“We don’t just teach a hospitality program; we prepare future leaders for the hospitality industry.”

Iftikhar Shaikh, HM Program Manager

With an immense wealth of over 100 years of accumulated industry experience among our faculty, our Hospitality Management Program is designed to prepare and empower students who aspire to enhance their skills and excel in management positions within the industry.

During the program, students will be exposed to the most pertinent topics in tourism and hospitality, which are applied across various sectors.


4 Months

Academic Education (Part-time Work Permit)

4 Months

Paid co-op (Full-time Work Permit))


6 Months

Academic Education (Part-time Work Permit)

6 Months

Paid Co-op (Full-time work permit)


12 months

Academic Education (Part-time Work Permit)

12 months

Paid Co-op (Full-time work permit)

EXP+: Students enrolled in the 12 or 24-month programs are eligible to receive up to 16 weeks of scheduled break just before commencing their co-op placement. This break is designed to help them prepare for a more enriching work experience in Canada.

Program Overview

Pursue a Hospitality Management Diploma

Our Hospitality Management diploma program offers students a unique blend of 50% classroom learning and 50% co-op time, providing hands-on industry work experience.

The goal of the Hospitality Management program is to ensure the efficient and guest-focused operation of businesses in the hospitality and tourism industry, including hotels, restaurants, and events.

HM is one of our highly acclaimed programs, exposing students to various real-life scenarios to develop critical thinking and effective problem-solving skills. This approach ensures flawless and profitable hotel operations.

Throughout the program, students are encouraged to dedicate a minimum of 1-3 hours daily to assigned readings and homework. This commitment not only enhances their academic performance but also equips them with the relevant knowledge and skills that give them a competitive edge in the industry. Here’s a glimpse of some related topics:

  • Lodging and Food Service Operations
  • Sales & Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
  • Food & Beverage Operations
  • Front Office Operations
  • Leadership in the Hospitality Perspective
  • Housekeeping Operations
  • Hospitality Industry Trends and Sustainability Practices

These courses are designed to prioritize both technical and practical skill development, providing students with a well-rounded education in the field.

n the hospitality industry, no property can achieve profitability or success without clean rooms and efficient housekeeping operations.

This course is designed to comprehensively cover the entire housekeeping management process, from recruiting and retaining high-quality staff to the technical intricacies of cleaning each area within a hotel. The incorporation of practical insights from industry experts ensures that our content is directly applicable to real-life situations.


The heart of the hospitality sector lies in its people. In this context, our course is dedicated to instructing students in the art of managing one of the most valuable assets a business can possess: its human resources.


Throughout this course, you will gain a deep understanding of Canadian employment and workplace laws. Additionally, you’ll explore the latest strategies for attracting employees, minimizing turnover, and maximizing productivity.

Security is a paramount concern in today’s hospitality industry, encompassing both physical and digital aspects. This course offers crucial insights to ensure that students are well-informed about security risks and best practices that have a daily impact on their business operations.

Topics covered in this course include property and asset protection, guest safety, security equipment, emergency management protocols, and more.

This course is designed to enhance and cultivate students’ leadership skills, empowering them to lead high-performance teams through the principles of employee empowerment.

The content provided will offer insights on topics such as diversity and communication skills. Additionally, practical experience will equip students with the knowledge and skills to implement management strategies that improve service quality and drive business growth.

This course lays a solid foundation in the management systems existing within the hospitality industry. It encompasses a range of well-known software and applications utilized in various areas and processes, including reservations, security, maintenance, e-commerce, room management, food and beverage, sales, event management, and accounting.

Throughout the course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the step-by-step process of selecting, implementing, maintaining, and managing systems to ensure the efficient daily operations of your establishment.

Learn how to assemble a high-performing team capable of executing successful sales and marketing campaigns that yield tangible results.

Benefit from valuable insights shared by industry professionals about effective marketing strategies, and acquire the skills to apply the principles learned in this course within the contemporary hospitality landscape.

This course imparts the skills necessary to develop effective supervision and management skills that are indispensable for success in the industry.

It encompasses a wide array of topics, including personnel selection and training, productivity enhancement, labor cost control, effective communication, conflict resolution, and time management. This equips students to construct a professional development plan customized to the specific needs of their hospitality sector and team.

This course provides students with an overview of the hospitality industry, with a specific focus on hotels and restaurants.

Throughout the classes, we will delve into their roles within the travel and tourism sector and stay up-to-date with industry developments.

By the end of the course, students will be equipped to create customized strategies for these business areas.

This course is designed to emphasize how front office activities can impact other departments and overall business development.

Students will acquire tools and techniques for effective front office management, enabling them to achieve predefined goals, enhance efficiency, and contribute to sales growth. Furthermore, we will present case studies and real-world examples to illustrate key concepts.

Topics covered will encompass revenue management and the latest technology applications.

This course intends to provide an overview of the organization and structure of hotels, restaurants, casinos, cruise lines, and clubs from a modern management perspective.

Topics covered will include franchising, contract management, business ethics, industry trends, human resources, marketing, and more. These subjects will be presented with the support of industry data and real statistics, enabling students to acquire insights that can be applied in their hands-on experiences.

This course lays the foundation for students to make informed decisions and develop effective strategies for food and beverage operations.

Throughout this course, students will explore topics related to increasing the profitability of food and beverage establishments, cost control, pricing strategies, and quality management. They will also gain an understanding of the significance of client-centered, effective customer service and the role of standardized staff training.

The goal of this course is to offer valuable knowledge and facilitate the development of skills necessary for the effective management of a diverse range of clubs, encompassing city clubs, country clubs, and sports clubs.

Students will acquire both theoretical and practical insights as they delve into best practices in club management and understand the cultural and social impact of clubs.


International students must meet with following admission requirements below to join the Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma Program.

Enrollment Requirements:

  1. High school graduation or equivalent; alternatively, applicants must be at least 19 years old.
  2. English Proficiency Requirements:
  • TOEFL iBT – 65-70
  • TOEIC – 750+
  • DUOLINGO – 95-100
  • IELTS – 5.5

Cornerstone Level: 5.0+

Admission Documents:

  1. Online application form
  2. A copy of your passport
  3. High school diploma for candidates under 19 years old
  4. Valid documentation for IELTS/TOEFL/TOEIC results (if applicable)

** Students are required to have their own personal computer

Success stories

Check what our student’s squad say about us

One of the things that studying at Cornerstone College taught me more than just a graduate degree was to want to improve myself despite any adversity, nothing stops you from being your best version, the hospitality management diploma program teaches me to improve myself every day. Great teachers, great diploma!


The hospitality industry allows me to provide customer service to people from all over the world. I am passionate about helping others create memorable times. Cornerstone and this industry have helped me learn different cultures, ideas, and beliefs from other countries and I find it fascinating.


The hospitality industry allows me to provide customer service to people from all over the world. I am passionate to help others create memorable times. Cornerstone and this industry have helped me learn different cultures, ideas, and beliefs from other countries and I find it fascinating.



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International students can indeed pursue Hospitality Management courses for just 6 months. Our custom curriculum is designed to meet the eligibility criteria for short-term courses.

Our instructors, who have extensive industry experience, bring their hands-on knowledge to our students. This ensures that you receive top-notch education in the field of Hospitality Management, making you well-prepared for a career in the industry.

Absolutely! We provide globally recognized certifications in the hospitality industry along with practical, hands-on education. This means you can utilize your certifications and diploma from our institution to seek employment in any country around the world.

Yes, our dedicated co-op team organizes job events and workshops for students enrolled in the Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma Program. Additionally, students have the opportunity for one-on-one meetings to enhance their resumes and prepare for job interviews.

Certainly, you have the flexibility to select your preferred learning method. At Cornerstone, we offer a blended teaching approach, allowing students to choose the most comfortable learning method for them.

No, there are no extra fees for industry-recognized certifications. Cornerstone College provides them all to its students.

Earnings during the co-op period depend on your personal, communication, and industry-related skills. On average, students in the Hospitality Management Co-op program earn approximately 15.50 CAD per hour.

Yes, your co-op work is compensated.

If you are contemplating a career change, a hospitality management course might be the perfect choice for you. Here is a list of the hospitality management courses in Canada that we offer for our students:

  • Managing Housekeeping Operations
  • Managing Hospitality Human Resources
  • Security and Loss Prevention Management
  • Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry
  • Hospitality Sales and Marketing
  • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • Lodging and Food Service Industry
  • Managing Front Office Operations
  • Hospitality Today: An Introduction
  • Management of Food & Beverage Operations

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