HyperMethod IBS, a leading developer of software and solutions for distance learning in Russia and SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses signed a partnership agreement on 1st June 2011 under which the Russian company has acquired rights to distribute SkillSoft courses throughout the Russian Federation.
CEO Yuri Perepelitsin from HyperMethod IBS commented the partnership with SkillSoft: «With this signed agreement we are now able to offer our customers a complete innovative solution based on the integration of one of the world's best library of training courses from SkillSoft, into the library of competencies and methods of personnel evaluation that HyperMethod IBS provides, an assessment tools platform for building electronic systems of corporate universities and systems of personnel development».
John Downie, Channel Account Manager EMEA of SkillSoft commented “The combined strength of SkillSoft courses integrated with Hypermethod's advanced technical learning solutions, will enable its customers to make the evaluation and development of employees more effective and qualitative, in line with global best practices”.
SkillSoft’s library of e-learning resources includes more than 30 000 electronic books and 10 000 e-learning courses, concentrated on three main areas: business, information technology and software applications. SkillSoft online courses can be provided in the form of an integrated content to the LMS system of HyperMethod IBS - eLearning Server 4G.
The SkillSoft course library, which is updated regularly to provide relevant and current content, contains a large number of practical examples, case illustrations and interactive case studies, whilst providing the ability to compile reports and track the e-learning activities in an organization. Another feature of the offering is flexibility in price, which depends on the number of courses or curricula, the number of users and the license period. SkillSoft is committed to the further education of students and hence offers a special pricing for educational bodies such as the Russian universities and other educational institutions. To get access to a catalog of courses, please visit: http://courses.elearn.ru