As of October 31st, the Office of Human Resources has upgraded your Lynda.com account to LinkedIn Learning — offering a personalized learning experience designed to help you achieve your goals through online learning on demand.
What is Linkedin Learning?
LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills on the job, when you need it. Through a subscription with the Office of Human Resources, UN Secretariat staff members have access to the LinkedIn Learning video library of engaging, top-quality tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. Whether it's through full courses or bite-sized videos, you'll be able to learn something new, strengthen your skills, solve a problem - and apply it to your job.
How do I access LinkedIn Learning?
IF YOU DON’T HAVE A LYNDA.COM ACCOUNT
Access LinkedIn Learning in 4 simple steps (for first-time users):
- Go to the LinkedIn Learning activation portal.
- Create a free account with your UN email address.
Once LinkedIn Learning verifies your email domain, you will receive an email from the system prompting you to create a profile.
- Create your profile.
- Start learning!
IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A LYNDA.COM ACCOUNT
You will receive an email notifying you of the upgrade from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning.
You can choose to:
activate your LinkedIn Learning account linking it with your personal LinkedIn account (more details)
create a separate LinkedIn Learning account
Do I have to connect my LinkedIn account?
During the activation process, you will have the option to connect a LinkedIn account to your LinkedIn Learning account. Connecting your LinkedIn account is recommended but not mandatory. Learners who choose to opt-out of connecting their LinkedIn account will create a separate LinkedIn Learning account that is not connected to LinkedIn.com.
If you do not have a LinkedIn account, you will be able to create one. The benefits of connecting a LinkedIn account include:
A more personalized learning experience that includes special course recommendations for you based on job title, skills, and industry.
Discoverable and relevant learning content within the LinkedIn.com experience (e.g., in the feed) to keep learning top of mind and easy to access.
When you connect your LinkedIn account, you can rest assured that only your learning data will be shared with the UN. No other data from your LinkedIn account will be accessible or shared. See the details of the Privacy Information for LinkedIn Learning Learners.
Do I control what is displayed on my LinkedIn profile?
Yes, your LinkedIn Learning activity will not show on your LinkedIn profile unless you choose to add a completed course.
Can I bring across my learning history from Lynda.com?
Yes, when the upgrade is complete, all your history, in progress and bookmarks will be in your new LinkedIn Learning account.
Who can have a LinkedIn Learning license?
Access to LinkedIn Learning is available to all Secretariat staff in all duty stations. This includes regular, temporary, national, consultants, individual contractors, UNVs, military observers and police advisers.
What types of courses are there?
You can find all sorts of material, courses and videos on business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. View the full Linkedin Learning library, and recommended courses below.
Do I need a fast internet connection to watch the videos?
You do need a reasonably fast internet connection to access the site and the courses and videos in it. However, you can download them onto your computer, tablet or smartphone for offline use by using the LinkedIn Learning app (iOS app, Android app).
Are there any resources for staff who are visually impaired or hearing impaired?
Yes. A transcript of each video is available below the video box on the "Transcript" tab. In recognition of visually impaired staff members, LinkedIn Learning provides resources for accessibility to facilitate access to their content.
I have created an account but found that I don't have access to some of the recommended videos. Why is that?
When you create your account, you are asked to select a language. This will be the language of the video library that you are able to access. This means that if you have selected a language other than English, the English library will not be accessible to you.
My question has not been answered here and/or I have found technical issues. Who can I reach out to?
For any other inquiry, please reach out to us directly by writing to email@example.com.
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