Professional Development Program

Hospitality Leadership Through Learning
Professional Development Program
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June 22 - July 4, 2015


The Professional Development Program (PDP) is a series of three-day courses offered in the summer on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York. Courses are geared toward hospitality professionals who have a minimum of two years experience in the hospitality industry or a related field.

Participants from around the world find that the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration delivers the most sophisticated executive-education courses to the hospitality industry.  From line-level managers to senior executives, PDP is certain to provide lifelong learning opportunities necessary to advance business and personal success.

The Professional Development Program is supported in part by a generous endowment from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation.

PDP Participant Success Stories (video)