International Bar Management Course

This intensive 2 day bartending course teaches you everything you need to know to obtain a bar management position in any hospitalty establishment. It also gives you the tools you need to open your own bar. The course is carefully designed to improve day to day bar management activities as well as to increase business drivers for your bar.

The International Bar Management certificate serves as an outstanding qualification on your CV or portfolio.

Printed textbook and handouts included. Graduates receive an internationally recognized certificate.



International Bar Management Course

2 days for only €400,- instead of €450,-!

Learn everything you need to know to manage or own any international bar.

This course takes place in Thursday and Friday from 08.45 till 17.00 and is part our package deal.

Do you want to book the course for your bar team or your students? Please send an email to with your request.

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Minimum age for entrance is 18 years. This course is in English. An advanced or intermediate level of English is required.

Day 1

8.45 - 9.00

Arrival at the Bols Bartending Academy

9.00 - 17.00

International Bar Management Course, including Lunch

Day 2

8.45 - 9.00

Arrival at the Bols Bartending Academy

9.00 - 17.00

International Bar Management Course, including Lunch

17.00 - 18.00

Tour House of Bols - Cocktail & Genever Experience + free cocktail


This course will be given by Ivar de Lange

Course modules

Job of a Bar Manager

We start the course by looking at all the responsibilities a bar manager has.

Bar Operations

How do you run a day to day bar? From ordering, to guest interaction everything is covered.

Marketing and Finance

How do you draw attention to your bar and how do you manage a financially healthy operation.

Personnel Management

Your staff is the heart of your bar. How do you keep them happy and function at the highest efficiency?

Cocktail Menu Design

One of the biggest selling tools in your bar is the menu. How do you sell extra by designing your menu in an efficient way?

Health & Safety

A healthy staff that feels save is key to your bar operation. The same goes for your guests. In this module we will teach you all about it.

Free House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience tour

You will end the course with a free tour of Bols' self guided tour through the world of cocktails, bartending, and the traditional Dutch Spirit, Bols Genever.

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International Bar Management Course

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