Top 20 LinkedIn Learning Courses in 2022

YPRL Staff

12 September, 2022

Did you know that if you're a member with YPRL, you can get free access to LinkedIn Learning?

LinkedIn Learning is an online learning resource that has a growing library of over 16,000 courses in 7 different languages, all delivered by experts within their fields. Whether you are looking to develop your skills in a certain area for personal or professional reasons, there are so many courses that cover a variety of skills, topics and software that you are likely to find something that appeals to you!  

All you need to access LinkedIn Learning is your library card number and password or pin you’ve set for your membership with us, and you’ll be ready to get started!  

Based on data posted in a LinkedIn blog, we have collated this Top 20 list of the most popular LinkedIn Learning courses for 2022, all available for free with direct links to easily find them in our catalogue! 

#1: Goal Setting: Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) with Jessie Withers  

Learn how to encourage collaboration and alignment, clarify priorities and empower employees to do their best work. 

#2: Excel Essential Training (Office 365 / Microsoft 365) with Dennis Taylor  

Get up to speed with Microsoft Excel. Learn how to enter and organize data, build charts and PivotTables, sort data, and use other Excel features. 

#3: Interpersonal Communication with Dorie Clark  

Learn strategies that can help you master your interpersonal communication skills in the workplace. This course also discusses how to grapple with tricky situations, taking you through how to handle interruptions, respond to critical feedback, and communicate across cultures. 

#4: Cultivating a Growth Mindset with Gemma Leigh-Roberts 

Mindset is a choice. Learn how to cultivate a growth mindset in order to achieve your true potential. You have the power to change your mindset. The key is learning how to make the shift. This course shows you how. 

#5: Project Management Foundations with Bonnie Biafore  

Learn what it takes to deliver projects successfully. Explore the basics of project management, from building a project plan to managing progress. 

#6: Using Questions to Foster Critical Thinking and Curiosity with Joshua Miller 

Learn how to ask the right questions to move your team, leadership, and career to the next level. Discover social media's role in asking questions, why certain types of questions can lead to dead ends, how to effectively answer questions that are directed at you, and more. 

#7: Essentials of Team Collaboration by Dana Brownlee 

Learn clear and proven strategies for effective team collaboration. Discover specific activities and techniques to improve communication and avoid common mishaps. 

#8: Unconscious Bias with Stacey Gordon 

Learn how to understand and identify your own biases so that you can begin to make more thoughtful hiring, promotion, and interpersonal decisions in your everyday life. In this course, diversity expert Stacey Gordon helps you recognize and acknowledge your own biases so that you can identify them when making decisions and prevent yourself from making calls based on a biased viewpoint. 

#9: Learning Python with Joe Marini  

Python—the popular and highly-readable object-oriented language—is both powerful and relatively easy to learn. Whether you're new to programming or an experienced developer, this course can help you get started with Python.   

#10: Communicating with Confidence with Jeff Ansell 

Get simple communication tools, strategies, and tips to help you communicate with confidence. Most people are afraid of speaking in public, but effective oral communication is a key skill in business.  

#11: Speaking Confidently and Effectively with Pete Mockaitis  

Discover how to level up your presentations and boost your executive presence in this course adapted from the podcast How to Be Awesome at Your Job. Discover how to shift your focus away from yourself to conquer your fear of speaking. 

#12: Learning the OWASP Top 10 with Caroline Wong 

Explore the ten most critical software vulnerabilities for 2021, as described by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). Though aimed at IT security professionals and developers, anyone who uses web applications will benefit from an understanding of these risks. 

#13: Power BI Essential Training with Gini Von Courter 

Get started with Power BI. Learn how to use this powerful set of business analytics tools to create and share visualizations with others in your organization.  

#14: Strategic Thinking with Dorie Clark 

Strategic thinking is a critical skill for leaders. Learn how to think strategically in order to effectively guide the direction of your teams and solve key business problems.  

#15: SQL Essential Training with Bill Weinman 

Learn how to use SQL to manage your database. Explore beginner-level tutorials on creating tables, defining relationships, and manipulating strings with SQL and SQLiteStudio. 

#16: Developing your Emotional Intelligence with Gemma Leigh Roberts 

Learn how to enhance your personal performance and build effective relationships at work by developing emotional intelligence. Gemma helps you become more self-aware so that you can identify triggers that may hijack your performance. 

#17: Communication Foundations with Brenda Bailey-Hughes and Tatiana Kolovou 

Build your communication skills. Learn how to communicate more effectively in professional situations, including meetings, email, and presentations. Learn how to communicate more effectively. 

#18: Agile Foundations with Doug Rose  

Learn the foundational concepts you need to know to start thinking like an agile team.Teams that embrace an agile mindset are often better able to respond to customer feedback and shifting business needs—and have a bit more fun in the process. 

#19: Digital Marketing Foundations with Brad Batesole 

Learn how to develop a targeted online marketing strategy that helps your business cut through the noise, engage potential customers, and adapt with the times. 

#20: Critical Thinking with Mike Figiliuolo 

Learn the basics of critical thinking, an essential skill for problem-solving and decision-making. View Mike's LinkedIn Newsletter Critical thinking is the ability to think reflectively and independently in order to make thoughtful decisions.

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