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"To rotate in different departments made me understand the real operations, which will make it possible to combine practical and theoretical teaching in the future. And I am aware of different discipline needs and characteristics in students and I will know what will be my focus to develop the students' ability."

CHEI offers an originally designed, China-centric portfolio of resources and practical experiences to enhance hospitality education and help students and educators understand the vast career opportunities. Schools may take advantage of any or all of the following programs, whatever meets their needs.

Faculty Internships

Purpose: Teachers rotate through various hospitality venue departments to gain real-world career experiences to enhance classroom instruction

Venue: Hotels in mainland China

Timing: Summer and winter semesters

Duration: Two-week (winter) and four-week (summer)

Guest Lectures

Purpose: Industry leader presenters help students gain hospitality knowledge and learn about career opportunities (during field trips or on campus)

Venue: CHEI partner schools and hotels

Timing: Ongoing

Duration: Two hours

Field Trips

Purpose: Hospitality venue site visits for students and teachers to observe operations first-hand and build relationships

Venue: Hospitality venues in mainland China

Timing: Ongoing

Duration: Four to five hours

School Visiting

Purpose: CHEI team's presence on campus to share project updates, solicit program feedback, build relationships, discuss next steps and offer professional academic solutions

Venue: CHEI partner schools or new lead schools in mainland China

Timing: Ongoing

Duration: Up to one full day

Teaching-Learning Resources

Purpose: Complementary hospitality teaching tools and resources focused on conversational English and soft skills for universities and vocational schools

Venue: CHEI partner schools and new lead schools in mainland China

Timing: Hospitality English curriculum and other resources available in the Learning Center on this website

Teaching Conference

Purpose: An invitation-only educational conference with keynote presentations, workshops on teaching techniques, and networking with educators and industry leaders

Venue: Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Nanshan

Timing: July 11-14, 2017

Regional Teaching Forums

Purpose: Interactive teaching methodology workshops

Venue: CHEI partner schools in mainland China

Timing: April, October,  December 

Duration: Two days

International CHEI Fellows

Purpose: Prestigious program involves select Chinese teachers visiting universities in the U.S. for one semester

Venue: Select U.S. hospitality schools

Timing: Fall and spring semesters

Duration: One semester

Each of these programs involves an application process. If you are interested in participating in any CHEI program, please send a request to info@chei.org.