Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning, enters the Bulgarian market with Next Consult to raise workforce readiness for the future



The leading consulting company Next Consult, and SkillSoft, the global leader in corporate learning, today announced a partnership seeking to take advantage of the growing market of corporate eLearning in Bulgaria. The partnership will allow Bulgarian companies of all industries and sizes to access the full range of corporate eLearning available from Skillsoft in the areas of Business & Leadership Skills, Productivity & Collaboration Tools, Technology and Software Development and Compliance. Next Consult’s team will be aligning SkillSoft’s eLearning to the specific needs of their clients to close critical workforce gaps.

Over the last 20 years SkillSoft has trained more than 400 million users with over one billion learning modules. With its library and modalities, Skillsoft offers unrivalled access to the largest and most comprehensive set of corporate training assets in the world. Skillsoft offers over 500,000 multi-modal courses, books and micro-learning modules and 29 different languages.

“The partnership with Skillsoft complements our portfolio of services and allows us to make our clients even more successful. The most important thing for a company to be successful is that it continuously develops its employees. Even if you implement the most innovative systems and models, if your people are not well trained, you will not have sustainable success,” says Toshko Petkov, Partner Business Consulting in Next Consult.

Next Consult chose to partner with SkillSoft due to its unique approach to engaging learners with interactive courses, enlightening videos and practical simulations that enable employees with choice. The authors and presenters in the Skillsoft solutions include Fortune 500 executives, highly respected leadership coaches, and revered experts such as Stephen Covey, Marshall Goldsmith, Gary Hamel as well as world-renowned university professors.

“We are impressed with Next Consult’s experience in the areas of management consulting, performance management and organizational structures,” stated Chad Gaydos, Chief Operating Officer of Skillsoft. “SkillSoft’s partnership with Next Consult aims to provide best-in class eLearning to Bulgarian companies, equipping their employees with a skillset that prepares them well for the future.”


About Skillsoft

Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning solutions that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform and the SumTotal suite for Human Capital Management.

SkillSoft provides the most comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, Technology & Developer, Productivity & Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Percipio’s intuitive design engages modern learners and its consumer-led experience accelerates learning. The SumTotal suite features four key components built on a unified platform: Learning Management, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management.

SkillSoft is trusted by thousands of the world's leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. Learn more at


About Next Consult

Next Consult is an international Management and IT consulting company with offices in Bulgaria, Romania, United Kingdom, USA and Switzerland. Our consultants have successfully completed over 400 projects in more than 200 companies from various industries in the fields of strategic management, operational excellence, human resources, CRM and ERP implementations and digital marketing. Next Consult is a Salesforce Gold Partner, SAP ERP Partner and representative of the Japanese technology for Lean transformation 20 Keys. 



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