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Global, Cloud-Based Learning Solutions

  1. 1. GLOBAL CLOUD-BASED LEARNING SOLUTIONS Skillsoft We improve the performance of organizations by improving the performance of their people.
  2. 2. ORGANIZATIONS WITH STRONG LEARNING CULTURES SIGNIFICANTLY OUTPERFORM THEIR PEERS:1 •• 46% more likely to be first to market •• 37% greater employee productivity •• 58% more prepared to meet future demands “There are a lot of programs that we use from Skillsoft that have had great business impact... Ingersoll Rand, like other companies, is always fighting a war for talent. One of the [reasons] that people want to work at Ingersoll Rand is our investment in their development. And Skillsoft is a major piece of that.” Heidi Zdrojeski Director Enterprise Learning COE, Operations and Technology, Ingersoll Rand You can’t hire your way out of the global talent crisis To remain competitive and agile, you need people with the right skills to get the job done effectively. That can be a challenge in today’s economy where there’s a clear shortage of talent. According to The McKinsey Global Institute, “By 2020, the global labor market faces a shortage of 38-40 million college educated workers.”2 To respond to change and satisfy skill gaps, you need to build and foster internal talent with learning opportunities that are accessible and targeted. Skillsoft helps organizations lay the foundation for a learning culture that fosters continuous learning and engagement by delivering and tailoring superior performancebased learning and development solutions. Our unique combination of content, service and experience impacts critical areas of performance and generates powerful business outcomes for organizations spanning across industries and the globe. Content Skillsoft is one of the most comprehensive providers of elearning products and services in the world. A study conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s leading provider of analytics solutions for talent development professionals, revealed that with Skillsoft, 86% of what is learned by employees is applied to the job within 6 weeks, much higher than the industry average application rate of 20-50%.3 Skillsoft solutions can help your employees to reach their full potential, empowering them to enhance their skills, advance their careers and advance your business. Blend Skillsoft content into your corporate learning programs or use the resources to create a standalone program. SOLUTION SPOTLIGHT Address critical business issues: • usiness skills and professional effectiveness B • Project management • nvironmental health safety E • Desktop skills • Leadership development • Food alcohol safety • IT skills and certifications • Legal compliance
  3. 3. Service Skillsoft partners with your organization to translate your learning and development strategy into action. We provide crucial tools and services to help you craft a learning program tailored to your organization’s needs—many of which are included with no additional fees. Our scalable solutions include extensive reporting—helping organizations large and small demonstrate a return on investment and business impact. 95% Our partnerships with industry measurement gurus such as KnowledgeAdvisors and the ROI Institute give us the expertise to create positive learning outcomes and results. To help our customers derive the highest value from their learning investments, Skillsoft created a best-practices framework, the Skillsoft Learning Growth Model®4, designed to help organizations chart their learning and implement the right learning resources, at the right time. Strategic service offerings include: Skillsoft content can be easily deployed through Skillport®, a modern, global cloud-based LMS that provides an unparalleled learning experience by connecting formal, informal and collaborative learning. Our innovative platform delivers highly targeted learning that’s optimized for mobile devices and equipped with social tools to support learners on-the-go and collaboration. 86% LEARNING APPLIED TO THE JOB WITHIN 6 WEEKS Technology •• Technical implementation and project administration CUSTOMERS RECOMMEND SKILLSOFT •• Strategy and measurement •• Certification management •• Mentor support (live chat or email access to experts) •• Custom content creation and management •• Customer training and support •• Alignment and marketing Customer support is also available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week via phone, email and chat. Experience To meet the needs of over 6,000 customers and more than 19,000,000 learners around the globe, our content developers, learning consultants, solution architects and technical mentors have deep knowledge and experience in their area of practice. Skillport offers a full learning experience as a standalone learning platform, or it can be easily integrated with your existing business and IT systems or even with another LMS. The combination of your existing software infrastructure AND Skillport offers a powerful end-to-end solution for your organization’s learning environment. Do you have custom learning assets for your learners? Let Skillsoft manage all of your content— we currently host proprietary courses for more than 1000 of our customers. 6K+ CUSTOMERS 19+ MILLION END USERS 1 H igh-Impact Learning Culture: The 40 Best Practices for Creating an Empowered Enterprise, Bersin Associates/David Mallon, June 2010. 2 T he World at Work: Jobs, Pay, and Skills for 3.5 Billion People, The McKinsey Global Institute, June 2012. 3 C hallenge the Status Quo with a Smarter Approach to the Global Talent Crisis by Kieran King and John Mattox, II. Skillsoft, February, 2013. 4 T he Skillsoft Learning Growth Model®: A Blueprint for Integrating Learning into the Life of the Enterprise in Five Manageable Stages by Dorman Woodall. Skillsoft, April 2013. Leverage multi-modal assets including: • Self-paced courses • Videos • Simulations • Books • Practice labs • Job aids
  4. 4. For more information or to learn more, call 866-757-3177 or visit Award-winning content and platform “Learning is experiencing a powerful transformation. Organizations like Skillsoft are leading the charge in helping unleash business performance for organizations willing to invest in learning technology to empower their employees.” Mike Cooke, CEO of Brandon Hall Group Year over year, Skillsoft is recognized for excellence in learning by leading analysts, industry organizations and publications including: •• Brandon Hall Group •• Chief Learning Officer •• Elearning! Magazine •• LearnX •• Copyright ©2014 Skillsoft Ireland Limited BRSS022114