Hospitality Management

Companies are increasingly appointing Hospitality Management graduates to senior positions outside of their 'traditional' roles, because of the tremendous breadth of transferable skills gained during their studies and practical training - particularly their ability to interface effectively with the public and handle diverse crises. Susina Jooste, Director of The Private Hotel School, one of South Africa's largest private higher education provider, who says a fairly fixed perception and expectation of the role and responsibility comes to mind when we refer to a doctor, a lawyer, an engineer or a teacher. But what do we know about the careers of professional hospitality management graduates? Candice Adams, Academic Head of The Private Hotel School and Capsicum Culinary Studio, speaks to Channel Africa's Lebogang Mabange...