Honolulu, Hawaii (WiredPRNews.com) Mundus Education Corporation, the largest global educational provider, has announced plans to open new colleges in the Asia/Pacific region, including Delhi, Calcutta, Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland, and Wellington.
Mundus’s vocational curricula include hotel front office operations, food and beverage, resort marketing, travel agency operations, marketing and sales, destinations knowledge, business management, financial planning, and business communications, among other subjects. Mundus Colleges offer three certificate programs: Hotel/Resort, Travel/Tourism, and Business Administration. Each curriculum provide hands-on experience, incorporating the latest skills and technologies, based on proprietary computer software, electronic textbooks, and testing developed by Mundus.
Mundus courses are unique in the field of vocational education, combining practical occupational skills with established academic standards and a focus on situational analysis, problem solving, and cross-cultural awareness.
“It is not nearly enough to train individuals to perform perfunctory tasks,” Dr. Dennis Foster, president of Mundus Education Corporation, stated. “We must also help learners understand social, organizational, and technological systems; allocate resources; make effective decisions; and work, communicate, and interact with people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Teachers, students, and employers must work together to achieve a commitment to lifelong learning and the dedication to the highest standards of integrity, service, and professionalism . . . not only in the tourism and hospitality industries, but in all aspects of personal endeavor.”
Mundus is the world’s largest publisher of educational software, textbooks, and teaching tools for international studies, by number of students, with over 2.5 million graduates. The company’s curricula, software, and textbooks have been implemented by more than 18,000 educational institutions, corporations, travel agencies, and airlines in 81 countries.
An alumnus of Occidental College and Stanford University, Dr. Dennis Foster has gained international recognition and acclaim as an educator, computer scientist, author, artist, photographer, geographer, consultant, and philanthropist. He is the author of over 60 published books on a wide range of subjects from computers and software to investments and health care. He has written three bestsellers and more than 2,000 magazine articles. His work in sustainable tourism was cited by the United Nations Environment Program. His paintings, drawings, and sculptures have been exhibited in several galleries and museums nationwide, and his commercial art and photography have been published in numerous books and magazines.
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