Hospitality Leadership Development Programme (HLDP)


24th to 26th April 2024


60,000 per person

Course overview

Strathmore University School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) has developed the Hospitality Leadership Development Programme (HPDP) to cater to the needs of the current and future hospitality and tourism industry leaders. Professionals in the industry inadequacies including effective communication, effective feedback strategies, inadequate leadership skills, adapting to changes, decision making, leading team, performance management, innovation in leadership and strategic alignment.

This programme is structured to equip professionals with life-long skills necessary for personal growth, leading to organizational success which lead to a thriving industry.

For whom?

  • Hospitality and Tourism professionals in leadership 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 the 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.

  • Self-Mastery as a leader
  • Effective communication
  • People management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Change management.
  • Strategic management in hospitality and tourism
  • Strategic alignment
  • Global outlook and trends in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Performance management
  • Strategic decision making

Program Objectives

This highly interactive program aims to:

  1. Develop and enhance leadership skills for Leading teams.
  2. Enhance leading cross-functional teams.
  3. Enhance performance management
  4. Develop capacities and enhance decision-making.
  5. Enable leaders to own the organizational vision

Program delivery

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


Participants who successfully complete the programme will receive a Strathmore University Certificate. 85% attendance is mandatory.


  • 10% discount for organizations enrolling 3-4 delegates
  • 5% discount for early birds (enrolments before 1st of March 2024)
  • 15% Discount for organizations enrolling 5 delegates and above.

Your investment

KES 60,000 + your time

This covers:

  • A three-day class work session at Strathmore University
  • Course materials.
  • Meals and refreshments at Strathmore University for three days
  • Certification.

Contact details

For more information about this programme and to make your application please write to

Call: 0700282116/ 0725000138

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