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SkillSoft’s Perspectives User Conference To Highlight e-Learning Innovation in Orlando, April 19-22

Blended Learning, Metrics for Business Impact, Corporate Universities, Formal and Informal Learning Best Practices among Agenda Topics; Presenters from BellSouth, Robert Half International, Global Learning Systems, Deloitte, and JB Hunt.

Nashua, NH – April 14, 2004 – SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading provider of enterprise e-learning, today announced the agenda of its Perspectives user conference, “Leveraging Learning: Innovations In Learning For Today’s World.” The event is open to all SkillSoft clients at Orlando Universal Resorts from April 19 – 22. Attendees will have access to keynotes, breakout presentations, and workshops on a wide variety of topics – including measuring the business impact of learning, blended learning for best performance, internal marketing, learning in the global enterprise, and obtaining executive sponsorship. Customer presenters and panelists include learning executives from Verizon, RR Donnelly, Booz Allen & Hamilton, CNT, NEC America, Mellon Financial and First Data Corporation.

Attendees can choose to participate in any two of six half-day workshops at no additional cost. The workshops, held on April 19 and April 22, provide in-depth coverage of learning best practices, as well as hands-on instruction for use of new features in SkillPort 6, SkillSoft’s learning management system.

The conference will feature several keynote presentations, including:

The conference will feature several networking events, including an evening at Universal Studios and a conference dinner. SkillSoft will announce the winners of annual awards recognizing top achievements in implementation, administration, leadership, and other categories at the dinner event.

The registration fee for Perspectives is $595, which includes all keynote and breakout sessions, all networking events, and registration for two half-day workshops. Government employees pay $450, and a one-day conference pass costs $225. For detailed registration, conference, and hotel information, visit

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SkillSoft is a leading provider of comprehensive e-learning content and technology products for business and IT professionals within the Global 2000. SkillSoft’s multi-modal learning solutions support and enhance the speed and effectiveness of both formal and informal learning processes and integrate SkillSoft's in-depth courseware, learning management platform technology and support services.

Content offerings include SkillSoft’s Business Skills Library and IT Skills and Certification Library; ITPro, BusinessPro, FinancePro, and OfficeEssential Referenceware collections by Books24x7; and health and safety compliance courseware by GoTrain.