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World-Class Executive Education

As a Hotel School alum, you know the power, knowledge, and expertise of our faculty and the role Cornell has played in your career advancement. Our faculty are constantly following emerging trends and developing leading research to stay at the forefront of the industry. Their work is shared around the globe to upskill professionals, fill knowledge gaps, and help organizations stay at the cutting edge of emerging research and trends. Join us - or refer a colleague - for one of the programs below to keep you and your team at the forefront of hospitality innovation and expertise.

The Cornell School of Hotel Administration offers a variety of classroom, online, and custom executive education programs, courses and certifications, each suited for ambitious hospitality professionals looking to advance their careers and add value to their organizations.

Learn from globally-renowned faculty and alongside some of the most skilled industry professionals at the world’s most prestigious hospitality management school.

Which program is right for you?

General Managers Program (GMP) at Cornell 

A ten-day learning experience, held twice annually on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY, USA. Tailored to full-service hotel general managers and their immediate successors, this on-campus experience is the beginning of a lifelong connection to Cornell and its expanding base of knowledge and networks. 

Professional Development Program (PDP) at Cornell 

A series of three-day immersive courses offered in the summer at Cornell (Ithaca). Courses are geared toward experienced hospitality professionals who are high-potential, rising stars within their organization. Choose from more than 25 courses, earning one of 10+ Certifications, to quickly and efficiently develop skills.

Online Courses and Certificates Powered by eCornell

Online learning from Cornell University allows you to balance your work and home life while earning a professional development credential. Learn at a pace that suits you as you build new skills and expand your network. Certificates are typically earned in as little as three months.

Custom Programs

Your favorite faculty members and mentors regularly travel around the world to support organizations that want to inject fresh perspectives and viewpoints into senior leadership teams and high-potential cohorts. Completely tailored to the content, logistics, and timing needs of your organization, partnering with Cornell for a custom program is an effective way to build organizational prowess and advance key initiatives. 

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