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|Business||Using Competitive Selling Skills||Module||Launch|
Using Competitive Selling Skills
To be ready to sell, you must be ready to compete. That means thinking about competitors-who they are, what they're offering, and how they win customers. Once you've done this, you must communicate your competitive insight effectively to the customer. This Challenge Series demo explores how you can draw on your knowledge of the competition to create and communicate a winning sales approach in scenarios where you play the role of an account executive for a coffee company.
|Business||Engaging Top Performers||Course||Launch|
Engaging Top Performers
|Business||Too Much to Do and Too Little Time||Course||Launch|
Too Much to Do and Too Little Time
Do you sometimes feel you have too much to do and not enough time to do it in? You aren't alone. It can be frustrating when you're expending a lot of energy but not sure you're doing it in the right places for the right reasons. Having goals is a good start. But do your goals align with your organization's goals for you? When goals shift and change and you don't know which are most important and to what degree you're supposed to be attending to them, it can get confusing. You have to be clear on where you're headed and why, otherwise your work getting there will be scattered and you won't make the best use of your time. In this course, you'll learn how to get clarity around what's most important - your goals - by ensuring they're aligned with those of your organization, so you can prioritize your work based on those goals.
|Business||Interpersonal Communication that Builds Trust||Course||Launch|
Interpersonal Communication that Builds Trust
Communication works best when your intention is clear, your audience is engaged, and your verbal and nonverbal behavior are respectful. When you hit these notes, you'll build trust with the people you communicate with. To maintain that trust, you also have to be aware of and manage emotions - yours and those of others. In this course, you'll explore how a clear intention drives a communication, and how understanding your audience ensures that the message gets delivered. You'll also learn how verbal signals, nonverbal behavior, and emotional intelligence can help make or break your communications.
|Business||Skillsoft Leadership Advantage||Learning Portal Tour||Launch|
Skillsoft Leadership Advantage
Skillsoft Leadership Advantage is a leading-edge leadership skills training and development program solution designed by experts to make learning quick and engaging. From first-time and front-line managers to managers in the executive suite, Skillsoft Leadership Advantage delivers learning solutions at every level in two hours or less, for easy integration into busy work schedules.
|Business||Lean Tools for Process Control in Six Sigma||Course||Launch|
Lean Tools for Process Control in Six Sigma
|Compliance||Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness||Course||Launch|
Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of bloodborne pathogens, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, and what to do if an exposure occurs. You'll learn how to identify bloodborne pathogens and symptoms of bloodborne diseases, identify modes of transition of bloodborne pathogens, recognize the proper use and handling of personal protective equipment, identify measures to be taken when the skin or eyes are exposed to infectious material, and specify the components of an Exposure Control Plan. Course material was developed with subject matter support from EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
|Compliance||Defensive Driving Fundamentals||Course||Launch|
Defensive Driving Fundamentals
This course will provide advanced defensive driving techniques to reduce your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements - specify concerns to be addressed before and while driving, use safe driving techniques to avoid collisions, drive safely in various weather conditions, and respond to specific driving emergency situations.
|Compliance||Welding Impact: PPE Requirements||Course||Launch|
Welding Impact: PPE Requirements
While performing hazardous operations such as welding, cutting, and brazing, personal protective equipment, or PPE, should be used, especially if engineering controls are not feasible. In this Welding impact, Rick Faletti describes some of the PPE equipment that can be used and their requirements.
|Compliance||Global IT Security Basics||Course||Launch|
Global IT Security Basics
Lax security practices and poor security awareness on the part of employees can result in security breaches that have serious consequences for organizations. Hackers will take advantage of any vulnerability, and their reach is global. This course focuses on common pitfalls in IT security by end users, highlighting how seemingly harmless actions by employees can give opportunistic hackers access to sensitive organizational data and systems. The course also provides employees with common sense guidelines dealing with areas such as mobile security, online security, password security, and malicious e-mails. Please note that the course content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Nothing in the course materials shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any jurisdiction's laws. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not establish, an attorney-client relationship. Users should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel licensed in their jurisdiction.
|Compliance||Social Media-Blogger Gone Bad||Module||Launch|
Social Media-Blogger Gone Bad
This course from our EH&S collection, focuses on specific electrical hazards found in the workplace and methods to minimize or eliminate those hazards. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to: recall basic rules of electricity as they relate to electrical safety, identify actions to take in an electricity-related emergency, recognize common electrical hazards, and describe methods to reduce or eliminate electrical hazards. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
|Compliance||The Internet, Social Media, and Electronic Communication||Course||Launch|
The Internet, Social Media, and Electronic Communication
This course provides background information to be considered in light of your own company's policies on Internet use and electronic communications. You will learn about some generally accepted best practices for protecting your own and your company's best interests while using e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging, as well as other Internet technologies such as social networking sites and blogs.
|Compliance||IT Security - Safeguarding Your Mobile Devices||Course||Launch|
IT Security - Safeguarding Your Mobile Devices
Mobile devices are a significant risk to an organization's network security. In this Compliance Expert Impact, Bill Baker explores steps companies can take to better insulate their networks from mobile intrusion.
|Compliance||Information Security - The Break-In||Module||Launch|
Information Security - The Break-In
Given the global nature of commerce and the volume of electronic information routinely exchanged every day, data security has never been a more critical business issue. This Compliance Impact dramatizes how a simple act of carelessness can cause a serious data breach.
|Compliance||Machine Guarding Impact: Areas Where Mechanical Hazards Exist||Course||Launch|
Machine Guarding Impact: Areas Where Mechanical Hazards Exist
When working with tools and machines, employees need to identify the areas of mechanical hazards and take adequate precautionary measures to ensure safety. In this Machine Guarding impact, you'll learn the various mechanical hazards that could result in severe physical injuries or death or both.
|IT & Technology||AngularJS: Using the $anchorScroll Service||Video||Launch|
AngularJS: Using the $anchorScroll Service
In AngularJS, you can use the $anchorScroll service in conjunction with hyperlinks in the markup to automatically scroll to other parts of a page. In this video, Wesley Miller demonstrates how to use the $anchorScroll service to scroll to hyperlinks at the top and bottom of a div container element on a web page.
|IT & Technology||Planning and Monitoring Iterations on an Agile Project||Course||Launch|
Planning and Monitoring Iterations on an Agile Project
|IT & Technology||Getting Started with AngularJS||Course||Launch|
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.
|IT & Technology||Office 365: Working with Online Files and Calendars||Course||Launch|
Office 365: Working with Online Files and Calendars
Microsoft Office 365 includes hosted Exchange for meetings and shared calendars, and SharePoint. This course covers scheduling meetings and sharing calendars, creating announcements on SharePoint, chatting using Lync IM, and working with Office document files.
|IT & Technology||Microsoft Visio: Simplifying Organization Chart Creation||Video||Launch|
Microsoft Visio: Simplifying Organization Chart Creation
|IT & Technology||CSS 3.0: ID and Class Selectors||Video||Launch|
CSS 3.0: ID and Class Selectors
In CSS there are several ways to isolate and select elements in the HTML for styling. In this video, Mark Lassoff will demonstrate how to use IDs and class selectors to do this.
|IT & Technology||Live Learning Demonstration||Live Learning Course||Launch|
Live Learning Demonstration
Expert-led classroom training is important to learners who want or need formal instructor-led training and all the benefits it provides. Skillsoft's Live Learning offers this experience in a virtual setting. Self-paced courses covering the same material from the same instructors are available to provide refresher training. Live Learning is primarily certification-focused and covers some of the most popular IT certifications as well as training for PMI certifications.
|IT & Technology||i0S 9 iPhone First Look: 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s||Video||Launch|
i0S 9 iPhone First Look: 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s
After watching this video, you will be able to use the 3D Touch feature of the iPhone 6S with iOS 9.
|IT & Technology||Microsoft Security Fundamentals: Network Security||Course||Launch|
Microsoft Security Fundamentals: Network Security
|IT & Technology||Python Fundamentals: Implement an Iterable Using __getItem__||Video||Launch|
Python Fundamentals: Implement an Iterable Using __getItem__
After watching this video, you will be able to implement an iterable using consecutive integer indexing in Python.
|IT & Technology||Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 - Developing Core Solutions: Planning Sites||Course||Launch|
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 - Developing Core Solutions: Planning Sites
|IT & Technology||Preparing and Packaging Applications For Deployment||Course||Launch|
Preparing and Packaging Applications For Deployment
|IT & Technology||Fundamental Methods for Data Science in R||Course||Launch|
Fundamental Methods for Data Science in R
|Leadership||Skillsoft Leadership Channel - Vineet Nayer: The Power of I Don't Know||Video||Launch|
Skillsoft Leadership Channel - Vineet Nayer: The Power of I Don't Know
On becoming the new CEO, he was asked, in front of 5,000 employees, "What are you going to do?" He answered, "I don't know. You know. You tell me." This transferred ownership to the employees. The job of the CEO is to enable employee performance.
|Leadership||Skillsoft Leadership Channel - Joanna Barsh: Don't Be Frustrated; Be Curious||Video||Launch|
Skillsoft Leadership Channel - Joanna Barsh: Don't Be Frustrated; Be Curious
When the group is not going where you want it to go, don't get frustrated. Be curious. Ask why. Sometimes you need to tell people what to do, but most of the time you will be more effective asking questions and learning. The group has more experience than you do.
|Leadership||Skillsoft Leadership Channel - Shawn Achor: Creating Positive Team Environments||Video||Launch|
Skillsoft Leadership Channel - Shawn Achor: Creating Positive Team Environments
Praising people is important, but how you praise matters more. Instead of praising outcomes like report cards and work products, praise the process. This shows that behavior matters. Praise the process that leads to the desired outcomes.
|Leadership||Skillsoft Leadership Channel - General Stan McChrystal: What Every Leader Must Possess - Empathy and Perspective||Video||Launch|
Skillsoft Leadership Channel - General Stan McChrystal: What Every Leader Must Possess - Empathy and Perspective
Empathy means understanding the other person's perspective-your employees, customers, suppliers, the media. Try to see things through their eyes. Empathic people make the best decisions. Don't be afraid to say you don't know, and seek advice.
|Leadership||Skillsoft Leadership Channel - Dan Pink: Whose Purpose is it Anyway?||Video||Launch|
Skillsoft Leadership Channel - Dan Pink: Whose Purpose is it Anyway?
Organizations that perform at a high level stand for something and contribute to the world. Profits without purpose lowers motivation. To learn whether your people are aligned ask them to write the purpose of the organization on index cards.