Yum! Brands, Inc. offers courses in leadership, culture and functional excellence through the Yum! University learning zone, as of 2015. The Yum! University learning zone is available to employees and franchise leaders of quick-service restaurants owned by Yum! Brands, Inc.
Courses in leadership excellence offered through the Yum! University learning zone include courses for setting goals, development planning and performance achievement. Leadership development courses, learning from experience and emotional intelligence are additional leadership excellence modules. The leadership modules focus on building the capability of associates to coach and develop both themselves and their teams.
Driving growth and breakthroughs are key elements to the Yum! Brands, Inc. company culture of excellence. Courses in culture excellence teach the How We Win Together principles that underlie the established company culture of growth and innovation. Other culture excellence courses teach students how to create focus and maximize the use of thinking time.
Functional excellence courses offered through the Yum! University learning zone include courses in human resources, franchising and restaurant excellence. A ServSafe certified food safety manager course is available, and students can take the ServSave food protection manager certification exam available online. Yum! University also offers technical courses on Centra sessions that cover basics, content development and leading a session. The Yum! University learning zone also offers free Microsoft Office e-learning courses.
Yum Brands, Inc. operates Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants worldwide.