Alpine Center offers the 5-course Accounting & Finance Specialization Online / Distance Learning. The distance learning programme is particularly beneficial for industry professionals who: have accumulated experience; require further certification for advancement or promotion in their particular field; and are constrained by time and distance from attending regular classes. Enrolment in this programme can begin at any time.

The advantages of this online / distance learning course include:

Learn while you earn - continue to work while studying. Learn on your own time and at your own speed. Select the curriculum which particularly suits you. Pay as you go - course by course

Available Courses

  • This course teaches the skills that can help you develop effective supervision and management skills that are essential to success in the industry. Topics include how to recruit, select, and train; increase productivity; control labor costs; communicate effectively; manage conflict and change; and use time management techniques. Resources on creating a professional development plan for your hospitality career can help you set the direction for future educational and professional endeavors.

  • This is AHLEI’s foundational, introductory accounting course. You need no prior accounting experience to take this course. This course will help you develop a solid understanding of hotel and restaurant accounting procedures, with a focus on the computerized accounting used in today’s hospitality accounting situations. You’ll learn about taxation of business income, the role of governmental agencies, and how to read and analyze financial statements. The most recent edition of this textbook incorporate several chapters from Accounting for Hospitality Managers #362.

  • Learn to understand and apply hospitality departmental accounting at the supervisory and managerial levels. This course includes information on budgeting expenses, forecasting sales, and financial decision making

  • This textbook includes everything students will need to gain a clear understanding of managerial accounting in a hospitality setting. The new edition reflects tax changes and updated operating statistics. It also has sections on revenue management and dynamic pricing, accounting for gift cards, unsecured bank loans, and profitability indexes.

  • Today’s hospitality operations rely increasingly on computer technology. This course provides a solid grounding in hospitality technology and the management of information systems. Content includes applications for all functional areas, including reservations, rooms, food and beverage, sales and event management, and accounting. You’ll learn the basics of purchasing, implementing, maintaining, and managing today’s information systems. This course also explores systems security and maintenance, e-commerce, and hospitality careers in information technology.

5 Courses

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What our Alpiner’s Say:

My learning experience was beyond expectations. I obtained a sound grasp of the global event industry and advanced my skills in event management. ...read more

The biggest thank you to all to all my lecturers over the years. You were the best I could ever hope for! ...read more

I am a proud graduate of the Alpine Centre, the Swiss Business School for Hotel & Tourism Management.   Being from Lebanon,  I chose to study at this Swiss school’s campus located in Greece. ...read more

I would highly recommend Alpine Center to potential students who wish to build a career in the challenging world of hospitality, and to gain international work experience. ...read more

To achieve my goals, I trusted with all my heart Swiss Alpine Center, which provided me great learning opportunities, encouraged me all the way for self-improvement and rendered this lifelong education process an exciting journey that one does not want to end. ...read more

Alpine Center: a solid ground to take off towards Hospitality Management.  3 great years that will always stay in my mind! ...read more

I have completed my most unforgettable internship in the luxurious 5-star St Regis Hotel in Doha, Qatar:  a 5 months’ internship filled with challenges, learning new skills and techniques ...read more

I hold two qualifications:  A Swiss Diploma in Hotel Management from Alpine Center and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. ...read more

I gained more than I bargained for thanks to the Alpine family with the chance to interact with individuals from different corners of the world and society, network with successful professionals and organizations ...read more

From day one we learned to always push ourselves beyond excellence and then push some more. Its true what they say about the alpine formula: ALPINE= Professionalism + Education + Personality. ...read more

Patrick Loutfi-Spa Management Specialization

Patrick Loutfi

Spa Management Specialization 2010

Alpine Center provides courses that cover a wide and valuable range of issues concerning the spa industry and how to operate a spa facility efficiently and effectively. ...read more

The name “Alpine Center” is synonymous with eminent success and high-reaching progress through setting goals and achieving them. ...read more

I took control of my professional development and studied at my own pace and on my own schedule. Two years later I am so pleased to have learned so much and have earned the prestigious awards from both Alpine & AHLEI. ...read more

Alexander Kyramarios-Swiss Alpine Diploma in Hotel Management

Alexander Kyramarios

Swiss Alpine Diploma in Hotel Management 2010

The fresh, exciting and relevant classes offered by Alpine Center suited my needs perfectly. ...read more

I learned how to take initiatives, be responsible, and become a valuable team member, which is key to a successful career ...read more

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