Learning leaders at some of the world’s best companies choose TRI for their leadership development because of our programs’ ability to engage even the most skeptical participants and positively impact their real-world roles. But don’t take our word for it – here’s what they have to say.
What our clients say
  • “TRI® corporation's program enabled us to enhance our directors' and vice presidents' skills and professional competencies. The program truly has been a champion for General Mills.” Kevin Wilde, Chief Learning Officer, General Mills
  • “Having seen TRI’s results for 20 years at GE and many other organizations, what I find most amazing is the remarkable impact TRI has had on even the most hardened skeptics who became absolutely engrossed in the simulation experience, and the change in their energy levels, business acumen and subsequent productivity on the job.” Steve Kerr, CLO – GE and Goldman Sachs, Goldman Sachs
  • “The growth of our business depends on the growth and development of our people. TRI® is helping us build an even deeper bench of leaders who excel in their current roles and are ready to take on greater responsibilities” Donna Morris Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Adobe Systems
  • “TRI® provided our senior leaders with a challenging program that helped them to think critically about meeting our financial and growth commitments in an extremely competitive global market.” William P. Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Agilent Technologies
  • “At Purdue University Executive MBA Programs, we know it’s critical to listen to the needs of the ever-changing corporate world. This is a primary reason we consistently rank among the top executive MBA programs in the world and are a top choice for working professionals. From our first conversation with TRI Corp, we found a partner whose major goal was to ensure we met the needs of our customers (our students). The TRI team was also determined to link the simulation to all required courses leading up to the capstone. We now have a team-based experiential capstone that balances soft and hard skills as well as short- and long-term decision-making -- all within an environment of meeting commitments, with integrity, for all stakeholders of a business. We anticipate that the TRI Corp experience in the capstone will significantly enhance another goal of our EMBA programs: to form strong professional and personal networks that will exist long after graduation.” Dr. Aldas Kriauciunas, Executive Director, Purdue EMBA Programs, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University Krannert School of Management
  • “Praxair has partnered with TRI Corporation for more than a decade on business simulations that have helped to keep us at the top of our game and at the top of our industry. Enhancing the business acumen of our engineers has delivered consistent benefits to the company’s bottom line.” John Gumpert, Executive Director Corporate Human Resources, Praxair
  • “The expertise of our partners TRI Corporation and Pete Cuozzo bring to Leading Quest Academy vis their simulations, cases, lectures, and consultation on team projects provides our senior leaders with a blend of generic and customized pedagogy. Their framework of meeting commitments within a balance of soft- and hard-skills development demonstrates that executive education can be a competitive differentiator.” Jeff Shuman, Sr. VP and Chief Human Resource Officer, Quest Diagnostics
  • “EA puts a premium on growth and driving shareholder value. TRI Corp helped us develop and deliver an immersive simulation for our Innovative Biz Leaders Program to challenge our people to think critically and learn new skills. The simulation anticipates the business challenges and complexities that our leaders are facing as we compete in a fast changing environment. TRI’s partnership with EA has been outstanding and will help us “win” as industry leaders.” Warren Jensen, Executive VP and CFO, Electronic Arts
  • “The TRI Corp team practices what they preach. They provide great learning experiences that give the look and feel of real world problem solving, We used them in several different courses and each time they were able to tailor a program to meet our goals. Their strong course facilitation and knowledge helps participants connect the simulation arena to their everyday issues.” Bonnie Mclvor, Global Head of Executive Development, Unilever
  • “We seek vendor partners who can bring best- in-class learning experiences and exceed the expectations of our highly- capable, well-educated population. Candid peer feedback and working collaboratively on teams have accelerated the readiness and confidence of our leadership bench. We have more leaders who can run a business and have a desire to lead.” Margarete Dupere, Director of Talent Management Analog Devices
  • “For the past decade, Tom Conine and the TRI team have partnered with the senior finance staff at SBD to co-develop, offer and continually update the “Fundamentals of Finance Excellence” training program. This two week course has been instrumental in creating value-added financial partners for all SBD businesses with an emphasis on profitable growth.” James M. Loree President and Chief Executive Officer, Stanley Black & Decker
  • “Since the early 1980s, TRI Corp. has provided world class corporate education for GE Finance at Crotonville. Creating shareholder value is at the heart of their service offering. What’s unique is how they deliver this message from the balance of soft and hard skill integration within a framework of meeting commitments.” Dennis D. Dammerman, Retired Vice Chairman of the Board and Executive Officer, General Electric
  • “The extraordinary knowledge and experience that Tom Conine, Founder, Partner and Co-Owner, brings to each class is reflected in the increased financial acumen and critical thinking skills of over 250 business employees throughout the company.” Michael J. Cave, Senior VP and CFO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • “The Finance Acumen Skill Training program with Tri Corp is a foundational element of our capability training.  The Tri Corp facilitators have been terrific partners, working with our own Leadership Team to deliver a differentiated experience to 300+ of our up and coming talent around the globe.” Luca Zaramella EVP, CFO, Mondelez International
  • “From our first conversation with TRI®, we found a partner whose major goal was to ensure we met the needs of our customers (our students). The TRI team was also determined to link the simulation to all required courses leading up to the capstone. We now have a team-based experiential capstone that balances soft and hard skills as well as short- and long-term decision-making--all within an environment of meeting commitments, with integrity, for all stakeholders of a business.” Aldas Kriauciunas, PhD Executive Director, Purdue EMBA Programs, Purdue University Krannert School of Management
  • “When I became the dean of the Forbes School of Business, TRI® was the first outside vendor I contacted to help create a world class curriculum for our students. TRI does an exceptional job of working with faculty to create learning outcomes and experiences for our students. TRI has worked with top companies in the U.S. and around the world. That coupled with their deep domain expertise is a powerful combination. The Forbes School of Business students who have taken our TRI related courses consistently rate them highest.” Bob Daugherty, Executive Dean, Forbes School of Business and Technology
  • “From the start, TRI has exhibited a grasp of our business and culture that has made it an invaluable partner not only in developing our people but also in energizing and aligning them around the idea of "One Hubbell."” Stephen Mais VP of Human Resources, Hubbell
  • “Synopsys is not one of TRI’s largest clients, but we were treated as if we were their only client. In TRI, we found a willing partner and capable team that worked closely with us and took the time to get to know Synopsys and our business.” Heather Hoerdemann Vice President, Talent and Leadership Development, Synopsys
  • “Site managers are voting with their dollars and are signing up director-level people as well as their program managers. They are convinced of the ROI because they are getting immediate payback in short-term efficiencies and long-term profitability.” Carmella Granado Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness, Flex
What their future leaders say
  • “Most relevant was the Business Simulation - the ‘aha’ moment and realizing that everything I do has an impact and cost; everything should be aligned with corporate goals, my organization’s goals, and KPI’s. I have talked about this multiple times with various folks on my team since Leadership Development Program. Very good idea to include this!” CA Technologies
  • “Simply put, one of the most valuable professional learning experiences I have had in my career. I have been to other leadership development programs, have learned a lot from them, but none beat the [TRI] simulation.” Ixia
  • “Best training I’ve ever had. Period.” Ixia
  • “Best training program I’ve ever seen and very helpful in building one’s career.” Mondelez
  • “The integration of Adobe’s issues and executives into the curriculum made this more real and useful than any other leadership course I’ve had with past employers” Adobe
  • “I learned how important it is to set clear strategies and goals that have broad team buy-in and follow those strategies consistently unless there is a clear reason to deviate.” Synopsys
  • “The simulation was great – it was very ‘real’ world. The group dynamics in a time-stressed atmosphere to process information and make decisions fosters many good attributes (teamwork, organization, collegiality, decision-making).” Quest Diagnostics
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