The Dale Carnegie Story

Winning friends and influencing people for over 100 years


When it comes to business training and development, perhaps no name is as universally known as Dale Carnegie. Founded in 1912, Dale Carnegie Training® has evolved from one man’s belief in the power of self-improvement to a performance-based training company with offices worldwide. We focus on giving people in business the opportunity to sharpen their skills and improve their performance in order to build positive, steady, and profitable results.

Dale Carnegie’s original body of knowledge has been constantly updated, expanded and refined through nearly a century’s worth of real-life business experiences. The 160 Carnegie Managing Directors around the world use their training and consulting services with companies of all sizes in all business segments to increase knowledge and performance. The result of this collective, global experience is an expanding reservoir of business acumen that our clients rely on to drive business results.

Dale Carnegie Training® is represented in all 50 of the United States and over 65 countries. More than 2,700 trainers deliver Dale Carnegie Training® programs in more than 25 languages. Dale Carnegie Training® is dedicated to serving the business community worldwide. In fact, approximately 7 million people have completed Dale Carnegie Training®. Dale Carnegie Training® emphasizes practical principles and processes by designing programs that offer people the knowledge, skills and practices they need to add value to their business. Connecting proven solutions with real-world challenges, Dale Carnegie Training® is recognized internationally as the leader in bringing out the best in people.

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As part of our ISO 9000:2001 certification and Dale Carnegie Training‘®s commitment to quality, we measure the effectiveness of our training. In an ongoing global survey on customer satisfaction, 99 percent of Dale Carnegie Training® graduates express satisfaction with the training they receive. Dale Carnegie Training® of CNY is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). Recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, ACCET is a voluntary group of educational organizations dedicated to promoting the highest standards of continuing education and training.

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We Pioneered Business Coaching.

Dale Carnegie began our work in 1912 coaching business people in public speaking and presentation skills. This quickly evolved into assisting organizations in reaching their goals by fostering their management, communications and human relations skills. When it comes to building relationships, we wrote the book – How to Win Friends and Influence People.

More than seven million people have experienced the power of our business training. Each year, thousands attend our programs and seminars both publicly and at their organizations. Our customized corporate solutions are built on this solid foundation of expertise.

Our competitive advantage is that no other organization shares our depth of experience and knowledge in business training, making Dale Carnegie Training® the world’s premier resource for business solutions.

Our Commitment

The greatest investment your organization can make is in focused action and a commitment to produce spectacular outcomes with and through your employees. We connect with you to discover your corporate vision, values, strategy and goals. This enables us to gain a sense of where you want to take your organization and what is important to you. Our goal is to provide a customized solution to support you and take your organization where you want it to go.

Dale Carnegie Training®’s corporate solutions process applies proven core principles in a method that remains concentrated on obtaining immediate measurable outcomes for your organization, while ensuring long-term results. That’s our commitment to you!

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The continuum for growing our people and leadership skills starts with changing ourselves. Dale Carnegie encouraged us to “become a friendlier person” so that we could earn trust and enhance relationships. Enhancing relationships is the essential foundation for being more influential and becoming a highly respected person of influence. Sign up to read more: