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.





Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative

Don't let stress push you to the brink! Eblin will show you what it takes to conquer the chaos of the never-ending workday

Presenter:

Scott Eblin - As an executive coach, speaker, and author, Scott Eblin helps clients strengthen their leadership presence by being more present. Scott's first book, The Next Level, is required reading for rising leaders in many of the world's most respected organizations.

Date/Time: 11/20/2014 - 12 p.m. ET

The Genius of the And: Leveraging LMS Integration to Drive Engagement

The Genius of the And: Leveraging Platform Integration to Drive Engagement Long description (250 words) TELUS is a leading telecommunications company in Canada providing a wide range of products and services. In 2007, TELUS' employee engagement score was 53%. After a significant investment in learning in 2013, it reached a record-high 83%, the highest engagement of any global organization of the same size and composition, according to consulting firm Aon Hewitt. This rapid increase led to TELUS' recent induction into Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame. An early adopter of Skillsoft's platform integration solution, TELUS utilized the "Genius of And" granting learners access to the content via a seamless sign-on through SuccessFactors, the "front door" to the learning, while running Skillsoft's learning platform, Skillport(r). This allowed TELUS to capture their data in one place and create a user-friendly experience. By enabling learning in this manner, TELUS connects people to people, people to content and people to ideas, helping them achieve their business goals. TELUS's learning solution maps directly to the company's values and is customized with TELUS branding, language and verbiage. By simplifying the learner experience with Customized Career Development plans and organized portals, TELUS saw an astounding 1200% increase in participation in all formal, informal, and social learning programs. Join Benny Ramos, a Senior Learning Consultant at TELUS, to discover how you can improve engagement at your organization. During the webinar, attendees will learn:

* Benefits of using an "And" solution for platform Integration.

* How to achieve success by providing learners with access to content through multiple points of entry.

* How learning supports retention and engagement at TELUS.

Presenter:

Benny Ramos, Sr. Career Development Consultant / Learning Technology, TELUS

Date/Time: 11/13/2014 - 11 a.m. ET

Conversations in Leadership: Annie Murphy Paul

See how to unlock your intellect - and the inner-genius of those around you - in this brilliant webinar hosted by Annie Murphy Paul.

Presenters:

Annie Murphy Paul, Contributing writer for Time magazine

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 11/11/2014 - 12 p.m. EST

Project Managers Leadership Dynamics: Can you identify your power?

In this PDU eligible webinar learn how power dynamics underlie all organizations. Understanding how to recognize and embody the different types of power is not only crucial for project managers to influence stakeholders but it is also essential for building highly performing teams.

*To receive PDU's for this webinar, you must attend the entire live session. Attendance will be monitored.

Presenter:

Emily Berry, PMP

Date/Time: 11/03/2014 - 12 p.m. EST

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Leadership @LLNL "The Leadership Replicator"

With a diverse and multidisciplinary population whose priorities encompass national security, technology and engineering innovation, and scientific computing, how do you implement leadership competencies that need to be consistent across the institution, yet flexible enough to meet the needs of the individual organizations? Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) did this by engaging with Skillsoft's Professional Services Group to map Skillsoft content to organization competencies.

Presenter:

Leslie Positeri, Senior Training and Development Specialist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Date/Time: 10/22/2014 - 1 p.m. EDT

Social Learning: Get Started

Although it seems that social and collaborative technology tools for learning have been around for quite some time, many organizations are truly just beginning to understand how to leverage them. According to Brandon Hall Group's Social and Collaborative Learning 2014 survey, the majority of organizations are still in the emerging/developing stages of social learning. Join David Wentworth, Senior Learning Analyst with Brandon Hall Group, and Kelly Young, Learning Program Manager at Humana, as they explore where the market is (and where you are) on the social learning spectrum. They will also share Humana's journey into social and collaborative learning and what it takes to get started.

Presenters:

David Wentworth, Senior Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group

Kelly Young, Learning Program Manager, Humana

Date/Time: 10/02/2014 - 12 p.m. EDT

Develop Me: Creating and Marketing a Personalized Learning Academy

Research tells us that the average worker sends and receives 110 or more emails a day. Coupled with the in-your-face selfies, up-to-the-minute tweets and "buy-this-now-or-you'll-never-survive-in-business" unsolicited phone and written requests for our time and money, connecting with our workforce meaningfully and personally has never been more important than it is today. Join us for this TrainingIndustry.com webinar, sponsored by Skillsoft, to hear Paul Scott, manager of learning and development, discuss how UT Southwestern Medical Center, an academic healthcare institution with 13,000 employees, has implemented a fully functioning campus-wide learning academy as well as developed and rolled out an ongoing personalized marketing strategy based upon efficient and effective data collection - all within 15 months.

Presenter:

Paul Scott, Manager of Learning and Development UT Southwestern Medical Center

Date/Time: 10/01/2014 - 1 p.m. EDT

Tips and Tricks for Getting Started with Elearning

Overcoming elearning implementation obstacles is not an easy feat. Hear how learning leaders, Michelle Baker of Finish Line and Stephanie VanGilder of Mercy, overcame obstacles and launched successful elearning programs recently. During this webinar, you'll learn: Elearning strategies for a successful implementation, how to drive engagement and tips for getting and keeping executive/leader endorsement.

Presenters:

Michelle Baker, Manager, Learning & Development, Finish Line

Stephanie VanGilder, Senior Business Operations Specialist, Mercy Technology Services

Ivonne Smith, Global Manager, Client Engagement, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 09/30/2014 - 12 p.m. EDT

Conversations in Leadership: Beverly Beuermann-King

Don't let stress create chaos in your professional and personal life. Beverly Beuermann-King will help you put a plan in place to improve the mental health of you and your team.

Presenters:

Beverly Beuermann-King, Health, Wellness and Stress Management speaker

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 09/16/2014 - 12 p.m. EDT

Going Global: Transforming a US-Centric Development Model into a Worldwide Learning Organization

How do you develop associates in 27 countries? Walmart's business needed a global development program with the goal of elevating finance and business skill levels across their global finance organizations. Most of their international markets had no development resources available for their finance associates, and it was becoming increasingly important to provide opportunities for growth and advancement. To provide growth opportunities, Walmart offered a blended learning approach, both elearning and instructor-led, for functional training to all levels, to Finance associates in their native languages. The goal of the training was to build financial acumen for all associates, leveraging the elearning portal across all areas of Walmart, regardless of functional area. To create the program, Walmart aligned objectives to key talent development priorities.

Presenter:

Jacob Little, Manager of Talent Development at Walmart

Date/Time: 08/28/2014 - 1 p.m. EDT

Talent Development Reporting Principles (TDRp): Standards for the Reporting and Management of Human Capital

Join us to see how these new standards can help you measure, report, and manage your organization's human capital. Dave Vance, Executive Director of the nonprofit Center for Talent Reporting - will introduce the TDRp framework and discuss how it can help practitioners plan, measure, and manage to deliver business impact using a standard, yet flexible, approach which will enable you to become a valued, strategic business partner.

Presenter:

David Vance, Executive Director at Center for Talent Reporting

Date/Time: 08/14/2014 - 2 p.m. (AEST)

Talent Development Reporting Principles: Standards for the Reporting and Management of Human Capital

While more data and tools are available than ever before, practitioners continue to struggle with the fundamental questions of what data to collect, how to report it, and how best use it. Many talent professionals, in particular, struggle with how to create reports that show alignment and impact for their important work. Historically, the talent development field has had no agreed-upon standards to answer these questions. Talent Development Reporting Principles (TDRp) is an industry-led initiative to develop and implement internal reporting and management standards for all key human capital processes like L and D, talent acquisition, and leadership development. In short, TDRp is designed to help you plan, measure, and manage to deliver business impact for your organization.

Presenter:

David Vance, Executive Director at Center for Talent Reporting

Date/Time: 08/07/2014 - 1 p.m. EDT

Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Cracking the Career Development Code

Now is the time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, coauthor of Help Them Grow or Watch Them Grow: Career Conversations Employees Want, will share her findings from decades of field research. In this one hour webinar, you'll be able to: Apply a practical framework that makes career development more doable and durable. Re-set employee expectations of career development while enhancing satisfaction and engagement. Facilitate more frequent and more effective career development through a conversational model that turns ordinary moments into extraordinary coaching opportunities. Understand the role of culture and what every leader can to create a career development-friendly environment.

Presenter:

Julie Winkle Giulioni, coauthor of Help Them Grow or Watch Them Grow: Career Conversations Employees Want

Date/Time: 07/15/2014 - 2 p.m. (AEST)

Conversations in Leadership: Mark Goulston, M.D.

This webinar - Just Listen: Tips from a Former FBI Negotiation Trainer on How to Get Through to Anyone - is a lesson in persuasion like no other. From your personal life to professional career, Goulston's insights could have a profound impact on your communication skills

Presenters:

Mark Goulston, M.D., Business advisor, consultant, trainer and coach trained as a clinical psychiatrist

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 07/09/2014 - 12 p.m. EDT

Winning with The Welch Way

Join us for this informative webinar and be one of the first to experience the 'Welch Way' leadership program in Asia Pacific. Find out why Jack Welch's proven, performance-driven approach to management cuts through theory and allows you and your teams to immediately put concepts into action. Here at Skillsoft, we're so convinced Welch Way works that we're running the program in-house to much success. Hear from members of our regional leadership team as they share candidly what they've learned from Welch Way and how they implement the teachings with their teams.

Presenter:

Panel

Date/Time: 06/25/2014 - 2 p.m. (AEST)

Showing the Value of Learning in the Restaurant & Hospitality Industry

Business cases in favor of investing in learning must clearly illustrate alignment of learning investments to improved efficiency, high effectiveness, and link to desired business outcomes. Conceptual alignment is not enough. Decision-makers need hard dollar estimates, forecasts, and real data to consider. In this webinar, Laura Rexford, Global Manager, Client Loyalty at Skillsoft Corporation will share insights, tried-and-true methods, and research-based facts to help answer critical questions for Talent Development leaders in the Restaurant and Hospitality industries.

Presenter:

Laura Rexford, Global Manager, Client Loyalty, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 06/19/2014 - 12 p.m. EDT

Lessons on Leadership featuring Jack Welch

Learn from Jack's expertise culled from his 20 years as GE's top executive. Watch the discussion from Skillsoft Perspectives 2014.

Presenter:

Jack Welch, Executive Chairman of the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University

Date/Time: 05/15/2014 - 12 p.m. EDT

Understanding the 5 Essential Elements of Corporate Compliance

Today's multinational organizations must contend with an ever-changing number of compliance requirements that seem to multiply daily, from the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines to the UK Bribery Act and OECD best practices. The good news is that those requirements can be boiled down to five essential elements that -- if incorporated into a company's compliance program -- will satisfy the wide variety of law enforcement expectations and help prevent costly prosecutions. During this webinar, speaker Stephen R. Martin II will explain each of these essential elements, with special attention being paid to the element of training.

Presenters:

Stephen Martin, Founder and Managing Director, Baker & McKenzie Compliance Consulting (BMCC)

Marc Litt, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Compliance Consulting (BMCC)

Date/Time: 05/14/2014 - 12 p.m. EDT

IT: Moving Beyond Certification Support (ANZ)

Technology is an important equalizer in helping businesses maintain profits while controlling cost. Additionally, many organizations now see IT as an avenue for new competitive opportunities. Organizations are attempting to rebuild 'in-house' IT skills, as this better aligns employee skills and company goals. Join us in this hour-long webinar and learn how to: Identify skills required to support your strategic goals and objectives Identify skill gaps in your organization Create a framework to develop strategies to close skill gaps including the SFIA capability framework Align learning tools to support your strategies

Presenters:

Jim Zimmermann, Director, Product Marketing, Skillsoft

Gail Matthey, Solutions Architect, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 04/29/2014 - 1 p.m. NXST

Building Blocks of a Healthy Learning Program

Ever wondered what a healthy learning program would look like? What best practices organizations are doing to achieve success? With so much coming at us industry wide with the a moniker of "the best" it is often hard to sift through what the true best practices really are. It's also hard to determine the industry's out of the orbit hype versus the pragmatic reality of what is really being implemented on the ground. To address that curiosity with insight and to help spread the word about what works, Skillsoft developed this summary of the industry's best practices that can materialize no matter what the organization's size, budget or resource capacity. Our experience with more than 6500 clients and 20M learners in 150+ countries gives us the unique ability to sort through the clutter and provide you with greater clarity. In this one-hour webinar, you will learn the four key building blocks to learning program success and also review the benchmark statistics of Skillsoft clients with high utilization. Glean insight from Skillsoft's Global Manager of Client Engagement, Ivonne Smith, who has worked with many of Skillsoft's top organizations to help them build their top notch learning program's. Don't wait, sign up today! During this webinar you will learn:

* The four key building blocks that lead to a successful learning program

* The benchmark statistics of Skillsoft clients with high utilization of their learning programs

* How to implement action steps to get our organization's learning program where it needs to and should be

Presenter:

Ivonne Smith, Global Manager of Client Engagement

Date/Time: 04/29/2014 - 1 p.m. EDT

IT: Moving Beyond Certification Support (ASIA)

Technology is an important equalizer in helping businesses maintain profits while controlling cost. Additionally, many organizations now see IT as an avenue for new competitive opportunities. Organizations are attempting to rebuild 'in-house' IT skills, as this better aligns employee skills and company goals. Join us in this hour-long webinar and learn how to: Identify skills required to support your strategic goals and objectives Identify skill gaps in your organization Create a framework to develop strategies to close skill gaps including the SFIA capability framework Align learning tools to support your strategies

Presenters:

Jim Zimmermann, Director, Product Marketing, Skillsoft

Gail Matthey, Solutions Architect, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 04/29/2014 - 1 p.m. NXST

Hexaware: Redefining Learning Architecture through a Blended Approach

Did you know that 'as much as 80% to 90% of learning takes place in the workplace, not a classroom'? As such, businesses recognizes the need to create a learning culture within the organization to provide employees with the right incentives and development opportunities in order to retain talent, improve performance and productivity. Organizations such as Hexaware have achieved success by adopting a blended approach with a combination of formal and informal learning experience.

Presenter:

Nirmala Gopalakrishnan, head of Global Training Operations, Hexaware Technologies Ltd.

Date/Time: 04/17/2014 - 9 a.m. IST

The Top 5 Game Changers in Elearning and What They Can Do for You

Is your present opinion of elearning skewed by the past experiences with CBT? While the concept of computer-based training (CBT) has been around for 20+ years, more recent advancements in technology and cloud-based elearning have brought organizations into a new era of professional development solutions. Join us to learn more about the top 5 game changers in this industry and why your organization shouldn't be without these modern options for learning and development. Webinar speaker Cindy Simms of Skillsoft will share her industry expertise for the session.

Presenter:

Cindy Simms, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 04/02/2014 - 1 p.m. EDT

In conversation with Geraldine Coy: Brave Truth

Brave Truth, which explores the depths of the human psyche - both the positives and the negatives - and its impact on leadership and development. Geraldine's work recognizes leaders who reinforce the status quo; will always search for a positive solution; encourages growth through delegation; drives focus; manages diversity and develops a sound platform for self-directed teams.

Presenter:

Geraldine Coy, International author, Executive Coach and Organisation Development Consultant

Date/Time: 03/19/2014 - 2 p.m. AEDT

Transforming Training to Learning: Delivering Value and Business Impact

As budget pressures and the demand for skilled talent continue to increase, how do learning professionals allocate resources today and prepare their organizations for the future? Skillsoft customer, Michael Lindeman, VP Learning at ADP will discuss how his team transformed learning to align with strategic organizational goals and generate business impact.

Presenters:

Mike Lindemann, VP Learning, ADP

Lisa Woolsgrove, Learning Strategist, Skillsoft

Wendy Duffy, Manager, Northeast & Great Lakes Learning Consultants, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 03/12/2014 - 1 p.m. EDT

Execution IS the Strategy: How Leaders Achieve Maximum Results in Minimum Time

In today's world of rapid, disruptive change, strategy can't be separate from execution - it has to emerge from execution. You have to continually adjust your strategy to fit new realities. But if your organization isn't set up to be fast on its feet, you could easily go the way of Blockbuster or Borders. Laura Stack shows you how to quickly drive strategic initiatives and get great results from your team. Her L-E-A-D Formula™ outlines the Four Keys to Successful Execution.

Presenter:

Laura Stack, President, The Productivity Pro(r), Inc.

Date/Time: 03/05/2014 - 1 p.m. EST

Conversations in Leadership: Peter McGraw

Humor has its place, and that place can include your business. Join Peter McGraw as he "cracks the humor code" to help us grow as people and professionals in a meaningful way.

Presenter:

Peter McGraw, author of The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny

Date/Time: 02/20/2014 - 12 p.m. EST

Scaling Leadership Development: A New Way Forward

Today's turbulent and complex business environment poses unique and demanding challenges for leaders at all levels. Many lead in an environment of both abundance and scarcity, where the work is abundant (emails, meetings, projects...) and time is scarce. This is the leadership development conundrum of our time. Leaders believe they must choose between getting work done, as more and more gets put on their plate, or developing themselves and their team. This is a false choice. Taavo Godtfredsen harnesses real-world insight garnered from working with hundreds of leading executives and business authors for more than a decade to explain how to develop a practical, scalable model to drive both employee and organizational success.

Presenter:

Taavo Godtfredsen, Executive Producer, skillsoft

Date/Time: 02/19/2014 - 1 p.m. EST

In Conversation with Shawn Hunter, Out Think

Creativity, mental flexibility and collaboration have displaced one-dimensional intelligence and isolated determination as core ingredients of competitive advantage. This is where Out Think leadership comes in - a spectrum of thought, analysis, insight and stories on how organizations are searching for ways to leap-frog their businesses to the leading edge, imprint their brand on the public consciousness and become more relevant in the ever-changing global marketplace. Are you out thinking the competition? Take the Out Think leadership assessment to find out.

Presenter:

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 02/05/2014 - 1 p.m. AEDT

Three Key Elements of Effective Leadership Development: Analytics, Strategic Stories, and Modeling a Proven Approach

Based on highlights of Brandon Hall Group's latest leadership development benchmarking research, in this webcast, together we will explore high-performance LD practices including: A marquee learning culture; The critical path to effective leadership development solutions; and The role of mentoring in optimizing leader performance.

Presenters:

Laci Loew, Vice President Talent Management Practices and Principal Analyst, Brandon Hall Group

Annette Miller, Talent Management Lead, North America, Capgemini

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 01/30/2014 - 1 p.m. EST

The ECP Factor - Energy, Creativity and Performance

Organisations are constantly looking for the extra factor that gives them excellence and competitive edge, particularly within financial constraints. It has long been accepted that people are an organisation's primary resource but do we really understand and apply what truly inspires, nourishes and fosters sustained staff satisfaction, high energy, high performance and creativity.

Presenter:

Lynne Sedgmore CBE, CEO of the 157 Group of FE colleges

Date/Time: 01/16/2014 - 12 p.m. GMT

Quiet Influence: The New Wave of Leadership

People often think a big, vibrant personality is needed to succeed in the business world, but that's simply not true. It's often the quiet ones who have the loudest minds.Introverts can be highly effective influencers when they use their natural strengths, instead of trying to act like extroverts.In this highly engaging webinar, international speaker and bestselling author Jennifer Kahnweiler will show HR pros how introverts can harness their innate tendencies to make a real difference-in the workplace and the world.

Presenter:

Jennifer Kahnweiler, Speaker, Author

Date/Time: 01/08/2014 - 1 p.m. EST

State of the Industry, 2013

Laurie Miller, Director of Research Services at ASTD, and David Frankel, Research Specialist, will discuss benchmarking data from ASTD BEST Awards Winners, Fortune magazine's list of Global 500 (G500) companies, and other organizations from 2004 to present. ASTD estimates that U.S. organizations spent $1,195 per employee on learning and development in 2012. The content from this webcast is drawn from ASTD's 2013 State of the Industry report, which is sponsored by Skillsoft and CARA.

Presenters:

Laurie Miller, Director of Research Services, ASTD

David Frankel, Research Specialist, ASTD

Date/Time: 12/13/2013 - 2 p.m. EST

Value Based Measures of Success

Measuring learning's effectiveness is the elephant in the room for many learning leaders. We know it's expected of us, but how do we really address it? In this webinar, you will hear from two experienced consultants who will lay the foundation for defining success criteria and measurement strategies that will provide leaders with meaningful results.

Presenters:

Michelle Moriarty, Learning Strategist, Skillsoft Asia Pacific

Kath Greenhough, Team Leader Customer

Date/Time: 12/05/2013 - 2 p.m. AEDT

Conversations in Leadership: Dan Pontefract

How can you improve leadership and collaboration at all levels of your organization? Dan Pontefract has field-tested strategies that will help you change the way your organization gets things done.

Presenters:

Dan Pontefract, Head of Learning and Collaboration, TELUS

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 12/03/2013 - 12 p.m. EST

A Smarter Way to a Smarter Workforce

We are faced with a global market and economy that no-one could have predicted even five years ago. Growth is tantalisingly close but who will form our new workforce and how will we develop them to operate in this new world? These questions make developing a learning strategy that is tightly aligned to your organisation's strategic goals, affordable, adaptable, effective and essential.

Presenter:

Caroline Waters OBE

Date/Time: 11/28/2013 - 12 p.m. GMT

L&D Industry Best Practices for Constructing a Business Case

This webinar will describe the four critical elements of creating a business case for new learning investments or significant adjustments in your investment mix. The presenter will cover how to articulate and calculate the anticipated impact, costs and net benefits. Attendees will also receive a business case sample template. Identify the stages of business case development. Understand how to compute the payback period and pro-forma ROI. Learn the four components of a written business case document or presentation.

Presenter:

Kieran King, Global Director of Client Loyalty, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 11/21/2013 - 1 p.m. EST

The Smart Answer to the "Do More with Less" Paradox

Join us for an industry webinar during which we will discuss ways to help your organization achieve alignment to business goals, organizational agility, enhanced employee engagement, and optimized learning programs and budgets in the post-recession environment.

Presenter:

Kieran King, Global Director Loyalty Strategy, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 11/19/2013 - 10 a.m. EST

Welcome to the exciting (and confusing) world of mobile learning!

Over the past several years there has been a rising drumbeat of interest in mobile learning, or mlearning, from across the corporate landscape. By exploring the "Five Calls", learning leaders can begin to put some context around how mobile learning will fit into their organizations and learning structure.

Presenters:

Pam Boiros, VP, Corporate Marketing, Skillsoft

Tim Hildreth, VP, Product Marketing - Content Products, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 11/13/2013 - 2 p.m. (AUS EST)

Conversations in Leadership: Keith Abraham

Passion is an essential ingredient for success, so how do you make passion work for you in the business world? Keith Abraham will tell you how to do just that.

Presenters:

Keith Abraham, best-selling author and premier thought-leader

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 11/12/2013 - 12 p.m. EST

A Guide to Establishing Value-Based Measures of Success

Measuring learning's effectiveness is the elephant in the room for many learning leaders. We know it's expected of us, but how do we really address it? In this webinar, you will hear from two experienced consultants who will lay the foundation for defining success criteria and measurement strategies that will provide leaders with meaningful results.

Presenters:

Kristin Thomas, Skillsoft Learning Consultant

Tara Tapley, Skillsoft Learning Consultant

Date/Time: 11/05/2013 - 12 p.m. EST

Building Better Leaders through Blended Learning

How can blended learning be utilized to build a targeted, engaging leadership development program? Capgemini Talent Management Leader Annette Miiller, will show attendees how Capgemini did exactly that, giving learners flexible leadership training options on a global scale. Miiller will explain how Capgemini defined a virtual managed framework to support blended learning opportunities, outline the program's successes and review measurement processes. Join Skillsoft and Miiller to see how to make leadership development a true business asset within your organization.

Presenter:

Annette Miiller, Talent Management Leader, Capgemini

Date/Time: 10/30/2013 - 1 p.m. EDT

Accelerating Leadership Development

This webinar will look at leadership development strategies in place at top performing organizations, including an in-depth examination of those strategies' impact at the organizational, team and individual levels through specific initiatives and programs demonstrating ROI.

Presenters:

Mollie Lombardi, Vice President and Principal Analyst of Aberdeen's Human Capital Management practice

Edward van Luinen, Talent and Organization Development Leader, Sony Electronics

Date/Time: 10/24/2013 - 1 p.m. EDT

8 Must-ask Questions When Implementing e-Learning

e-Learning is a major part of a growing organization's learning and development portfolio. Join us for this TrainingIndustry.com webinar, sponsored by Skillsoft, to hear industry expert Dorman Woodall discuss the Top 8 must-ask questions when getting started with introducing e-learning into L&D programs. Additionally, Woodall will talk about its key features and how they fit into an array of corporate learning solutions.

Presenter:

Dorman Woodall, Director of Skillsoft Learning, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 10/23/2013 - 1 p.m. EDT

Leveraging Your Organization's Big Data

The data generated by your organization's learning system is getting bigger every day. But is it capturing the right things, and do you know what to do with them? Without proper reporting and analytics, it is impossible to adjust and improve learning to meet business needs. Newer technologies that facilitate informal learning events in a more formal way mean there is even more information at your fingertips. It has become critical that organizations look at Big Data as part of their learning strategy and not something that simply comes out the other side. Join Brandon Hall Group Senior Analyst David Wentworth and John Ambrose, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Skillsoft, as they take a look at the growth of Big Data and what it means for learning in your organization. Key Takeaways: The importance of big data and reporting How technology contributes to and helps manage big data Examples of how organizations are managing their data How poor reporting leads to poor decisions Best practices for getting a handle on your data.

Presenters:

David Wentworth, Senior Analyst, Brandon Hall Group

John Ambrose, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 10/15/2013 - 1 p.m. EDT

Performance Development at Its Best

People are the greatest asset of an organization. More than ever organizations need strategies to retain and grow their talent as they move forward. To succeed in today's dynamic environment, we need emotionally intelligent leaders who can facilitate commitment among employees and engaged people who are highly motivated to perform.

Presenter:

Sue Langley, Founder and CEO, Emotional Intelligence Worldwide

Date/Time: 10/10/2013 - 2 p.m. (AUS EST)

Conversations in Leadership: Scott Eblin

As executives transition to new roles, different approaches are needed to meet different expectations. In The Next Level: What Insiders Know about Executive Success, Scott Eblin shows leaders what the difference is between success and failure as they ascend the corporate ladder.

Presenter:

Scott Eblin, Executive Coach, Leadership Strategist, Speaker and Author

Date/Time: 10/01/2013 - 12 p.m. EDT

Workforce of One: Revolutionizing Talent Management Through Customization

Join us for this TrainingIndustry.com webinar, sponsored by Skillsoft, to hear Susan M. Cantrell, co-author of "Workforce of One," share a practical framework for creating a customized approach to managing talent that benefits both the individual and the organization.

Presenter:

Susan M. Cantrell, co-author of "Workforce of One"

Date/Time: 09/25/2013 - 1 p.m. EDT

The Smart Answer to the "Do More with Less" Paradox

With Australian training budgets still under their pre-recession levels, organizations are searching for new and innovative ways to do more with less. While those budgets have been under water, the talent demands have only accelerated. At this time, L&D leaders must deliver continuous learning experiences yet, many continue to perpetuate an out of date event-based learning approach. Why? What keeps many organizations stuck in old paradigms? How does an L&D leader begin to uncover their opportunities for optimizing their budgets?

Presenter:

Kieran King, Global Director, Loyalty Strategy, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 09/12/2013 - 10 a.m. (AUS EST)

Eight Top Elearning Questions Answered

Join speaker Dorman Woodall for this complimentary webinar as we feature the top 8 questions you should consider to successfully incorporate elearning into your organization's learning portfolio. We'll help you answer questions like whether you should build or buy elearning, which topics to address first, and more.

Presenter:

Dorman Woodall, Director of Skillsoft Learning

Date/Time: 09/12/2013 - 12 p.m. EDT

Conversations in Leadership: Shawn Hunter

Creativity, mental flexibility and collaboration have displaced one-dimensional intelligence and isolated determination as core ingredients of competitive advantage. Out Think helps businesses find the leading edge, imprint their brand on the public consciousness and become more relevant in the ever-changing global marketplace.

Presenter:

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 09/05/2013 - 12 p.m. EDT

Getting Started with Big Data

Big data is becoming one of the most important technology trends, with the potential to dramatically change the way organizations do business. If you need to develop or manage big data solutions, you'll appreciate how expert authors of Big Data for Dummies, Judith Hurwitz and Marcia Kaufman, define and explain this new and often confusing concept.

Presenter:

Judith S. Hurwitz is President and CEO of Hurwitz & Associates, LLC

Date/Time: 08/20/2013 - 12 p.m. EST

Skillsoft Virtual Practice-Labs (India)

Skillsoft presents Virtual Practice-Labs, an on-demand and interactive way for IT professionals to learn and retain valuable skills in a risk-free virtual environment. In this one-hour webinar, we will: discover a cost effective way of IT professional training without boundaries within a secure environment, anytime, anyway; learn how Skillsoft Virtual Practice-Labs enables organizations to focus on core objectives by building skills that align with business goals, and find out how to provide continuous learning opportunities for IT professionals, keeping them engaged and productive in their roles.

Presenter:

Priti Shah, Director, Product Management, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 08/07/2013 - 5 p.m. (IST)

Conversations in Leadership: Bob Kaplan

Bringing with him decades of experience consulting senior management and with an arsenal of data captured from his leadership assessment program, Robert Kaplan warns leaders of the dangers of overplaying their strengths turning them into weaknesses.

Presenters:

Bob Kaplan, consultant and author

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 08/06/2013 - 12 p.m. EDT

Finding the Authentic Leader Within

"The role of leaders is not to get other people to follow them but to empower others to lead." - Bill George (author of True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership). In this one-hour webinar, we will learn ways in which we can be better, more authentic leaders and why this is vitally important to your organization, right now.

Presenter:

Dr. Ian Metcalfe, Director & Principal Consultant, Adaptive Learning

Date/Time: 08/06/2013 - 2 p.m. (AUS EST)

Social Analytics - Harnessing the Invisible Strength of the Organisation, with Charles Armstrong

We all know the "org chart" on the CEO's wall doesn't really reflect how a business works. The reality is a confusing tangle of social networks and groupings that cuts across every department and office. However Social Analytic technologies are now making it possible to draw out the big picture from the swirling mass of communications and collaboration in a modern business.

Presenter:

Charles Armstrong, Leading Technology Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO of Trampoline Systems

Date/Time: 07/17/2013 - 12 p.m. BST

Conversations in Leadership: Barbara A. Trautlein

The CQ System for Developing Change Intelligence combines years of experience and research to help leaders execute successful change initiatives at the individual, team and organizational level. Learn how to implement this proven methodology to deliver real results for your business.

Presenters:

Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D, author of Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 07/17/2013 - 12 p.m. EDT

Building Blocks of a Healthy Learning Program

Ever wondered what a healthy learning program would look like? What best practices organisations are doing to achieve success? In this one-hour webinar, you will learn the five key building blocks to program success, review the benchmark statistics of clients with high utilisation, share action steps that support each building block and find out how to best leverage your Skillsoft resources.

Presenter:

Rebecca Dunstone, Learning Consultant, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 06/26/2013 - 2 p.m. (AUS EST)

Conversations in Leadership: Nicole Bendaly

Considered the perfect companion to your leadership training program, Improving Healthcare Team Performance is a practical handbook that provides the knowledge, tools and techniques required to develop a single team, or to develop an organization-wide, team-based culture from which exceptional patient care emerges.

Presenters:

Nicole Bendaly, co-author of The High Performance Healthcare Team: The 7 Requirements for Excellence in Patient Care

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 06/04/2013 - 12 p.m. EDT

ASG Group : Increase Business Outcomes Through a Partnership Approach to Learning

This one-hour recorded webinar will provide insights on how to transform your training program from minimal to robust with the help of your learning partner. Learn tips on how to overcome the challenges that you may encounter along the way and how to measure the business impact of your elearning program.

Presenter:

Michelle Bevan, Executive - People and Culture

Date/Time: 05/28/2013 - 1400hrs (AUS EST)

Engage for Success with David MacLeod, Chair of the Taskforce on Employee Engagement

Employees are often considered an organisation's best asset, yet many companies fail to recognise the importance of employee engagement and well-being. In this unstable financial climate, where every penny is being counted, an employee who is satisfied with their job and excels with their workload is invaluable.

Presenter:

David MacLeod, Chair of the Taskforce on Employee Engagement

Date/Time: 05/22/2013 - 12 p.m. BST

Conversations in Leadership: Josh Linkner

Through Disciplined Dreaming, Linkner shows you how to create profitable new ideas, empower all your employees to be creative, and sustain your competitive advantage over the long term. Linkner distills his years of experience in business and jazz as well as hundreds of interviews with CEOs, entrepreneurs, and artists into a 5-step process that will make creativity easy.

Presenters:

Josh Linkner, CEO and Managing Partner of Detroit Venture Partners

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 05/02/2013 - 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST

Enhance your Social Learning by getting the Technology Right (APAC session)



Presenter:

Joseph Ellis, Manpower Group

Date/Time: 04/24/2013 -

Conversations in Leadership: Jennifer Kahnweiler

Introverts may feel powerless in a world where extroverts seem to rule, but there's more than one way to have some sway. As Jennifer Kahnweiler shows in her book, "The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength", introverts can be highly effective influencers when, instead of trying to act like extroverts, they use their natural strengths. Register for the webinar to learn how to use those strengths to challenge the status quo, provoke new ways of thinking, effect change and inspire others to move forward.

Presenters:

Jennifer Kahnweiler, Ph.D. author, speaker and executive coach

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 04/02/2013 - 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST

From Capitalism to Talentism: How technology, social media and online education has created the Digital Enlightenment

Cash used to be King, today Talent is King. Lucian Tarnowski will talk about how digital and social media has created a fundamental shift in the way organisations and talent communicate together. He will introduce talent engagement best practice as well as the latest trends around social learning.

Presenter:

Lucian Tarnowski, Founder and CEO of BraveNewTalent.com

Date/Time: 03/27/2013 - 12 p.m. GMT (UK)

Finding Big ROI for Skills Training at SMBs

Do you understand the importance of employee development but have a hard time making a hard-numbers business case? In this webinar, we will put ROI of elearning into the context of the SMB market, discussing typical ROI criteria that align to SMB needs and share case study examples of businesses driving powerful impact through elearning.

Presenter:

Laura Rexford, Client Loyalty Manager, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 03/12/2013 - 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST

APAC Capgemini webinar

Find out what the six attributes of strong learning cultures are and learn how to engage manager support to achieve business goals. The LearnX Foundation is a non-profit organisation that supports and promotes advancements in workforce learning.

Presenters:

Jackie O'Brien, Learning and Development Lead, Capgemini Australia

Kath Greenhough, Learning Strategist & Consulting Services Team Lead - ANZ, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 02/28/2013 - 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST

Top Three Things to Look For When Selecting a Learning Program Partner

As you plan your learning programs for the year, it's important to get the most value from your budget. It's often a struggle to weed through the solutions available and really understand what to look for as you make difficult decisions to enhance your learning programs. Having a trusted partner will increase the likelihood of long-term success, and give you tools and advice to align your learning with business goals.

Presenters:

Joni Locht, Learning Strategist, Skillsoft

Sue Orchanian, Learning Strategist and Client Community Co-chair, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 02/26/2013 - 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST

The Lazy Winner

Learn about the art of productive laziness with "The Lazy Winner" author Peter Taylor who will show you how to master the strength of saying "No", the skill of saying "Yes" and most importantly, understand how being "lazy" can make you more successful in both your professional and personal life. If you've been working frantically but do not seem to get anywhere, put your feet up and get ready to put laziness to work for you.

Presenter:

Peter Taylor, author of the Lazy Winner

Date/Time: 12/06/2012 - 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST

The Shift: The Future of Work is Already Here

Work will never be the same again. In this session Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at London Business School, draws from her research into over 60 multinational companies from around the world. She examines the forces that are changing our world, the way that companies can respond and summarises the three shifts she believes employees and workers need to take now to capitalise on the opportunities of the future.

Presenter:

Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at London Business School and founder of the Hot Spots Movement

Date/Time: 11/30/2012 - 12 p.m. GMT

Engineering Total Value: Getting in Sync with 'the Business' (APAC session)

In this session, we will review industry best practices, specific case study examples, and macro-level observations to illustrate how technology-enabled learning is playing a transformational role in the efficiency, effectiveness, and strategic outcomes yielded by the business process of learning. The session is encouraged for anyone seeking straightforward ideas drawn from nearly a decade of lessons learned from organizations across the globe that have successfully matured to manage learning as a business process and manage learning investments through data-driven decisions aligned to business strategy.

Presenter:

Laura Rexford, Client Loyalty Manager, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 11/29/2012 - 10 p.m. AUS EST

Building the Next Generation of Cyber Defenders

Today's cyber attacks are targeting the intellectual property and economic foundations of organizations in every industry, vertical and country. The need protect against cyber crime is very real. This webinar will help you find and retain the right talent to protect against cyber threats and what the skills and competencies required across different job levels one company uses to proect and defend its IP.

Presenters:

Jim Hemgen, Chief Learning Officer, WrightRobbins

Jim Wiggins, Executive Director of the Federal IT Security Institute

Date/Time: 11/15/2012 - 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST

Designing Exceptional Talent Management Programs to Maximize Business Agility

The definition of the role in HR and Learning is doing a 180-degree turn, from a primary focus on consistency and structure, to the imperative of supporting and fostering business agility. Agility requires ability to continuously adapt the business to address internal or environmental change. How do you, therefore, make that leap from steady and consistent to fast and agile? The key is linking all of the relevant talent management processes together, from planning to goal setting to learning and development, and creating agility in every aspect of your business.

Presenters:

Katy Colletto, Director of Marketing Programs, HumanConcepts

Rob Lawrence, VP of Corporate Development and Strategy, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 10/31/2012 - 1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT

Unisys Case Study - Learning Operational Excellence Drives Utilization and Business Value

Learn how Unisys University keeps in step with its constantly changing business requirements and how they forecast worldwide training demands. From a deployment perspective, you will see how Unisys liberates content from beyond the boundaries of its third-party learning management system by embedding Skillsoft and ElementK resources into its role-based development guides and targeted SharePoint portals.

Presenters:

John Heyman, Director of Global Operations for Unisys University (Learning & Development and Global Talent Management), Unisys

Kieran King, Global Director, Loyalty Strategy, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 10/30/2012 - 10 a.m. AUS EST

A Tour of Skillport 8

Skillport 8 will allow users to learn the way they live their lives - connecting formal, informal, social and mobile learning, and delivering it when, where and how people want to learn. In this video demonstration, you'll see the key features of this new learning management solution.

Presenters:

James Roberts, Regional Account Executive, Skillsoft UK

Monica Kraft, Senior Product Manager, Skillsoft North America

Date/Time: 10/24/2012 -

Conversations in Leadership: Shawn Achor

Shawn Achor discusses his book "The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work", including how to reprogram our brains to become more positive, in order to gain a competitive edge at work. By isolating seven practical, actionable principles, we improve our performance and maximize our potential.

Presenters:

Shawn Achor, Author of The Happiness Advantage and Founder, Good Think Inc.

Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer Skillsoft Leadership Development Channel, Skillsoft

Date/Time: 06/06/2012 - 12 p.m. EDT/9 a.m. PDT

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