Deltek Receives Skillsoft Innovations Award for Inspiring Leadership Development

Honor recognizes Deltek for inspiring leadership development through internal programs

HERNDON, Va. – June 12, 2015 – Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project- and people-based businesses, announced today that it has received the Skillsoft Innovation Award for Inspiring Leadership Development. Deltek received the award for cultivating next-generation corporate leaders through internal development programs.

Each year, Skillsoft’s Innovation Awards highlight significant achievements in talent development, recognizing innovative ideas and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning landscape. This year’s awards, which were presented at Skillsoft’s annual user conference, 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives, were judged by an independent panel of industry experts from IDC, Brandon Hall Group, HfS Research and Elearning! Magazine.

Deltek was honored for addressing the critical challenge of developing next-generation leaders at all levels within its organization by launching three distinct leadership development programs. By targeting individual contributors, new and existing managers and high-performing leaders with a distinct program, Deltek instituted a culture of leadership that benefit the company as it continues to grow.

"The Innovation Awards at Perspectives is a celebration of Skillsoft and SumTotal Systems customers that are pioneering the best learning and talent strategies. Customers like Deltek underscore the value of weaving learning into the fabric of their organization’s culture to empower their people and achieve business success,” said Jerry Nine, chief operating officer at Skillsoft. “We congratulate Deltek and all of this year’s winners who demonstrate that business leaders across the board are striving to attract and retain top talent through delivering learning and development opportunities that make employees value their organization as much as the organization values its employees.”

“Deltek is honored to be awarded the Skillsoft Innovation Award for Inspiring Leadership Development,” said Ed Hutner, Deltek’s SVP of Human Resources. “We are committed to furthering the professional development of our employees and creating an environment where tomorrow’s leaders can innovate, collaborate and thrive. Our three unique programs, LEAD, LAMP and LEAP, help our employees synthesize goals, build relationships, lead teams and navigate change – ultimately preparing them for expanded roles within Deltek. This award highlights our dedication to helping employees harness their leadership potential.”

About Skillsoft

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About Deltek

Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project- and people-based businesses. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 20,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources, streamline operations and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.®

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