CCL Earns Third Straight Top 5 Ranking from Financial Times


For CCL Earns Third Straight Top 5 Ranking from Financial Timesthe third year in a row, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) ranks No. 4 overall in the Financial Times worldwide survey of executive education, which was released today.

CCL also ranks No. 6 globally for Open Enrollment programs and No. 7 for Custom programs in the 2016 survey.

Additionally, the Financial Times rates institutions in 10 sub-categories for Open Enrollment and Custom.

In Open Enrollment, CCL ranked in the Top 10 in eight categories: Preparation; Course Design; Teaching Methods & Materials; Faculty; New Skills & Learning; Food & Accommodations; Aims Achieved; and Facilities.

In Custom, CCL also placed in the Top 10 in eight categories: Preparation; Program Design; Teaching Methods and Materials; New Skills & Learning; Follow-Up; Aims Achieved; Facilities; and Future Use.  CCL also ranked No. 1 for the second straight year for the number of international participants in its Custom programs, reflecting the growing global reach and impact of its offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

CCL is the only institution — from more than 85 in the rankings — that focuses exclusively on leadership development.

The rankings are based on direct feedback from organizational and individual clients who rated leading executive education providers, including Harvard, Wharton, IMD and Insead, for quality and impact.

“This survey features a highly competitive field, and CCL’s continued success reflects the results we deliver for the many individuals and organizations we are privileged to serve,” said CCL President and CEO John R. Ryan. “Clients throughout the world entrust us with their leadership journeys, and we are very grateful for the partnership.”