News & Updates

Getting Started

To get started with LinkedIn Learning, check out these three great courses:

LinkedIn Learning bridges the gap between the career you want and the skills you need. Learn online, at your own pace, with our library of 5,000+ creative, business, and technology courses. To get the most from LinkedIn Learning, watch this short course to get you up and running.

With LinkedIn Learning, anyone can gain new skills. LinkedIn Learning offers expert-led, anytime training that you can take at your own pace, with tools and features to fit almost any learning style. Use this course to discover how you learn best and how LinkedIn Learning can help you set and achieve your personal and professional goals

A learning mindset means that you see challenges as opportunities and that you are motivated to learn something new every day.

Great instructors

Learn from industry experts. Stream LinkedIn Learning courses taught by passionate instructors with real-world experience. Check out Dr. Todd Dewett, expert in  teaching professional development skills.

Discover bite-size learning

All LinkedIn Learning courses are broken into short videos, so you can focus on a key topic of interest. Microlearning, or watching small snippets of longer courses, helps you gain knowledge across numerous subjects. Dedicate 10 minutes each day to learning something new. Check out these time management microlearning tips.

Ready to sharpen your skills?

LinkedIn Learning bridges the gap between the career you want and the skills you need. Learn online, at your own pace, with our library of 9,000+ creative, business, and technology courses. Use the “Skills You’re Interested In” Feature in LinkedIn Learning to discover relevant courses that support your current skills and interests.

LinkedIn Learning coming to UBC

On June 18, UBC’s Lynda.com subscription for faculty and staff is being upgraded to the newly-named online learning platform, LinkedIn Learning.

LinkedIn Learning provides the same great Lynda.com content delivered through an intuitive, new learning experience that’s powered by insights from the LinkedIn network. This online educational platform helps all levels of learners discover and develop workplace business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos.

On June 18, faculty and staff will be able to access LinkedIn Learning using their CWL through the UBC portal.

  • As of June 17, you will no longer be able to access Lynda.com.
  • If you have previously accessed Lynda.com, your learning history and data will carry over automatically to LinkedIn Learning as long as you log in to LinkedIn Learning once this year.
  • If you have a personal profile with LinkedIn.com, you can choose to connect this with your UBC LinkedIn Learning profile – or not. The choice is up to you, and you can change your mind down the road.

To learn more about the upgrade, including how to activate your account and the benefits of connecting your profiles, please visit Before the Upgrade.

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Questions? Please contact linkedin.learning@ubc.ca.

Learning with LinkedIn : The importance of professional empathy

When managing or collaborating with teams, you can sometimes run into challenges on how to best work together.

In this week’s Learning with LinkedIn, we take a look at the importance of professional empathy. When there is an emphasis on building solid, professional relationships, team members are happier and empathy thrives. By focusing on being empathetic at work, you can take steps to improve collaboration by understanding and engaging with your colleagues.

(You will be prompted to login with your CWL. Click on the image for one time viewing and for future reference, bookmark your free login access at https://linkedinlearning.ubc.ca)

Learn more in the full course: Communicating with Empathy.

About the presenter: Sharon Steed is a corporate empathy and communications consultant as well as an international keynote speaker. A lifelong stutterer, she uses her speech impediment to teach both what empathy is, and how to be empathetic. Her corporate empathy practice teaches organizations how to build a collaborative culture using principles of empathy.

Other resources

For other LinkedIn Learning courses, please visit https://linkedinlearning.ubc.ca to log in with your CWL (free access for all UBC faculty and staff).

Troubleshooting with LinkedIn Learning

Having trouble with LinkedIn Learning ? Can’t login? Email linkedin.learning@ubc.ca and we will assist you.