Current research lines at César Ritz Colleges include:
A research conference for career researchers and practitioners passionate about entrepreneurship and management in service, hospitality, and tourism industries, held biannually since 2020
Previous format: Student-centered research conference, 2016-2019
Past events: The first IRR, September 2021; the second IRR, March 2022
Upcoming Event: The third-annual IRR, September 2022
Email all questions about submissions and registration to Evelina.Gillard@cesarritzcolleges.edu
Leading for Well-being: Prevention of Absent Leadership for Improving Talent Management and Reducing Stress in Organizations YouTube link
The Role of Food in Workplace Well-being (The Wellness Summit, University of South Florida) YouTube link
“Leading with Style: Effective Use of Situational Leadership and Emotional Intelligence to Support Complex Decision-making YouTube link.
Workshops on business planning, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis
STR presentations and data access for hotel benchmarking
Applied research on business models with the industry partner Blue Horizon
The Research Committee assesses research quality and reviews specific research project feasibility from an academic perspective. The Research Ethics Committee sets the research ethics requirements for projects involving our school in line with academic standards of Swiss higher education institutions, approves the projects in which our students may be invited to take part, and approves faculty research projects that may have ethical concerns.
Student-led research is integrated into the bachelor’s and master’s curricula with the opportunity to develop research skills and awareness through dissertations. These credit-earning activities are under the supervision of research faculty whose research areas are of interest to the student. Best Student Researcher, Supervisor, and Reviewer awards for student-led research are delivered twice per year. Student works developed under faculty supervision that successfully pass the peer-review process are presented at international conferences, such as the biannual International Research Roundtable or The Hague Hotel School Symposium.
Best student research awards are given each term to a completed student research project
There are four distinct categories of awards (Dissertation, Business Plan, Consultancy, and Independent Scholarship):
If the project wins the Best Student Research Award, the Research Committee delivers associated award certificates for:
César Ritz Colleges engages in teaching, research, and academic service in line with its strategic objectives. These activities are guided by the principles of academic freedom, independence, and scientific integrity, including reliability, honesty, respect, and accountability.
César Ritz Colleges put in place a quality assurance system allowing to provide continuous monitoring and periodic evaluation of teaching, research, and academic service results.
The quality assurance system is oriented towards meeting the academic quality criteria set out by the principles and objectives of the European Higher Education Area.
The quality assurance system ensures that César Ritz Colleges continuously meets the criteria applicable to student admission, performance assessment, and degree awards that are established in line with the mission of César Ritz Colleges as an institution of higher education. César Ritz Colleges establishes, communicates, and applies such criteria in line with the principles of a systematic approach, transparency, and consistency.