CCL Earns Third Straight Top 5 Ranking from Financial Times

ft2016May 2016 – Singapore – For the third year in a row, 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.”

“DBS has partnered CCL on key leadership programs for our seniors and hi-pos in the last three years with great success and feedback. With the expert facilitation, coaching by CCL’s team of experienced facilitators and ability to adopt learning methodologies, DBS leaders have experienced multi-dimensional perspectives and in-depth reflection on their leadership and career journeys,” said Lee Yan Hong, Managing Director and Head of Group Human Resources, DBS Bank. “Many thanks to CCL for being part of DBS’ transformational journey.”

“We couldn’t be more pleased to be placed amongst the top providers for executive education globally — extending our impact of developing leaders and transforming organisations, while benefitting societies worldwide,” said Dr Roland Smith, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, CCL. “As we pursue our belief of lifelong learning amidst a volatile environment of change, we aim to continue bringing our latest research knowledge and innovative solutions to leadership development journeys throughout the nation and region.”

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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 5 providers of executive education by Financial Times and in the Top 10 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CCL has offices in Greensboro, NC; Colorado Springs, CO; San Diego, CA; Brussels, Belgium; Moscow, Russia; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Johannesburg, South Africa; Singapore; New Delhi-NCR, India; and Shanghai, China.

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