Recommended LinkedIn Learning Courses
Leading Your Team Through Change
Great leaders help their organization overcome challenges and change course. But change
is hard, and anyone managing a team needs a proven playbook to help them rally their
employees as they acclimate to new ideas and initiatives. In this course, join Mike
Derezin—the vice president of learning solutions at LinkedIn—as he highlights frameworks
and strategies for guiding teams through actionable change. Throughout the course,
Mike shares insights gleaned from his own years in leadership, including how to address
active resisters (and manage passive ones), take pulse checks, and hold people accountable
for making change happen. Upon wrapping up this course, you’ll be better equipped
to lead your organization through both large and small changes.
Leading virtual meetings is a critical competency for leaders who manage a remote
or blended team. Join leadership and management expert Kevin Eikenberry as he identifies
the challenges to holding a productive meeting online, and shares tactics for making
these meetings successful. Learn about how to choose the right platform, set expectations
for conduct, clarify roles, create a great agenda, and more.
Working remotely has been on the rise for many years now, with research showing that
hiring managers expect nearly half of all their workers to be working remotely over
the next decade. While many trends feed into this way of organizing work, managing
the work effectively will be key to the success of organizations globally. In this
course, instructor Phil Gold provides managers with a clear approach for getting the
most out of their remote teams. He zeros in on the key factors that will ensure productivity,
engagement, and growth, as well as a manager’s role in building trust, removing roadblocks,
nurturing connections with team members, and setting clear goals.
When you unlock the power of remote work, you can ditch your commute, work where you
focus best, and spend more time doing things you love, all while advancing your career.
In this course, coach Mike Gutman from FlexJobs shows how to use today's cloud-based
communication and collaboration tools to get work done from anywhere, while remaining
connected to your organization. He reveals how you can create a productive work environment
at home or around town by structuring your day correctly and avoiding distractions.
He also explains how to build rapport with remote colleagues so you feel like you're
part of the team and succeed in your remote career. Watch this course to learn how
to work productively, when and where you want, and achieve the freedom and flexibility
you need for a more balanced life.
Leading Remote Projects and Virtual Teams
Being able to manage remote projects and lead virtual teams has never been more important.
The COVID-19 crisis has required business professionals to adapt to new digital workflows,
communicating and collaborating virtually with clients and colleagues across the world.
In this timely course, Cyndi Snyder Dionisio guides you through the unique aspects
of remote project management, from engaging virtual teams to choosing the right technology
and collaboration tools. Get tips for conducting effective remote meetings—even with
attendees in different time zones—and overcoming the unique challenges associated
with leading remote teams, including building rapport and alleviating burnout.
Leading Virtually: Vulnerability and Presence when Working from Home
The ability to lead virtually is more important than ever. The global economy means
many organizations are collaborating with clients and colleagues across the world—and
the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many on-site teams to transition to work-from-home
positions. In these challenging times, leaders have to maintain a careful balancing
act—balancing vulnerability and presence, authority and empathy—to truly connect with
remote employees and keep their businesses moving in the right direction. This course
collects timely, relevant advice for leading virtual teams and projects. Authors Simon
Sinek and Charlene Li—and comedian Lisa Lampanelli—offer guidance on building trust,
listening, practicing servant leadership, and engaging stakeholders inside and outside
Technology has enabled many former office workers to work from home or anywhere remotely.
As the overall job landscape shifts, the number of remote workers will likely continue
to increase. For the managers and leaders spearheading these remote teams, as well
as teams that consist of remote and in-person employees, making the jump from in-person
to virtual leadership can be challenging. In this course, instructor Kevin Eikenberry
lays out how to lead effectively from a distance. He dives into the basics of remote
leadership, such as how working remotely changes interpersonal dynamics. Plus, he
shares tips for getting results at a distance—including how to provide remote coaching
and feedback—as well as how to build trust, set reasonable boundaries as a long-distance
leader, and more.
Time Management: Working from Home
Working from home is a wonderful opportunity, but time management can be a challenge.
With so many demands on your time and attention, it's a tricky balancing act to stay
productive. In this course, bestselling author and productivity expert Dave Crenshaw
offers best practices for anyone who works full-time or occasionally from home. Dave
begins by showing how to set up a dedicated workspace for maximum productivity, including
tips on setting up your computer to ensure you stay focused. Then Dave walks through
how to craft your daily schedule for peak productivity and plan meaningful breaks
to avoid burnout. He explains how to collaborate with remote coworkers, including
how to use virtual meetings productively. Finally, Dave offers advice for working
parents and other caregivers who might be balancing professional and personal responsibilities
in the home.
1h 25 mins.
People rely on body language and tone to grasp the real meaning of messages. Without
these cues, we misunderstand each other more quickly, argue more, and walk away faster
from relationships. In the virtual world—where most business is conducted—it’s even
harder to communicate. If you want to build closer relationships with colleagues and
clients, digital body language is your solution. Join collaboration expert Erica Dhawan
as she explains how to use digital body language to close the empathy gap between
you and your team. Learn why it’s important to always assume the best intent in others,
and find out how to carefully craft your responses, communicate your feelings, and
negotiate delicate power dynamics. With these tips, you can take charge of your communications
online and off.
Organizing Your Remote Office for Maximum Productivity
Working remotely gives you amazing freedom, but how you set up your office makes all
the difference. To maximize your productivity, you need to be able to easily transition
from home life to work life and back again. From setting up your physical space to
managing your digital life, author and productivity expert Paula Rizzo can help you
get more done when working remotely. Learn to harness your personal productivity style
to create an intentional workspace; adapt any room, regardless of size; choose the
right equipment and technology; present better during video meetings; organize your
documents and files; and set boundaries with those you share space with. Plus, learn
to plan ahead to take your workspace on the road—wherever business takes you.
Balancing Work and Life as a Work-from-Home Parent
Working remotely can be hard enough, particularly during a time of crisis. But when
the worlds of work, parenting, and school collide, recovering your equilibrium can
feel nearly impossible. Andrea Bonior—a clinical psychologist, best-selling author,
and mom of three—has been living out these same struggles for months. In this course,
she shares tips for juggling your job and your life as a work-from-home parent. Using
behavioral research, her expertise as a psychologist, and her personal experience
working through these same challenges, Andrea details how to establish a concrete
personal plan to reduce stress, set boundaries, and embrace each day with new motivation.
Learn about the most common enemies of time management and how to conquer them. Discover
how to set boundaries that lessen intrusions, boost your productivity, and keep your
work time from trickling into your family time. Plus, learn how to extend compassion
Privacy in the New World of Work
As countries and businesses begin to open up again, one way that leaders protect their
citizens and employees is through a variety of tracking efforts. But the use of tracking
technologies has created a unique set of privacy challenges that everyone—from CEOs
to individual contributors—must grapple with. In this course, join Kalinda Raina,
head of global privacy at LinkedIn, as she explores the privacy challenges raised
by the global pandemic, as well as the steps you can take as a citizen, parent, employee,
and manager to protect privacy. Learn about the ways that governments are surveilling
citizens for COVID. Discover why it's important to ensure that data you share during
the pandemic doesn't continue to be collected (and can't be used against you in the
future). Learn how to protect your customer's privacy when working from home, as well
as what you can do as a parent to teach your child privacy best practices. Plus, Kalinda
provides leaders with guidance on how to make important decisions about reopening
What’s Next: Thought Leaders on Reinventing Work
There's no set instruction manual on how to navigate our complicated new normal. What
will the new workplace look like? How can organizations continue to stay afloat while
dealing with limited resources? What are the issues managers and leaders need to keep
in mind as they try to create the new normal? In this course, join LinkedIn Learning
instructors as they address these critical issues and provide strategies and real-life
current examples that can help you adapt to the new world of work.
1h 10 mins.
How to Boost Your Creativity from Home in 10 Days
Creative thinking is something we’re all capable of. And it's a skill we can all improve
with a bit of effort. Instructor Dave Birss has spent much of his career studying
and applying creativity. He’s helped to lead the creative departments of some of the
UK’s biggest ad agencies. And he’s conducted experiments to see what helps people
come up with better ideas. In this course, he shares his knowledge with you. Discover
how to develop your creative abilities, so you're better equipped to generate valuable
ideas for your company or yourself. Each lesson includes a practical exercise that’s
designed to improve different facets of your creative abilities. Along the way, Dave
shares tools and techniques to help you come up with, improve upon, and prototype
novel ideas. Plus, get tips for persuading decision-makers to support your ideas.
Tune in to one lesson a day for 10 days to supercharge your creative abilities.
Communicating Internally During Times of Uncertainty
During a crisis, communicating with your employees should be your first priority.
Your most important job as a leader is to make sure your team feels safe in working
with and for you. This course gives you the necessary tools to communicate internally
during times of change or uncertainty. Learn how to communicate with transparency
and empathy, identify what you want to say and when to say it, and manage questions,
reactions, and anxiety from your team. Instructor Mory Fontanez—a transformation consultant
helping Fortune 500 companies and startups enact meaningful change— also provides
tips for staying connected to your workforce after the crisis has passed and putting
what you've learned about internal communication into regular business practice.
Dealing with Grief, Loss, and Change as an Employee
What makes grief, loss, and change so challenging is the difficulty we have experiencing
and expressing unpleasant feelings. The COVID-19 pandemic, economic downturn, and
related challenges have brought these feelings into the workplace. As an employee,
it can be difficult to balance grief and loss with professional responsibilities,
especially since many organizations don't have a script for handling these situations.
This timely course from Joan Rosenberg, PhD, is a strategic and practical guide to
building core emotional strength, reducing anxiety, and developing the confidence
needed to navigate grief, loss and change. Combining more than three decades of clinical
experience with the latest psychology, mindfulness, and neuroscience research, Joan
helps learners understand what grief really is and how to manage the impact of loss
How to Be an Adaptable Employee during Change and Uncertainty
The world is changing fast. That's why, as an employee, the most valuable skill you
can cultivate is adaptability, so you're ready for anything. In this course, Dorie
Clark shares concrete tips and strategies to become more adaptable—and embrace adaptability
as an ongoing part of your life. Learn how to cultivate an adaptable mindset and build
the right skills, including communication and open-mindedness. Then find out how to
put your new adaptability skills into action by talking directly to your boss, taking
on new tasks, and developing a positive attitude. The skills you learn in this course
can help you thrive in times of crisis, and succeed no matter what the future holds.
How to Innovate and Stay Relevant in Times of Change and Uncertainty
Times of change and uncertainty are great opportunities to benefit from innovation.
When every other company seems to be doing the same thing and cutting activities deemed
to be unnecessary, you can benefit by doing the exact opposite. Join innovation expert
and author Dave Birss, as he teaches leaders and managers how to spot new opportunities,
pivot, and innovate when the world around them has gone mad. Discover how to set the
groundwork for innovation, encourage your teams to generate innovative ideas, and
select the best ideas to prototype and launch into action.
Decision-Making in High-Stress Situations
By changing how we think about making decisions under pressure, we can remain effective
leaders, even during times of crisis. In this course, Becki Saltzman shares how to
leverage stress to your advantage, getting the pressure to work for you instead of
against you when you need to think of options and determine what to do. She explains
how to uncover hidden options, consider potential outcomes, and move forward with
making a decision. Find out how to calculate costs, avoid the pitfalls of consensus-driven
decisions, and successfully make strong judgment calls. Ultimately, she helps you
to prevent stress from becoming the enemy of good decisions.
Supporting Your Mental Health While Working from Home
Working from home is a new phenomenon for many professionals. Different worlds—work,
school, and parenting—are suddenly colliding. People are discovering how much their
environment impacts their productivity and wellbeing, and how difficult it can be
to focus when there are so many demands on their time. In this course, neuroscience
expert and author Amy Brann helps you adjust to this new normal by training your brain
to overcome disruptions and distractions, accept and get real about your emotions,
reframe your expectations, and preserve your relationships. Using the latest insights
from neuroscience, Amy shares nontechnical, practical guidance for not just surviving,
but thriving as you work from home.
Managing Anxiety in the Workplace
We all get anxious at times. But what do you do when anxiety is disrupting your job?
This course provides resources to help you manage your anxiety and be more effective
and successful at work. Dr. Srini Pillay, a Harvard-trained psychologist, explains
how to recognize anxiety and understand when you need clinical help. For those who
can manage day to day, he provides guidance to navigate the ins and outs of the workplace:
from finding a job to having more successful interactions with coworkers. He also
provides productivity strategies designed to help you manage conflict, technology
hiccups, and work-related stress. Plus, learn how to manage and lead with anxiety
in mind—so you can guide your reports through challenging times and overcome imposter
syndrome and other anxiety-related traps.
1h 9 mins.
Recharge Your Energy for Peak Performance
Our ability to be productive and perform at work is not based on the time we spend
on each task, but the energy we bring to the time we have. In this course, learn how
to boost your productivity by managing your energy more effectively. Instructor Heidi
Hanna kicks off the course by discussing why energy management is crucial to your
professional success, as well as how to craft an energy investment strategy for growth
and sustainability. Heidi shares tips for anchoring your attention to what matters
most, priming your brain to sleep, fueling wisely with proper nutrition, and creating
a seven-day recharge sprint. To wrap up, she details how to create a high-energy culture
at work by energizing time management and seeking out quiet spaces and recharge stations
in your environment.
Prolonged periods of stress—related to your work, your home life, or your health—can
lead to burnout. Burnout reduces our productivity and saps our energy, leaving us
overwhelmed by everyday tasks and feeling increasingly cynical and resentful. In this
course, Todd Dewett helps you recognize some of the most common causes of burnout,
such as long hours, too much travel, tight deadlines, and no vacation, so that you
can figure out how to prevent stress from building up. Plus, get tips for jump-starting
your recovery and publicly owning your burnout experience.
How to Run a Brilliant Remote Workshop
Get practical advice, techniques, and frameworks to help you develop and run effective
remote workshops. With in-person professional gatherings halted due to COVID-19, expert
Dave Birss can teach you how to create and run a remote workshop that will have an
impact and help you achieve your business goals. Using engaging examples and his signature
humor, Dave walks you through preparing for a great remote workshop, selecting the
right technology, engaging participants, working with the output of a remote workshop,
and more. You can also get tips to move an existing workshop from an offline event
to an online one, and facilitate a successful workshop that benefits all participants.
A crisis can spark uncertainty and chaos that challenges leaders, their people, and
the structures they depend on. But leaders can take charge of what they can control
to establish new routines and tactics that adapt and change with what is needed. In
this course, review key leadership strategies gleaned from some of our very best LinkedIn
Learning courses. This selection of curated highlights offers wisdom for leaders to
help them lead themselves, their teams, and their organizations during this time of
enormous change. Discover ways to turn adversity into opportunity, create conditions
that encourage your team to practice a growth mindset, remain transparent when communicating
with employees and customers, and much more.
Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls
Learn how to shine on video conference calls. Communication consultant Jessica Chen
provides expert advice to look and sound confident, collected, and smart on your next
conference call or video presentation. Discover how to prepare your material, how
to contribute to the call, and how to incorporate engaging visuals. Get body language,
posture, and wardrobe tips to make a powerful impression. Finally, learn the technical
details to building a mini "studio" for conducting calls, including choosing a webcam,
lighting yourself, and placing a microphone for quality sound.
Supporting Your Kids’ Learning at Home
Corbin and Kat Anderson have spent years perfecting their teaching craft in both physical
and virtual classrooms. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they—like millions of other
parents—found themselves grappling with a new challenge: helping their kids learn
at home. In this course, Corbin and Kat explore the essentials of successfully schooling
your kids at home, sharing tips and tricks gleaned from their own experiences. Whether
your child is at home sick for a day, or home for weeks due to a pandemic, this course
provides you with the essential information you need to guide their learning journey
and keep them up to speed with their educational goals and requirements. Learn how
to structure a successful workday, provide constructive feedback, and use games to
keep kids engaged. Plus, discover where to find resources to educate yourself so you
can provide proper support in core subject areas.
1h 21 mins.
Collaborate more seamlessly using Zoom, the popular video conferencing tool. In this
course, staff instructor Garrick Chow shows how to schedule, moderate, and participate
in Zoom meetings. Garrick begins by showing how to set up your Zoom account and adjust
audio and video settings. Next, he walks through joining and participating in meetings
scheduled by others. Garrick covers how to use a variety of options during meetings
such as adjusting views, muting your microphone, turning your video camera on and
off, and sharing your screen. Finally, Garrick demonstrates how to host your own Zoom
meetings and webinars, from scheduling and adjusting moderator settings to recording
1h 21 mins.
Microsoft Teams Essential Training
Discover the core features of Microsoft Teams and see how you can bring together colleagues,
create conversations and content, and collaborate more effectively. Author Nick Brazzi
walks you through the essentials of using Teams, starting with basic setup, creating
new teams, and joining existing teams. Nick covers organizing teams and members and
shows how to conduct conversations. He explains how to create scheduled meetings or
initiate impromptu meetings inside Teams, and demonstrates file sharing. Finally,
Nick walks you through customizing user settings, and explains how to use Teams on
2h 16 mins.
A learning path compiles and organizes several courses for more extensive study on a specific topic. For planning purposes, an organized timeline is provided in each learning path. Once complete, you'll be able to share this accomplishment on your LinkedIn profile. This will show your professional network that you've dedicated significant time to learning new skills in a specific area.
Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success
Optimize working remotely in this set of online courses—whether you’re new to remote
work or not, and whether you’re leading a team or part of a team involving distributed
team members. Discover how to be productive and stay connected when working from home
or other remote environments.
14h 33 mins.
Communicating During Times of Change
Communication is essential during times of change. In this learning path, discover
how and when to communicate during a crisis while managing your company's reputation
and connecting with key stakeholders. Plus, learn communication foundations, such
as effective listening and digital body language.
9h 10 mins.
Staying Positive and Productive during Uncertainty
In this learning path, discover skills and techniques to help you stay positive and
productive in your career during times of uncertainty. These 16 courses can help you
deal with workplace change, find purpose and direction, lead others, and increase
15h 41 mins.
Leading during Times of Change
Managers and leaders are constantly confronted with change. Learn the specific techniques
to plan your change effort as well as how to address the cultural and emotional challenges
that arise during organizational changes.
12h 11 mins.
Supporting Your Well-Being during Times of Change and Uncertainty
In this learning path, you can gain immediately applicable skills to support your
well-being during times of change and uncertainty. Twenty curated courses cover topics
such as practicing mindfulness and meditation; managing anxiety, depression, and stress;
calming your mind; and restoring your body.
16h 7 mins.
Manage Change and Develop Your Adaptability Skills
Discover how to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in your work
tasks or environment. Find out how to adjust quickly and effectively to learn and
work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
5h 58 mins.
Building Trust and Collaborating with Others
Learn how to develop and maintain collaborative, constructive, and cooperative working
relationships. Identify opportunities to connect teams, departments, units, and organizations.
Discover how to interact with others and give them confidence in the intentions of
you and your organization.
7h 46 mins.