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SkillSoft Announces SkillSoft Leadership Advantage 2.0

More content and a new dynamic interface increases the power of SkillSoft's Solution - for quick, engaging, and effective leadership development

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 the availability of SkillSoft Leadership Advantage 2.0 (SLA 2.0), the latest version of the company's targeted leadership development solution that leverages multiple modes of instruction, including text, videos and interactive activities to help leaders build the skills they need to drive business performance. Improving on the existing product, a new, intuitive user interface provides easier navigation across resource offerings for direct access to specific competencies and resources, while at the same time making the learning more effective.

"Customers that have incorporated the Leadership Advantage into their leadership programs over the past 18 months have shared fantastic results with us which has led us to further expand the interactive assets and world-renowned leadership experts in the solution," said John Ambrose, Senior Vice President of Strategy, Corporate Development & Emerging Business for SkillSoft. "We have also refined the user interface making it more engaging and easier than ever to access content."

With SkillSoft Leadership Advantage 2.0, leaders can take advantage of inherent, practical training to build a greater understanding of key competencies that are aligned with organizational goals and that are needed to better lead and develop employees. Building on the strengths of other award-winning SkillSoft products, SLA 2.0 provides busy executives with resources that target essential leadership and management skills. The many topics covered include: leading change, strategic agility, business execution and business acumen.

In this latest release, several new features have been added to the SLA 2.0 learning platform, including:

"Bersin & Associates research shows that organizations today need both comprehensive and very targeted essential learning solutions that are highly engaging and accessible for today's time-pressed leaders," said Barb Arth, senior analyst, Bersin & Associates. "Leadership learning is most powerful when it combines formal and informal learning modes, including interactive practice sessions, self-assessments, self-serve resource centers, and online communities, to build skills as needed. When organizations recognize the benefits of blended learning solutions that leverage multiple forms of delivery, and are willing to invest in developing a strategy that incorporates them, supported by best practices, they will strengthen the performance of leaders at all levels."

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

SkillSoft 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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