(PRWEB) March 17, 2005
The global deal, with e-learning provider SkillSoft, allows BP to supply up to 80,000 users with its own custom-developed training and third-party vendor modules as well as with SkillSoft and Books24x7 content.
Training and 24x7 online mentoring will be delivered through a BP customised and branded version of SkillSoftÂs learning management system, SkillPort. BP will also have the ability to customise SkillSoft courses if required. SkillSoftÂs entire courseware library of over 4,500 courses will be available to BP employees, contractors, and - in some areas Â customers; including courses available in 15 languages.
e-learning content incorporates IT, desktop, business skills, and UK and US health & safety courses; 24x7 support for 50+ IT and project management certifications; and full access to over 7,000 online IT, desktop and business books via Books24x7. Users will be able to search on a specific topic and view all the resources available to them within seconds using the SkillSoft Search-and-Learn facility.
Claire Hamlin, Head of e-learning at BP said:
ÂThis deal will enable us to create one consistent global platform for e-learning under our Weblearn portal, consolidating and delivering any type of learning - both formal and informal - right across the BP group.Â