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

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.

Skillsoft Leadership Advantage Tour - German

Length: 00:07:34

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: 00:08:42

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

Length: 00:08:43

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

Lean Tools for Process Control in Six Sigma

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Engaging Top Performers

How do you move your company to drive results and take a prominent place in the market? By engaging those employees who consistently bring high levels of performance and positively influence the culture of your organization. Managers and leaders need to recognize who their top performers are, how they're different from other employees, and how to ensure they maintain a deep connection with their work. In this course, you'll learn how to improve your workplace so that it both attracts and meets the needs of top performers and how to work with four communication styles, including the one typically used by top performers, to help you recognize and adjust your own style for more effective communication.

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

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.

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

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.

Microsoft Visio: Simplifying Organization Chart Creation

Length: 00:04:31

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Length: 00:03:36

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Skillport Tour

Length: 00:04:27

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.

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.

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.

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Business Challenge SeriesUsing Competitive Selling SkillsModule
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Business SkillsKC Tour Professional FoundationsLearning Portal Tour
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Business SkillsSkillsoft Sales Advantage TourLearning Portal Tour
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Business Skills CoursesLean Tools for Process Control in Six SigmaCourse
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Business Skills CoursesEngaging Top PerformersCourse
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Business Skills CoursesInterpersonal Communication: Communicating with ConfidenceCourse
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Compliance CoursesThe Internet, Social Media, and Electronic CommunicationCourse
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Compliance CoursesWorkplace Harassment for EmployeesCourse
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Compliance ImpactSocial Media-Blogger Gone BadModule
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Desktop Performance VideoMicrosoft Visio: Simplifying Organization Chart CreationVideo
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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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Desktop Skills CoursesManipulating Data in Excel 2013Course
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EH&S CoursesElectrical SafetyCourse
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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 Performance VideoApple iPhone iOS 7: Personal HotspotVideo
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IT Skills CoursesLive Learning DemonstrationLive Learning Course
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IT Skills CoursesCertified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v8: Hacking and Penetration TestingCourse
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IT Skills CoursesManaging Agile Software DevelopmentCourse
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IT Skills CoursesMicrosoft SQL Server 2012: Querying Basics and Modifying DataCourse
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IT Skills CoursesICND2 2.0: VLANs and Spanning-TreeCourse
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IT Skills CoursesCISSP 2013 Domain: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery PlanningCourse
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IT Skills CoursesJunior Level LPIC-1 Exam 101: Linux Package ManagementCourse
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IT Skills CoursesCISM 2013: Information Security Governance (Part 1)Course
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IT Skills CoursesMicrosoft Exchange Server 2013 - Core Solutions: DeploymentCourse
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LeadershipShawn Achor: Creating Positive Team EnvironmentsVideo
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LeadershipGeneral Stan McChrystal: What Every Leader Must Possess - Empathy and PerspectiveVideo
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LeadershipLynda Gratton: Raising Performance and Collaboration in Virtual TeamsVideo
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LeadershipRenee Mauborgne: Tips on Developing a Blue Ocean StrategyVideo
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LeadershipDan Pink: Whose Purpose is it Anyway?Video
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Learning Management SystemsSkillport TourVideo Tour
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Workplace Safety CoursesFire Safety and PreventionCourse
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Workplace Safety CoursesFoodservice Worker SafetyCourse
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Workplace Safety CoursesBloodborne Pathogen AwarenessCourse
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