SkillSoft Announces Annual Perspectives 2007 Conference Will Enable Leading Organizations to Unlock the Value of Learning

NASHUA, N.H., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium- sized businesses, today announced keynote speakers, agenda highlights and additional details for its Annual Perspectives 2007 Conference, which will be held April 30 - May 3, 2007 in Henderson, Nevada.

    Who: Keynote speakers at Perspectives 2007 will include:

        --  Elliott Masie, Head of the MASIE Center and Futurist on
            Technology, Learning & People;

        --  Rita Bailey, Author of Destination Profit; and

        --  Mark Huselid, Author of the Workforce Scorecard: Managing Human
            Capital to Execute Strategy

What: Perspectives 2007 will bring together learning professionals and practitioners from various business, government and education customers to share their experiences, strategies and challenges. These practitioners will be joined by leading industry analysts who will share their thought-provoking visions for the future of learning. Discussions will be focused on connecting training and organizational goals as well as emerging technologies and how they can be leveraged for future success.

    When: Monday, April 30, 2007 through Thursday, May 3, 2007

    Where: Green Valley Ranch
           Henderson, Nevada

"Each year, Perspectives provides a dynamic, interactive forum for SkillSoft customers to share their many learning successes, goals and challenges," said Jerry Nine, Chief Operating Officer at SkillSoft. "This year we have endeavored to bring together learning professionals with a variety of experiences to discuss trends and best practices focused on aligning learning with organizational goals and overall business strategy."

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About SkillSoft

SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL) is a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables companies to maximize 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 and compliance courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as SkillSim(TM) simulations, KnowledgeCenter(TM) portals and online mentoring services. The Books24x7(R) division offers online access to more than 10,000 unabridged IT and business books in its Referenceware(R) collections, as well as book summaries, executive reports and best practices. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search-and-Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM) virtual classroom, SkillView(R) competency management software and the Enterprise Learning Connection Suite(TM), a set of platform-neutral modules that can be used to create learning programs tailored to business needs.

SkillSoft courseware content described herein is for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice. SkillSoft has no obligation or commitment to develop or deliver any future release, upgrade, feature, enhancement or function described in this press release except as specifically set forth in a written agreement.

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