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.





SkillStudio Product Demo

SkillStudio Product Demo

Length: 00:24:40

KC Tour Professional Foundations

Skillsoft Professional Advantage Tour

Skillsoft Professional Advantage is a targeted professional development program focusing on key, essential competencies for non-managerial business professionals in the workplace. Recognizing that today's learners are busier than ever, each learning track provides choices for accessing the right amount of learning, in the right mode, for that moment in time. The multiple modes of instruction, including text, video, and interactive activities, keep the learning quick, easy, and engaging.

Length: 00:08:26

Skillsoft Leadership Advantage Tour

Length: 00:06:12

Skillsoft Sales Advantage Tour

Skillsoft Sales Advantage is aimed at experienced sales professionals selling into corporate and technical environments involving complex, extended sales cycles and consultative relationships. Recognizing that sales people are busier than ever, each learning track provides choices for accessing the right learning, in the right mode, at the right time. Flexibility is built in. You access learning your way... The multiple modes of instruction, including text, video, and interactive activities, ensure the learning is quick, easy, and engaging.

Length: 00:08:34

Skillsoft Leadership Advantage Tour - German

Length: 00:07:34

Interpersonal Communication: Communicating with Confidence (Spanish)

The course shows you how the essential elements of trust, credibility, and specific confident communication behaviors bring about confident communication and enhance your influence. It highlights the advantages of communicating with confidence, explores the construction of trust and credibility, and clarifies how trust and credibility result in confident communications.

Length: 01:00:00

Interpersonal Communication: Communicating with Confidence

The course shows you how the essential elements of trust, credibility, and specific confident communication behaviors bring about confident communication and enhance your influence. It highlights the advantages of communicating with confidence, explores the construction of trust and credibility, and clarifies how trust and credibility result in confident communications.

Length: 01:00:00

Using Emotional Intelligence on the Job

In this course, you'll learn the value of emotions and how they can affect your workplace for better or for worse. You'll gain an understanding of how emotional forces can influence performance and decision making, learn how you can leverage emotions in a way that maximizes performance, and discover how you can shape your own and others' emotions in positive and mutually satisfying ways. The course will focus on using of empathy, particularly in confrontation scenarios, and on helping others to develop their own emotional self-awareness and empathy, leading to more positive exchanges on the job.

Length: 01:00:00

Workplace Harassment for Employees

Harassment at work can have a corrosive effect on an organization's culture and can lead to low employee morale, reduced productivity, and even criminal liability. Focusing on the forms of harassment prohibited by federal law, this course will provide an overview of the types of behaviors that can give rise to harassment claims, including those based on gender, race, color, national origin, religion, age, and disability. It will also discuss the benefits of and strategies for promoting a respectful work environment that is free of all forms of harassment, intimidation, and discrimination.

Length: 00:30:00

Microsoft Visio: Simplifying Organization Chart Creation

Length: 00:04:31

Manipulating Data in Excel 2013

Excel 2013 provides multiple features for organizing and managing data, including sorting and filtering tools that are essential to data analysis. Using data organization features, you can sort, filter, and group and outline data so that you can focus on its key parts. Properly arranged data using the commands in the Data tab allows you to present your data in a logical and easy to understand manner. This course explores organizing data in Excel 2013 using the built-in features. It also covers converting text to columns for easy of splitting text. This course will help prepare learners for the Microsoft Certification Exam 77-420: Excel 2013 which certifies individuals as Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Excel 2013.

Length: 01:00:00

Navigating, Lists, Libraries, Alerts, and Document Sets in SharePoint 2013

This course covers how to navigate within the SharePoint 2013 interface using the Quick Launch and top link bar, as well as the Settings menu and the Newsfeed, SkyDrive, and Sites tabs. It also explores list and library management, including adding new items, adjusting item properties, and removing items. It demonstrates how to set alerts on list and libraries, as well as how to set an alert on search query results. Creating and adding files to document sets is also covered. This course will help prepare learners for the Microsoft Certification Exam 77-425: SharePoint 2013 which certifies individuals as Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): SharePoint 2013.

Length: 01:00:00

Social Networking for Users

This course will focus on using social networking services in a business context, and will include a discussion on the services available, instruction on using services in a professional manner, and a discussion of potential issues arising from social networking usage in the workplace.

Length: 01:00:00

Microsoft Word for Mac 2011

Word for Mac 2011 is the newest version of Microsoft's word processing tool for the Mac platform. It offers a streamlined interface and features that allow you to create attractive and engaging documents. The ribbon, which is unique to Microsoft Office, organizes Word's many features into related tabs and makes it easier to quickly access those you need. And if you don't want to start your document with a blank white page, you can easily choose from a variety of templates using the Word Document Gallery. This course explores these topics and many other basics of using Word 2011, including opening the application, creating new documents, opening documents, basic text editing, and an introduction to the many tools that will help you create and edit your documents.

Length: 01:00:00

Electrical Safety

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.

Length: 00:30:00

Apple iPhone iOS 7: Personal Hotspot

The Personal Hotspot feature in iOS 7 allows you to use the cellular data connection on your Apple iPhone to connect your computer and other devices to the Internet. In this video, Bob Flisser demonstrates how to set up Personal Hotspot and share Internet connectivity with an iPad using Wi-Fi.

Length: 00:02:57

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.

Length: 00:04:31

Python: Retrieving Form Data

Python allows you to retrieve form data. In this video, Mark Lassoff demonstrates how to get the field storage value and get the individual values from the form.

Length: 00:04:42

Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Querying Basics and Modifying Data

This course also demonstrates how to use joins in queries in combine data from multiple tables and how to use subqueries. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the exam 70-461: Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Querying. This exam is one of the requirements for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associated (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 certification.

Length: 01:30:00

Windows 8 Encore Session 1 Installing, Upgrading, Migrating to Windows 8

This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system. The course covers such topics as installation, migration, Window 8 style applications, user and group accounts, security, networking, client virtualization, and advanced configuration. The course is designed to help IT professionals understand and support the technologies within Microsoft Windows 8.

Length: 01:00:00

Deminar

An engaging, 8-minute recording delivered by two of our expert instructors that conveys the look and feel of the Live class experience.

Length: 00:08:00

Managing Agile Software Development

In this course you will be introduced to the principles of agile project management during software development iterations. You will become familiar with agile practices in relation to project management tasks such as work scheduling, team meetings, change and risk management, progress monitoring, reports and reviews, and project scaling.

Length: 01:30:00

CISSP 2013 Domain: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

Business continuity is an essential part of any enterprise. When a disaster occurs, it is imperative that a company be prepared, and has policies and people in place to step in and restore normal business operations. This course discusses the processes that are used to create a business continuity and disaster recovery plan and strategies for critical resource recovery. This course guides you through the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) recommended by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) for its Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. The CISSP credential certifies student expertise in ten different knowledge domains.

Length: 01:30:00

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v8: Hacking and Penetration Testing

Hacking involves gaining unauthorized access to a computer system. Penetration testing is performed by ethical hackers using the same hacking techniques as an attacker would use, in order to uncover real and potential security vulnerabilities. In this course we discuss hacking concepts, methods, and penetration testing. An ethical hacker is a person who attacks an organization's security on behalf of its owners in order to discover vulnerabilities. Instead of taking advantage of these vulnerabilities, the ethical hacker reports them to the organization who can then put in place the appropriate countermeasures to protect themselves against malicious hackers. This course is the first in a series of courses which can used in preparation for the Certified Ethical Hacker v8, 312-50, exam. The course has been developed in partnership with EC-Council and is based on their Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures V8 course materials and labs.

Length: 01:30:00

PMP 5th Edition Encore Session 3: Time Planning

This course provides Project Managers with the knowledge and skills needed to master the PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition and attain the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification. The PMP® credential is the most widely accepted project certification in the world and the framework on which it is based has set the standard for the project management profession for over 25 years. This course is intended to enhance a student's project experience with global terminology and the proven framework for leading and directing project teams and in delivering project results within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources. The Project Management Institute has modified the previous body of knowledge to consist of forty-seven project processes within five process groups and ten knowledge areas. This course will cover these processes in a logical, sequential, and effective way to quickly and effectively prepare learners for the PMP Certification Exam.

Length: 01:00:00

ICND2 2.0: VLANs and Spanning-Tree

This course starts with a review of VLAN and trunk technology. Understanding how VLANs and trunks operate and which protocols are associated with them is important for configuring, verifying, and troubleshooting VLANs and trunks on Cisco access switches. This course also addresses some of the common reasons that port connectivity, VLAN configuration, and trunk establishment can fail. It describes what information to look for to identify the source of the problem and determine how to solve it. Switched networks introduce redundancy, so an STP loop-avoidance mechanism is needed to prevent undesirable loops.

Length: 02:00:00

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) v5.0 Expert Encore

The DCUCI course focuses on the installation and implementation of Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series Blade Servers and C-Series Rack-Mount Servers. Students learn how these servers can integrate with Local Area Network (LAN) and/or Storage Area Network (SAN) storage solutions. The course also includes a discussion of virtualization technologies, including the Cisco Nexus 1000V virtual switch.

Length: 01:00:00

Oracle Database 12c: Managing Security

Oracle Database 12c has provided some new security features to better enable security within a database instance. This includes unified auditing to consolidate all audit trails and to improve auditing performance, new administrative privileges and the ability to analyze privileges on users. It also provide a feature called Oracle Data Redaction, which enables sensitive data to be shielded from applications and users on-the-fly before results are sent to the end-user or application. This course will discuss and explain how to use and implement these features in Oracle Database 12c. This course is one in a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 1Z0-060: Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c certification exam.

Length: 02:00:00

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 101: Linux Package Management

Package management systems are used for installing, uninstalling, and upgrading software in Linux. This course describes the most common package management systems - dpkg, which is the system used with Debian packages, rpm used with Red Hat-based packages, and yum, adapted by Red Hat to deal with dependency issues. This course is part of a series that prepares the learner for CompTIA Linux+ exam LX0-101 and Linux Professional Institute (LPI) LPIC-1 Junior Level Administrator exam 101.

Length: 01:30:00

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 - Core Solutions: Deployment

Exchange Server 2013 is Microsoft's latest release of their popular messaging and communications server. A variety of features have been added or expanded upon with this release, most notably the consolidation of server roles. This courses discusses the Exchange prerequisites and network requirements for installing Exchange Server in your organization. Also, demonstrated is the installation of Exchange Server 2013 and the new Exchange Administration Center (EAC). This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 exam 70-341 Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013. This exam is one of the requirements for the MCSE: Messaging certification path.

Length: 01:30:00

CISM 2013: Information Security Governance (Part 1)

Information Security Governance is a major part of the job role of an Information Security Manager. The goal of information security governance is to establish and maintain a framework to provide assurance that information security strategies are aligned with the business objectives and consistent with applicable laws and regulations. This course looks at the role of information security governance in an organization, the need for senior management support for all policies and procedures that are put in place, the actual role the information security manager, and the core principles and metrics that are used at part of this process. This course prepares you for the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) exam.

Length: 02:00:00

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.

Length: 00:03:00

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.

Length: 00:03:30

Renee Mauborgne: Tips on Developing a Blue Ocean Strategy

Identify factors you compete on compared with buyer value, compared with the competition. Then identify customers who occasionally use, refuse to use, and never use. What factors should be eliminated or created to attract those customers and lower costs?

Length: 00:03:49

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.

Length: 00:02:00

Lynda Gratton: Raising Performance and Collaboration in Virtual Teams

What it takes to be successful in a team that is co-located is not the same as what it takes to be successful in a virtual team. Virtual teams are more likely to be motivated and energized if they have a great task that pulls the team together. Second, after a virtual team has worked together for a while, relationships begin to break down. To counter this, face-to-face or video-enabled meetings should be scheduled from time to time, to pull the team together.

Length: 00:02:00

Skillport Tour

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Business Skills CoursesUsing Emotional Intelligence on the JobCourse
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Desktop Performance VideoMicrosoft Visio: Simplifying Organization Chart CreationVideo
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Desktop Skills CoursesManipulating Data in Excel 2013Course
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Desktop Skills CoursesNavigating, Lists, Libraries, Alerts, and Document Sets in SharePoint 2013Course
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Desktop Skills CoursesSocial Networking for UsersCourse
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Desktop Skills CoursesMicrosoft Word for Mac 2011Course
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EH&S CoursesElectrical SafetyCourse
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IT Performance VideoApple iPhone iOS 7: Personal HotspotVideo
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IT Performance VideoAngularJS: Using the $anchorScroll ServiceVideo
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IT Performance VideoPython: Retrieving Form DataVideo
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IT Skills CoursesMicrosoft SQL Server 2012: Querying Basics and Modifying DataCourse
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IT Skills CoursesWindows 8 Encore Session 1 Installing, Upgrading, Migrating to Windows 8Live Learning Course
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IT Skills CoursesDeminarLive Learning Course
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IT Skills CoursesManaging Agile Software DevelopmentCourse
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IT Skills CoursesCISSP 2013 Domain: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery PlanningCourse
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IT Skills CoursesCertified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v8: Hacking and Penetration TestingCourse
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IT Skills CoursesPMP 5th Edition Encore Session 3: Time PlanningLive Learning Course
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IT Skills CoursesICND2 2.0: VLANs and Spanning-TreeCourse
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IT Skills CoursesImplementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) v5.0 Expert EncoreLive Learning Course
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IT Skills CoursesOracle Database 12c: Managing SecurityCourse
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IT Skills CoursesJunior Level LPIC-1 Exam 101: Linux Package ManagementCourse
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IT Skills CoursesMicrosoft Exchange Server 2013 - Core Solutions: DeploymentCourse
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IT Skills CoursesCISM 2013: Information Security Governance (Part 1)Course
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LeadershipShawn Achor: Creating Positive Team EnvironmentsVideo
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LeadershipDan Pink: Whose Purpose is it Anyway?Video
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LeadershipRenee Mauborgne: Tips on Developing a Blue Ocean StrategyVideo
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LeadershipGeneral Stan McChrystal: What Every Leader Must Possess - Empathy and PerspectiveVideo
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