Kentucky Fried Chicken, a brand of the Yum! franchise, offers courses in the areas of leadership development, coaching skills, culture, interaction management, fire safety, first aid training, food safety, human resources, workplace health and safety, information systems, financial and operations accounting, and other components essential to employee training and development. Employees may log in to teamkfc.yum.com to view and register for courses.
Course information is also available at Yum! University through yu.yum.com. As of 2015, some of the course formats available through Yum! University are instructor-led classrooms, virtual classrooms and eLearning courses. Instructor-led classrooms give employees the opportunity to interact with facilitators and other learners in a physical environment. Virtual classrooms give the opportunity to still interact with a facilitator and other learners, but it gives those who register the opportunity to take the course live at a preferred environment and location. Yum! University's eLearning courses are self-paced and the learners are largely responsible for the content that they study and the time it takes to complete the course. Student in eLearning courses do not interact with a facilitator or other students.
KFC Corporation is based in Louisville, KY, the home of its founder Colonel Harland Sanders. As of 2015, KFC has 18,000 stores in 115 counties.