Former Cabinet Member David MacLeod to Keynote; Customer Speakers to Include John Lewis Partnership, Royal Bank of Scotland and British Petroleum
25 May - Camberley, UK – SkillSoft today announced the event agenda for its 2012 Annual Perspectives Customer Conference, including topics for learning sessions, customer testimonials and a keynote address by former cabinet member and author of ‘The Extra Mile’, David MacLeod.
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The theme of this year’s conference, taking place on Thursday 12 July in London, UK, is “Motivate, Innovate, Learn.” SkillSoft hosts the yearly event for its customers as an interactive forum to discuss innovations in the learning industry. In his keynote presentation, former cabinet member and author of ‘The Extra Mile,’ a book on how to engage staff in large organisations, David MacLeod will address key leadership principles such as the importance of employee engagement.
Due to present will be Gill Holehouse, Systems Development Methods Manager, John Lewis Partnership, on the company’s e-Learning strategy and how the business has benefitted from working with SkillSoft. Also planned is a lively customer panel featuring Donna Hamilton, Group Head of Learning at the Royal Bank of Scotland and Nick Shackleton-Jones, Group Head of e-Learning at British Petroleum.
“We are extremely excited to have David MacLeod as the keynote speaker at this year’s Perspectives,” said Kevin Young, head of SkillSoft EMEA. “His wide range of experience in marketing and learning and development will provide a unique and fascinating perspective on employee engagement. Not only will attendees learn from dynamic speakers such as David, but they will also have the exclusive opportunity to share best practices with other customers and industry leaders on how to create and maintain learning programmes that deliver tangible results.”
Some of the learning sessions scheduled for Perspectives 2012 and the customers presenting include:
A Thought Leadership panel including Donna Hamilton, Group Head of Learning at the Royal Bank of Scotland and Nick Shackleton-Jones, Group Head of e-Learning at British Petroleum.
Future of e-Learning by John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and emerging business, SkillSoft.
Motivate, Innovate, Learn by Jerry Nine, chief operating officer and a founder of SkillSoft.
To learn more and register for Perspectives 2012 visit http://perspectives.skillsoft.com/2012EMEA
SkillSoft EMEA, headquartered in Surrey, is a division of SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-Learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables business organisations to maximise business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-Learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services.
Content offerings include business, IT, desktop, compliance and consumer/SMB courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as Leadership Development Channel video products, KnowledgeCenter(TM) portals, virtual instructor-led training services and online mentoring services. SkillSoft’s Books24x7(R) product offering includes access to more than 20,000 digitised IT and business books, as well as book summaries and executive reports. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search-and-Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM) and virtual classroom.