Blanchard Norway, part of, 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 2017, we founded Blanchard Norway and from our headquarters in Stavanger and branch office in Oslo, we are now delivering leadership solutions to customers such as Kaefer Energy, IKM, Norwegian Medicine Depot (NMD), and several government organizations across Norway. We also hold open enrollment courses at all of our venues.

At Blanchard Norway, we are passionate about taking people and organizations from where they are to where they want to be. Our 15 certified SLII® trainers are situated at seven different locations in Norway and train staff and leaders in a wide spectrum of roles and specialties, with leadership development as one of our cornerstones. Leveraging the research, thought leadership, and award-winning content of The Ken Blanchard Companies®, we work with organizations to build leadership capacity and increase employee engagement, thereby retaining talent and increasing productivity and performance. 

Blanchard Norway is part of a global network that includes locations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. At Blanchard®, we have the experience and worldwide resources to deliver efficient, scalable solutions to meet all of your leadership development and training needs.

Contact Us

Blanchard Norway
HQ: Laberget 44, 4020 Stavanger
Oslo Office: Dronning Eufemias gt. 16, 0191 Oslo
+47 23 65 39 39


“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

  • SLII®
  • Blanchard Management Essentials
  • Coaching Essentials
  • Legendary Service
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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.