The Villa Academy of Excellence – An Institution of Opportunities for Employees

The Villa Academy of Excellence – An Institution of Opportunities for Employees

Wednesday 12th of April 2023

Under a new employee development initiative that widens opportunities for its diligent staff, Villa Resorts has introduced the innovative Villa Academy of Excellence. This program aspires to equip Villa Resorts’ team members with a diverse set of educational resources by providing access to more than 19,000 lessons from 130+ content providers.

The Villa Academy of Excellence will function as a robust employee development tool and a learning platform for Villa Resorts employees to acquire new skills and knowledge, aiding them to excel in their careers further and reach their full potential. Catering to this, the academy features a comprehensive content library, covering various subject areas including leadership, technology, communications, customer service, sustainability etc.

Speaking on the program, Group Director of Learning & Development at Villa Resorts, Hassan Shamaam emphasized the importance of investing in the company’s employees. On this note, he added that the Villa Academy of Excellence is designed to offer a comprehensive learning platform that fosters personal and professional growth via the development of new skills, knowledge, and perspectives.

The program facilitates numerous opportunities for seasoned hoteliers to earn academic qualifications from prestigious universities across Europe and Southeast Asia. As a particular focus is given on its core objective, the Villa Academy of Excellence aims to bolster the local workforce in the Maldives - where Villa Resorts operates, by unlocking a myriad of world-class training and development opportunities from renowned institutions.

The state-of-the-art online platform enables employees to learn at their own pace from any location at any time. This ensures greater flexibility for enrollers as it can help them easily balance work obligations with their personal and professional development goals. The platform is also designed to suit the needs of all employees, regardless of their role or experience level.

Villa Resorts acknowledges the significance of investing in employee development in order to build and nurture a skilled and motivated workforce that can adeptly navigate the ever-changing landscape of the hospitality industry. The Villa Academy of Excellence is poised to play a pivotal role in the continued success of the organization and the advancement of the local workforce in the Maldives.