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

Skillsoft | 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.

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We are living through a period of extraordinary change. The stunning rise of the middle-income countries, led by China, India, and Brazil, has intensified the desire of many nations to increase their competitiveness by building more highly skilled workforces. Technological advances are changing job profiles and skills, while offering possibilities for accelerated learning. Persistently high levels of unemployment, especially among youth, have highlighted the failure of education systems to prepare young people with the right skills for the job market, and have fueled calls for greater opportunity and accountability.

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We are living through a period of extraordinary change. The stunning rise of the middle-income countries, led by China, India, and Brazil, has intensified the desire of many nations to increase their competitiveness by building more highly skilled workforces. Technological advances are changing job profiles and skills, while offering possibilities for accelerated learning. Persistently high levels of unemployment, especially among youth, have highlighted the failure of education systems to prepare young people with the right skills for the job market, and have fueled calls for greater opportunity and accountability.

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