About Us

The Learning Edge, Inc. is dedicated to providing our clients with the very best training and development for their managers and supervisors. We specialize in developing the critical skills that managers need to influence their people to performance that exceeds expectations. Our clients include both Fortune 500 and small companies, as well as public organizations.

Based in the greater Atlanta area, the Learning Edge, Inc. was founded in 1998 by Dr. Merle Strangway. Merle is an award-winning trainer and speaker who has been enthusiastically received by audiences across the United States and Canada. In the past 4 years Kennesaw State University has awarded Merle both theStar Award and the Instructor of the Year Awardin recognition of his outstanding work in developing the skills of managers in both corporate and public organizations. Dr. Strangway has also served as an adjunct professor in the Grad School of the University of Georgia, teaching a management course to HR professionals.

Client Comments

Enthusiastic. Energetic. Well-spoken. Great! Merle has a rare combination of subject knowledge and teaching ability. - Marcus, Safety Officer

This course was very applicable to the duties of the account manager position. Merle’s presentation was motivational as well as informative. - Debra, Account Manager

On April 20 the Kennesaw State University Learning Center won the prestigious Quality in Human Resource Practice Award. Merle, thanks for all you’ve done to make your classes among our most popular. - Ada, Learning Center Director

Some of Our Clients

  • ADP
  • Atlanta Gas Light
  • Heidelberg, USA
  • Georgia Adult Education Association
  • Georgia Power Company
  • Georgia Tech — Office for Organizational Development
  • Powertel
  • Worldspan