About Grand Canyon UniversityFounded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is a premier, private, accredited university located in Phoenix, Arizona. The University offers online and campus-based Bachelor's and Master's degree programs through the Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and College of Humanities and Social Sciences and supports both traditional undergraduate students as well as the working professional.
Grand Canyon University has been ranked the No. 1 online university in the US for the year 2007 by an independent agency Online Education Database (www.oedb.org). FORTUNE Small Business magazine in its first-ever compilation of America's best colleges for entrepreneurs has ranked GCU among the top five schools offering the best online programs that blend quality with flexibility.
Ken Blanchard College of BusinessFew individuals have impacted the day-to-day management of people and organizations more than Dr. Ken Blanchard. He is the author of more than 30 best selling business books, and is a global leader in workplace learning, employer productivity, leadership, and team effectiveness. Dr. Blanchard is one of the nation's most prominent business consultants, speakers, and authors. He is coauthor of the best-seller The One Minute Manager and principal author of dozens of other titles including the leadership manuscript Leading at a Higher Level.
The Ken Blanchard College of Business, at Grand Canyon University, embraces the wisdom; insight; time proven professional development; leadership; and general management techniques that Dr. Blanchard has taught for decades. These values are the foundation of the program's construct and maintained and nurtured through its outstanding faculty and innovative program design.