Thousands of employees at some of the world's foremost
hospitality-related companies will gain preferred access to the online
courses offered by eCornell, through an arrangement with Cornell's
Center for Hospitality Research, eCornell, and the Office of Executive
Education at the School of Hotel Administration.
eCornell, which is a subsidiary of Cornell
University, will become a full partner with the center in offering
As a benefit to its partners, the center,
eCornell, and the Office of Executive Education have developed
preferred pricing for employees of the center's partners. The
online courses are designed to lead to one or more of ten
certificates, which have been developed specifically for the
industry by faculty members at the Cornell School of Hotel
Administration and the Johnson Graduate School of Management.
“We continue to seek innovative and helpful methods to share
research-based information with the industry, and to help industry
practitioners improve their knowledge and skills,” said Jennifer
Macera, associate director of the Center for Hospitality Research.
“This is especially important in the current economic
With a substantial discount on
eCornell's courses, partner employees will be able to earn a key
credential in their field, including the Certificate in Strategic
Hospitality Management, Master Certificate in Foodservice
Management, or the Certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investment &
Asset Management. Other certificate programs focus on revenue
management, hospitality marketing, and leadership.
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