LinkedIn Learning for Staff

LinkedIn Learning for Staff

Explore the benefits of LinkedIn Learning for colleagues, and view a list of suggested courses to get you started.


As a member University of Leeds staff you have free access to over 16,000 courses on LinkedIn Learning, in this guide we highlight how it can support colleagues professionally and personally.  

With so many courses available, we’ve compiled a list below as a starting point for colleagues and to provide a sense of the variety of courses available.  You can also browse different topics on LinkedIn Learning, which include Business, Creative and Technology. Once you’ve started watching courses you’re interested in, LinkedIn Learning will also start suggesting recommended content tailored to your interests. 

But first, we explore the benefits of LinkedIn Learning for staff:  

  • LinkedIn Learning offers professional courses in a wide range of areas including technology, business and professional, and creative subjects
  • Courses are led by experts and are broken down into bite-sized video modules. Access courses on-the-go and at a time that suits you
  • Learn new skills for your personal and professional development and improve career prospects
  • Staff can become an admin or curator, allowing them to upload content and curate collections of content to share with students, or colleagues. This can be used in teaching practice and for colleagues who manage or support the development of colleagues
  • With a wide variety of information and support, LinkedIn Learning is a resource of information to help support you with specific projects or tasks you’re undertaking in your role
  • Easily connect to your LinkedIn profile to highlight completed courses and new skills, helping to network with others and to improve career prospects
  • LinkedIn Learning offers a content mapping service for the University; content can be mapped directly to a syllabus, a framework or list of topics. Requests can be sent directly to  

Our LinkedIn Learning webpage has more information about LinkedIn Learning, and will have the latest updates and information.

Suggested courses for Staff: 

To watch one of the suggested videos below, simply click on the hyperlink, which will redirect you to the LinkedIn Learning course, and log in with your university email address.   

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Change Management


Creativity and Innovation

Digital Skills and Digital Accessibility


Management Skills

Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

Project Management and Strategic Planning

Recruitment and Interviewing

Teamwork and Collaboration

Time Management


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