Hospitality Leadership Development Program

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Embark on a transformative journey of knowledge, innovation, and leadership excellence with our dynamic programs tailored exclusively for hospitality professionals. At the heart of this immersive experience are two distinct forums crafted to elevate senior executives and empower emerging leaders.

Unleash Senior Leadership Potential

A 3-Day Interactive Workshop for Executives

Join industry visionaries, thought leaders, and accomplished executives in an unparalleled exploration of cutting-edge strategies and trends. Navigate the complexities of the ever-evolving hospitality landscape, sharpen your strategic acumen, and foster dynamic leadership that drives success. This program includes extensive pre-workshop leadership assessments and conversations with facilitators in order to optimize in-classroom discussions, customize case studies and activities to the participating cohort. Through these high-impact workshop activities, and interactive discussions, participants have the opportunity to refine their leadership acumen and leave a lasting impact on their organization.

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Empower Tomorrow's Leaders

A 2-Day Intensive for Emerging Talent

For emerging leaders and supervisors, our 2-day course is a catalyst for career acceleration. Immerse yourself in a curated curriculum designed to enhance your leadership skills, amplify your decision-making capabilities, and cultivate the resilience needed to thrive in the competitive hospitality arena. Connect with seasoned mentors, exchange insights with peers, and emerge ready to steer your team towards unprecedented success.

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Presented by Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management through a gift from Vida & Estilo Hospitality Group*


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Forge Connections, Spark Innovation, Drive Success

These leadership events are where connections are forged, ideas are sparked, and success is driven. Engage in meaningful networking opportunities, gain valuable insights from industry trailblazers, and leave equipped with a toolkit of strategies to navigate the challenges of tomorrow.

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Secure Your Spot in the Future of Hospitality Leadership

Elevate your leadership journey and join us in creating a legacy of excellence, innovation, and resilience in the dynamic world of hospitality. Your future as a leader begins here.

Save the Dates

  • Senior Executives Session: August 20–22, 2024
  • Emerging Leaders Session: November 26–27, 2024

Ignite Your Leadership Potential. Secure Your Seat Today!

Welcome to the Future of Hospitality Leadership!

These comprehensive programs are designed for senior leaders and executives in the hospitality industry. Our Hospitality Leadership Development Program is a transformative experience crafted to enhance leadership skills, foster organizational excellence, and promote an "Excellence in Execution" approach. Participants will leave equipped with the tools and insights to lead their teams towards the achievement of organizational goals.

To tailor the program to individual needs, participants undergo assessments including Emotional IQ, Everything DISC, and StrengthsFinder. These assessments serve as a foundation for personalized leadership development plans.

Our program covers a diverse range of topics, carefully curated for senior leaders and executives:

  • Accountability
  • Authentic Leadership
  • Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership Styles
  • Managing Change
  • Motivation through Inspiration
  • Problem Solving & Business Case Development
  • High Performing Teams and Strategic Decision Making

Upon completion, participants will:

  • Articulate the organization's current and desired culture.
  • Develop insights into organizational gaps and understand their origins.
  • Demonstrate awareness of personal and others' leadership styles.
  • Build action plans to optimize strengths and improve focus areas.
  • Engage in collaborative learning and teambuilding activities.
  • Apply problem-solving and decision-making strategies effectively.
  • Foster fairness, respect, and inclusiveness in diverse environments.
  • Engage others through positive, collaborative behaviors.
  • Organize tasks to align with your corporate mission and vision.
  • Learn to manage multiple functions seamlessly.

Join Us on the Journey to Excellence!