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Compass Hospitality and Taylor’s University Launch an Innovative General Manager Programme

Compass Hospitality has teamed up with Taylor’s University to launch the General Manager “GeM” Programme for students pursuing the 3-year Bachelor of International Hospitality Management (Honours) programme.

The GeM programme is a comprehensive management and leadership course that focuses on identifying the key competencies of an effective General Manager in a hotel. 

Mr. Harmil Singh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Compass Hospitality claims that “Compass Hospitality has always been supportive of educational and training initiatives in the hospitality industry, and over the years, our Compass Scholarship Foundation has been transforming such initiatives into reality for many students and adults. The GeM programme is a collaboration between Compass and Taylor’s University to improve the knowledge of participants so that they can effectively deal with new market challenges as well as raise the bar of hospitality standards and performance in their service to customers.”

The programme involves classroom teaching as well as hands on training so that participants can apply their knowledge to handle real life situations.  The practical aspect of the programme will build up the self-confidence and competence in the participants.  Upon successful completion of the programme, students will be offered full-time employment opportunities in the role of a hotel executive in a Compass managed property.


Note to the Editor:
Compass Hospitality, is one of Southeast Asia’s established hospitality management companies. The group manages and operates a wide portfolio of 45 hospitality properties across all market segments. Brand identities include Compass Hotels & Suites, Citrus Hotels, Citin Hotels and Ananda Resorts and Spas. Compass’ portfolio includes hotels, resorts, executive serviced apartments and spas located in Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Pattaya in Thailand; in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Pulau Langkawi in Malaysia; and in Shrewsbury, Halifax, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Eastbourne, Nottingham, Oxford, Manchester, Inverness, Leeds, Coventry, Scarborough and Dundee in the UK.

About Taylor’s University:
Located in Selangor, Malaysia, Taylor’s University is the leading private college in Malaysia for hospitality and tourism education and training. Offering many college programs and training courses, the University’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts has produced a total of 69,000 graduates so far.  Quality and commitment are reflected in the 60-plus awards the university, faculty and students have received over the years. Please check out for more details.

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