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LinkedIn Learning Sees Viewership Skyrocket

Online learning has long been an effective way to acquire new professional skills and galvanize career progression. According to Dan Brodnitz, Global Head of Content Strategy at LinkedIn Learning, however, online course viewership has surged drastically over the last year.

“We’re seeing major increases in the amount of professional learning happening around the world. Over 4.6 million professionals watched the 20 Most Popular Courses this year, and compared to last year, we saw a 53% increase in global hours spent learning.”

LinkedIn’s Most Popular Courses list shows a vast increase in DEI learning since the start of the pandemic. And for the first time ever, DEI courses not only made the list, but took the #1 spot.

Here’s a look at the complete list:

  1. Unconscious Bias with Stacey Gordon
  2. Strategic Thinking with Dorie Clark
  3. Excel Essential Training (Office 365/Microsoft 365) with Dennis Taylor
  4. Communicating with Confidence with Jeff Ansel
  5. Speaking Confidently and Effectively with Pete Mockaitis
  6. Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences with Vernā Myers and Arianna Huffington
  7. Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging with Pat Wadors
  8. Learning Excel 2019 with David Rivers
  9. Critical Thinking with Mike Figliuolo
  10. Time Management Fundamentals with Dave Crenshaw
  11. SQL Essential Training with Bill Weinman
  12. Learning Personal Branding with Chelsea Krost
  13. Agile Foundations with Doug Rose
  14. Communicating about Culturally Sensitive Issues with Daisy Lovelace
  15. Customer Service Foundations with Jeff Toister
  16. Interpersonal Communication with Dorie Clark
  17. Python Essential Training with Bill Weinman
  18. Delivering an Authentic Elevator Pitch with Tatiana Kolovou
  19. Excel: Advanced Formulas and Functions with Dennis Taylor
  20. Online Marketing Foundations with Brad Batesole
Tags: Diversity & Inclusion, Learning

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