Companies offer employee training to ensure their workforces are job ready and have the tools they need to grow and advance. These programs can involve formal classes, online modules and mentorship or coaching. Whether you’re fresh out of school and looking to launch your career or you’re an experienced professional interested in working somewhere you can continue to grow, we’ve put together an overview of some companies that offer great training programs for their employees.

Companies With the Best Training Programs

  • AT&T
  • Walgreens
  • Morgan Stanley
  • SAS
  • Palo Alto Networks


Companies With the Best Training Programs

AT&T is a telecommunications company delivering wired and wireless phone, internet and television services for millions of customers throughout the United States. The company says it invests $200 million each year in internal training course offerings through AT&T University. AT&T also has partnerships with platforms like Udacity and Coursera so that employees can access online learning.

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Retail pharmacy chain Walgreens allows employees to pursue career development and educational opportunities through Walgreens University. For example, an employee can work toward becoming a certified pharmacy technician or go through the School of Operations to train for becoming a store manager.


Morgan Stanley provides wealth management, investment banking and other financial services to customers across more than three dozen countries. Its Financial Advisor Associate Program puts aspiring financial advisors through three years of training that includes obtaining licenses, routine coaching meetings and fostering client relationships. While that program is meant for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in business, finance or another relevant field, Morgan Stanley also offers the Morgan Stanley Experienced Professionals Program to train professionals who already have at least two years of work experience, but don’t have a background in finance.


SAS offers business analytics software for clients across a variety of industries, such as banking and life sciences. SAS established its Technical Enablement Academy to provide career training for individuals who have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a field like computer science or technical writing. The company says the program is intended “to bridge the gap between academic life and your first role at SAS.”

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Palo Alto Networks’ cybersecurity solutions are equipped with analytics that give customers up-to-date threat intelligence and automations that enable fast incident investigations. LEAP is the company’s two-year career training program for recent graduates. It has three tracks: Product Manager Academy, Sales Academy and Systems Engineer Academy.

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