Spots Limited for Disney Institute Hosted by Ivy Tech Corporate College

NORTHEAST – It’s not too late to sign up for Disney’s Approach to People Management Sept. 21 at the Holiday Inn Fort Wayne. A limited number of spots remain for this full-day event hosted by Ivy Tech Corporate College. This program will teach area professionals how to train, develop and retain skilled employees who understand and convey the values of their business to achieve positive economic results.

“This is a rare opportunity for northeast Indiana business professionals to participate in a Disney Institute experience in Fort Wayne,” said Jeff James, vice president for Disney Institute.  “It’s a day of Disney training that will offer dozens of easy-to-implement, proven ideas that can help businesses large and small thrive.”

Disney’s Approach to People Management will give participants an “insider’s look” at the Disney approach to selection, training, retention and communication, all of which build a strong, positive corporate culture.  Individuals will learn how Disney instills pride and ownership in employees and how any organization can inspire and motivate its own employees.

Event Details:

Wednesday, September 21 at Holiday Inn Fort Wayne (4111 Paul Shaffer Drive)

8-9:30 a.m.                           Selecting Right Fit Talent
10-11:30 a.m.                      Training for Consistent Quality
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.               Lunch
1-2:30 p.m.                           Communicating to Inform and inspire
3-4:30 p.m.                           Creating an Environment of Care

Ivy Tech Corporate College is also partnering with Indiana’s NewsCenter, The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce and Gordon Food Service to provide this professional development opportunity to the northeast Indiana community.

Program registration is $399, which includes all course materials and a continental breakfast and lunch. Employers sending five or more participants receive $20 off each registration. Ivy Tech alumni, students and employees will receive a $20 discount, as well.

For more information or to register, go to or contact Ivy Tech Corporate College at 260-480-4118.

About Ivy Tech
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system.  It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community. 

About Disney Institute
Disney Institute is the global professional training arm of The Walt Disney Company. One of the most recognized names in professional development, Disney Institute travels the world offering engaging seminars, workshops and presentations, as well as fully customized programming. Immersive learning experiences are also offered at Disney destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, enabling participants to go behind the scenes and see firsthand how business theory drives operational excellence. The Disney Institute client roster includes Fortune 500 companies as well as a wide range of small businesses, non-profits and government agencies. To learn more, please visit,,, or call 321-939-4600.

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