Developing employees’ innovation skills is a key part of most organizations’ efforts to drive innovation forward. Whether leveraging internal resources to train innovation teams or looking to bring in external expertise, it’s helpful to have an understanding of the key players in the Learning & Development space.
Training Industry, a leading training resource, recently released its 2010 Top 20 Leadership Training Companies and Training Companies to Watch lists. TrainingIndustry.com evaluated companies on various criteria including: thought leadership, delivery methods offered, strength of clients, geographic reach, marketplace experience, etc. to come up with their Top 20 list, which can be viewed here.
Training Industry also announced their first annual Leadership Training Companies “Watch List” as part of their commitment to continuously monitor the training marketplace for the best training providers. Selection to the 2010 Leadership Companies ‘Watch List’ was of similar criteria: new and innovative service offerings, unique approach to leadership development solutions, commitment to thought leadership and quality of initial clients. The list included Intrepid Learning Solutions, Kenexa, and the futurethink Innovation Institute, among others.
‘Top’ lists are a great way to gain a quick understanding of an industry’s key players so you can evaluate the pros and cons of each against one another to make a more informed decision.