Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Free Seminar: Educating Global Hospitality Leaders

ANC Education Launches School or Hospitality and Tourism Management In the backdrop of the government wanting to attract 2.5 MN tourists by 2016

To achieve this goal Sri Lanka needs 500,000 qualified hospitality personnel from a mere 126,000 today

ANC Education launched the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management with the Northwood University - Northwood University of USA. To mark this momentous occasion a Series of seminars were organized for prospective students. The next seminar in line in the series will be themed as Educating Global Hospitality Leaders. The panel of speakers will be eminent personnel from the Industry in the lines of Ranjith Morugama - former Executive Chef - Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Mr. Thilanka Muthukumarana - Director, Sales and Marketing - Waters Edge. The event is scheduled to be held on 28th February 2015 at 10.00 am to 12.30 pm at 4th floor Truman room, ANC Education, No. 308-310, R. A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 03. Here are some forewords from their addresses to the future leaders in the industry

A Degree is becoming a mandatory document in this industry Mr.Ranjith Morugama – former Executive Chef Cinnamon Grand Hotel will address in the area of culinary revolution of the food beverage perspective. Upon the invitation he stated that qualification and the technical culinary skills both are vital to become successful in the hospitality industry.

How to build the Hospitality Character? Mr. Thilanka Muthukumarana Director Sales and Marketing of Waters Edge stated while extending the invitation to address the event that importance of character to be a professional hospitality person. He further said that he would love to talk on that area and share his overseas experience Crowne Plaza United States.

Philosophy of a female to be successful in Hospitality ANC graduate of - Northwood University - USA who is currently working as a PR Marketing Communication Manager in the hospitality industry will address from the female perspective of the Hospitality Career.

World recognized Hospitality and Tourism degree Northwood University has been providing specialist business education and career growth opportunities to current and aspiring managers and executives in the USA for 50 years. In the USA Northwood University is partnered with the leading hotel chains like Hilton, Marriott Corporation, The Ritz-Carlton, Walt Disney, Chef Master USA, TGI Fridays and Wynn Resorts Ltd.

Northwood University is also partnered with Hotel Institute of Montreux (HIM) Switzerland, widely considered as a leader in Swiss hospitality education to offer a similar American degree programs. HIM a member of Swiss Education Group (SEG) is Switzerland’s largest English medium hotel management education provider. Northwood University graduates at SEG hotel school are the choice among many world leading hotel and hospitality companies. Therefore the Northwood University Hospitality Management degree brings existing chain of industry links with all major international hotel and hospitality chains. Northwood University Hospitality Management degree program at ANC Education would offer these benefits to its students and graduates.

Qualified and Experienced Faculty Northwood university degree programs at < ANC Education are identical to the respective home campus programs. The faculty members are selected and appointed by the respective universities. With full university supervision and oversight the quality of education is maintained at a very high level. With more than 60% PhD qualified faculty members, students are given the academic exposure to learn from some of the best teaching staff in Sri Lanka and overseas. With a modern view and attitude towards the teaching and learning process, Northwood University lecturers at ANC go out of their way to assist students to prepare them for the corporate environment. The American and American trained faculty is rated one of the best in the region, with over 90% excellent ranking in student satisfaction surveys.

For More Information – Call 0777 44 99 55 Students and parents are requested to call Ms. Shamain on 0777 44 99 55 to get more information about ANC Education Hospitality degree programs. Or you can visit us at 308-310, R. A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 03 or email us at

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