Graduation ceremonies are always prestigious affairs, but especially so in 2017 as ICHM celebrated the largest graduation ever in its 25-year history.
Sujoy Banerjee’s extensive and global background stands him in good stead as lecturer in Management Practices, Human Resources and Applied Business Communication.
As ICHM gets set to celebrate its 25th anniversary there is a lot to shout about, including an alumni of some 2500 graduates.
ICHM has more than 40 graduates with AccorHotels throughout Australia and in Asia, Canada and South America. A recent flyer profiles seven.
Lecturer Amir Gholami says he is exactly where he belongs, his qualifications combining with an equally impressive finance/hospitality career.
Strength in numbers was just one of the messages in an inspirational presentation by Sarah Derry, Vice President, Talent & Culture AccorHotels Australia.
ICHM has three events locked into its calendar. Each celebrates academic and work placement achievements and provides opportunities to
network, network, network.
Charles Darwin University’s Chancellor Neil Balnaves AC (left) and Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks visit ICHM’s campus.
This semester’s International FoodFest was a culinary coup for ICHM’s Students' Representative Council, contributing to the Little Heroes Foundation.
Lauren Frater joins the Industry and Career Development department from Ayers Rock Resort and Debra Mules joins Administration as Human Resources Officer.
Starting his own business has been a long-held dream of Paul McMurray and the graduate is turning dream into reality.
Graduate Adam Brooks is passionate about hospitality and Tasmania. The General Manager for RACT Destinations was on campus sharing his experience with students.
He built an online presence for Saint Brandon archipelago Mauritius before establishing an adventure tourism business. Graduate Christophe Desmarais is living the dream.
ICHM graduates can be found in more than 100 cities; as this map shows some cities are home to more than 100 graduates.
In his opening remarks Master of Ceremonies Derek Milligan pointed out that Principal Dr Ian Whyte introduced Course Commencement in 1993, and it has subsequently become a popular fixture in ICHM’s calendar.
As most readers would be aware, in 1992 our family created ICHM in partnership with the South Australian Government and Swiss Hotel Association. Over the past 25 years we have worked unceasingly to build ICHM, positioning it as up with the best.
In 2002 ICHM could count two General Managers among graduates, but recent appointments indicate that the pace is picking up fast.
Charles Darwin University has acquired ICHM from the founding Lipman family.
Chief Executive Gerald Lipman said he was delighted with the development.
The rapid growth in arrivals of overseas visitors and expenditure in hotels in Australia is good news for ICHM students and graduates.
ICHM has been providing talent for integrated hotel, leisure and casino operators since start-up, and this hospitality sector is on a constant quest for top professional talent.