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Podcasts

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Business & Leadership Tips for Leadership Success 4:00 more information Play

Skillsoft

The move to digital, always accessible online leadership training is a modern approach to learning and development that moves people away from the traditional classroom learning environment. It can be a challenge for some but it doesn’t have to be… it can be an opportunity.


Length: 4:00

Business & Leadership The Diversity of Today’s Leaders 2:54 more information Play

Skillsoft

Leadership qualities within companies have changed and technology has been a major factor in that change. Today, a leader must have a much wider sense of what the output is and you need more of a generalist view.


Length: 2:54

Business & Leadership A Modern Learning Formula for Leadership and Business Skills 24:28 more information Play

Skillsoft

Given the quick rate of change, today’s leaders and individual contributors alike need leadership and business skills training to help their organization operate in new ways. Master the art and science of learning for your workforce.


Length: 24:28

Business & Leadership Not Just for Show – A Sustainable Learning Relationship 19:38 more information Play

Comscore

Listen in as Beth Teixeira from Comscore discusses business challenges and how Skillsoft and Comscore worked together to alleviate challenges and engage fresher looking eLearning modules to a dispersed global workforce.


Length: 19:38

Business & Leadership What Makes a True Partner? 3:30 more information Play

Comscore

Beth Teixeira from Comscore discusses why Skillsoft is a true partner in eLearning.


Length: 3:30

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Guides

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Compliance Americas 8 Things you may be Overlooking in your Workplace Safety Program more information Download

8 Things you may be Overlooking in your Workplace Safety Program

A workplace safety and health compliance program should cultivate an environment in which all employees will make informed decisions every day to ensure the safety of themselves and their colleagues. Download this guide and explore the 8 things your organization can do to encourage a culture of safety.


Length: 4 pages

Compliance americas Heat Stress & Cold Stress: The Dangers of Working in Extreme Temperatures and How to Prevent Them more information Download

Heat Stress & Cold Stress: The Dangers of Working in Extreme Temperatures and How to Prevent Them

While safety officers are responsible for protecting workers from danger, they can be challenged by threats that they can't see or hear. That's what makes heat stress and cold stress so harmful. Read on for helpful tips to protect your workers.


Length: 2 pages

Compliance americas Electrical Safety: 5 Ways to Re-Energize your Safety Training more information Download

Electrical Safety: 5 Ways to Re-Energize your Safety Training

Employees who work on and around powerful electrical equipment face unique risks. Dangers, such as electrical shock, electrocution, and arc flashes, can result in severe injury or death, but the nature of electricity itself-silent and invisible-means workers must be especially vigilant.


Length: 2 pages

Compliance Americas Bloodborne Pathogens: Are You Protected? more information Download

Bloodborne Pathogens: Are You Protected?

Developing procedures to protect employees from exposure to bloodborne pathogens can lessen the chances that workers will become infected during the course of performing their job duties. This guides outlines how your organization can build a safer, healthier work environment for your employees, by mitigating the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens.


Length: 2 pages

Compliance AMERICAS Workplace Violence: 4 Things You Need to Know more information Download

Workplace Violence: 4 Things You Need to Know

Violence in the workplace is becoming increasingly common with often fatal consequences. Download the guide to learn four things that employers should know about workplace violence to prepare both themselves and their teams.


Length: 3 pages

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eBooks

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Compliance americas EHS Natural Disaster Guide: Weather the Storm with a Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Plan more information Download

EHS Natural Disaster Guide: Weather the Storm with a Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Plan

Natural disasters in the U.S. are increasing—and getting more expensive. One way to protect businesses and improve the odds of reopening after such situations is to have a natural disaster and business continuity plan.


Length: 14 pages

Compliance americas Data Privacy in 2019: How to Protect Consumer Data in the Age of Information Sharing more information Download

Data Privacy in 2019: How to Protect Consumer Data in the Age of Information Sharing

Data has become one of the most valuable assets a company can hold. Breaches, therefore, can result not only in regulatory fines, but even more costly response and reputational damage. By creating a compliance culture, organizations reduce risk and build an environment based on education and ethical practices.


Length: 14 pages

Compliance americas Say Goodbye to Bullying: How to Create a Welcoming & Harassment-Free Workplace more information Download

Say Goodbye to Bullying: How to Create a Welcoming & Harassment-Free Workplace

The explosion of the #metoo movement into the public consciousness and the rash of allegations against prominent men that sparked it have cast a harsh light on the pervasiveness of sexual harassment in the workplace. At the same time, however, other types of abusive workplace behavior have remained largely in the shadows. Broadly speaking, bullying is ongoing unwelcome behavior meant to harm someone who is unable to respond. The common denominator in most cases of bullying is one person or group asserting power over another.


Length: 12 pages

Improving Business Performance americas Digital Dexterity: Why Your Workforce Needs It - And How You Can Help more information Download

Digital Dexterity: Why Your Workforce Needs It - And How You Can Help

To sustain their business, organizations, across every industry vertical, need solutions to address the complexities that go hand-in-hand with today's digital economy. Download this eBook to learn how and why to get your talent up-to-speed.


Length: 12 pages

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Case Studies (PDF)

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Industrial emea AirTanker more information Download

AirTanker

AirTanker is a consortium made up of leading aerospace, defence and facilities management specialists. They operate and function under intense security oversight while adhering to strict regulatory mandates. Additionally, the highly sensitive nature of much of AirTanker’s work, particularly with the Ministry of Defense, presents immense challenges. AirTanker sought to mobilise learning opportunities and needed to facilitate learning access to a remote workforce that operates 24/7/365.


Length: 1 page

Business-Services americas Altran more information Download

Altran

Altran is the undisputed world leader in engineering and R&D services. The Group offers its customers a unique value proposition to meet their transformation and innovation challenges. Altran supports its customers, from concept to industrialization, to develop the products and services of tomorrow. Altran has been working for more than 35 years with major players in many sectors. The acquisition of Aricent expands the Group’s portfolio of expertise in semiconductors, digital experience and design innovation. Altran generated €2.9 billion in revenue in 2018, with nearly 47,000 employees in more than 30 countries.


Length: 1 page

Consumer-Products americas American Red Cross more information Download

American Red Cross

Through a network of generous donors, volunteers and employees the American Red Cross (ARC) delivers vital services to respond to emergencies and support those in crises.


Length: 1 page

Industrial emea ArcelorMittal more information Download

ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal has an extremely diverse and geographically dispersed workforce. To capitalise on this diversity of knowledge and experience, and introduce a collaborative learning framework, ArcelorMittal sought to enhance its existing learning programmes with social and communal learning facilities.


Length: 1 page

Education americas ARPCT more information Download

ARPCT

Thanks to the breadth and depth of Skillsoft's course offerings, staff no longer have the burden of becoming experts in various business and technology topics. ARPCT introduced Skillsoft IT Skills Courseware Collection, Skillsoft Desktop Skills Courseware Collection, Skillsoft Business Skills Courseware Collection and Skillport LMS.


Length: 1 page

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Video Testimonials

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Compliance Comscore's Beth Teixeira more information Play

Comscore's Beth Teixeira

Percipio Compliance will make Comscore more efficient and productive while making it easier to mitigate risk.


Length: 2:34

Content DXC's Mike Trusty more information Play

DXC's Mike Trusty

DXC talks about using Skillsoft technical learning to train their global staff and keep up with the latest content to maintain the right skills and capabilities in their organization. Mike Trusty, Director of Learning and Development discusses the value of multimodal approach to learning and the difference that Skillsoft makes in getting learning into the flow of work.


Length: 3:39

Content DXC's Mike Trusty - Compliance more information Play

DXC's Mike Trusty - Compliance

Mike Trusty, Director of Learning and Development at DXC discuses the value of having a global catalog of training to meet each countries specific approach to compliance.


Length: 0:51

Content CGI's Helen Sussex - Tech & Dev more information Play

CGI's Helen Sussex - Tech & Dev

Learn how CGI handles re-skilling, up-skilling and cross-skilling their workforce using Skillsoft Tech & Dev Solutions. Helen Sussex, Director of the Global Learning Design and Creation discusses how she ensures that employees and technical experts are keeping their skills up to date.


Length: 3:13

Content CGI's Helen Sussex - Aspire Journey more information Play

CGI's Helen Sussex - Aspire Journey

Helen Sussex, Director of the Global Learning Design and Creation discusses CGI’s strong culture that encourages personal development and how Skillsoft Aspire Journeys will help employees to create a path to own their development.


Length: 1:39

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Content

Demos

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Business Career and Family Challenges for Women Leaders Course more information Launch

Career and Family Challenges for Women Leaders

Women face unique challenges in the workplace, including the difficulty in balancing work and family. Their experience in running both a family and a career also provides them with unique value and perspective. In this course, you'll learn how to conquer some of the challenges of career and family, including building a support system, overcoming the perfection mindset, and reframing your limiting beliefs.


Length: 00:19:00

Business Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases Course more information Launch

Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases

Part of understanding the role of unconscious bias in the workplace is admitting to yourself that you have biases too. Once you've accepted it, you can take steps to overcome those biases and embrace workplace diversity. In this course, you'll learn how to recognize and observe your own biases. You'll also learn how to stop, collaborate, and move past your biases. Finally, you'll learn what to do if a bias flares up again.


Length: 00:22:00

Business Engaging Top Performers Course more information Launch

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.


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Business Gaining a Positive Perspective on Feedback Course more information Launch

Gaining a Positive Perspective on Feedback

Though valuable, feedback can be hard to accept. This course covers the value of feedback and how it differs from praise. You'll also learn how to manage your reactions and response to feedback, and how to use it for professional growth.


Length: 30 minutes

Business Agile Principles and Methodologies Course more information Launch

Agile Principles and Methodologies

Agile projects use of short work iterations and incremental development of products that focus on business priorities and customer value. In this course, you'll learn fundamental Agile concepts, including the eight Agile values and twelve Agile principles. This course also covers the five phases of the Agile project management model, and introduces you to the most common Agile methodologies and frameworks. Finally, this course introduces key activities for managing an Agile project, including creating a product vision and project charter, and best contract and documentation types. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


Length: 54 minutes

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Platform Technology

Demos

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Learning Platform Percipio - Intelligent Learning Platform Video Demo more information Launch

Percipio - Intelligent Learning Platform

Percipio, an intelligent online learning platform, leverages highly engaging content, curated into over 500 learning channels that are continuously updated to. With Percipio learners choose how they want to learn with videos to watch, books or summaries to read and audiobooks to listen


Length: 03:08

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Upcoming Webinars

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11/20/2019
1:00 PM EST
AMERICAS Making Inclusion Real: Creating an Environment of Unified Leadership more information Register

Making Inclusion Real: Creating an Environment of Unified Leadership

As the world of work becomes more diverse and complex, the traditional top-down, command-and-control style of leadership is fast becoming extinct. The modern leader is inclusive and committed to empowering people of all genders,
races and abilities to come together and pool their talents and ideas to reach shared goals. Join us to hear Special Olympics share their insight on building a culture of inclusive leadership.

Date/Time: 11/20/2019 - 1:00 PM EST

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On-Demand Webinars

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10/30/2019 americas Inversion: From Product to Experience more information Play

Inversion: From Product to Experience

Tech is progressing at a very rapid rate, and thinking about its implications can be daunting for a company. Consider IoT: it is becoming pervasive — from doorbells to industrial compressors. Dr. Sanjay Sarma, Vice President of Open Learning and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT, discussed how limiting one’s imagination to a product mindset is limiting – and how focusing on customer needs can lead to better innovation using a methodology called Inversion, which he and his co-authors describe in their book The Inversion Factor: How to Thrive in the IoT Economy.

Presenters:

Sanjay Sarma, Professor and Vice President for Open Learning, MIT

Date/Time: - October 2019

10/18/2019 americas Creating a Talent Development Strategy more information Play

Creating a Talent Development Strategy

This session will discuss how the University of Maryland, Baltimore developed a learning and development framework and how that framework has evolved into a comprehensive talent development strategy. This includes a discussion of how we are attempting to meet the needs of staff and faculty at various career levels. We will share details of our programs as well as lessons learned.

 

Participants will be able to:

  • Build a comprehensive talent development strategy
  • Identify practical approaches to learning and development for a wide range of audiences
  • Develop instructor-led programs that work

Presenters:

Mark Emmel, Director, Organization and Employee Development, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Date/Time: - October 8, 2019

10/08/2019 AMERICAS Why a Good Emergency Action Plan Should Include More Than Natural Disasters more information Play

Why a Good Emergency Action Plan Should Include More Than Natural Disasters

Compliance training has always had the mission of keeping people safe and part of that is helping your employees know what to do in an emergency situation. While it is never pleasant to think about worst-case scenarios, it is vastly important to have an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) in place. An EAP not only outlines responsibilities and what to do in a high-stress situation, but it also results in faster response times by employees and gives a level of security because they know what to do and how to respond.

Eric Matson, President and Instructor of Norsemen Training & Consulting Group, discusses how to implement plans and what to do in certain situations.

Date/Time: - 10/08/19

10/04/2019 americas Are Your Leaders Prepared for the Tsunami of Change in the Digital Age? more information Play

Are Your Leaders Prepared for the Tsunami of Change in the Digital Age?

Presenters:

Tara Tapley, Manager, Professional Services - Services Design

Amy Reid, Manager, Professional Services - International

Date/Time: - September 25, 2019

10/02/2019 americas Allowing Safety Reporting to Improve Your Safety Culture more information Play

Allowing Safety Reporting to Improve Your Safety Culture

Achieving and maintaining a culture of accurate injury reporting in the workplace can be challenging. Join Paul Hart, Director of Health & Safety Services for CTEH as he reviews workplace success and discusses the things you can do to help, or hurt, this effort. Paul will also cover OSHA’s updated RecordingKeeping rule – the requirements and guidance from OSHA related to electronic injury reporting to understand what is required, what can work, and what to avoid to improve injury reporting and the safety culture where you work.

Presenters:

Paul Hart, M.S., CSP, CIH

Date/Time: - October 2, 2019

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White Papers (PDF)

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Compliance americas Safeguarding Your Organization: Lessons Learned from the Field more information Download

Safeguarding Your Organization: Lessons Learned from the Field

Safeguarding your organization is more crucial than ever. Follow the three steps outlined here for a smarter approach to safety.


Length: 12 pages

Compliance AMERICAS The Road to a Compliance Culture: A Three-Phase Journey Overview more information Download

The Road to a Compliance Culture: A Three-Phase Journey Overview

It often takes disaster to catalyze true change within an organization. But fostering a culture of compliance can help your organization avoid the next headline-grabbing compliance failure. Our three-phase series lays out the road map for avoiding these hazards through a strategic approach to compliance.


Length: 9 pages

Compliance AMERICAS Phase One: The Road to a Compliance Culture: Embracing a Compliance Culture more information Download

Phase One: The Road to a Compliance Culture: Embracing a Compliance Culture

Embracing compliance as a key component of your company's culture will help you go beyond the "check the box" approach that resigns compliance to an afterthought for many companies. Phase one of our three-phase compliance series helps you develop a strategic approach to compliance for your organization.


Length: 9 pages

Compliance AMERICAS Phase Two: The Road to a Compliance Culture: Initiating Behavioral Change more information Download

Phase Two: The Road to a Compliance Culture: Initiating Behavioral Change

Creating a culture of compliance can help your organization avoid disastrous events but can also produce positive outcomes as well. Start the necessary change to drive your business to a compliance culture with phase two of our three-phase compliance journey.


Length: 9 pages

Compliance AMERICAS Phase Three: The Road to a Compliance Culture: Cultivating Behavioral Change more information Download

Phase Three: The Road to a Compliance Culture: Cultivating Behavioral Change

A company-wide cultural shift to incorporate compliance is a challenging feat to accomplish. To do so successfully, your organization must have an orchestrated, phased approach to ensure lasting change. Phase three of our compliance series covers the six steps to take in order ensure a sound compliance culture is an enduring part of your brand.


Length: 8 pages

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Industry Research Reports (PDF)

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Aberdeen Group Trending Now: Social Learning more information Download

Trending Now: Social Learning

In this report from Aberdeen Group, learn more about the practice of social learning, how best-in-class companies are making it work for them and what business impact you might realize by adopting social learning in your organization.


Length: 8 pages

Aberdeen Group Newbies to New Leaders: Closing Critical Skill Gaps with Learning more information Download

Newbies to New Leaders: Closing Critical Skill Gaps with Learning

This study, based on responses collected from 185 organizations between July and September 2013, looks at how organizations connect learning to business priorities, create development programs that impact every stage of the employee lifecycle, and utilize technology to support learning initiatives. It also examines the business impact of building learning capability and running effective learning programs.


Length: 24 pages

Aberdeen Group Aberdeen Report: Zoom in on Video Learning more information Download

Aberdeen Report: Zoom in on Video Learning

This research brief illustrates why video content is an essential part of any organization’s learning strategy. Videos offer busy professionals access to bite-size chunks of content on the go and a valuable resource for on-the-job problem solving. Whether it’s powerful leadership tips from a top executive or a quick how-to on popular software, videos facilitate growth and address skill gaps. And organizations benefit from improved performance, talent development and employ retention.


Length: 6 pages

Aberdeen Group Workforce Management Trends: Time Is Now a Commodity more information Download

Workforce Management Trends: Time Is Now a Commodity

Learn about the current trends and challenges in workforce management and what best-in-class companies are doing to move the needle on better employee planning.


Length: 11 pages

Aberdeen Group Modern Learning is a Reflex, Not a Process more information Download

Modern Learning is a Reflex, Not a Process

Goals for L&D in 2018 have moved away from gathering data to understand the promotion of content and toward learning how users are consuming programs. Aberdeen’s report highlights the ways in which modern learning has become a social reflex and how this shapes the future for L&D.


Length: 6 pages

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