Center for Creative Leadership Earns Fourth Straight Top 5 Ranking from Financial Times

22 MAY 2017 – SINGAPORE – For the fourth straight year, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) ranks No. 4 overall in the Financial Times worldwide survey of executive education, which was released last week, making this the 16th consecutive year that CCL has being placed in the top 10.

The annual rankings rates institutions in 10 sub-categories, with CCL being recognized for excellence in the following categories:

  • Aims Achieved
  • Course Design
  • Facilities
  • Faculty
  • Follow-Up
  • Food & Accommodations
  • Future Use
  • Preparation
  • Teaching Methods & Materials

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.

“These rankings confirm once again that CCL consistently creates results for the individuals and organizations we are privileged to serve,” CCL President and CEO John R. Ryan said. “It is truly an honor to be recognized among so many superb institutions and to partner each day with clients that are committed to world-class leadership.”

From the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), “As a new university, leadership development is crucial to us. It is the cornerstone of our talent management and succession planning efforts to build a pipeline of both current and future leaders to ensure SIT’s long term sustainability. CCL’s unique blend of assessment tools, feedback and experiential learning enables our leaders to gain valuable insights about their leadership effectiveness. Through the programmes, SIT leaders are able to network with leaders from different countries and sustain their development through peer support and follow-on coaching.”

Dr. Roland Smith, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, CCL adds, “We are extremely pleased to be placed amongst the top providers in this highly competitive field, and CCL’s continued success reflects the results we deliver for the many individuals and organizations in Asia Pacific and around the world.” He continues, “As we pursue our belief of lifelong learning amidst a volatile environment of change, we aim to continue bringing our research knowledge and innovative solutions to constantly shape leadership journeys across the world.”

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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 and the Financial Times, 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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