Top Training & Development Companies of 2020

Training and Development Companies

Training Companies

Training & Development Companies

Training and development companies provide an outsourced method of imparting skill enhancements to employees. These companies offer onsite and visual modules of training in industry-specific developments and innovations, soft skills, and team-building exercises. Such companies can even customize training workshops and programs based on the needs of the companies.

They generally coordinate with Human resource professionals to work out training programs based on a company’s needs or even individual employee needs. They work out training solutions and show ways to implement and track the results.

Aegis Learning

It is a training, coaching and consulting company in operation since 1992. They believe that the real value a training company provides is in the impact that the training has on the company’s employees and bottom line.

Aegis Learning has individual training programs, team solutions, customer service training, HR and talent management solutions, and professional and personal upskilling methods, high performance and teamwork training.

The company has figured in the top 10 training and development company list for 2018 and 2019. It is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Winning by Design 

It is a training and coaching company based in Silicon Valley with offices in China, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Finland, and Spain.

They help clients build, design and scale up their sales and customer services.

They can even overhaul the whole systems by doing a complete data and people analysis of the company and give a quick turnaround solution in three months with program implementations for long term benefits.

They do a revenue assessment, training coaching, designs for improvement, customer service enhancement modules, SKO training, and tech implementations.

Dale Carnegie Training

For over a century, Dale Carnegie has been the go-to person for people wanting to improve personal skills, develop and progress professionally and to improve their personality overall. The Dale Carnegie training institute is carrying on this tradition.

The institute runs leadership training, presentation training, customer service and sales training, people skills, and organizational development training workshops and programs.

They are known for providing confidence and competence to interact with others. Dale Carnegie works with the United States local and national governments to help them provide better service.

The Dale Carnegie training programs are in operation since 1912 and have a long heritage of providing professional and personal improvement skills. The company is headquartered in Washington and has offices almost all over the world.

JBarrows Sales Training

JBarrows is a leading sales training company. It has sales training models that are high impact and drive results. They have programs designed to help the sales team find the targeted audience by leveraging structure, process, and techniques.

They also have a training module for closing deals with training providing interactions throughout the sales process. Employees are taught to carry out the sales, negotiate trouble, find solutions and in effect, see that every order is executed to the customer’s satisfaction.

As with all training provided nowadays, they have online courses, on-site interactions and even remote access to their courses. They have some big clients like Twillo, LinkedIn, box and Salesforce. It is a Boston-based company.

Better Manager Company

Boston Manager Company provides leadership coaching for all managers. They provide tech-enabled solutions that have worked for some of the largest and most successful organizations out there. They have a manager Acceleration Program designed to up-level the organization’s leadership development.

Real-time feedback is given to make sure that HR/L&D departments can monitor the progress of each client. Data analysis of client behavior and responses is used to identify patterns and issues.

They have a lecture series on leadership where issues, problems, and solutions are discussed along with the HR. They have personalized coaching classes where individuals are guided through their day-to-day work problems, issues are identified, and feedback is given. The company is based out of San Francisco and has a presence in eight countries.


Cognician is a digital change management platform. It builds bite-sized change and learning activities, uses gamification to deliver change as an innovative concept in the workplace, and is mobile, blended, insightful, data-rich, simple, and user-friendly.

They boast clients like Accenture and other Fortune 500 clients who have used the Cognician capabilities to shift the way their employees work. They utilize digital coaching, multi-day quests, surveys, reminders, reflections, adaptive learning paths, gamification, assessments & more to bring about change in the workforce’s habits and way of looking at assignments.

It can be customized to meet any company’s needs. It has an adaptive learning path, i.e. it responds to individual capacities of learning and requirements. It gives feedback, has round-the-clock customer support and gives advanced analytics based on usage of its platform’s programs.

Cognician has offices in San Francisco and South Africa.

American Management Association

American Management Association is a world leader in professional development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success. It helps people develop the skills needed to progress in the professional field. It provides training and development in leadership, Human Resources, Communications, Project Management, Analytics and more.

It has remote and offline classes and training modules. It has been in the business for 95 years and has a presence in 40 cities all over the world. It has 160 courses and training programs on offer.

Franklin Covey

FranklinCovey is a global Human Resource training company specializing in performance improvement. They focus on bringing change in human behavior. They provide content, tools, methodology, training and thought leadership that helps in bringing about change at the core of any organization, the people.

It has a robust leadership program where it helps focus on the inner strength and helps bring out hidden talents to the fore. The company has a presence in more than 150 countries, with over 2,000 associates working toward a common mission of enabling greatness in people and organizations everywhere. The company lists some qualities that a great leader should have:

  • People are inherently capable, aspire to greatness, and have the power to choose.
  • Principles are timeless and universal and are the foundation for lasting effectiveness.
  • Leadership is a choice built inside-out on a foundation of character.
  • Great leaders unleash the collective talent and passion of people toward the right goal.
  • Habits of effectiveness come only from the committed use of integrated processes and tools.

The company is headquartered in Salt Lake city, Utah.

LinkedIn Learning

Besides being a leader in networking, LinkedIn also has a training and development platform called LinkedIn Learning. It takes advantage of users’ job history, connections, social profiles, and inferred skills to personalize lesson recommendations.

It has training modules for business and leadership programs, creative training schedules like graphic designing, photography; software learning, sales business analysis and many more.


The company is a leading global provider of, innovative, cloud-based learning and performance support resources. They help organizations to achieve competitive advantages through superior enterprise-wide knowledge and skills.

Skillsoft has modules that are available on any device and helps bring employees up to speed with engaging content and powerful technology in a time of digital transformation. This platform offers certificate exams, on top of its online learning content.

Its various learning modules’ intuitive design engages modern learners and its consumer-led experience assists in accelerating learning.

It helps the HR process by helping in talent acquisition, learning management and talent management.

 Paychex, Inc.

It is a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance services.

It imparts learning that helps an employee’s entire journey from onboarding, HR processes, and more. It has a personalized, AI-powered learning management system (LMS) that recommends courses based on an employee’s job role, professional interests, and learning history in terms of courses done.

They have personal and professional development sessions that help employees strengthen soft skills such as emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and the ability to navigate crucial events and occurrences. Paychex serves approximately 670,000 payroll clients across more than 100 locations in the U.S. and Europe.

The company’s headquarters are in Rochester, New York.

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Diana Coker
Diana Coker is a staff writer at The HR Digest, based in New York. She also reports for brands like Technowize. Diana covers HR news, corporate culture, employee benefits, compensation, and leadership. She loves writing HR success stories of individuals who inspire the world. She’s keen on political science and entertains her readers by covering usual workplace tactics.

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