Professional Development Program

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PDP gives hospitality leaders education, development, and support throughout their careers

Returning to Cornell’s Professional Development Program yearly gives hospitality leaders a sustainable way to invest in professional growth.

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Executive education food and beverage courses embrace new trends

To take your foodservice career further, you can join SHA faculty for executive education classes on optimizing food and beverage program profits.

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How are you tackling big data and analytics?

Cornell offers three executive education options for professionals looking to improve their data analytics skillsets for an immediate career impact.

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Tips for following trends in the ever-changing hospitality industry

It’s no secret that the hospitality industry is constantly evolving. Here are five tips to help you follow industry trends and stay up to date when your career depends on it.

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Executive Education: Q&A with Professional Development Program faculty

We spoke with five of the amazing faculty that will be teaching courses during PDP and asked about their motivation to teach professionals, excitement about the program, and ideas for how to keep participants engaged.

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6 tips for talking with your manager about executive education

With careful planning, plenty of research, and a solid set of potential benefits, you can secure yourself a way to continue your education and grow your career.

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In with the new: Intrapreneurship and innovation in hospitality

Neil Tarallo and Andrew Quagliata discuss why now is the time for innovation in hospitality, and how existing companies can support intrapreneurship.

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Opening the door for everyone: Reducing gender inequality in hospitality leadership

Senior Lecturer Susan Fleming discusses the need for more gender diversity in hospitality leadership and how women can take matters into their own hands.