Linkedin Just launched their online learning platform
In a blog post yesterday, the Company unveils Linkedin Learning an online learning platform enabling individuals and organizations to achieve their objectives and aspirations, with nearly 9,000 courses in subjects ranging from programming skills to accounting and will be publishing on average 25 new courses each week. If you were in doubt why Linkedin acquired linda.com, you know now.
Lynda.com, an online learning platform with more than 4,000 courses and 255,000 video tutorials across mobile and desktop, was acquired by Linkedin back in April of 2015 for $1.5 billion. In June of 2016, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion.
The learning platform cost $29.99/month but If you are a Linkedin Premier Subscriber, its free. Courses are also offered in German, Spanish, Japanese and French.
The platform host about 800 industry experts chosen from around the world and the enterprise tier that will allow larger corporations to recommend courses for their entire workforce will debut on the platform soon.
Learners get personalized, data-driven course recommendations based on career field, job role, skill set, self-selected interests and suggestions sourced from the more than 450 million professionals on LinkedIn.