May 2007 —

Greensboro, N.C. – The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) ranked No. 7 overall in the 2007 Financial Times worldwide survey of executive education released today. CCL is the only institution in the survey focused exclusively on leadership education and research, placing it in the company of many of the world’s elite business schools.

CCL, which operates campuses in North America, Europe and Asia, is also ranked No. 6 worldwide for Open Enrollment programs and No. 15 for Custom programs.

With its No. 6 ranking, the Financial Times placed CCL’s Open Enrollment programs in the top 10 worldwide for the 6th straight year. The Center’s Open Enrollment programs also placed among the Top 5 in 4 categories: Aims Achieved; Course Design; Teaching Materials; and Faculty.

CCL’s Custom programs were rated among the Top 10 in 2 categories: Value for Money and Teaching Materials.

The Financial Times executive education rankings were based on surveys of organizations and individuals from around the world who rated leading executive education providers, such as Harvard, Duke and London Business School, for quality and impact. The full report is posted in theExecutive Education section of

“At CCL, we are committed to helping individual leaders and organizations cultivate creative leadership – the capacity to think and act beyond boundaries to achieve more than imagined,” said CCL President John Alexander. “We are honored that our program participants and organizational clients consistently rank the Center among the top educational institutions in the world.”

About the Center for Creative Leadership

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) is a top-ranked, global provider of leadership development. By leveraging the power of leadership to drive results that matter most to clients, CCL transforms individual leaders, teams, organizations, and society. Our array of cutting-edge solutions is steeped in extensive research and experience gained from working with hundreds of thousands of leaders at all levels. Ranked among the world’s top providers of executive education, CCL has locations in countries worldwide.

Stephen Martin
Center for Creative Leadership
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