NASHUA, N.H., Aug 6, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall
via COMTEX/ -- SkillSoft Corporation (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading
provider of e-Learning courseware and ReferenceWare for business
and IT professionals, intends to release its results for its second
fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2002, after the market closes on
Wednesday, August 14, 2002. The following morning, management will
conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, August
15, 2002, to discuss the Company's operating performance.
Chuck Moran, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom McDonald, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call.
To participate in the conference call, local and international callers can dial 952-556-2802. The live conference call will be available via the Internet by accessing the SkillSoft Web site at http://www.skillsoft.com. Please go to the Web site at least fifteen minutes prior to the call to register, download and install any necessary audio software.
A replay will be available from 1:00 p.m. EDT on August 15, until 11:59 p.m. EDT on August 22, 2002. The replay number is 703-326-3020, passcode: 6146792. A webcast replay will also be available on the Company's web site at http://www.skillsoft.com.
With more than 500 corporate customers and 2.5 million licensed user seats, SkillSoft is a leading provider of comprehensive, integrated e-learning solutions for Global 2000 companies and government organizations. Customers receive comprehensive learning and performance support solutions for their workforce through SkillSoft's business skills library, comprised of more than 1,500 courses and simulations for global business markets, of which more than 650 are in U.S. English. The library, which includes more than 4,000 hours of interactive instruction, encompasses a wide array of business skills, such as management, leadership, communication, project management and customer service, as well as business subjects such as e-commerce, finance, marketing, sales, and strategy. The library also includes more than 12,000 learning objects, 3,000 job aids, 3,500 SkillBriefs.
SkillSoft complements SkillSoft courses with SkillSimulations, Web-based simulations designed to reinforce skills newly acquired through specific courses. SkillSoft courses can be managed and tracked through SkillPort, an e-learning management platform that offers rapid implementation at a cost-efficient price point, or through third-party learning management systems. SkillSoft's subsidiary, Books 24x7, offers subscription clients detailed online searches to more than 2,000 unabridged IT and business titles and 300,000 knowledge objects. Books24x7's patent-pending technology platform gives users the ability to perform multi-tier searches of the company's ReferenceWare: ITPro, BusinessPro and OfficeEssentials. The Books 24x7 ReferenceWare libraries include offerings from more than 80 publishers, including AMACOM, ASTD, Harvard Business School Publishing, McGraw-Hill, Microsoft Press, and Sybex and Wiley.
Additional information about SkillSoft is available by calling (603) 324-3000.
SkillSoft, SkillPort, RolePlay, Search-and-Learn, e-Learning for the Knowledge Economy, NetUniversity, and Accelerated Path are trademarks and/or servicemarks of SkillSoft Corporation. Books24x7.com and ReferenceWare are servicemarks of Books24x7.com, Inc. All brand names, trademarks, or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders.
Tom McDonald, 603/324-3000 Ext. 232
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