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SkillSoft Introduces New Courseware Series to Help Young Professionals Make the Transition from College to the Corporate World

The Campus to Corporate courseware series is offered though SkillSoft's award-winning Business Skills Courseware Library

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, today announced a new courseware series created to help young professionals make the transition from college and universities to the corporate world. The new courseware series, Campus to Corporate (http://www.skillsoft.com/online/campus) is offered through SkillSoft's award-winning Business Skills Courseware Library, and provides recent graduates with tips and recommendations on working in a professional environment for the first time.

"The transition from college to a corporate environment requires a big adjustment for many graduates," said Russ Howard, director, content programs, SkillSoft. "Expectations and responsibilities in the workplace are very different than those in school. There are unspoken nuances and social norms that most graduates are completely unaware of. They need to be prepared for the changes and ready to adapt in order to thrive in a professional environment. SkillSoft's new Campus to Corporate courseware teaches graduates strategies for adapting their behavior accordingly, making the adjustment to professional life easier for them as well as to ease the impact within the corporate environment."

The first course in the series is Campus to Corporate: Meeting New Expectations. This course focuses on teaching young professionals what will be expected of them as new employees and giving them strategies to meet those expectations. Some of the topics this course covers include:

The second course is Campus to Corporate: Developing a Professional Image. This course teaches the fundamentals on proper conduct and behavior as a new employee in an organization. Topics for this course include:

SkillSoft has the world's largest catalog of business skills courseware, spanning dozens of curricula such as accounting and finance, customer service, human resources, project management and managerial leadership, as well as perennial areas of interest such as time management, e-mail etiquette and dealing with difficult people. SkillSoft's award-winning courseware is self-paced, engaging and highly interactive.

To learn more about SkillSoft's Business Skills Courseware Library and specific products such as the Campus to Corporate courseware series, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com/online/campus.

About SkillSoft

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 http://www.skillsoft.com.

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 & Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM) virtual classroom, and inGenius(R).

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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