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Develop effective leadership skills. Drive innovation. Turn ideas into action.

World-Class Training

We inspire people to do great work, teach people how to accomplish great work, develop effective leadership skills, and help companies sustain great work with ongoing appreciation.

The O.C. Tanner Institute.

Dedicated to human accomplishment.

 Our training is based on decades of experience with thousands of global clients plus our own proprietary research, bestselling books, and world-wide forums on what drives people to succeed.

What do you want to learn today?

From hire to retire, we help your organization become not only a great place to work, but also to learn, to grow, and to make a difference. That’s why we offer an optimal blend of leadership training and recognition training solutions to suit your talent management needs.

Appreciation Training

Inspire your culture of accomplishment. Show leaders how increasing employee recognition will benefit them, their team, and the company’s bottom line. Then transform them into recognition champions who appreciate great work regularly and effectively.

Based on a 10-year study of 200,000 managers and employees.

Great Work Training

Want to create a culture where great work happens? Learn the real-world skills proven to encourage creativity, drive innovation, and push people to go beyond what’s expected with our Great Work Training. Then, practice your newfound skills with the Great Work Skill Boosters, or get certified to teach the workshop at your organization.

Based on the findings of the world’s largest-ever study of award-winning work.

Teamwork Training

Are you looking to build teams that innovate, create, and consistently deliver great work? Only one in five business teams is performing at optimal efficiency. Our Teamwork Training reverses that trend one great team at a time.

Based on an exclusive 350,000-person study and our New York Times bestseller.

 50% increase in recognition with our award-winning appreciation training.


Flexible. Affordable. Essential. Different teams and locations require different training solutions. Let our experts help you find the right blend for your needs.


Need to certify an ongoing trainer for your organization? Intensive multi-day downloads give trainers a deep understanding of principles so they leave ready to teach. 

Live Workshops and eLearning 

Depending on the topic, we offer live half-day, full-day, and online training options. All of these are interactive, engaging, and focused on applying the skills learned. 

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