SkillSoft, a leading e-learning company, announced today that
professional services firm Deloitte will be featuring a range of its
online learning resources from the award-winning Books24x7® through
the Deloitte Leadership Academy.
The Deloitte Leadership Academy is an innovative online learning
tool, featuring content from the world's top business schools, and is
accessed by more than 1,600 senior Australian business executives.
With the addition of compelling assets from SkillSoft's Books24x7
collection, the Deloitte Leadership Academy will now offer ExecSummariesTM
which are summaries of current leading business books; ExecBlueprintsTM
which are concise strategic business guides authored by leading industry
executives; and Leadership Development Channel QuickTalks which are
five-minute videos featuring best-selling business authors, experts and
CEOs. Books24x7 is a leading provider of online, on-demand book resources
adopted by leading organisations worldwide that enables users to access
trusted information how, when and where they need it.
Incorporating the engaging and current learning tools from SkillSoft
will further enhance and develop the management and leadership skills of
these senior executives.
As part of the extended partnership and a world first in air-travel,
Deloitte Leadership Academy subscribers will be able to gain access to
SkillSoft's online training resources and content via Qantas' new A380
aircraft in-flight entertainment system.
According to Tom Richardson, Managing Partner, Deloitte Leadership
Academy, the opportunity to introduce SkillSoft's expertise into the
Academy's unique online learning management and networking solution has
further enhanced the services the Academy provides to its members.
"The Deloitte Leadership Academy will allow time-starved senior
executives instant access to up-to-date business content and leadership
material – whether they are in the air or on the ground via their laptops
or personal mobile devices," he said.
"Our agreement with SkillSoft, enables the Deloitte Leadership
Academy to continue to provide a solid platform of learning resources that
fit perfectly into the hectic schedules of top Australian business
According to SkillSoft Sales Director, Australia and New Zealand,
Maryanne Puli, SkillSoft's affiliation with Deloitte Leadership Academy
will enable business leaders in Australia's private and public sector to
take advantage of the online learning tool. "Our alliance with Deloitte
Leadership Academy reflects our commitment to online development and
training worldwide" she said.
SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL) is a leading Software as a Service
(SaaS) provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions
for global enterprises, government, education and small- to medium-sized
With its Asia Pacific headquarters in Sydney, SkillSoft enables
business organisations to maximise business performance through a
combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information
resources, flexible learning technologies and support services.
Deloitte is a member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (a Swiss Verein).
As a Swiss Verein (association), neither Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu nor any
of its member firms have any liability for each other's acts or omissions.
Each of the member firms is a separate and independent legal entity
operating under the names "Deloitte", "Deloitte & Touche", "Deloitte
Touche Tohmatsu" or other, related names. Services are provided by member
firms or their subsidiaries and affiliates and not by the Deloitte Touche
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