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.
DDI’s Inclusion: Build Empathy and My Pathway: Leadership Core experiences won Gold in two categories of Brandon Hall Technology Awards: 2021
Training Magazine Network Choice Awards winner in Leadership Development and Measurement, Testing & Assessment: 2022
Our Award-Winning Products
- Training Magazine Network Choice Awards Winner: Measurement, Testing, & Assessment, 2022, 2021, and 2020
- Top 20 Assessment and Evaluation Companies by TrainingIndustry.com: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
- Gold Award for Best Advance in Diversity and Inclusion Innovation from Brandon Hall Group: 2021
- Gold Award for Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology from Brandon Hall Group: 2021
- Gold Award for Best Advance in Leadership Development from Brandon Hall Group: 2018
- Human Resource Executive® Magazine’s Top HR Product for Manager Ready®: 2011
- Human Resource Executive® Magazine’s Top HR Product for Success Profiles: NavigatorSM: 2008
- Human Resource Executive® Magazine’s HR Top New Training Product: 2001, 1998, 1995, 1994
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, 2022 and 2020
- DDI was named a Top 20 Leadership Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010.
- Human Resources Director Australia, 5-Star Learning and Development Award: 2021
- Human Resources Director Australia, Learning and Development Best Service Provider Award: 2020, 2022
- 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
DDI won gold in two categories for the 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards. Inclusion: Build Empathy experience in virtual reality was recognized as Best Advance in Diversity and Inclusion Innovation. Plus, My Pathway: Leadership Core, a personalized digital experience within DDI's leadership development subscription, received Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology.
In 2019, Inclusion: Build Empathy experience in virtual reality 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.
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