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.

Introduction

In this guide, we highlight how to access your account, how it can support colleagues professionally and personally and suggest a series of courses staff may find helpful. 

Accessing your account

As a member staff at Leeds you have free access to over 16,000 courses on LinkedIn Learning. You can easily access your account from the LinkedIn Learning login page using your normal University username and password.

Benefits for staff

LinkedIn Learning provides a variety benefits for you and your career by supporting your personal and professional development.

The benefits

  • 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
  • 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

Getting more out of LinkedIn Learning

  • Connect to your LinkedIn profile to highlight completed courses and new skills, helping to network with others and to improve career prospects
  • 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
  • Join our LinkedIn Learning Interest Group for staff to discuss uses of the platform and find out updates.
  • 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 LinkedInLearn@leeds.ac.uk  

Suggested courses for staff

With so many courses available, we’ve compiled the following list 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. 

Top courses of 2021

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Change Management

Communication

Creativity and Innovation

Digital Skills and Digital Accessibility

Learning

Management Skills

Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

Project Management and Strategic Planning

Recruitment and Interviewing

Teamwork and Collaboration

Time Management

Wellbeing

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