Hotel management is difficult

“I am currently considering studying hotel management. One of the most important questions I ask myself is whether studying hotel management is difficult? I can already imagine that subjects such as controlling or pricing are not so easy and my Abitur will probably be more in the direction of the 3-point average. Can someone tell me about experiences? Can you also be successful in studying hotel management as a mediocre but hardworking student? "

Dominik, dual student at iba in Heidelberg:

“Yes, the course is demanding, but you can still master the tasks well. In my opinion, it's not just about the skills learned from school. Much more important is the intrinsic enthusiasm and the spirit that lies behind this industry. When you start studying in the field, you have to fall in love with the job and make it your calling. With motivation, ambition, will and attitude you can achieve many things. "

Jana, graduate of the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences:

“It depends on the type and previous experience. In general, you have to invest a lot of time and work into it if you want to get an above-average degree. The exam phases and homework in particular require a lot of time and learning, but also good time management in order to organize everything in good time. A “just before close”, as is often the case in school, is no longer possible here. With a little diligence, the course is definitely feasible! "

Jonas, student at the IU International University (formerly IUBH School of Business and Management):

“There is no general answer to this question. However, no high-flyer is sorted out who could have failed at other universities in subjects such as medicine or mechanical engineering. "

Stefanie, dual student at iba in Heidelberg:

“Yes and no, if you don't get stuck behind it, it's difficult. But because it is what is fun, it is easier to learn. "

Matthias, student at the SRH Hotel Akademie Dresden:

“In principle, I think school performance is important, but it shouldn't be overestimated either. The hotel industry is a very practice-oriented field and here motivation, attention to detail and communication count at least as much as pure school knowledge. Life experience and having fun dealing with guests and fulfilling their wishes is at least as important, if not more important. "

Franziska, student at the EMBA:

“The course is manageable even if you weren't a high-flyer at school. This depends not least on the choice of university. "

Martin, dual student at the iba in Heidelberg:

“I guess that no degree is really easy. But if you are sure that you want to work in the hotel industry, then you can do it. "

Here it goes back to the overview of questions!

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