SATERN New On-Line Learning Features with SkillSoft
In addition to the thousands of on-line courses and books in SATERN, here are some new features available to all employees and contractors:
Leadership Development Channel
You now have access to The Leadership Development Channel – a unique collection of on demand programs (video) in multiple learning formats featuring best-selling business authors, experts and CEOs. You have online video access to highly trusted content from top industry executives, renowned authors and business thought leaders. Learn directly from gurus such as Tom Peters, Ken Blanchard, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Stephen Covey and many others – either through monthly live and interactive programs or on-demand to your desktop! The Leadership Development Channel is designed to cover formal and informal learning needs of an organization through programs covering the following topical areas: Management and Leadership, Change and Innovation, Communication, Marketing and Sales, Business Strategy, and more. In addition, this collection is ideal for group learning experiences, including use as a meeting starter, one-on-one coaching and facilitated learning session. The live events are recorded and available on demand.
Click here for the Leadership Development Channel Live Event schedule for Spring 2011.
Video programs range in length from one minute to two hours. Many are downloadable to your computer or video iPod! These video resources are ideal for:
- Self-Development – just-in-time learning
- Individual Coaching –use QuickTalks for one-on-one coaching
- Team Meetings – use a QuickTalk to start your weekly meeting
How do I access the Leadership Development Channel? Log on to SATERN and launch Books24x7. Click here for a job aid.
The Leadership Development Channel is an additional collection that is available on your regular Books24x7 site.
Continuing Professional Credit
An important testament to the quality of SkillSoft content is the credit recognition these courses have achieved from several accredited colleges as well as professional certification programs. SkillSoft courseware can help you earn college credit toward undergraduate degree programs, or continuing education units (CEU) that recognize time and effort spent in sharpening professional skills.
SkillSoft courses qualify for continuing professional education credit by global programs such as the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and national standards groups like the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).
SkillSoft is an acknowledged leader in certification preparation for IT professionals. Supporting over 50 professional certifications for leading IT organizations, SkillSoft provides the most comprehensive choice of training available for those seeking industry-standard accreditation.
Click here for a matrix that maps the SkillSoft courses in SATERN to your specific certification requirement.
Books 24x7 Chapters to Go
- Allows users to have portable access to content from Books24x7
- Formatted for printing, or offline reading
- Personalized, chapter-level downloads
- Up to 5 downloads per user per month
- Presented in either PDF or Kindle-ready mobi format
- Available to NASA users for ITPro, BusinessPro, OfficeEssentials Books24x7 collections
Books Now Available in the Books24x7 BusinessPro
For more information on these on-line learning features in SATERN, access these links:
How to Access SATERN Online Resources
Chapters to Go (A quick guide to using the Chapters to Go download feature)
Books24x7 & e-Reader Compatibility FAQs
Point of Contact
Human Resources Specialist