CARY, N.C. and TORONTO - Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, announced today that it has been included in the Training Industry's 2014 Leadership Training Companies Watch List by TrainingIndustry.com. For six years, TrainingIndustry.com has identified the 20 best IT training companies, and Global Knowledge has been selected every year, and now we are being recognized by our excellence in leadership training as well.
"The 2014 Leadership Training Companies Watch List identifies a key group of companies who have made significant strides in the leadership training market," said Ken Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, Training Industry, Inc. "There are several new companies on the list, which demonstrates the constant innovation and growth occurring in this market."
"This year's Watch List showcases unique approaches and increased customization to leadership training," said Doug Harward, Chief Executive Officer, Training Industry, Inc. "These companies have earned business from significant clients and make an impact in the development of their employees."
Selection to the 2014 Leadership Training Companies Watch List was based on the following criteria:
- New and Innovative Service Offerings
- Unique Approach to Leadership Development Solutions
- Commitment to Thought Leadership
- Quality of Initial Clients.
"We are pleased to be recognized as a leadership training company that brings innovation and excellence to the market by TrainingIndustry.com," said Jocelyn Bérard, Global Knowledge International Vice President of Leadership and Business Solutions. "We're thrilled that the experts at TrainingIndustry.com value our commitment to delivering the superior training that leadership professionals need—when, where, and how they need it."
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, with more than 1,500 courses that span foundational and specialized training and certifications. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya, VMware, Red Hat, IBM, business process improvement, and leadership development. We deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, NC. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm MidOcean Partners.