Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship
The mission of The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship is to support the academic entrepreneurial curriculum of the School of Hotel Administration. There are three core facets to the foundation of our operations: education, experience, and engagement..
We offer student-focused, practical entrepreneurship course offerings that link the academic and the practical at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The courses are designed to provide an analytical framework for students pursuing an entrepreneurial venture..
We guide experiential learning. We create business-plan centric programs to help students obtain experience to reinforce learning, since a good business plan provides a solid foundation for the future growth of a business and subsequently drives economic development and innovation in the dynamic hospitality industry..
We engage with entrepreneurs at all stages of ideation. Most members of our network have a direct tie to the hospitality industry— either as students, faculty, alumni, entrepreneurs, or innovators. We leverage the support of our Advisory Board and Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program to drive outreach, assure relevancy of our programming, and ensure we are embracing new trends in the hospitality industry..
We measure our success based on your long-term success. We look to supporting your entrepreneurial scholarship as you engage with The Pillsbury Institute to make a difference in the hospitality industry.
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(2020-11-03)2019-2020 Annual Review published by the staff of the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship (PIHE) at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration.
(2012-01-01)This case was developed for use in a course on entrepreneurial education that focuses on leadership. Background from Blue Stone University, including information on its mission, organizational structure, metrics, entrepreneurial ...
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Utility and Disruption: Technology for the Entrepreneurs in Hospitality: Highlights from the 2015 Technology Entrepreneurship Roundtable (2015-07-01)The inaugural Technology Entrepreneurship Roundtable brought thirty leading tech professionals and entrepreneurs to the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration during the spring 2015 semester. Participants examined ...
(2016-07-27)The April 2016 Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship Enterprises roundtable brought together over 20 faculty, students, and leaders and entrepreneurs from a wide variety of mission-driven enterprises that focus on ...