Entergy Corporation Renews Partnership with eCornell

Integrated energy company offers online learning as a professional development option

Entergy Corporation, an integrated energy company, has renewed its partnership with eCornell to help employees meet their professional development goals.

By offering the entire eCornell portfolio of courses and certificate programs, Entergy can give managers throughout the United States access to Ivy League learning and development.  Subject areas include leadership and management development, human resources and financial acumen.

eCornell’s unique approach to elearning combines the most effective elements of a world-class, Ivy League classroom with the flexibility of an online learning environment. eCornell courses—self-paced and 100 percent online—are “instructor-facilitated” to help guide a cohort of 20 to 30 participants through challenging, real-world exercises with practical on-the-job application. Classes enable learners to be immersed in learning that also fosters collaboration, interaction, and networking.

“We are pleased have continued our relationship with Entergy,” said Tom Abogabal, vice president, global sales for eCornell. “We are glad to be a part of Entergy’s mission to empower their talent across the organization and be a part of their professional development portfolio.”

About eCornell

eCornell, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cornell University, provides many of the world’s leading organizations with online professional and executive development in the areas of leadership and management, human resources, financial management, healthcare, marketing, and hospitality management. eCornell’s proven course development model and asynchronous instructor-led course delivery provide for engaging, rigorous, and interactive learning. The company has delivered online courses to more than 50,000 students in over 180 countries. For more information visit ecornell.cornell.edu/enterprise (enterprise buyers) or ecornell.cornell.edu (small groups and individual students).

About Entergy Corporation

Entergy Corporation, which celebrates its 100th birthday in 2013, is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric-generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $10 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.