Who is Skillsoft

The Global Leader in eLearning

Skillsoft Trains More Professionals Than Any Other Company in the World.

Founded 20+ years ago in 1998, Skillsoft has grown rapidly to become the global leader in eLearning. With 2,500 employees across multiple locations in North America, EMEA and APAC, Skillsoft trains more professionals than any other company in the world. Skillsoft are trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including 65% of the Fortune 500.

Skillsoft have trained more than 400 million users with over one billion learning modules – their content is accessed more than 130 million times every month. Original content includes over 120,000 different learning modules, including 7,000 courses, 65,000 videos, and 46,000 book options. Skillsoft enable collaboration across the globe in 160 countries and 29 languages.

At Skillsoft, they specialize across four key product lines: Business & Leadership Skills, IT Skills & Certification, Digital Skills and Compliance. In 2014, Skillsoft acquired SumTotal, the leading Human Capital Management enterprise software company. In 2016, SumTotal released its highly anticipated new product, the SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite, reinforcing its position as a world class provider of enterprise learning and talent solutions.

In 2015, the footprint in Europe was extended through the acquisition of Vodeclic. Based in Paris, France, Vodeclic specializes in high quality video-based digital skills courseware.
Product Lines
Business & Leadership Skills Solutions
Skillsoft provides today’s leading global organizations with the broadest and deepest content coverage available for business and professional development. Our content covers the most critical business challenges facing organizations today, including leadership development, business acumen, building teams and relationships, self-management and effective communications.
IT Skills & Certification Solutions
The widest array of integrated learning types to develop and maintain IT skills, including short expert-led videos, video-based eLearning courses, live web-based instructor-led training, free live mentoring services, certification test preparation, and access to tens of thousands of full-text online books, covering security, cloud computing, software development, networking, project management and more.
Digital Skills Solutions
Give your employees the skills they need to effectively use digital technology. Our Digital Skills Solution includes over 1,000 short expert led videos, video-based eLearning courses, and access to thousands of full-text online books on products from the world’s leading software companies, including Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, Google, IBM, SAP and Seagate Crystal Reporting.
Content Delivery Plaforms
Skillport is a cloud-based system that connects people to formal, informal and collaborative learning in a beautiful, easy-to-use setting. Skillport delivers highly targeted and personalized learning—when and where people want it. The Skillsoft Learning App offers eLearning mobility. Skillsoft content extends to leading learning management system providers through support of the AICC and SCORM eLearning standards.
Compliance Solutions
Compliance-based risk mitigation and safety training for customers ranging from global enterprises, government and educational institutions, to small and mid-sized businesses. Skillsoft provides compliance solutions to over 1,400 organizations worldwide, including many Fortune 500 companies.
The Difference – Multimodal
We believe that true learning is achieved through an experience that supports people in the flow of work – Watch. Read. Listen. Practice.
Business impact
In 2016, after sampling over 36,000 Skillsoft end users across 19 industries, the Impact Analysis survey’s data demonstrates our quality, value and effectiveness. David Wentworth at Brandon Hall Group did the survey (“2016 Brandon Hall Group Learning Technology Study.”. Key takeaways from the analysis include:

- Skillsoft helps their clients succeed across critical building blocks of eLearning success.
- Learning technology has a strong correlation to improved KPIs.
- After implementation, organizations saw more than a 10% change in the following areas:

The #1 reason employees use Skillsoft content is CAREER DEVELOPMENT of respondents conveyed content consumed is relevant to average daily job tasks. Skillsoft directly supports the work employees need to do TODAY to deliver results the company needs.
9/10 end users would recommend Skillsoft to a peer or colleague. When something works, people recommend it.
8/10 end users applied what they learned within 6 weeks. Alternatives are known to deliver application rates hovering near 50%, meaning half of what was “learned” is never used on the job.

"I recommend Skillchoice because I can take the courses at my own pace and because the courses only last for a few hours at a time!"
Karolinska Universitetslaboratoriet
Anders Ekengren
Informationssäkerhetssamordnare / Teknisk expert
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