From the Wires
Skillsoft Receives Accolades for its Military and Workforce Training Solutions
By: Business Wire
Nov. 7, 2012 09:31 AM
Skillsoft today announced that it has garnered recognition from two of the top training news sources for its innovative solutions. Military Training Technology (MT2) named Skillsoft to its “2012 Top Simulation & Training Companies” list for the fifth time in six years. In addition, TrainingIndustry.com named Skillsoft to its first annual “Top Workforce Development Providers” list. These recognitions further exemplify Skillsoft’s role as a pioneer in the learning field with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses.
“These top rankings are a testament to providing the highest-quality training solutions to organizations around the world,” said John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and emerging business, Skillsoft. “We are extremely proud to be honored by these leading industry organizations and look forward to continuing to offer a comprehensive collection of workforce development and training content, technology and services in the industry.”
The MT2 “2012 Top Simulation & Training Companies” list recognizes the companies that have made the most significant contributions to the military training community with their products and services. This is the fifth time in six years that Skillsoft has been selected for its successful and long-standing partnership with the armed forces. Skillsoft’s library of courses and digital reference products are used by active duty, reserve and civilian personnel representing the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard as well as the Department of Defense and the intelligence community. Skillsoft’s solutions support mission-critical training in areas such as IT security, IT certification/professional development, desktop support, executive leadership, diversity, compliance and many others.
Skillsoft was selected by TrainingIndustry.com for the 2012 annual “Top Workforce Development Providers” list based on the following criteria:
Areas for which Skillsoft is being recognized include its customized management and leadership development training programs, namely The Leadership Development Channel™ (LDC) video-based solutions; Leadership KnowledgeCenter, a pre-packaged learning portal; and the Business Exploration Series portal which provides learners with scenario-based learning that enables them to experience real-world situations in safe, exploratory environments.
In addition to this recent acknowledgement, TrainingIndusry.com has frequently noted Skillsoft’s leadership. Earlier this year, Skillsoft was named to the publication’s "Top 20 Content Development Companies" list. Skillsoft has also been honored for three years in a row on the TrainingIndustry.com "Top 20 Leadership Training Companies" and “Top 20 Learning Portal Companies” lists.
For a complete list of MT2’s “2012 Top Simulation & Training Companies,” please visit http://www.kmimediagroup.com/topsim2012.
To learn more about TrainingIndustry.com’s “Top Workforce Development Providers,” please visit http://www.trainingindustry.com/workforce-development/top-companies-listings/2012/2012-top-workforce-development-providers.aspx.
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.
Skillsoft currently serves over 5,000 customers and more than 13,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at www.Skillsoft.com.
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