Training Programs

At Vi, we continually invest in training and development to help employees realize their career goals. Employees benefit from a wide-range of classroom, online and virtual training opportunities.

We are honored to have been recognized by some of the industry's most esteemed publications for our ongoing commitment to training and development:

  • Workforce Chicago Award - 2014
  • Training magazine Top 125 Award - 2010 - 2016
  • ELearning! magazine Top 100 Award - 2010 - 2015; ranked #2 in 2015
  • Chief Learning Officer magazine's LearningElite Designation - 2010-2015; ranked #9 in 2015
  • Chief Learning Officer magazine's Editor's Choice Award - Best Small Company for Learning - 2010-2014
  • Chief Learning Officer magazine's Editor's Choice Award - Leadership Commitment (to Learning) - 2015
Developing Leaders

Vi believes in the power of effective leadership and is committed to ensuring that our leaders have the training, tools and resources to effectively lead their teams. Feedback from our employee survey tells us that investments in training and development of leaders are making a difference.


All new company leaders participate in a rigorous orientation program, which includes a learning plan comprised of webinars, online courses, mentoring, and classroom training.


We are very proud of our many servers and housekeepers, as well as engineering, dining, culinary, and administrative staff who have successfully graduated from Vi's Management Development Program (MDP). Many of Vi's MDP graduates have experienced career progression as a result of our exclusive program focused on developing future leaders. Selected employees participate in a year-long learning plan filled with courses, experiential learning, and mentoring.


Vi invests in high-quality educational experiences through our relationship with Harvard Business Publishing. Employees readily have access to Harvard Management Mentor courses, simulations, and webinars, which draw research from recognized thought leaders.

Continuing Education
Specialized Training