LinkedIn Published The List Of The Top Twenty Most Popular Learning Courses Of This Year Which Were Watched By More Than 3 Million People

Remote work has become a key focus during the coronavirus forced lockdowns across the glove, and millions of professionals across the world are finding new ways to maintain focus as well as productivity outside the office environment. It has led to many people seeking out guidance to maximize their work from home effort. This focus is also reflected in the new list of the top twenty most popular LinkedIn Learning courses of this year published by LinkedIn. Two of the top three most popular LinkedIn Learning courses of this year are directly related to remote working.

On September 1st, LinkedIn explained in a blog post that the coronavirus pandemic has changed how people live, work, and socialize, and these top twenty most popular LinkedIn Learning courses of this year show that individuals across the globe have spent time learning how to create work/life balance, communicate with virtual teams while working from home, and how to be more productive while working remotely. More than three million professionals around the world have watched these top twenty most popular LinkedIn Learning courses to help them thrive in this changing economy.

The company also wrote in the blog post that time spent learning on LinkedIn has tripled during the last year. These top twenty courses underline a lot of key focus areas such as personal branding, maximizing usage of Excel, project working, and remote working. The company also notes that there has been an increased focus on effective listening, communication, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence this year. Likely, this bigger focus on effective listening and emotional intelligence is tied into the broader #BlackLivesMatter movement.

The focus on programming is also worth noting as programming skills are increasingly sought after by employers. Total job posting on LinkedIn looking for professionals with Python skills increased by 29% year-over-year. The complete list of the top twenty most popular LinkedIn Learning courses of this year provides some interesting context into the current professional environment.

The complete list of the top twenty most popular LinkedIn Learning courses includes Strategic Thinking, Time Management: WFH, Learning Python, Remote Work Foundations, Developing Your Emotional Intelligence, Critical Thinking, Excel 2016 Essential Training, Excel Essential Training (Office 360), Project Management Foundations, Communicating with Confidence, Cert Prep: PMP (Project Management Professional), Interpersonal Communication, Learning Personal Branding, Communication Foundations, Microsoft Teams Essential Training, Improving Your Listening Skills, Online Marketing Foundations, Excel: Tips and Tricks, Python Essential Training, and Time Management Fundamentals.



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