Having the opportunity to explore and learn new topics, soft skills, and more challenging technical skills is an integral part of life.
I have used this platform for the last seven months to give a well-rounded review of the system as a learner and administrator and offer everything I have learned using it in a commercial setting.
One of the things people find tricky, though, is juggling and managing typical life stresses, family, friends, and studying and the added stress of Covid-19 with the potential option of permanently working from home.
Online education is proven to be (on average) up to 50% easier to absorb and retain information than traditional instructor-led training. When you take into account the much lower cost and more significant ROI (return on investment) of knowledge retention, it makes it a foregone conclusion to at least consider a learning platform like this. Still, we will give LinkedIn Learning a full in-depth review, so let’s get into it.
|Simple user interface||Too much content choice|
|Huge library of courses||No official accreditation|
|Reasonable monthly cost||Some outdated courses|
|AI driven recommendations||Pricing options could be expanded|
|Available in multiple languages|
|Certificates post to LinkedIn|
|Social Learning features e.g. Q&A|
|Easy to build learning paths|
|Easy to watch video format|
What is LinkedIn Learning?
Is it similar to Lynda.com?
What can I learn on the platform?
LinkedIn Learning is a platform with over 16,000 courses so you will not be short of areas to learn.
As you will see, there are 3 main topic sections you can view, they are: