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Sands Academy: United in our Global Mission to Help Team Members Achieve Their Goals

Sands Academy: United in our Global Mission to Help Team Members Achieve Their Goals

Published 04-16-21

Submitted by Las Vegas Sands

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Las Vegas Sands

Sands Academy, our global development and mentorship program, operates under a unified global charter to support the career development goals of our Team Members worldwide, improving our business through building a stronger, more knowledgeable workforce. While united in our global mission, we tailor specific programming at each of our properties to best meet local business needs.

At Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, we formed programming through a mix of internal development programs and partnerships with community and government entities. The end result of these diverse course offerings is a wide range of opportunities made available to the largest Team Member population possible.

Based on a set of industry-specific competencies as identified in concert with the Singapore government, the Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) program is a series of trainings through which participants can seek government accreditation. Certified as an official Training Partner by the local government, Sands Academy encourages Team Members in the food & beverage, hotel & accommodation services, gaming, supply chain and tourism departments to participate, free of charge, to both grow their own skillsets and gain valuable government accreditation upon completion.

Another available program is Leadership Empowerment, a two-day workshop presented in partnership with SeraphCorp Institute, a local workforce training company. The main goal of the Leadership Empowerment program is to strengthen the collective leadership mindset of all management-level Team Members. Launched in 2018, over 400 Team Members have participated since its inception. 

Based on the success of the Leadership Empowerment program, the Leadership Insights program was launched in October 2020. While Leadership Empowerment targets management-level Team Members, this newer program recruits Team Members at the supervisory level to help them gain the necessary skills to take the next step in their career development.

Working within the frameworks of the Sands Academy Global Charter, we are dedicated to helping our Team Members improve their own skills, while growing the overall strength of our business. 

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) is the world's pre-eminent developer and operator of world-class Integrated Resorts that feature luxury hotels; best-in-class gaming; retail; dining and entertainment; Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibition (MICE) facilities; and many other leisure and business amenities.  We pioneered the MICE-driven Integrated Resort, a unique, industry-leading and extremely successful model that serves both the leisure and business tourism markets.

Our properties include The Venetian and The Palazzo resorts and Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Sands Bethlehem in Eastern Pennsylvania, and the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Through majority ownership in Sands China Ltd., LVS owns a portfolio of properties on the Cotai Strip in Macao, including The Venetian MacaoThe Plaza and Four Seasons Hotel MacaoSands Cotai Central and The Parisian Macao, as well as the Sands Macao on the Macao Peninsula.

LVS is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, anchored by the core tenets of delivering a great working environment for 50,000 team members worldwide, driving impact through its Sands Cares corporate giving and community engagement program and leading innovation with the company’s award-winning Sands ECO360 global sustainability program as well as providing leadership for critical social issues through Project Protect, the company’s commitment to industry-leading practices that safeguard our patrons, partners, employees and neighbors around the range of issues that are unique to our business including responsible gaming, money laundering and human tra­fficking. To learn more, please visit

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