Skillsoft Named to Training Industry’s Top 20 Leadership Training Companies for the 8th Consecutive Year

Innovative Skillsoft Leadership Development Program supports the competencies required to lead in the digital economy

BOSTON – February 28, 2019 – Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, today announced it has been named to Training Industry’s 2019 Top Training Companies™ list for the Leadership Training sector of the corporate learning and professional development market. 2019 marks the 8th consecutive year Skillsoft has received this prestigious accolade from Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders. Every year Training Industry prepares the Training Industry Top 20 and Training Industry Watch List reports on critical sectors of the training marketplace to better inform professionals about the best and most innovative providers of training services and technologies.

Core to Skillsoft’s differentiated leadership offering is the Skillsoft Leadership Development Program (SLDP). Launched in 2018, SLDP is an innovative, scalable and cost-effective course series designed to prepare leaders to manage agile teams in today’s digital economy. Designed to engage leaders at all levels of an organization, SLDP’s flagship, scenario-based courses cover 30 of the most critical leadership competencies, including Leading Through Disruption, Leading Through the Challenge of Change and Leading with Agility. Additionally, Skillsoft’s Live Events series provides further differentiation as it delivers unique access to premier academics and renowned authors such as Erica Dhawan, Daniel Pink and Adam Grant.

“The 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Leadership Training Companies continue to lead the way in the industry through innovation, through the adaption of new modalities and by delivering programs to a variety of employee levels,” said Danielle Draewell, market research analyst at Training Industry, Inc. “Skillsoft was selected based on the scale of participation in its leadership training programs, the variety of leadership training programs offered and its overall standing as an influential thought leader among its peers in the learning and development field.”

Selection to the 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List was based on entrants’ thought leadership and influence on the leadership training industry, breadth and quality of programs and audiences served, company size and growth potential, industry recognition and innovation, and strength of clients and geographic reach. View the 2019 Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List.

“Inclusion in Training Industry’s Leadership Training Companies List for the eighth consecutive year further validates how the Skillsoft Leadership Development Program’s learning design and scenario-based pedagogy drives business value in the midst of rapidly evolving leadership competencies and skill sets,” said Heide Abelli, SVP of Leadership & Business Content Product Management, Skillsoft. “As organizations broaden and deepen the scope of leadership training, we remain committed to providing comprehensive, effective and modern digital learning for both emerging and established leaders at all levels.”

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About Skillsoft

Skillsoft is a global leader in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform and the SumTotal suite for Human Capital Management.

Skillsoft provides a comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, Technology and Developer, Productivity and Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Percipio’s intuitive design engages modern learners and its consumer-led experience assists in accelerating learning. The SumTotal suite features four key components built on a unified platform: Learning Management, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management.

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