A unique learning design and scenario-based pedagogy set the Skillsoft Leadership Development Program apart in the market. Skillsoft’s unique approach leverages a common set of characters throughout the curriculum, including a “leader mentor.” Through compelling drama and pragmatic storytelling, Skillsoft models the critical human-interaction elements of leadership and demonstrates effective implementation strategies within the team context, allowing learners to tie learning to on-the-job leadership behaviors.
Learners also benefit from a wide array of tools and application resources, including reflection questions, knowledge checks, post-course assessments, facilitation guides, leader-led activities and exercises. Additionally, close to 800 carefully curated video-based assets, books, book summaries, audio books, and expert-authored content extend the learning. Skillsoft curates new assets into the offering weekly. to keep the learning fresh and current.
“The most successful organizations today are transitioning from hierarchal and siloed leadership practices to a mode of collective leadership which requires agile collaboration and distributed decision-making across teams,” said Cushing Anderson, Program Vice President, Business Consulting and IT Education at IDC. “As a result, organizations need to reinvent how they train their leaders and their workforces to align to this change. Skillsoft’s new Leadership Development Program leverages a unique scenario-based approach to leadership training which puts the learning in context by demonstrating leadership practices within the team construct. The Program also emphasizes the new required competencies such as agility, collaboration, and leading virtually.”