Leadership Excellence Awards Honors to CVDL Doctoral Program

Amber Johnson Doctoral Program, Press Release

CVDL Among Top 10 Ph.D. Programs with an Emphasis on Leadership & Organizational Development

Screen Shot 2016-01-21 at 12.04.05 PMFor more than 33 years, Leadership Excellence has identified and recognized the top organizations that develop their leaders. This year’s awards had more than 4,500 companies apply and 600,000 people voted on their programs to provide the most comprehensive ratings ever produced.

HR.com and Leadership Excellence are proud to announce the top 10% of the most impressive leadership program award winners for this year. These top winners in each category have been revealed in advance of the LEAD2016 event in Nashville, TN in February when the full details of rankings of all Leadership Excellence Award winners will be presented. The prestigious leadership awards salute the world’s best leadership practitioners and highlight their roles in the industry. The award categories in the areas of individual, corporate, and education programs and the ranking process were updated this year to more accurately define and represent the array of leadership efforts nominated.

Read the list of Top 10% Leadership Excellence Award Winners by Category

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Leadership Excellence,” says Dr. Jim Ludema, director of the Center for Values-Driven Leadership. “We know the high standards Leadership Excellence holds; we see this award as an affirmation of our program’s focus on delivering exceptional executive education, with an emphasis on helping values-driven leaders build flourishing companies and transform business and society.”

“Effective leadership development programs and activities are a must in today’s business. Without leadership, all other resources are ineffective, whether you are operating a non-profit, educational institution, government department, small business, or a large corporation. Programs recognized in the Leadership Excellence Awards program have made significant contributions developing leaders,” stated Debbie McGrath, CEO of HR.com.

Award recipients are selected based on both an application or nomination process as well as voting. The voting was completed by users of the leadership program and was promoted by the nominees as well as through social media campaigns.

About LEAD2016

LEAD2016 is a 2-day leadership forum designed to inspire leadership in people from all walks of life, live simulcast to hundreds of remote host sites internationally. The event will bring top thought leaders and the world’s best leadership practices into any organization and communities and is scheduled for February 3rd and 4th, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. www.LEAD2016.com February 3rd will be broadcasted globally to support the Children in Syrian Refugee Camps or Syrians resettling in Canada.

About HR.com and Leadership Excellence

HR.com, the largest global social networking and resource site for HR Professionals is committed to providing a deeper understanding of the HR function for over 250,000+ members by offering an annual global leadership annual event – LEAD, the Leadership Excellence Awards, HR Certification Exam Prep Courses, certification programs, a personal development app, monthly themed HR epublications, 4,500+ webcasts, 1,200+ eLearning credits, 230+ virtual conferences, blogs, community networks, industry news and advisory boards. www.hr.com


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