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SkillSoft Announces New Business and Leadership-Focused Live, Interactive Events

Leading Business Thought Leaders and Best-Selling Authors, including U.S. General Stanley McChrystal, Join SkillSoft’s Live Events Schedule

NASHUA, N.H.--()--SkillSoft today announced the schedule for its next four Live Events available to customers of SkillSoft's Leadership Development Channel, 50 Lessons and SkillSoft Leadership Advantage. SkillSoft’s Live Events provide executives with cutting-edge thinking in business and leadership through live and interactive presentations featuring recognized and sought-after thought leaders and best-selling authors. SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, produces up to seven live events annually and through the Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons combined, offer more than 3,000 video assets from best-selling business authors, speakers and business leaders.

This year’s Live Events schedule includes a presentation by General Stanley McChrystal, former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan. In addition, General McChrystal will be presenting from SkillSoft’s 2012 Annual Perspectives User Conference. The full schedule includes:

“Our collection of content from thought leaders and well-known authors continues to grow and we are extremely proud to offer it to our customers,” said Shawn Hunter, executive producer of SkillSoft’s Leadership Development Channel and 50 Lessons. “This schedule of Live Events and SkillSoft’s vast video collection gives our customers the tools they need to improve their managerial and leadership skills in a way that's easily translatable to the workplace to drive positive change, growth and innovation.”

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SkillSoft is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e- learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services. SkillSoft is on the web at

Content offerings include business, IT, desktop, compliance and consumer/SMB courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as Leadership Development Channel video products, KnowledgeCenter(TM) portals, virtual instructor-led training services and online mentoring services. SkillSoft's Books24x7(R) product offering includes access to more than 29,000 digitized IT and business books, as well as book summaries and executive reports. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search-and-Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM), inGenius(R) and virtual classroom.

SkillSoft courseware content described herein is for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice. SkillSoft has no obligation or commitment to develop or deliver any future release, upgrade, feature, enhancement or function described in this press release except as specifically set forth in a written agreement.

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