The Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Office of Information Technology and Human Resource Division have partnered to extend the benefits of Skillsoft to a wider state audience to now include all State of Ohio IT professionals and exempt employees whose agency participates in the Office of Learning and Professional Development Employee Professional Development Fund.
Learning resources include: Courses with pre-assessment and post-assessments, simulations, test preps, SkillBriefs, express guides, and job aids. Online real time assistance ("Mentoring") is available for certification-oriented courses.
As part of Learn It Ohio, Books24x7 is available. In this online library, you can search, browse, and view the full content of thousands of business, desktop, and technical books. Books24x7 offers you a self-paced learning tool, which provides immediate answers to your questions. You have access to the following collections:
ITPro – ITPro is a tool specifically to support IT Professionals. Over 9,000 books covering all aspects of Certification & Compliance, Databases, Programming Languages (C#, C++, Action Script), Operating Systems, Security Networks & Protocols, and Web Development.
BusinessPro - BusinessPro provides over 6,000 books covering all aspects of management and professional development, including Leadership, Change Management, Communication, Negotiation, Finance, Sales, Marketing, and Project Management.
OfficeEssentials - OfficeEssentials focuses on the most commonly used desktop applications. Including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project.
The Leadership Development Channel offers more than 1,300 videos accessible online of 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, Pat Lencioni, Marshall Goldsmith, and many others. Video programs range in length from one minute to two hours. Many videos are downloadable to your computer or video iPod.