CARY, N.C. and TORONTO - Global Knowledge, the world's leading IT and business skills training provider, today announced its inclusion in TrainingIndustry.com's Top 20 Leadership Training Companies for 2015. This latest honor adds to the dozens of awards Global Knowledge has won over the past two decades for its excellence in both the leadership and IT disciplines.
"We're thrilled to be recognized as a premier provider of leadership training," said Brian K. Branson, Global Knowledge president and CEO. "This award comes from an organization known for its rigor in highlighting best practices, and it validates that Global Knowledge is providing the necessary competencies to help businesses thrive in times of rapid change."
Ken Taylor, editor-in-chief and chief operating officer at Training Industry Inc., emphasized the high standards applied to the selection process for Top 20 companies. "We're assessing their thought leadership, industry recognition, breadth of programs, range of audiences served and more," Taylor said. "This recognition demonstrates how well rounded Global Knowledge is across the full range of corporate training capabilities. They are now a TrainingIndustry.com Top 20 Training Company in both the leadership and IT domains."
"This award supports our belief that modern business requires soft skills as much as it demands technical and professional skills," said Jocelyn Bérard, Global Knowledge's international vice president of leadership and business solutions. "I am proud of our practical, relevant curriculum, and we're excited to know that our commitment to leadership training is getting recognized throughout the industry."
With locations in North America, Europe and the Middle East, Global Knowledge provides custom program development, e-learning creation, needs assessment, performance and competency modeling. The company's leadership development portfolio spans skills development for front-line managers and individual contributors through to senior leaders.
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the world's leading IT and business skills training provider. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, we provide customers around the world with their choice of convenient class times, delivery methods and formats to accelerate their success. Our business skills solutions teach essential communications skills, business analysis, project management, ITIL service management, process improvement and leadership development. With thousands of courses spanning from foundational training to specialized certifications, our core IT training is focused on technology partners such as Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Citrix, IBM, Juniper, Microsoft, Red Hat and VMware. We offer comprehensive professional development for technologies like big data, cloud, cybersecurity and networking.
Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C.