General Managers Program (GMP) Reviews
Sunbird Tourism Ltd.
Learning and sharing experience
A very enriching learning and sharing experience delivered by exceptionally talented professors. The use of video, group discussions and activities made the whole learning experience fulfilling.
Broadened my viewpoint
I gained the ability to think more in a strategic way. The course broadened my viewpoint and refreshed my knowledge of hotel management issues.
Soho Beach House
Great experience, not only on the learning side, but meeting outstanding like-minded people from around the world.
Director of Operations
Hotel Royal Mansour Marrakech
New paths of reflection
Incredible networking with very knowledgeable participants. Very good courses that often refresh your memory and give you new paths of reflection.
Marcelo Romero Guzmán
Doubletree by Hilton
It is a great experience with wonderful professors.
The networking is priceless
The GMP allows you to take a step back and revise critical practices and procedures thanks to the expertise of inspiring and highly motivated instructors. The networking – both in work groups and outside – with other professionals having varied experiences and cultures is priceless.
Carlota Nieto Morales
Las Villas & Casas Ducales Manager
Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque Resort
I feel stronger to lead
I take with me new knowledge, reflection from what we have done until now and what can be changed from now. It has been 10 intensive days sharing ideas and strategies with the best experienced professors as well colleagues coming from all around the world. I keep in my memories the enjoyed 10 days with all colleagues. I feel stronger to lead the team as well ready for change.
Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia
So good to stop, reflect
A perfect balance of thought-provoking presentations and group discussion allowing for really helpful take-away ideas and strategies. Networking with a diverse group of hospitality professionals has been outstanding. So good to stop, reflect, discuss and create new initiatives.
Serena von der Heyde
The Georgian House
Changed, challenged and inspired me
GMP has changed, challenged and inspired me and sharpened my focus, through excellent lecturers and my generous, supportive colleagues. I know that one year from now my business will be far better and more successful thanks to GMP.
Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate
Asset to any hospitality management career
The two weeks at GMP June 2015 have been very rewarding. The lectures of the high-level professors are good, but the interaction with a wide range of different people/managers from all over the world makes this program a real asset to any hospitality management career.
Hampshire Hotel Amsterdam American
Exchange of international experience is a valuable contribution
The GMP programme provides a momentum to connect with your own industry, away from the daily operations. It is not abstract and theoretical but an update of the developments in the field whilst connecting with fellow professionals from the hotel industry all around the world. This exchange of international experience is a valuable contribution to the executive learning programme.
Royal Mansour Casablanca
To brand myself as a leader
After attending different PDP classes, as Director of Finance, then Director of Operations, I came back as General Manager. GMP was a natural, logical follow-up. Each time, I see my mission from another perspective: from how to daily manage my staff, my guests, my scorecard, to the awareness of creating sustainable advantage to hire the talents, to re-invent the guests’ experience, to meet th...View Full Review >
Feathers - A Radha Hotel
Took me to a global platform
Coming from Asia, GMP took me to a global platform to enhance my knowledge and trained me with the most sophisticated skill to be an extremely successful professional.
Hampshire Hotel - Babylon The Hague
Learning from fellow colleagues
Learning from fellow colleagues from all over the world was another big advantage of my GMP at Cornell.
Senior Vice President Asia Pacific
Melia Hotels International
Drive the future of our industry
My experience in the GMP has been extraordinary. Expectations were high, but the quality of the sessions, the organization and the program executive team has been great. This is the perfect place to stop for a while, learn, share and go back to our place full of energy and renovated approach. I strongly recommend this program for all the ones that want to receive top education in hospitality...View Full Review >
It was indeed a tremendous honour to be able to attend this profound and amazing GMP course here at Cornell. A lifelong dream to be at one of the top universities in the USA/world. I have taken away a lot more than I thought I would ever do and I am so proud to have done this. A true diverse team I have been part of and will take into the future. Thank you.
Thon Hotel Charlottenberg
Excellent opportunity to reflect
An excellent opportunity to reflect, refresh and have new ideas. Fantastic networking with a lot of fantastic people from all over the world. It has been a great experience that I will take with me home.
Chief Operating Officer
25hours Hotel Company
Exceeded my expectation
The General Managers Program exceeded my expectation. During the eleven days, I was able to refresh my knowledge, gain fascinating new insights to the industry, and meet a fantastic group of like-minded people from around the world. Furthermore, the entire organization was outstanding. I will definitely recommend this program to colleagues.
General Manager & Owner
Romantik Hotel Seefischer
Enjoyed spending time with my colleagues and networking
GMP is a great opportunity to increase your knowledge of all subjects as well as to reflect on existing concepts. The lecturers’ knowledge is broad and perfectly updated! I also really appreciated the great organization of the whole program. I really enjoyed spending time with my colleagues (coming from all over the world) and networking. To summarize, the GMP was a unique experience for me!
Iberotel Palm Garden, Manavgat
A must program
Attending GMP was invaluable to my career. This is a must program for you, if you seek improvement. The executive team and the professors will show you the perfection of professionalism. You’ll have the chance to meet experienced GM’s from all around the world. You’ll learn, eat, and live with them during the entire program. It’s unique, so don’t miss it!
Received a lot of new information
I received a lot of new information, customs and new trends of the industry which revolutionize the growth of this interesting field in which we work.
Hacienda AltaGracia - An Auberge Resort
Relevant content taught by the world’s leading educators
Not only does GMP have the most relevant content taught by the world’s leading educators in a spectacular setting, it is also an excellent opportunity to connect with the industry’s best and share global insights on a myriad of topics.
Erwin R. Popov
Chose Cornell for its reputation and impressive network
Cornell is a career-maker, an eye opener and a unique global educational experience that turns ambition into real life opportunities. If you are driven and passionate about hospitality, and you want to be a leader in the field, then Cornell is the place for you. It has a great program, cultural mix of students, colleagues and alumni network which is really what you need from your school nowaday...View Full Review >
Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Strongly recommend GMP for every general manager
Thank you for a truly fabulous, informative, life-changing two weeks of GMP. The knowledge of highly qualified faculty, and the wonderful resources, current and future trends they bring with them, is absolutely beneficial for the learning process. I strongly recommend GMP for every general manager. Two thumbs up!
The Aquincum Hotel Budapest (Corinthia Hotels International)
Worth every single minute
Back to school after 20 years of experience in the hotel industry is not easy, but worth every single minute. The GMP program not only refreshed the basics, but showed us the current trends in leadership, marketing, HR, strategic thinking, and revenue maximization. All above this, spending almost two weeks with colleagues from all around the world and exchanging ideas and strategies, was very...View Full Review >