Deutsche Hospitality and Cornell University

Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA) has a long-standing reputation for providing world-class education. It is considered to be a premier business school for hospitality professionals who wish to broaden their expertise.

Deutsche Hospitality stands for a brand portfolio that combines three unique worlds: Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts: individual, top-class luxury retreats at prestigious locations around the world; Jaz in the City: A new and exciting hotel concept in line with the city beat—young, urban, and trendy; IntercityHotel: modern city hotels in central locations—for tourists and business guests, who need to be mobile.

Through an agreement with Deutsche Hospitality, the Office of Executive Education at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration is pleased to offer special pricing to employees for the Professional Development Program (PDP) and the General Managers Program (GMP).

These programs are held in-person at the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York on specific dates.

Professional Development Program (PDP)

Choose from a series of three-day intensive courses designed for fast-tracking managers, general managers, and seasoned executives. Learn prevailing management techniques, presented by internationally recognized faculty members and industry leaders. Held in Ithaca, New York, USA for two weeks every summer, PDP is an experience not to be missed.

Cost includes notebooks, articles/case studies, and note paper and pencils. Continental breakfast, buffet networking lunch, and refreshment breaks are also included. Accommodations and travel expenses are not included.

Special Per Course Pricing for Deutsche Hospitality Employees

  • US$2,460 per course (12% discount)

General Managers Program (GMP)

Cornell’s GMP attracts the best minds as participants who are general managers, executive assistant managers, and resident managers in full-service hotels. Over the ten-day program, the participants share challenges, ideas, and proven solutions while forming a personal global network of support and friendship.

Special Pricing for Multiple Employees of Deutsche Hospitality

  • US$16,100 for first participant, US$15,300 for additional participants


The special corporate pricing for in-person programs will be reflected once the applicant chooses “Deutsche Hospitality” under “I qualify for corporate pricing” during the application process. Pricing for all programs is valid only for Deutsche Hospitality employees.

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