In order to keep its staff engaged during the lockdown, Accor started providing free online learning opportunities. Accor Academy has partnered with multiple learning partners such as E Cornell, LinkedIn Learning and getAbstract to offer curated courses accessible to all employees to improve leadership qualities and other skill sets.
Satish Kumar, Director of Learning & Talent Development Accor Hotels India &South Asia said, “We aspire to provide a safe learning environment for our employees and encourage them to be creative. Our aim is to keep our Heartists (employees) motivated and stimulated. We want to reassure them that we all are in this together and all of these efforts and initiatives are essential to come out of these challenging times stronger than ever before.”