Disney Keys to Excellence Program Comes to Menlo

Atherton, Calif.—Celebrating more than 80 years of preparing students to become successful business leaders and entrepreneurs, Menlo College is pleased to present Disney Institute's professional development program, the “Disney Keys to Excellence,” to the Bay Area April 11. This full-day, interactive workshop will enable area business professionals to experience the “business behind the magic.” Walt Disney World� instructors will teach proven Disney success strategies, which participants can adapt to their own organizations.

The “Disney Keys” program at Menlo will showcase four 90-minute sessions:

Leadership, Disney Style � Discover how effective leadership has been the catalyst at Disney to drive employee/customer satisfaction and bottom-line results, from the company's inception to today.

Management, Disney Style � Examine the importance of integrating an organization's corporate culture into selection, training, and care of employees.

Service, Disney Style � Explore world-renowned Disney principles for service excellence.

Loyalty, Disney Style � Learn key practices and principles in building and sustaining loyalty that have made Disney a trusted and revered brand around the world for more than 75 years.

“Participants will discover Disney success stories and learn about management philosophies and behind-the-scenes operations that have made the Disney Parks and Resorts a benchmark for businesses around the world,” said George Aguel, senior vice president for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “What makes this learning experience so meaningful is that we don't simply teach theory. We showcase philosophies and strategies that have made us a success and that can be adapted to other organizations.”

“We are delighted to serve as the Bay Area host for an institute that is in keeping with our mission,” said Menlo College President Dr. G. Timothy Haight. “Menlo is training young men and women to become ethical, entrepreneurial successes in the business world, and the Disney Keys program is clearly in sync with our educational philosophy.”

Registration and tuition fees for the program are $424 per person. They include course materials and a full day of catered meals and beverages.

To obtain more information and to register for the “Disney Keys to Excellence” program,call 877-544-2384 or visit www.keysSanFran.com.

Menlo College is at 1000 El Camino Real in Atherton, Calif.