The Ken Blanchard Companies, Named Top 20 Leadership Training Company Selects Blanchard® for the Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List
for the Seventh Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO—February 2, 2016— recently named The Ken Blanchard Companies® to the Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List for the seventh 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.
“Each year our Top Leadership Training Companies List generates significant excitement and interest,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. “The companies this year represent a range of leadership training programs spanning the traditional, such as teamwork and collaboration workshops, to the emerging, such as millennial leadership development.”

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 continues to be one of the strongest and sought after in the industry,” said Doug Harward, CEO, Training Industry, Inc. “The business needs for leadership skills are changing, and the companies selected this year demonstrate how the training market is adapting to meet these changing development needs.” 
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the Top 20 Leadership Training Companies. We are passionate about the work we do, partnering with client organizations to address the most pressing leadership and workplace issues. This continued recognition reflects the dedication of our clients to creating great workplaces and the results they have achieved,” said Howard Farfel, president of The Ken Blanchard Companies.

View the 2016 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 Situational Leadership® II 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 small- to mid-sized 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.
About Training Industry, Inc. spotlights the latest news, articles, case studies, and best practices within the training industry, and publishes annual Top 20 and Watch List reports covering many sectors of interest to the corporate training function. Our focus is on helping dedicated businesses and training professionals get the information, insight, and tools needed to more effectively manage the business of learning.
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