Vatel International Hotel Management Programme Audit

Update thứ tư, 28/04/2021

From April 5, 2021 to April 9, 2021, Vatel International Group conducted a quality audit of the Vatel International Hotel Management programme, France, implemented at Foreign Trade University during the period 2019 - 2021.

Assoc.Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - Secretary of the Party Committee, President of Foreign Trade University was directly in charge of working with the audit committee. At the working sessions, he emphasised that Foreign Trade University always understands the importance of auditing as well as constantly improving the quality of all aspects of the University's operations, taking quality assurance and quality audit as a driving force for development.

Photo 1: Assoc.Prof. Dr. Bui Anh TuanPresident of Foreign Trade University discussing with the Vatel International Audit Committee.

The auditing process focused on the entire management and operation of the International Hotel Management programme at Foreign Trade University. The Faculty of International Education has cooperated with the audit committee on the auditing of the use of the Vatel brand name, student management, practical implementation of the theoretical modules, and coordination of students’ practice at restaurants and internship at hotels.

Regarding the theoretical modules, the audit committee interviewed and worked directly with the lecturers of the programme. The lecturers highly appraised the practicality of the programme, theoretical contents go hand in hand with practice to help students improve their service as well as analytical and problem-solving skills in the hotel industry.

Photo 2: The Vatel International Audit Committee interviewing Mr. Louis Cancel, Former Food and Beverage Manager, Sofitel Washington DC, USA.

Regarding the practical content, the audit committee highly appreciated the management and training quality of the 5-star French Restaurant Maison Vie, where first-year students can learn and practice service and kitchen skills. After only 6 months of practice at Maison Vie, all students successfully completed the final European banquet professional examination and impressed all the guests attending the party.

Photo 3: Taken at Maison Vie Restaurant, where students of the Vatel International Hotel Management programme practice professional skills

The audit committee also visited 5-star hotels including InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72, InterContinental Westlake Hanoi, JW Marriott, Pan Pacific, Sheraton Hanoi and Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, where first- and second-year students are practicing for 6 months.

Photo 4: The audit committee working with Mr. Julian Wong – General Manager of Sheraton Hanoi

Photo 5:  Ms. Phan Thi Thuy Tien – Representative of the Vatel International Audit Committee working with Ms. Ngo Thi Van Hanh – HR Manager of InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72

Photo 6: The Audit Committee interviewing Vatel student interns at Hotel de l'Opera Hanoi - MGallery

After 5 effective working days, on the afternoon of April 14, 2021, the International Vatel Audit Committee summarised and announced the good results of the audit. The University and International Vatel Group have also set new goals in developing the Vatel International Hotel Management programme in accordance with the mission and goals of the University, while increasing the opportunity for students to experience practical activities.

The Vatel Group, France extended their gratitude to Foreign Trade University for the warm welcome, the leadership of the Board of Management and the enthusiastic support of the university staff, as well as to partners at Maison Vie Restaurant and 5-star hotels in Hanoi, all of whom contributed to the success of the audit committee’s mission. The audit committee also pledged to do their best with the highest sense of responsibility to complete all the tasks of this audit and certify the audit results of the Vatel International Hotel Management programme in the coming time.

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