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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Directing the White Space

It's scarce and it's important. It's one of the most valuable resources a leader has. It's called "white space," and it's the available time between meetings and other tasks. Join Skillsoft Vice President and Executive Producer Taavo Godtfredsen in this leadership webinar as he shows you how the way you use white space can be the difference between success and failure.

Presenter:

Taavo Godtfredsen, Vice President and Executive Producer, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 05/13/2015 - 12 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

The Right Blend - The 70:20:10 Learning Framework

Despite decades of research showing that most organizational learning occurs informally and on the job, companies are still hopelessly devoted to the classroom and formal learning. The 70:20:10 Learning Framework says that this type of learning only accounts for 10% of what a person learns at work. What can companies do to shift the paradigm and effectively deliver on the other 90%?

Presenters:

David Wentworth, Senior Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group

Alexandra Hopkins, Head of Learning and Development, CGI

Date/Time: 05/05/2015 - 11 a.m. EDT

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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

We have a development plan- now what? Strategies for a successful learning program implementation.

How do you cut through the endless noise of emails and social media to lead your talent to elearning? Hear Paul Scott discuss how an academic healthcare institution with 13,000 employees implemented a successful, data driven campus-wide learning academy in 15 months. This program is approved for 1 recertification credit hour (general HR) toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. At the end of the webinar, you'll walk away with best practices for implementing and marketing your internal learning programs.

Presenter:

Paul Scott manages the Academy for Career Enrichment (ACE) at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Date/Time: 04/09/2015 - 12 p.m. EDT

Inside a workplace accident: The "what now?" scenario.

Join us for an in-depth and practical look at how employers should properly handle a workplace accident resulting in a worker injury/illness. Mike Palmer CSP, CIH, CHMM, VP of EnSafe, leads this 45-minute session examining a common accident and the circumstances leading up to the event. This webinar will address critical actions employers must take in response to a workplace accident and reporting the work-related incident to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Included is an interactive version of the Fishbone and 5 Why techniques that are featured in the webinar.

Presenter:

Mike Palmer, CSP, CIH, CHMM, VP of EnSafe

Date/Time: 04/02/2015 - 12 p.m. EDT

Direct the White Space (APAC)

Join Taavo Godtfredsen, Vice President and Executive Producer, Skillsoft, in this leadership webinar as he shows you how the way you use white space can be the difference between success and failure. You'll learn: The difference between a development "program" and a development "process." How to direct white space to maximize effectiveness. How to create real impact on leadership development application.

Presenter:

Taavo Godtfredsen, Vice President and Executive Producer, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 03/31/2015 - 12 p.m. AEST

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04/22/2015EMEAPutting 70:20:10 into Action with Charles Jennings
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04/22/2015AmericasCreate an Enduring Competitive Advantage
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04/09/2015AmericasWe have a development plan- now what? Strategies for a successful learning program implementation.
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04/02/2015AmericasInside a workplace accident: The "what now?" scenario.
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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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Mobile Learning: Moving Companies Forward

Implementing mobile learning can increase revenue, improve employee performance, and ensure a strong, reliable core of employees and managers who are ready to step into bigger leadership roles. For those without mobile learning in place, though, the notion of implementation can sound pretty daunting. Beyond taking into account how Best-in-Companies have implemented mobile learning, this report tells you what to consider if you decide mobile learning is right for your organization.

Length: 10 pages

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

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 GroupMobile Learning: Moving Companies Forward
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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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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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