IN NORWAY has been in the training and development industry in Norway since 2004, supporting clients in the oil and gas sector, as well as the public services and other industries. We have trained thousands of people on topics ranging from HSE training to team development and leadership. In 2015, we became the Norwegian Global Partner for The Ken Blanchard Companies®, and from our headquarters in Stavanger, are now delivering leadership solutions to such customers as Kaefer Energy, Boreal Transport, and Norwegian Medicine Depot (NMD). is part of the Blanchard® global network, which includes locations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. At Blanchard, we have the experience and worldwide resources to deliver efficient, scalable solutions to meet all your leadership development and training needs.

Contact Us AS
Laberget 44
4020 Stavanger
+47 21 690 690


“We’ve used SLII® since 2012. One of the most effective tools for leadership and employee development, it provides an inclusive ‘tribal language.’ It is useful in everyday management and works well with values, development, analysis tools and change management. We have certified internal trainers to ensure continuous use and effectiveness.”

- Rune M-H Kiilstofte, Head of Competence Development, Norsk Medisinaldepot AS

Areas of Expertise

  • Situational Leadership® II
  • First-time Manager
  • Legendary Service

Meet Our Team Leaders

Pål Lillebø
Pål Lillebø
Pål Lillebø is the cofounder of He delivers many training sessions, primarily within leadership, and is a manager for hire in an occupational health service. He holds an MSc in economics with specialization in organizational development from the Norwegian School of Business and Administration (NHH) as well as a degree in HSE and pedagogics.
Mariann Nygård
Mariann Nygård
Mariann Nygård, Managing Director of  and main contact for The Ken Blanchard Companies® in Norway, has degrees in law, in HSE, and as a real estate broker. Mariann has worked with for almost 10 years and trained for Kaefer Energy, Boreal, Baker Hughes, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and other companies in leadership, service and HSE.
Rune Haugen
Rune Haugen
Rune Haugen has a degree in market economy from NMH. He is the coauthor of the book Helsefremmende Lederskap - slik leder de beste, Gyldendal 2010. He has designed and conducted over 30 leadership training programs, mainly for the Norwegian governmental sector. He has 30 years of experience in the training industry, and is a specialist in digital transformation and continuous improvement of working methods and work processes.