IDeaS Cornell Scholarship

The School of Hotel Administration, in conjunction with the IDeaS company, offers the IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship Program. Since 2009, this first-of-its-kind program offers hospitality professionals around the world the opportunity to earn online certificates developed by senior Cornell faculty leaders—all tuition paid.

Each award includes paid registration to one of these online certificate programs:

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies

Designed for the more experienced revenue professional, this certificate covers the most advanced approaches to strategic pricing decision-making, inventory control, and demand manipulation, all with a focus on improving overall enterprise performance.

New! Certificate in Data Analytics 360

Data analytics is one of today’s fastest-growing and highest-paid professions, as organizations increasingly rely on data to drive strategic business decisions. Whether you’re an analyst or a senior executive, this certificate is designed to expand your analytical capabilities, enhance functional literacy in critical business analytics and take your strategic decision making to the next level.

Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management

This certificate provides a holistic view of the application of revenue management concepts and practices to the hospitality industry. The courses in this series focus on several high-impact drivers for maximizing revenue: forecasting and availability controls, pricing and distribution channel management, overbooking and group management, and non-traditional revenue management applications.

Application Criteria

  1. Applicants must be employed in a full-time hospitality position;
  2. Applicants for the revenue certificates must either be responsible for revenue management or aspiring to grow into a revenue-management position; applicants for the data analysis certificate must be directly responsible for the data analysis function within one of the following departments: revenue management/optimization, distribution, or strategy.
  3. Applicants must be employed by a lodging services provider, including (but not limited to) hotels, motels, clubs, resorts, casinos, and theme parks;
  4. Applicants must submit, electronically or via mail, a complete application that is received by the application deadline: The application deadline for 2019 has passed. Please visit this site in the fall for 2020 information.

About the School of Hotel Administration

The School of Hotel Administration is shaping the global knowledge base for hospitality management through leadership in education, research, and industry advancement. The school provides management instruction in the full range of hospitality disciplines, educating the next generation of leaders in the world’s largest industry. Founded in 1922 as the nation’s first collegiate course of study in hospitality management, the School of Hotel Administration is recognized as the world leader in its field. For more information, visit

About IDeaS

With more than 1.6 million rooms priced daily on its advanced systems, IDeaS Revenue Solutions provides hotels with the latest revenue-management software solutions and advisory services. Powered by SAS® and nearly 30 years of experience, IDeaS proudly supports more than 10,000 clients in 124 countries and is relentless about providing hoteliers more insightful ways to manage the data behind hotel pricing.

IDeaS empowers its clients to build and maintain revenue-management cultures—from single entities to world-renowned estates—by focusing on a simple promise: Driving Better Revenue.

IDeaS has the knowledge, expertise, and maturity to build upon proven revenue-management principles with next-generation analytics for more user-friendly, insightful, and profitable revenue opportunities—not just for rooms, but across the entire hotel enterprise.

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