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Skillsoft Unveils 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives Learning Industry Event Agenda

Melynda HilliardBy Melynda Hilliard, Events Manager, Skillsoft

With less than two months to go until 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives, we are excited to unveil the agenda for our annual learning industry event.  Highlighting the agenda are appearances by several renowned speakers, including Jack Welch, Executive Chairman of the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University; Erik Wahl, artist, author and entrepreneur; and Lyn Heward, former Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil. Perspectives will feature a broad range of workshops, customer presentations, expert panels and product demonstrations covering the latest trends in learning.

With a lineup of influential and exciting speakers and an agenda filled with industry experts and customer case studies, we look forward to again providing attendees the opportunity to learn, engage and exchange ideas and best practices in an exclusive, collaborative atmosphere.

Agenda Highlights

Don’t miss the opportunity to see guest speaker Jack Welch at the event, the Executive Chairman of the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University. In an interview-style discussion, Lessons in Leadership, Jack will share insights from his first-hand experiences as a world-renowned CEO and management expert. Attendees will gain tips to develop leadership qualities, build a competitive advantage and transform their lives and the organizations of the future.

Two additional distinguished keynote speakers will join Welch on the event agenda – Erik Wahl and Lyn Heward. Broadcast live from Perspectives as a Leadership Development Channel Live Event, internationally recognized artist Erik Wahl will present UNthink,a program designed to reframe organization’s thinking so that new creative actions become possible. In her keynote presentation, The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All, Lyn Heward, former Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil, will dispense practical advice on a range of issues, including keys to finding and developing talent, embracing risk-taking and fostering a dynamic corporate culture.

Attendees will also be invited to attend KÀ by Cirque du Soleil on site at MGM Grand Hotel, a ground-breaking stage performance and cinematic journey of aerial adventure and perpendicular acrobatics.

2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives will feature 40 learning sessions and multiple workshops highlighting customers. Customers from across the globe that are scheduled to present include Burger King, CACI, PwC and Johns Hopkins University. In addition to learning sessions, the agenda will include in-depth workshops led by industry thought leaders on topics such as benchmarking, ROI, L&D budgets and reporting standards.  The full agenda can be found online here.


Innovation Awards

Also during 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives, the Innovation Awards winners will be announced. These awards honor Skillsoft customers for their significant achievements in elearning, recognizing innovative ideas and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning landscape.

Event Details

When: April 8-11, 2014

Where: MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Registration: An early bird registration discount is available through an extended deadline of March 1. Details can be found online here.

For additional event information, visit the 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives website.

Connect With Us

Join the 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives conversation on Twitter  with #Perspectives14 and visit the Learning Re: Imagined Blog for up-to-date information on Perspectives.

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