This article showcases our top picks for the best Chicago based Corporate Training companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Corporate Training solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Chicago Corporate Training Companies
Helios Digital Learning
Helios Digital Learning leverages the power of immersive storytelling, emotional intelligence, behavioral economics, and data analytics to help business professionals and students strengthen their ethical decision making. We deliver first-person stories told by white-collar felons, their victims, whistleblowers, and experts covering fraud and ethical lapses ranging from insider trading to public corruption.
We offer a suite of digital campaigns, e-courses, and live events for corporate ethics and compliance programs; and digital curricula for business, law, psychology, and criminology higher education classes. Helios Digital Learning was launched by Ivy Walker and Kelly Pope in January 2013 and is based in Chicago, Illinois, United States..
LearnCore is a cloud-based learning platform, focused on “mission critical” skills development and the creation of more top performers for your organization. Its collaborative technology saves time and allows participants to quickly practice a skill/response and learn from top performers.
Managers & Executives get intelligence knowing where their team stands and where the gaps lie. See why employees love to use LearnCore, contact us for a demo: http://learncore.com/request-demo/.
Britannica Knowledge Systems
With over two decades of experience in providing training management systems, Britannica Knowledge Systems is the vendor of choice for leading training providers worldwide. As the industry’s most comprehensive and scalable solution, Fox successfully supports the complex requirements of training programs.
Fox’s unique features boost operational efficiency, optimize resource utilization, significantly improve your customers’ satisfaction, and increases revenues.. .
TestCred is a mobile application that provides innovative ways for students to prepare for standardized tests and classroom curriculum. Its objective is to address each student’s need individually with its patented adaptive learning algorithm and provide individualized services that help students retain what they have learned.
All its services are provided free of cost or at a nominal cost to the student. TestCred was founded in 2014 by [Nick Gupta](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/nick-gupta) and is based in Chicago, I.L..
Ama La Vida
Ama La Vida is an innovative leadership and career coaching company with a mission to help people love what they do. Ama La Vida’s certified coaches support individuals to design fulfilling careers and teach managers to coach so they can become more empowering leaders.
Through its innovative eCoaching platform, Ama La Vida is able to make coaching more affordable, scalable and results-oriented than ever before.. .
Corporate Leadership Center
Corporate Leadership Center is a unique, collaborative business-academic forum that augments and accelerates the development of tomorrow’s corporate leaders and advances business leadership practices. Corporate Leadership Center was founded in 2002 by Sheila Penrose and Cheryl Francis, whose experience and insight in executive management, board governance and business education roles prompted their decision to launch the Center, to bring together the best of the corporate and academic worlds in a collaborative partnership.
Corporate Leadership Center offers two leadership development programs: CEO Perspectives, in con-junction with Kellogg School of Management and Chicago Booth School of Business, and Leading Women Executives. CEO Perspectives is one of the premier programs in the nation offered specifically for executives that are making the transition from strong functional expertise to C-level management responsibility and need to embrace an enterprise-wide agenda.
It is an integrated learning experience that combines the latest frame-works from leading academics with unique access to candid dialogue with over two dozen sitting CEOs, while also drawing from the program participants themselves – a diverse group of top executives. CEO Perspectives is offered in partnership with Kellogg School of Management and Chicago Booth School of Business.
Click here for press release. Leading Women Executives is a uniquely integrated leadership pro-gram for high potential women executives that addresses three critical elements for success; organizational support, leadership skill building, and ongoing networking and tracking.
Its mission is to strengthen and sustain female advancement by developing more effective leadership competencies and behaviors in program participants while partnering with organizations to review company specific business practices and cultural issues.. .
MBA IQ helps individuals quantify and improve their business acumen across all areas of business through online courses and assessments. It enables employees to build career development plans, evaluate tuition reimbursement programs, emphasize unique value to their employer, demonstrate their worthiness for promotion, and baseline knowledge across teams.
MBA IQ was founded by Devi Vallabhaneni in January 1998 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.. .
Sales University Group
Sales University Group provides business coaching and training services for companies to increase sales. Its services include lead generation, appointment setting, sales outsourcing, sales associate incubator, managing marketing campaigns, and building intellectual properties for the clients.
Sales University Group also recruits, trains, and retains future sales talent. Brian O’Neil founded it in 2009, with its headquarters in Chicago in Illinois..
SureSpeak is a web based coaching platform aimed at solving the current inefficiencies and costs associated with corporate training. The Problem Companies spend billions of dollars each year on training and coaching-in 2006 over $129 billion.
However, this training is often ineffective or very expensive or both. Ineffective-Studies show that after 4 weeks, 85% of what was learned in a classroom setting is forgotten.
Additionally, teaching interpersonal and communication skills in a classroom environment is rarely effective. Lastly, scheduling conflicts often cause inefficiency and delay in connecting a person in need of coaching and a coach.
Expensive – Companies spend money on travel, lodging, meals and other related costs in order to get people to training sessions. Companies also deploy e-learning solutions which offer little or no interaction or practice and suffer from miserable completion rates.
Additionally, current market conditions have caused the majority of enterprises to cut training and travel budgets significantly and look for cost effective means to deliver training enterprise-wide. The Solution SureSpeak is a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of web-based video coaching platform and tools.
Executive coaches & enterprises use SureSpeak to improve sales, presentation and communication skills leading to enhanced revenues, higher customer retention and improved operating efficiencies. SureSpeak users watch modeling videos that demonstrate desired performance — for example “How to close the sale.” Then with just an internet connection and a webcam, the user records their version and self-reviews.
At Bright Endeavors, participants put into practice the career-readiness skills they learned through 4 weeks of classroom training. During the hands-on Bright Endeavors practicum, participants gain crucial work experience in the areas of manufacturing, inventory, marketing, and customer service.
Participants have daily production goals, which help them to develop a sense of accountability and achievement.. .
Would you put the young professional on your team in the room with your biggest client? The reputation of your firm is essential. You’ve built valuable client relationships that each person on your team is responsible for maintaining, if not strengthening.
After all, you can’t afford to lose a major client because they had a bad experience working with your colleague. We turn your young professionals from recent college grads into client-ready leaders.
Through interactive, engaging professional development workshops, role playing exercises that build interpersonal skills, 1:1 coaching, and customized internship and onboarding programs, your young professionals will be able to represent you in front of clients in a way that STRENGTHENS your reputation.. .
This article was written by James Jackson from Boove. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].
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