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.




ACTIVE Network

Headquartered in San Diego, California, ACTIVE Network has over 3,300 employees in 25 offices worldwide helping organizers transform and grow their businesses using cloud technology. Learn how ACTIVE Network partnered with Skillsoft to build a financially viable learning program for a growing workforce, and developed talent to fill their succession pipeline.

Length: 2 pages

ASG Group

The ASG Group joined forces with Skillsoft to create a dynamic and innovative elearning platform for its employee base. The implementation of a fluid and flexible suite of self-paced learning modalities created and sustained a competitive workforce. Follow this elearning journey in formulating an authentic elearning partnership.

Length: 4 pages

Carrington Holding Company, LLC

Carrington Holding Company, LLC needed to implement a compliance and business training solution to reach more than 1,800 associates nationwide. Carrington's aggressive growth model required a much more scalable training solution than a traditional classroom-training model. In addition to compliance, Carrington needed to onboard new employees with effective, consistent and engaging training.

Length: 2 pages

Menasha

Menasha had no cohesive company-wide leadership development program in place and recognized the need to more formally train and develop its current and future leaders. A task force was formed and charged with implementing a leadership development program company-wide. The Welch Way program met all the established criteria. With the support of Skillsoft's Leadership Services team, a pilot program was rolled out using Leadership in Action, the introductory leadership development program in the Welch Way series.

Length: 2 pages

UniGroup

UniGroup, the parent company of United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit, needed to deliver training to hundreds of agents across the country in a consistent, timely, and cost-effective manner. See how they used Skillsoft tools to develop custom content for their unique business.

Length: 2 pages

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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

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

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

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

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

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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.

Social Media-Blogger Gone Bad

Using social media can be risky, especially when employees and colleagues are speaking about your organization. or competitors. This Compliance Impact explores a situation where an employee uses social media inappropriately in a way that is both unethical and in violation of her company's social media policy.

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.

Foodservice Worker Safety

There are hazards in every workplace. For young and inexperienced workers, food preparation jobs in restaurants, cafeterias, hotels, or schools are often their first jobs. This course educates food service workers on the hazards they may be exposed to, including ergonomics, kitchen equipment, fire safety, machine guarding, slips, trips and falls, sharps, burns, and electrical safety and outlines best practices for avoiding these hazards.

Fire Safety and Prevention

Learn how to prevent fires and recognize fire hazards, what actions to take in the event of a fire and how to use portable fire extinguishers. This course, designed to comply with regulatory requirement intent, instructs learners on the chemistry of fire and teaches them how to recognize common fire hazards, classify types of fires and fire extinguishers, identify the general requirements of egress or exit standards. 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.

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Learning Innovation for Workforce Alignment, Engagement, and Mobility - a Xerox Story

Learning innovation isn't fashionable or fun. It's a business necessity driven by globalization, disruptive technologies, changing marketplaces and evolving workforce needs. Like most companies, Xerox relies heavily on the individual and collective expertise of our people. We enable a high impact learning culture, including workforce knowledge sharing, to achieve results aligned to our vision, values, and business direction. Xerox Learning plays a critical role in enabling global workforce alignment, individual engagement, the integration of learning with work through mobile capabilities, and ultimately business performance. This session will provide an enterprise perspective, with specific examples of Xerox innovation led by Steven Rath Morgan, Director of Global Learning Process and Innovation at Xerox.

Presenter:

Steven Rath Morgan, Director, Global Learning Process and Innovation, Xerox Corporation

Date/Time: 06/23/2015 - 1 p.m. EDT

End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution

Progress doesn't come from standing still. Stuck in the land of status quo, we've forgotten how to think differently, and lack the simple tools to solve problems creatively. The very structures put in place to help organizations grow are now holding us back, so it's time to end the status quo.

Presenter:

Lisa Bodell, Author, CEO and Founder, futurethink

Date/Time: 06/09/2015 - 12 p.m. EDT

Conversations in Leadership: Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

Stop overreacting to environmental and psychological triggers in your daily life. Join us to learn how you can overcome life's curveballs and enact meaningful change with yourself and in others around you.

Presenters:

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, One of the top ten Most-Influential Business Thinkers in the World, top-ranked executive coach and executive educator at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 06/04/2015 - 12 p.m. EDT

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Are You Ready for When Millennials Take Over?

Whether we are ready for it or not, the future of business is here. It's a future in which organizations must learn how to move faster, flatten their hierarchies, share more openly and operate more digitally. And although many of these changes are a direct result of the millennial generation shaking up today's workplaces, it's much bigger than that. This new era goes beyond generations - and requires leaders from every generation to learn new ways of working, leading and managing.

Presenters:

Jamie Notter

Maddie Grant

Date/Time: 05/12/2015 - 1 p.m. EDT

Got Compliance? Latest Global Anti-Corruption Trends

Join us as we explore immerging risks and the latest enforcement trends in anti-corruption from around the globe. Joe D. Whitley and Doreen M. Edelman of Baker Donelson lead this webinar examining the current state of anti-corruption laws. From there, they will explain what these events mean for the future of anti-corruption regulations.

Presenters:

Joe D. Whitley, chair of Baker Donelson's White Collar Criminal Defense Group

Doreen M. Edelman, shareholder and co-chair of Baker Donelson's Global Business Team

Date/Time: 05/06/2015 - 12 p.m. EDT

Learning is a Partnership - We're In This Together

This interactive webinar with Jason Grieve, National Learning & Development Manager, People & Performance, Arthur J. Gallagher, as he shares insights, challenges and successes Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) encountered while developing their learning program.In this one-hour webinar, you will hear: How AJG developed their vision for their learning program and overcame their challenges How to create a unique and relevant learning and development proposition that resonates with your target audience How to leverage your internal people capability and external relationships to improve your learning offering How to make learning intuitive, easy to access and aligned to the current and future needs of the business.

Presenter:

Jason Grieve, National Learning & Development Manager, People & Performance, Arthur J. Gallagher

Date/Time: 04/29/2015 - 12 p.m. EDT

Putting 70:20:10 into Action with Charles Jennings

The 70:20:10 framework is based on the principle that working adults learn extensively beyond the classroom. Most learning and development professionals understand this. The challenge comes when we need to build this 'extended learning' into our own organisations' modus operandi. In this webinar Charles Jennings will explain several ways that 70:20:10 is being used to exploit learning in the workplace. He will provide specific examples and explain how some organisations have embraced the '70' and '20' - experiential and social learning - to improve overall learning outcomes.

Presenter:

Charles Jennings, Duntroon Associates

Date/Time: 04/22/2015 - 12 p.m. BST

Create an Enduring Competitive Advantage

An organization's people are its biggest competitive advantage - however, programs designed to increase employee engagement and productivity often don't produce the desired results. Research shows this is typically due to lack of visibility into employees' capabilities. In this webinar, Stephen Nunn will show you how easy it is to uncover the capabilities and performance then tie together your talent processes - from recruiting to performance management, succession planning, and compensation. He'll demonstrate how this insight into people can then be further developed utilizing best in class integrated Learning technology. With SumTotal solutions, you can unlock and develop hidden potential in your employees and watch your business soar.

Presenter:

Stephen Nunn, Sumtotal Systems Inc

Date/Time: 04/22/2015 - 12 p.m. EDT

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05/12/2015AmericasAre You Ready for When Millennials Take Over?
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05/06/2015AmericasGot Compliance? Latest Global Anti-Corruption Trends
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04/29/2015APACLearning is a Partnership - We're In This Together
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04/22/2015EMEAPutting 70:20:10 into Action with Charles Jennings
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Integrating Compliance with Business Strategy: The Skillsoft Compliance Maturity Model

Complex and continually evolving regulatory standards are placing increased pressure on our customers to "do the right thing and do it right now." That's why we've established Skillsoft Global Compliance Solutions: to offer training solutions and management tools to assist our customers in promoting ethical and lawful cultures, reducing legal and regulatory violations and minimize their exposure to operational risk.

Length: 8 pages

Does your code of conduct program hit the mark? Ten questions you should be asking yourself.

To compete in today's global marketplace, employees at every level of your organization need to understand the risks associated with a broad spectrum of compliance issues and feel empowered to make the right decisions - even when no one is watching. Sixty-two percent of organizations cite risk management and assessment as a top-three concern when asked about elements of success. Many companies struggle to meet this challenge, but an effective compliance training program can foster a culture of workplace best-practices from the boardroom all the way to the shop floor. Here are 10 questions that you may find useful to consider when planning or reviewing your code of conduct program.

Length: 8 pages

The Changing Role of the CIO

No department within an organization has undergone such a profound change as that of IT. The platforms used to deliver IT products and services, the tools-of-the-trade and skillsets required to do the job have changed. On top of all that, the IT function is now being integrated into the company's other operations and is expected to operate as a business-within-abusiness. Overseeing this sea change is the CIO. This paper examines how the role of the CIO has been evolving to meet today's new world of IT.

Length: 12 pages

The Relationship Between Learning, Workforce Agility, and Business Performance

Organizations that embrace and practice agility are proven to be more effective in dealing with change. Key to fostering agility is continuous learning and development. Learning is not an event-based occurrence where one-time training can satisfy skill gaps; learning opportunities need to be accessible, targeted, and continuous. With a strong learning culture that aligns with business objectives, companies are better able to embrace an agile mindset, and with increased agility, performance will improve and the overall business impact will increase.

Length: 10 pages

Direct the White Space: Refocusing Leadership Development from Program to Process

The current approach to leadership development in most organizations today isn't working. Organizations must refocus their leadership efforts and shift their mindset from programs to process. The solution must scale and be compatible with the environment in which leaders operate - one of constant change and a scarcity of "white space." This paper provides insights on how we can refocus leadership development by moving from programs to process and directing the white space.

Length: 12 pages

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Improving Business PerformanceIntegrating Compliance with Business Strategy: The Skillsoft Compliance Maturity Model
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Improving Business PerformanceDoes your code of conduct program hit the mark? Ten questions you should be asking yourself.
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Improving Business PerformanceThe Changing Role of the CIO
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Improving Business PerformanceThe Relationship Between Learning, Workforce Agility, and Business Performance
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Leadership DevelopmentDirect the White Space: Refocusing Leadership Development from Program to Process
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Trending Now: Social Learning

In this report from Aberdeen Group, learn more about the practice of social learning, how best-in-class companies are making it work for them and what business impact you might realize by adopting social learning in your organization.

Length: 8 pages

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

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

Transform Midmarket IT Skills to Meet Future Demand, from Gartner, Inc.

Midsize enterprise CIOs consistently cite not having enough IT staff as a primary challenge within their departments, however they still must serve a full range of business needs while managing IT functions. There are 3 critical shifts that need to happen to help IT become more efficient, adaptable and engaged with business demands.In this research brief, Gartner explains how to make your IT department more versatile, help your IT team to become self-directed and leverage internal and external resources to provide effective IT services.

Length: 7 pages

Point of View: The Era of Enablement

Recent sales and marketing developments in terms of more consultative support, targeted market segmentation, and agile delivery capabilities now have corollaries in the workforce support domain through the Skillsoft SumTotal combination: topical and timely content, targeted and delivered to audiences that need it, embedded in business systems that they are using. And the companies that use Skillsoft and SumTotal should be in a better position to enable those very sales and delivery professionals themselves.

Length: 5 pages

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Aberdeen GroupTrending Now: Social Learning
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Bersin by DeloitteNine Steps for Selecting an LMS
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Brandon Hall GroupState of Succession Management 2015: Increasing Investment and Accelerating Automation
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GartnerTransform Midmarket IT Skills to Meet Future Demand, from Gartner, Inc.
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HfS ResearchPoint of View: The Era of Enablement
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