SaveMAX’s association with CIIand IHCL Hotels is focussed on providing a solid foundation for the students' career. As one of its verticals is education, Save Max group has set up CII Institute of Hospitality in Chandigarh and Kolkata to impart the first 6-month of institutional training

Expressing his view on the noble initiative focused on the youth of the country Mr Raman Dua , Founder & CEO of Save Max Group of Companies said, “ We cannot Always build the future for our youth, but we can build our Youth for the future.”- Franklin D. Roosevelt With this note, I would like to opine that Save Max Global Education Pvt. Ltd strives to bridge the gap between the current learning outcomes and what is required through major reforms that bring the highest quality, equity, and integrity of the educational system . We at Save Max Global Education Pvt. Ltd., with a vision to turn every citizen into a skilled workforce for suitable employment joined hands with CII in collaboration with EHL and IHCL to start CII Institute of Hospitality at Kolkata and Chandigarh.’

The VET by EHL Swiss Professional Diploma Programs will be delivered at IHCL Hotels by the best of industry experts as faculty. Mr. Sumeet Taneja (Area Director – Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh & J&K at IHCL and General Manager – Taj Chandigarh) said: “We have an excellent faculty for this program. At IHCL Hotels we consistently upgrade the training skill set and integrate new learnings to the modules. Our faculty at each IHCL Hotel has been trained and certified by EHL and CII. They bring with them immense experience and knowledge. Moreover, students will be able to learn through interactions with guests in real work settings at Taj Hotels. The programme will allow us to strengthen our talent pipeline as we continue to expand our presence in the country. We intend to add more hotels to this programme in 2022.”

He added: “This program provides students a splendid opportunity to skill and reskill themselves with an international curriculum closer to home and contribute to the immense Hospitality and Tourism potential of the state. This Swiss Professional Diploma programme will place them on par, if not above, with students from leading hospitality schools in India, with the benefit of

On-the-Job training.”

Said Mr. Praveen Roy (Associate Director at EHL Advisory Services) “The VET by EHL Swiss Professional Diploma Program is based on the principles of the world-renowned Swiss Competency Framework. It has been developed over a two-year period with the involvement of EHL subject matter experts and faculty members, as well as with global industry feedback. The objective is to prepare the youth worldwide for frontline job roles in the hospitality industry at global standards. Students of the program in India will be at a significant advantage with future employers, in global mobility and in their career progression. They will acquire the relevant knowledge and competencies required by the industry at par with international programs.”


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