Hospitality Professional  Leadership Development Program


Course overview

Strathmore University School of  Tourism and Hospitality (STH) has developed the Hospitality Professional and Leadership Development Programme (HPDP) to cater for the needs of the current and future hospitality and tourism industry leaders. The programme is structured to equip participants with life-long skills necessary to advance business and personal successes in the hospitality, tourism and leisure industry.


Hoteliers face several challenges including work/life balance, career progression, inadequate managerial skills, adapting to changes in technology and the dynamism of the hospitality sector.


HPDP is a highly interactive program. We believe that by the time the executive is done with the course he/she will be in a position to exceed standards and insist on the highest quality, research and innovation, while continuously exhibiting high levels of integrity and ethics in his/her operation.


For whom?

  • Hospitality and Tourism professionals In management Positions.
  • Directors, owners and owner managers of Hospitality, Tourism and related businesses.
  • Current and Potential Investors in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  • Policy Makers and researchers in Hospitality and Tourism sector.

Key focus areas


The programme is structured through well thought-out modules relevant to changing business environments, practical in substance, and interactive in nature.


The topics of study are; 

  • Hospitality digital environment
  • Revenue management for non revenue managers
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Change management
  • Strategic management in hospitality and tourism
  • Strategic marketing
  • Global outlook and trends in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Performance management in hospitality, leisure and tourism industry


Program delivery

The course content is delivered by a number of respected hospitality practitioners, policy makers, seasoned academics and renowned guest speakers, to ensure an academically rigorous and relevant course.


The programme is delivered in two modules of 5 days each.




Module One: 14th - 18th May 2018
Module Two: 24th - 28th Sep 2018



Participants who successfully complete both modules will receive a Strathmore University Certificate. 75% attendance is mandatory.



Participants will identify a prominent and notable challenge in their work place and will be mentored to ensure they have developed sustainable solutions to the issues presented.


Cancellation Policy

A 50% refund will be made for cancellations received in writing before 10th April 2018. No refunds thereafter.



Your investment


Ksh 60, 000 per module (Discounted rate)

This covers;

• Learning materials.
• Tuition fees.
• Strathmore University certification.
• Meals during the program.



Price incentive Structure


Please express your interest and we willl send you a price incentive structure. 


Registration Form (Expression of Interest)


In case you are interested in attending this course, kindly submit your details through the form below:





Potential participants can write to;


The Executive training manager

Peter Kibe


Email one:  OR 0739 149 151



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Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200