- Quezon City
- Nueva Ecija
College of Hospitality and Institutional Management
Secure a bright future with the College of Hospitality and Institutional Management (CHIM). All of CHIM’s degree programs have carefully crafted curricula that are comprehensive, current, and industry-driven for students to build a career in the fields of hospitality and tourism.
CHIM is recognized as a CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (COE) by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) because of its exceptional performance in Hospitality and Tourism Education. The College continues to rise through international and national certifications, awards in skills competition, top-notch practicum programs, and internship opportunities here and abroad. On top of the Philippine diploma, the program of study also allows successful graduates to achieve mutually recognized qualifications and certificates in the United States of America and Australia.
Today, students of CHIM reap the full benefits from OLFU’s world-class learning platforms and resources which are paired with state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories—all delivered by a competent teaching faculty through a masterful mix of learning modalities: online, distance or, when health conditions permit, face-to-face learning.
It is also noteworthy that OLFU is one among a few select schools to be granted the Certificate of Authority by the CHEd, allowing it to conduct limited face-to-face classes in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic; a testament to the University’s established and effective community safety protocols.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (BSIHM)
The BSIHM program prepares students to become effective leaders, managers, and/or entrepreneurs in the global hospitality industry. Its specializations integrate a balance between management theory and industry immersion in hospitality operations with a global perspective and practice. The curriculum allows students to obtain a diploma in International Hospitality Leadership from the American Hospitality Academy and a diploma in Hospitality Management under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Restaurant and Fast-food Chain Operations (ReFCO)
A specialization that focuses on the development of competencies that are needed to execute operational tasks and management functions to become future restaurant and fast-food chain managers and/or entrepreneurs. Keeping pace with the demands of the local and global hospitality environment, ReFCO specialization provides the students with real-life restaurant and fast-food chain operations through an intensive immersion with the affiliated industry partners in the food and beverage sector.
Hotel Administration in Cruise Line Operations (HACLO)
A specialization designed in the two areas of hospitality operations, hotel administration (land-based) and cruise line operation (sea-based). This program will equip the students with knowledge and practical skills needed for a successful career in the hotel and cruise line industry. HACLO specialization was created in collaboration with the industry’s finest hotel and cruise companies which give the students a cultivating and professional hospitality management skill as they bring the industry to the classrooms.
Culinary Arts (CA)
A specialization designed to deliver students a modern culinary and functional managerial ground for them to become globally competitive culinary professionals and practitioners. It features exclusive hands-on learning opportunities in state-of-the-art culinary, food production and beverage service facilities, foreseeable employment success, and career growth with Australian-ASEAN-TESDA mapped course syllabi. The BS in Hospitality with Specialization in Culinary Arts adheres to the University’s goal of continuously producing morally principled and technically equipped professionals in the global hospitality-culinary industry today.
- Restaurant Manager
- Café Barista
- Food Service Attendant
- Hotel Receptionist and Concierge
- Hotel Managers
- Executive Housekeeper
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MANAGEMENT (BSITM)
The BSITM program focuses on the development of management and entrepreneurial skills needed for students who are aspiring to assume greater responsibilities in the tourism industry. The program ensures that the students acquire necessary tools and knowledge for their advancement in their chosen career in the field of tourism and hospitality. The graduates of this program are expected to be globally competitive in the travel and tourism industry. The curriculum allows the students to obtain a diploma in Multicultural Tourism Studies from American Hospitality Academy and a diploma in Tourism Management under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
MEETINGS, INCENTIVES, CONVENTIONS, EXHIBITIONS (MICE)
This specialization is dedicated to develop professionals and managers to lead projects focused on the planning and management of different types of events particularly on Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions, observing the concepts of protocol, communication strategies, public relations, and generation of tourism development focused on the segment of quality business tourism.
TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS (TTO)
The specialization in Travel and Tours Operations is designed to equip future professionals and executives to lead global business projects in the tourism sector. It also aims to develop students’ management skills and research competencies through interdisciplinary subject exposure, problem identification, decision-making theory, and management application. It will provide mastery on air-fares and ticketing, itinerary planning, tour packaging, and travel formalities
- Flight Attendant
- Tour Guide
- Tour Escort
- Tour Coordinator
- Documentation Officer
- Documentation Supervisor
- Ticketing Supervisor
- Travel Consultant
- Travel and Tour Planner
- Inbound / Outbound Tour Manager
- Provincial Tourism Officer
- Regional Tourism Officer
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS with Entrepreneurial Culinary Arts and Nutrition
The BS Nutrition and Dietetics (Entrepreneurial Culinary Arts and Nutrition) is a modern program among its kind in the country and is designed for students who are fascinated in exploring how entrepreneurship can be incorporated into culinary, food science, and nutrition. It also builds the entrepreneurial skills of students. Throughout the program, theoretical studies are strengthened by first-hand education with state-of-the art culinary and food and nutrition facilities. It also offers a conceivable employment success and career growth with the Australian-ASEAN-TESDA-CHED recognition of its curriculum. The curriculum allows the students to obtain another diploma in hospitality management under the Australian Qualifications Framework if the students want to convert some units under AQF.
- Hospital Clinical Nutritionist
- Food Service and Hospitality Manager
- Weight Loss Consultant
- Public Health Dietician
- Community Nutritionist
- Sports Nutritionist
- Corporate Wellness Program Personnel
- Health Coach
- Health and Nutrition Writer
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CULINARY MANAGEMENT
The BS in Culinary Management program is for those who aspire to stand out in top-notch, professional kitchens. In OLFU, students acquire culinary theories and skills, as well as the dynamics of culinary management. Learners will be exposed to different culinary customs and styles, and will be encouraged to innovate in areas such as developing recipes and designing menus. As importantly, students will know how to do pricing and how to properly manage their supply chain. The curriculum includes significant hours devoted to practicum training for which the University provides a network of high caliber partner companies.
- Executive Chef
- Chef De cuisine
- Sous chef
- Saucier Chef
- Pastry Chef
- Pantry Chef