The Ken Blanchard Companies Named a Top 20 Leadership Training Company

February 14, 2014 Selects Blanchard to the Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List for the Fifth Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO—February 11, 2014— recently named The Ken Blanchard Companies® to the Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List for the fifth year in a row. The Top 20 List is a part of’s mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.

Selection to this year's Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List was based on the following criteria:  

  • Thought leadership and influence within the leadership training industry
  • Industry recognition and innovation
  • Breadth of programs and range of audiences served
  • Delivery methods offered
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach
  • Experience serving the market

“The Leadership Training segment has seen continued high revenue growth and continued innovation in the way companies develop and deliver leadership programs,” said Doug Harward, CEO and founder of Training Industry, Inc.

“Submissions for the fifth annual Top 20 Leadership Training Companies were the most robust we have seen for any segment of the corporate training market,” said Ken Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, Training Industry, Inc. “The response is a clear indication that corporations continue to focus on introducing new leadership strategies to support organizational performance improvement. This year’s Top 20 list is a collection of the best of the best in the support of this leadership evolution.”

View the 2014 Top 20 Leadership Training Companies

About The Ken Blanchard Companies

The Ken Blanchard Companies® is a global leader in workplace learning, productivity, and leadership effectiveness that is best known for its SLII® program—the most widely taught leadership model in the world. Because of its ability to help people excel as self-leaders and as leaders of others, SLII® is embraced by Fortune 500 companies as well as mid-to small-size businesses, governments, and educational and nonprofit organizations.

Many Blanchard® programs for teams, customer loyalty, change management, and leadership development blend the use of assessments with elearning and instructor-led training. Self-paced elearning modules are available via Blanchard Online Learning a cloud-based curriculum that is interactive and easy to use via mobile tablets.

Using best practices based on the company’s continual research, Blanchard’s world-class trainers and coaches support people in making the shift from learning to doing and drive organizational and behavioral change into all levels of organizations.

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