Skillsoft elearning can help you earn academic credit toward undergraduate degrees, professional certification programs or continuing education units (CEU) that recognize time and effort spent in sharpening professional skills.
The Project Management Institute (PMI®)
The Project Management Institute is the leading global association for the project management profession. Since its founding in 1969, PMI® has been at the forefront of working with business to create project management standards and techniques that work. Skillsoft is a PMI® Charter-Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Provider #1008. Through this appointment, Skillsoft has been recognized as a provider of project management training courseware that can assist PMI members and other project management stakeholders in their ongoing professional development (PDUs).
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)
The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) serves as a forum for the 54 U.S. boards of accountancy. NASBA sponsors a variety of programs and services designed to enhance the effectiveness of its member boards. Skillsoft is registered with NASBA as a sponsor of continuing professional education (CPEs) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Skillsoft's Sponsor number is 106191.
The Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI)
The Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) is the credentialing affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association devoted to professional human resource management. Skillsoft is an HRCI Approved Provider, #2304. Being an HRCI Approved Provider gives recertification candidates a ready reference to quality continuing education. The Approved Provider program eliminates the guesswork when taking continuing education courses by allowing individuals to know before they register if the activity will be counted toward recertification and if so, how many recertification credit hours (RCHs) will be awarded.
The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) is a state governmental agency established by law to protect the public by regulating the practice of registered nurses. The BRN is responsible for implementation and enforcement of the Nursing Practice Act: the laws related to nursing education, licensure, practice, and discipline. The Nursing Practice Act created a nine-member Board which serves as the BRN decision-making body. Skillsoft is an approved licensed Continuing Education Provider in the State of California. Through this honor, Skillsoft has been recognized as a provider of continuing education courses to assist California Registered Nurses in their ongoing professional development. Skillsoft's CEP number is 13334.
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA™)
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA™) is an independent non-profit professional association serving the growing field of Business Analysis. IIBA has become the leading association in the world of business analysis through the creation of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®), the collection of knowledge within the BA profession, reflecting the current generally accepted practices. The IIBA has created the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®), a designation awarded to candidates who have successfully demonstrated their expertise in this field. Skillsoft is an approved IIBA™ Endorsed Education Provider for CBAP®, Provider #E48315. Skillsoft courseware satisfies the required 21 contact hours of training and can assist candidates in preparing for the exam.
EXIN was founded in 1984, as an initiative set forth by the Ministry of Economic Affairs in the Netherlands, to provide examination and training in the "computerization and mechanization of management information processing." EXIN strives to become the world's leading provider of independent information management certification and accreditation. They offer the most comprehensive portfolio of certificates and work with hundreds of accredited partners worldwide, who provide training, develop courseware and manage examination centers. Skillsoft is an Approved Training Partner (ATP), via EXIN, for ITIL® Foundation as well as ITIL® Intermediate Operational Support and Analysis. Completion of Skillsoft's ITIL® OSA curriculum will suffice for training requirements to sit for the ITIL® OSA exam.
ITIL® is a Registered Trade Mark of AXELOS Limited.
The American Society for Quality (ASQ) is a leading authority on quality throughout the world. With more than 80,000 individual and organizational members, this professional association advances learning, quality improvement, and knowledge exchange to improve business results, and to create better workplaces and communities worldwide. Although Skillsoft has no direct affiliation with ASQ, Skillsoft has developed courseware that aligns to Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt, and the Six Sigma Champion Programs.
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. Skillsoft is a member of the CompTIA Authorized Partner Program (CAPP), #361320. Its courseware that is aligned with CompTIA's popular A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+ certifications are designated as CompTIA Authorized Quality Content (CAQC), and is designed to help learners prepare for those exams. Hundreds of Skillsoft courses are also approved by CompTIA for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for professionals who wish to maintain their A+, Network+, Security+, or CASP status by way of continuing education.
Information Systems Security
Information Systems Security - controlling access to systems and protecting the integrity, availability and confidentiality of information - is a critical concern of the executive management of any corporation or government agency. In support of this demand, the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)®, has developed several certifications for information security professionals. While not sponsored or endorsed by (ISC), Skillsoft has developed several courses that are designed to assist those who are pursuing the CISSP® - Certified Information Systems Security Professional and SSCP® - Systems Security Certified Practitioner credentials. Certification holders are required to earn continuing professional education credits and Skillsoft's entire course catalog is eligible for consideration.
The Association for Operations Management (APICS) is a global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Skillsoft recognizes the importance of APICS to many of its clients, particularly those in the manufacturing, distribution and service sectors, and although Skillsoft does not offer courseware that is aligned toward APICS certification programs, Skillsoft courses cover a wide range of subjects that support the professional development of APICS certification holders, and the time spent in training with many of Skillsoft courses can be applied toward the accumulation of professional development points, which are required to maintain a certification.