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Our Award-Winning Company

For 50 years, DDI has built a global reputation for innovation and leadership.

Get to know DDI — a global leadership consulting firm celebrating 50 years of helping organizations hire, promote, and develop exceptional leaders.

Recent Highlights

Technological Innovation

In 2019, DDI’s Virtual Reality Inclusion Experience was named one of Human Resource Executive’s top HR Products. It was identified as one of the most innovative new solutions on the market to help business leaders meet the ever-evolving HR needs of their organizations.

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Leading in Leadership

In its last analysis of leadership development companies, Kennedy Consulting Research and Advisory ranked DDI as the #1 leadership development consultant.

  • Training Magazine Network Choice Awards Winner: Leadership Development, 2020
  • DDI was named a Top 20 Leadership Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010.
  • Human Resources Director Australia, Learning and Development Best Service Provider Award: 2020
  • Professional Partner Award from ATD: 2019
  • Leadership 500 Excellence Awards by HR.com: 2014
  • Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies by TrainingIndustry.com: 2009 - 2007
  • Bersin & Associates recognized DDI as a top leadership development provider: 2008

Our Award-Winning Products

  • Training Magazine Network Choice Awards Winner: Measurement, Testing, & Assessment, 2020
  • Gold Award for Best Advance in Leadership Development from Brandon Hall Group: 2018
  • Top 20 Assessment and Evaluation Companies by TrainingIndustry.com: 2018 - 2017
  • Human Resource Executive® Magazine’s Top HR Product for Manager Ready®: 2011
  • Human Resource Executive® Magazine’s Top HR Product for Success Profiles: Navigator SM: 2008
  • Human Resource Executive® Magazine’s HR Top New Training Product: 2001, 1998, 1995, 1994

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Success Around the Globe

  • HRoot.com awards DDI China "Best Human Resources Provider in Greater China": 2019, 2018, 2013
  • HR Pro awards HR Technology Award to Manager Ready®  in Japan: 2019
  • Human Resource Magazine gives Gold Award to DDI Malaysia for Best Leadership Development Consultant: 2018
  • Human Resource Magazine gives Silver Award to DDI Malaysia for Best Leadership Development Consultant: 2016
  • Singapore's Vendors of the Year gives Gold Award for Succession Planning Consultant: 2015

Leading in Culture

Top 25 Best Medium-size Company to Work For by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Great Place to Work Institute, Inc.: 2011, 2010, 2008