Academia and the business community are working together to move our industry forward.

Supporting Tomorrow’s Revenue Leaders

IDeaS, in membership with the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, offers the IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship Program. This first-of-its-kind program provides recipients with convenient access to online certifications and professional development opportunities — all tuition paid.

I would like to thank both IDeaS and Cornell University for this opportunity to grow and become an expert in my field. I’m excited to bring this additional strategic revenue knowledge back to my company.

Justine Chennaux Jeanneret

Six Scholarships Awarded This Year

Each award includes paid registration to either of these online certification programs offered through Cornell University:

Certificate in Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional

This six-course certificate prepares managers to evaluate the competitive environment, create and assess strategic alternatives, and successfully execute a strategy.

Certificate requires the successful completion of the following four required courses and one set of electives:

Required courses:

Elective Pair 1:

Elective Pair 2:

Elective Pair 3:

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies

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

Certificate requires the successful completion of the following five courses:

Application Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be employed in a full-time hospitality position
  • Either be responsible for revenue management or aspiring to grow into a revenue management position
  • Be employed by a lodging services provider, including (but not limited to) hotels, motels, clubs, resorts, casinos and theme parks
  • Submit a complete application electronically or via mail that is received by the application deadline

Applicants for the Certificate in Strategic Leadership must be leaders within hotels, including department heads, executive team members, and current and aspiring GMs and executive team members, and mid-to-senior-level management at corporate offices with Revenue Management as part of the scope of responsibility.

Recent Scholarship Winners

2015

Emanuel Da Silva, Manager

Vik Retreats Jose Ignacio, Uruguay

Certificate in Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional

Jerome Joaquin, Revenue Manager

Dorm: JDE Brand Inc. DBA Brandwood Hotel, Glendale, California

Certificate in Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional

Jean-Christophe Moreaux, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing

Belmond, Bangkok, Thailand

Certificate in Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional

Alice Rezende, Revenue Analyst

Incortel/Best Western, Vitoria, Brazil

Certificate in Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional

Lek Wan Tan, Director of Revenue Management

Wyndham Hotel Group- Ramada and Days Hotels Singapore

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management

Christoph Hutter, Revenue Manager

Lord Elgin Hotel, Ottawa, Canada

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management

Mateusz Konopelski, Revenue & Sales Analyst

Hilton Worldwide, Watford, United Kingdom

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management

Martin Anthony-Kirsten, Revenue Manager

Indigo Hotels, Port Louis, Mauritius

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management

2014

Karmen Ellerman, Revenue Manager

HOTELL EUROOPA, TALLINN, HARJUMAA

Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management

Christian Strieder, Revenue Account Manager

PREFERRED HOTEL GROUP, MUNICH, GERMANY

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management

2013

Mark Ritson, Reservations Manager

THE COMMODORE & PORTSWOOD HOTELS, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management

Giulia Francinelli, Revenue and MICE Manager

LEFAY RESORT AND SPA LAGO DI GARDA, GARGNANO, ITALY

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management

2012

Ricardo Castro de Souza, Region Revenue Manager Analyst

PESTANA HOTELS & RESORTS, SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management

Justine Chennaux Jeanneret, Revenue Analyst

HOTEL DU LOUVRE, PARIS, FRANCE

Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management

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