Skillsoft eLearning Resources

The best eLearning resources Skillsoft has to offer: white papers, case studies,
analyst research reports, demos, customer video testimonials and webinars on demand

Case Studies (PDF)

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Business-ServicesAMERICASCarrington Holding Company, LLCmore informationDownload

Carrington Holding Company, LLC

Carrington partnered with Skillsoft to develop a business case. Carrington utilized their Skillsoft representative and learning strategist, to create the case and to get the new Carrington Education Portal running quickly and effectively. By starting with mandatory compliance training, Carrington positioned Skillport as the "Google of Learning," encouraging users to access it for their own professional development.

Length: 1 page

Business-ServicesAMERICASCGImore informationDownload


Learn how CGI partnered with Skillsoft to deliver a "Learning Everywhere" site, featuring examples of experiential learning activities and Skillsoft's New Habit Calendar and how all eLearning courses, videos and books were a click away for members identifying their individual learning style and planning their professional and personal development.

Length: 1 page

Business-ServicesAMERICASCrane Worldwide Logisticsmore informationDownload

Crane Worldwide Logistics

Crane partnered with Skillsoft to introduce a number of Learning Programs that pull together four courses grouped around a particular theme. These programs cover a variety of topics from Microsoft Office Products, to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance, to courses that target advanced management skills orpersonal productivity.

Length: 1 page

Business-ServicesAMERICASMenashamore informationDownload


When Menasha adopted the Welch Way program, a partnership with Skillsoft and the Jack Welch Management Institute, learning leaders recognized that they couldn't roll this first leadership development program out alone and contracted Skillsoft's Leadership Services team to help implement the program.

Length: 1 page

MultipleAMERICASSkillsoft Global Leader Forum Membersmore informationDownload

Skillsoft Global Leader Forum Members

We created the Global Leader Forum, an invitation-only group, to allow us to continuously unearth, adapt and share best practices from Skillsoft's and SumTotal's most progressive clients. The forum is made of our top clients who are rocking their programs across the four best practice building blocks. They engage with the business to set objectives, they align solutions to meet strategic priorities, they enable adoption and they measure value to the business.

Length: 14 pages

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Video Testimonials

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ContentHitachi Consulting's Jennifer Crowfootmore informationPlay

Hitachi Consulting's Jennifer Crowfoot

Hitachi Consulting developed a custom course that replaced a two-day classroom session. This eLearning module helped them save on travel costs and billable hours, earning the organization a 200% ROI on their learning investment.

Length: 00:00:58

ContentCapgemini's Marijke Dekkermore informationPlay

Capgemini's Marijke Dekker

In her previous role with CapGemini, Ms. Dekker didn't work with us directly and wondered why there were so many learning assets. Now in a role where she works with various business partners, she appreciates that no matter what learning needs emerge, Skillsoft has something to meet the need.

Length: 00:00:34

ContentUniversity of Alberta's Cynthia Munromore informationPlay

University of Alberta's Cynthia Munro

The University of Alberta's Cynthia Munro was surprised by the amount of relevant content they were able to get from Skillsoft, leading to topic discoveries like project management, and the leadership and IT resources people had been asking for.

Length: 00:00:42

ContentCatapult Technology's Katie Cawoodmore informationPlay

Catapult Technology's Katie Cawood

Catapult's Katie Cawood prepared for her PHR certification exam using only Skillsoft resources (and passed!). She believes her experience has set a good example in the company and built credibility for eLearning and Skillsoft within her organization.

Length: 00:01:10

ContentDavenport University's Lynda Cribarimore informationPlay

Davenport University's Lynda Cribari

For Davenport University, Skillsoft is the way to go when it comes to an affordable way to address the budget cuts that many organizations are dealing with now that challenge them to do more with less.

Length: 00:00:38

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BusinessSupply Chain Management Basics: Cutting Costs and Optimizing DeliveryCoursemore informationLaunch

Supply Chain Management Basics: Cutting Costs and Optimizing Delivery

Supply chain management, which is an integral part of operations management, is essential for both manufacturing and service organizations. It involves coordinating all the operations involved in designing, making, and delivering products or services to customers in order to manage costs and meet customer demands as efficiently as possible. In the course, you'll learn about the main components of a supply chain, the key objectives and drivers of supply chain management, and the characteristics of supply chain management in service organizations. You'll also learn how to select and combine appropriate supply chain management strategies, and how to measure their efficiency by considering certain key performance areas.

Length: 00:28:00

BusinessCareer and Family Challenges for Women LeadersCoursemore informationLaunch

Career and Family Challenges for Women Leaders

Women face unique challenges in the workplace, including the difficulty in balancing work and family. Their experience in running both a family and a career also provides them with unique value and perspective. In this course, you'll learn how to conquer some of the challenges of career and family, including building a support system, overcoming the perfection mindset, and reframing your limiting beliefs.

Length: 00:19:00

BusinessOvercoming Your Own Unconscious BiasesCoursemore informationLaunch

Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases

Part of understanding the role of unconscious bias in the workplace is admitting to yourself that you have biases too. Once you've accepted it, you can take steps to overcome those biases and embrace workplace diversity. In this course, you'll learn how to recognize and observe your own biases. You'll also learn how to stop, collaborate, and move past your biases. Finally, you'll learn what to do if a bias flares up again.

Length: 00:22:00

BusinessMaximize Your Productivity by Managing Time and TasksCoursemore informationLaunch

Maximize Your Productivity by Managing Time and Tasks

The amount of time available to you is constant — you can't buy more and you can't save it for later. What you can do is increase your productivity — the value you produce in the time you have. And the better you understand your own personal productivity, the easier it will be to manage your time effectively. In this course, you'll learn about managing tasks in a way that maximizes your productivity. You'll discover the benefits of setting goals and how productivity is tied to your ability to assess time and set priorities. You'll learn about the process of "chunking" your time and the principles of efficient scheduling. You'll also learn about the different types of to-do lists and how to use them effectively.

Length: 00:21:00

IT & TechnologyGetting Started with AngularJSCoursemore informationLaunch

Getting Started with AngularJS

AngularJS is designed to simplify the task of building single page Model, View, Controller apps. This course introduces the AngularJS environment, using controllers, and working with user input and formatted output.

Length: 02:00:00

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Platform Technology


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Content Delivery SystemsSkillport TourVideo Demomore informationLaunch

Skillport Tour

Highlights of the searchable, intuitive, social, fast, and mobile-enabled Skillport 8i content delivery system.

Length: 00:01:04

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Upcoming Webinars

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1 p.m. ET
AMERICASCharting What's Next for Your Learning & Talent Strategymore informationRegister

Charting What's Next for Your Learning & Talent Strategy

Brent Colescott, SumTotal, a Skillsoft company

Date/Time: 04/27/2017 - 1 p.m. ET

12 p.m. ET
AMERICASHow to Uncover the Positive Outcomes of Harassment Trainingmore informationRegister

How to Uncover the Positive Outcomes of Harassment Training

Norman Ford, VP, Operations - Skillsoft Compliance
Stephanie Rebmann, Compliance Learning Consultant, Skillsoft Compliance

Date/Time: 04/27/2017 - 12 p.m. ET

12 p.m. ET
AMERICASDigital Disruption: Leadership Trends in a Disruptive Worldmore informationRegister

Digital Disruption: Leadership Trends in a Disruptive World

During this webinar moderated by Heide Abelli from Skillsoft, Dr. Tracey Wilen, global speaker and author, will discuss her research on how technology has changed society, the workplace and leadership and what advice she would give to leaders, executives, educators and employees on how to manage in a disrupted world.

Dr. Tracey Wilen, Thought Leader, Speaker
Heide Abelli, Vice President of Business Skills and Leadership, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 05/02/2017 - 12 p.m. ET

12 p.m. ET
AMERICASTeaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economymore informationRegister

Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy

Amy Edmondson, Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School

Date/Time: 05/09/2017 - 12 p.m. ET

12 p.m. ET
AMERICASSecurity Analytics: Tools of the Trademore informationRegister

Security Analytics: Tools of the Trade

As attackers have learned to evade traditional signature-based solutions such as firewalls and anti-virus software, an analytics-based approach has become extremely important. Security analysts apply behavioral analytics to network traffic to improve the overall state of IT security.

Patrick Lane, Director, Products, CompTIA
Kyle Gingrich, Vice President - IT & Certifications, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 05/11/2017 - 12 p.m. ET

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On Demand Webinars

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03/22/2017EMEAApril 2017 Apprenticeship Levy: Everything you need to knowmore informationPlay

April 2017 Apprenticeship Levy: Everything you need to know

The apprenticeship levy is a huge opportunity for organisations to create a more skilled workforce. The levy comes into force in April 2017 and will affect any business with an annual payroll in excess of £3 million. Is your organisation prepared?

You'll learn:

  • What the levy means for your organisation
  • How levy funding will work
  • An overview of the apprenticeship scheme
  • How funds are collected
  • How sub-contracting will work

Anna Shaw, Customer Success Consultant Manager, Skillsoft
Nicola Luke, Experienced HR Program Manager, Apprenticeship Levy Trailblazer

Date/Time: 03/22/2017 - 2 p.m. GMT

03/09/2017EMEAMaking L&D a Success in a Small-to-Medium Enterprisemore informationPlay

Making L&D a Success in a Small-to-Medium Enterprise

In this webinar, Kimberley Sahi (UK Training Manager, Skillsoft) will discuss how SMEs can overcome compounding business issues and make their L&D function a success.

In this session, we will discuss:

  • How L&D differs from SMEs to larger organisations
  • Why developing existing employees is the key to getting ahead
  • The value of structured and consistent training
  • How to make L&D a win-win for employees and employers

Kimberley Sahi, UK Training Manager, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 03/09/2017 - 3 p.m. GMT

03/02/2017AMERICASDebunking Millennial Myths and Empowering the Modern Learnermore informationPlay

Debunking Millennial Myths and Empowering the Modern Learner

Too many organizations focus their employee development on millennials... an effort that research says has no benefit. The best practice is to apply a learning approach that addresses the needs of all five generations operating in the workforce today. In this webinar we'll:

* Debunk millennial myths and discuss the reality of the modern learner

* Explore how to leverage modern capabilities to reconfigure talent strategies

* Show you how to position your modern workforce for future success

Jared Buckley, The Millennial Skills Coach
Kieran King, Vice President, Global Enablement, Customer Insight & Field Marketing, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 03/02/2017 - 12 p.m. ET

02/09/2017EMEAEmpowering Employees: The role of L&D in the modern workplacemore informationPlay

Empowering Employees: The role of L&D in the modern workplace

Learning and development professionals find themselves in the midst of what is arguably the most significant period of change in how people learn. At work and at home, individuals now have unprecedented access to an ever-growing selection of learning resources. This webinar, in association with Personnel Today, looks at how L&D professionals can transform workplace learning, adapting their role to maintain their influence in the organisation as learning habits change. Watch this webinar now to find out more about:

* how workplaces and learning habits are changing;

* modern professional learning and the calls for change;

* what it means to transform workplace learning;

* doing things differently and doing different things; and

* new technologies for organisational learning.

Rob Moss, Editor, Personnel Today
Jane Hart, Speaker and author, Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies

Date/Time: 02/09/2017 - 2 p.m. GMT

01/31/2017EMEATailor Your Learning to Drive Adoption in 2017more informationPlay

Tailor Your Learning to Drive Adoption in 2017

One of the biggest issues L&D professionals face is driving adoption in their learning programmes. Even with the best intentions, the success or failure of a learning programme is largely determined by the buy-in of staff and management alike. In this webinar, Kimberley will discuss how L&D can create a people-focused learning programme to drive adoption. In this session, we will discuss:

* How to get people to participate in a learning progamme without making it mandatory

* Shifting from 'push' learning to 'pull' learning

* Why tailoring your learning programme is the key to its success

Kimberley Sahi, UK Training Manager

Date/Time: 01/31/2017 - 3 p.m. GMT

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White Papers (PDF)

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Improving Business PerformanceAMERICASThe Bedrock of IT Security: It Starts with Trainingmore informationDownload

The Bedrock of IT Security: It Starts with Training

Uninformed, careless, or disgruntled employees can create profound information security disruptions and IT experts bear the burden. Learm how training your current staff reduces the time, cost and headache of replacing scarce resources and keeps valuable institutional knowledge in house for the consistency and continuity you need to protect your systems.

Length: 9 pages

Learning Program DesignAMERICASOvercoming Unseen Obstacles: How to Get More Women Into Leadership Positionsmore informationDownload

Overcoming Unseen Obstacles: How to Get More Women Into Leadership Positions

Evidence shows that businesses with more female leaders achieve greater financial performance. And with many critical skills in short supply, organizations can't afford to underutilize a significant portion of the workforce. Yet all too often, efforts to develop female leaders fall short. This paper outlines concrete steps organizations can take to support women leaders. It also offers an opportunity for organizations to assess where they fall on the gender talent continuum and identify the most effective steps to take in improving their leadership development programs for women.

Length: 18 pages

Learning Program DesignAMERICASMillennial Learning Myths & Misconceptionsmore informationDownload

Millennial Learning Myths & Misconceptions

Millennials are different from other generations—but probably not as different as L&D and talent leaders have been led to believe. Changes in technology have impacted the way all of us live, learn and work. Rather than focusing solely on millennials, develop a learning and development strategy focused on meeting the needs of the modern learner—and watch your programs become more effective in engaging employees to deliver business impact.

Length: 15 pages

Learning Program DesignAMERICASA modern modality for modern learnersmore informationDownload

A modern modality for modern learners

How do modern learners learn best? New research conducted by Skillsoft shows 85% of IT learners and 74% of business learners use books for skill development. Surprised? Meeting the needs of modern learners may not be as hard as you think. Data clearly illustrates today's modern learner craves relevance and substance. Integrating digital books with video-based eLearning courses creates a balance between depth and relevance that the corporate learning function has seemingly struggled with for years. Looking at e-books in a new context allows us to better understand—and meet the demands of—the modern learner.

Length: 13 pages

Learning Program DesignAMERICASSix Elements of Effective Compliance Trainingmore informationDownload

Six Elements of Effective Compliance Training

There are six elements to an effective compliance training program. This paper outlines these components and explores how each one contributes to organizational strategy and efficacy. The paper also presents the results of our Skillsoft Pulse Survey, which gathered end-user perspectives on compliance eLearning.

Length: 15 pages

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Industry Research Reports (PDF)

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Bersin by DeloitteNine Steps for Selecting an LMSmore informationDownload

Nine Steps for Selecting an LMS

Approximately 600 LMS providers exist worldwide. How will you choose? In this research, Bersin by Deloitte identifies leading LMS selection practices and aligns them with a nine-step buying cycle.

Length: 31 pages

Brandon Hall GroupState of Succession Management 2015: Increasing Investment and Accelerating Automationmore informationDownload

State of Succession Management 2015: Increasing Investment and Accelerating Automation

In Brandon Hall Group's 2015 State of Succession Management Study, the majority of organizations reported that improving the health of their talent pipeline is an essential outcome of their succession management. But 84% of organizations said they are suffering from a lack ready leaders. In fact, just over a quarter of all organizations indicated that they have a ready-and-willing successor for 10% or less of open, critical roles. And another 7% said they have no one groomed and ready. It is no surprise, then, that most organizations plan to increase their investment in succession management over the next 12 months.

Length: 34 pages

EudemoniaIt's About Time: Developing Women for Business Leadershipmore informationDownload

It's About Time: Developing Women for Business Leadership

Time management is particularly important for women to succeed in business because women already have more absolute, if self-imposed, demands on their time. This is true both inside and outside of the workplace. Women are also less likely to consider timeline trajectories in planning their careers and career development. Neither do they typically have "extra" time to accept additional assignments that traditionally have helped workers ascend the corporate ladder. In this paper, research firm Eudemonia illustrates how a time-bound and time-sensitive approach to developing women for business leadership positions can be a critical enabler of success.

Length: 15 pages

Human Capital InstituteTalent Pulse: Identifying and Developing First-Time People Leadersmore informationDownload

Talent Pulse: Identifying and Developing First-Time People Leaders

Industry leaders know managers propel people and business outcomes. How do organizations prepare new leaders for management? For most organizations, the approach is sink-or-swim. More than half of organizations recently reported they don't invest in preparing new leaders for the challenges of management. This new research from Human Capital Institute provides evidence that creating a lifeline of learning and support for first-time managers leads to long-term business success. Download this report to learn how to equip these new leaders to effectively guide their teams.

Length: 31 pages

Nucleus ResearchSkillsoft - Mercy Technology Servicesmore informationDownload

Skillsoft - Mercy Technology Services

Mercy Technology Services (MTS), the IT arm of a Midwest Catholic health care system, was contending with an underutilized and underequipped solution for learning. As the outgoing technology's replacement, Skillport - a product by Skillsoft -furnished MTS with more relevant content, as well as a far more intuitive, navigable user interface. This case study explains how the combination of these factors significantly increased system usage and brought major related savings attributable to avoided costs and productivity improvements, including a 526% ROI.

Length: 7 pages

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