LinkedIn, a social network for which Microsoft has spent $ 26 Billion to make it default social network for everyone. They have introduced an online section in which they offer more than 9000 courses covering from coding and programming to writing and accounting.
The Section is named as “LinkedIn Learning”, it is developed on content gathered from various popular e-learning portal, Lynda etc. In 2015, LinkedIn earned the portal for $1.5 billion and is now making use of their courses.
About LinkedIn Learning:
LinkedIn learning is e-learning portal developed especially for individuals.The course that is accessible to the users is Business, technology, and creative topics. The social network has introduced some new features in the online learning system, that can work well with their business goal. Many business companies always trying to train their employees and even educational institutions are expanding their e-learning course to make use of the portal.
Individuals who want to start learning through LinkedIn will have to sign up for LinkedIn premium service. Once they signed up for the services, they will get 25 latest courses every week. However, the user can also get a free trial for a month. After a free month trial, they will have to get LinkedIn Premium Services.
LinkedIn learning regarding Business:
HR Managers and Employers can suggest courses to their employees and then can record their overall performance through LinkedIn’s analytics products. The analytics tools cannot only look the performance of the employee and also look at the learning progress.
The Company said that they will be soon releasing an enterprise tier so that large Companies will get subscriptions for their workers.
LinkedIn also published the new featured design for their desktop website which will display revamped feeds as well as latest messaging features. Through this, many student can be able to learn a lot of things from the LinkedIn Online Learning Portal.