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Hilton Worldwide and Harvard Business Publishing Partner To Develop a World-Class Leadership Curriculum

January 26, 2012  |  This information originated in American English.
 

BOSTON - Harvard Business Publishing and Hilton Worldwide today announced a multi-year agreement to provide Hilton Worldwide University, the company's global learning resource platform, with leadership content and online learning programs.  Harvard Business Publishing will offer a number of programs including Harvard ManageMentor®, the most trusted online resource for management essentials, as part of Hilton Worldwide University's Leadership College curriculum.

Hilton Worldwide University gives the company's Team Members access to online and instructor-led workshops to build their job competence and professional development.  Leaders will be able to access Harvard ManageMentor online and through mobile devices, supporting quick and effective learning within their fast-paced workdays.

"We are excited about the world-class content that Harvard Business Publishing will bring to Hilton Worldwide as part of our Leadership College curriculum," said Matt Schuyler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton Worldwide.  "Harvard ManageMentor provides our leaders with relevant, just-in-time content that can be accessed anytime, anywhere in the world - it is a perfect learning solution for our leaders in operations and at our corporate offices.  Our commitment to our Team Members' professional development is of the utmost importance, which is why we established Hilton Worldwide University.  Our partnership with Harvard Business Publishing ensures that we bring the best and latest thinking to our leaders."

Harvard Business Publishing is also providing a solution for Hilton Worldwide's newly-promoted and transitioning General Managers to ensure that they are successful in their demanding and multi-faceted roles.

"This relationship demonstrates the commitment Hilton Worldwide has to the development of their Team Members and the priority they place on building leadership excellence around the world," adds Ray Carvey, Executive Vice President, Corporate Learning and International, Harvard Business Publishing.  "Great leaders are integral to Hilton Worldwide's outstanding reputation for quality and providing exceptional guest experiences.  We are proud to partner with them on this important initiative."

Contact:
Gwen Gulick
Harvard Business Publishing
617-783-7551
ggulick@harvardbusiness.org

Katherine Mikesell
Hilton Worldwide
703-883-5806
katherine.mikesell@hilton.com

About Harvard Business Publishing
Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning partners with clients to create leadership development solutions for managers at all levels. Our team leverages the management insight, thought leadership, and expertise of Harvard Business School faculty and authors from Harvard Business Review to create tailored leadership development solutions. With more than 20 years of practical experience, our innovative, technology-enabled solutions drive meaningful and lasting business results. Corporate Learning is a market group within Harvard Business Publishing. For more information, visit www.harvardbusiness.org/corporate.

About Hilton Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.