Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Learn. Discover. Engage. Evolve.

How do you foster creativity and encourage risk-taking?

“Innovate or be left behind” is more than just a cliche, it is the mantra by which many organizations now must measure their daily actions because the competition can turn an idea to a fully-scalable solution in no time flat. Developing a culture of innovation in both new and long-established businesses is a critical component that will ensure future organizational success.


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Entrepreneurial Behavior as a Path to Innovation and Growth

OPEN PROGRAM, HOSPITALITY-FOCUSED

This course promotes innovation through understanding the behaviors and thought processes unique to entrepreneurs, incorporating entrepreneurial thinking and behavior into a process of new market discovery, and through the review of tools that are effective in managing entrepreneurial processes.

  • 3-Days on the Cornell University campus, Ithaca, NY U.S.A.
  • Neil Tarallo, Cornell School of Hotel Administration
Entrepreneurial Behavior as a Path to Innovation and Growth

Old way and New Way gears intersect

Innovation and Change Management

OPEN PROGRAM, HOSPITALITY-FOCUSED

This course explores the challenges and trends that are driving change, discussing the variety of innovation types available to firms, and ultimately explores the process of diffusing innovation.

  • 3-Days on the Cornell University campus, Ithaca, NY U.S.A.
  • Cathy A. Enz, Cornell School of Hotel Administration
Innovation and Change Management

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Leadership Communication for Innovators

OPEN PROGRAM, HOSPITALITY-FOCUSED

This course addresses the unique mix of skills required to communicate as a corporate entrepreneur in order to shepherd new processes, products, or services from idea to implementation. Emphasis will be tailoring written and face-to-face messages to peers, senior managers, and customers.

  • 3-Days on the Cornell University campus, Ithaca, NY U.S.A.
  • Andrew Quagliata, Cornell School of Hotel Administration
Leadership Communication for Innovators

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The Financial Implications of Innovation

OPEN PROGRAM, HOSPITALITY-FOCUSED

This course will show you how to frame proposals to advance your projects and make them attractive to senior decision makers or outside investors while understanding the financial implications associated with growth and innovation.

  • 3-Days on the Cornell University campus, Ithaca, NY U.S.A.
  • Linda Canina, Cornell School of Hotel Administration
The Financial Implications of Innovation

Custom Programs in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management are exemplary institutions focused on the creation of new ideas and novel practices and how they impact both new and existing organizations. Cornell Executive Education taps into this knowledge to create custom learning opportunities for organizations looking to invest in teams and become industry leaders in this space. Contact us for details of how we can support your organization.