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ACADEMIC PROGRAMMESList of Outstanding Learners

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMESList of Outstanding Learners

Best Performing Online Learner - Summer Run 2022

Nicholas Charano (Highest score in HTM533x)

Fresh Graduate

"As a fresh graduate who aspires to have a successful career in the hospitality and tourism industry, I wanted to prepare myself with the knowledge and skills that will be necessary to advance further ahead. The PolyUxMicroMasters programme is exactly what I had hoped for. The programme is well-structured, it offers great content that is taught by experienced professionals from different nationalities. What fascinates me most are the challenging case studies that deepen my understanding of the industry."

Andrea Isabel Acosta Sanchez (Highest score in HTM534x)

Hospitality Management student at Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

“I enrolled in the course Managing Marketing in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry from The PolyUx MicroMasters programme due to a recommendation, and it turned out to be an enriching learning experience. 

The course gives a quality base in Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism with professors and guest speakers with interesting experiences, as well as the opportunity to enhance theoretical knowledge with real industry problems and settings.

I strongly encourage people with interest in the subject to join the course.”

Zhou Xinyu (Highest score in HTM540x)

Postgraduate student of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

“I am Heather, a student from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. I was recommended by friends and started my exploration of the MicroMasters Programme after I got my offer from PolyU.

My experience with MicroMasters was very good. First I was able to finish some of the postgraduate courses in advance.  And on the edX platform, I could check my study progress anytime, which was very helpful for me to review my courses and improve my study efficiency. Students can also download the videos so that they can watch them again and again and record the key points.

Learning is never an easy task. Although the courses are online, many times students are required to deal with multiple tasks. I found it was difficult for me to complete studies within the scheduled time, but in the end I did. After overcoming pressures and problems, I could clearly feel the improvement in my learning abilities, which I think is a surprise from MicroMasters.

I hope my experience can help more people who are interested, to join the PolyUx MicroMasters, access these well organized courses, and start their learning exploration.”

Wong Chih Yan (Highest score in HTM540x)

Director, Equity Administration and Corporate Finance at Melco Resorts & Entertainment

“As a practitioner and enthusiast of the luxury hospitality industry, I want to learn from the well-acclaimed SHTM faculty about the industry's latest developments.”

Kyaw Zin That (Highest score in HTM541x)

Managing Director, Emerald Garden Myanmar Travel

“The hospitality industry is gradually preparing to resume operations here. In order to upgrade my hospitality knowledge, I had been searching for an online programme which has flexibility and convenience for learners. And I finally found this MicroMasters programme on edX. This programme is well-structured with high quality contents by knowledgeable instructors, and supportive emails from the course team are incredibly helpful. Their works are well deserved of praise by everyone. If you are looking for a valuable hospitality programme, my advice is don't waste your time looking elsewhere. Just start with this MM programme today.”

Outstanding Learners – Spring Run 2022

Welmere Tumapon Murphy

Wigglefoot Travel Owner (USA based) and Siquijor Skylodge Resort Owner (Philippines)

“I was looking for a programme that would help me reinforce and strengthen my knowledge in hotel management for my new hotel property venture. Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPolyUx) Micromasters programme in International Hospitality Management was the perfect opportunity for me to achieve my goals. I have learned a lot from the course instructors and my fellow learners as well. The course did not only boost my understanding of hotel operations, but it has also encouraged me to be creative in formulating strategies in the hospitality industry.”

Shivam Agrawal

Associate Ops (Operations Associate) in Delta Airlines, WNS

“Together with the well-balanced course curriculum, I have gained invaluable insights. I feel very proud to study and experience this high-level course.

The addictive course equips me with in- depth knowledge of the Hospitality and the Tourism Industry and enriched my global vision. Amazing lectures and discussions explained things in multiple ways to help students grasp concepts and theories.

I learned a lot and really enjoyed the course. It's really a stepping-stone to my career growth. Thank You!”

MM Star – Spring Run 2022

Marie Antoinette MORI

Chief Concierge at The Tokyo Station Hotel, Member of Les Clefs d’Or

“Education is one the greatest gifts we could give ourselves. Joining The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s MicroMasters Course on International Hospitality Management has expanded my knowledge, has opened doors to many opportunities and has given me the seal of approval and confidence to further my career goals. The learning experience was amazing and well worth the effort.”