Boca Raton, FL – February 12, 2015 — Corporate Review hosts an incisive interview with Michael D. Johnson, Dean of Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. As head of the world’s leading hospitality education program, Johnson provided insights into how the school has gained and maintained such a prominent role in this significant industry. Cornell’s segment will air on February 15, 2015 on Bloomberg Asia Pacific (as pd. prog) at 3:00pm HKT. Check your local listings for airtimes.
Johnson points out, “Since our founding in 1922, our focus has been more on Johnson points out, “Since our founding in 1922, our focus has been more on developing business leaders than simply focusing on operations within the hospitality industry.”
He added, “Some of the leading hotel magnates of the day saw that their industry was on the verge of a tremendous period of growth. They established the Cornell school to provide the leadership needed to encourage and sustain that growth. That has been our unique mission since that time.”
Cornell University School of Hotel Administration is located in Ithaca, New York, and is universally acknowledged as the industry’s leading source of management talent and advanced education. The school provides graduates who serve the hospitality industry globally in such areas as real estate, finance, food services and hotel management. The school also offers more than 50 online courses to a global base of students.
Dean Johnson stressed the focus on providing a rounded business education when he explained, “While we have been asked why we don’t expand our instruction in the area of operations, we always point to our success in turning out business leaders, not merely operational managers. Our global base of industry partners and alumni look to us for future leaders as much as anything.”
Cornell hospitality graduates spend a minimum of 800 contact hours serving as interns in a variety of industry positions. The alumni base of the university is seen by many as one of the school’s greatest assets to current graduates. According to Johnson, “We seek to provide the best students with the best professors in the best facilities possible. Success at this means we achieve an effective 100 percent employment for all graduates.”
J.L. Haber, Vice President of Programming for Corporate Review, made the observation that, “We take pride in bringing timely discussions from leaders in key industries to our viewers. With the hospitality industry growing at more than twice the rate of the global GDP, this is a market segment with exceptional opportunity and potential.”
To learn more about Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, tune in to Bloomberg Asia Pacific (as pd. prog) on February 15, 2015 at 3:00pm HKT. Check your local listings for airtimes.
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