Online learning and online courses are now more prevalent in the Philippines especially now that internet access and quality are better compared to years ago. Online learning platforms have also been the go-to place for professionals and jobseekers to upskill and future-proof their careers. LinkedIn Learning is one of those platforms that provide free online courses, and here are 10 of their most popular courses in Southeast Asia.
The courses listed below are the most popular courses on LinkedIn Learning in Southeast Asia in the past year (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022), ranked in descending order. Click on the links provided to access the courses.
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The course demonstrates how to efficiently manage and analyze data using Microsoft Excel. Participants will learn how to enter and organize data, perform calculations with simple functions, and format the appearance of rows, columns, cells, and data. Other lessons cover how to work with multiple worksheets, build charts and PivotTables, sort and filter data, use the printing capabilities of Excel, and more.
This course shares tips and tricks for leveling up your presentations and boosting your executive presence. You will learn how to craft your presentations around what’s important to the audience to ensure that you’re only sharing the most impactful information. Discover how to shift your focus away from yourself to conquer your fear of speaking. Plus, get strategies for ensuring that your body, tone, and words are giving off one consistent message; planning for your worst-case scenario and establishing recovery strategies; handling tough questions; and more.
The course explains the fundamentals of project management, from establishing goals and objectives and building a project plan to managing resources and work, meeting deadlines, and closing the project. Along the way, she provides tips for communicating, holding meetings, keeping a project on track, and gaining customer acceptance. This course provides exercises for most videos based on a healthcare/IT case study project.
This course provides simple communication tools, strategies, and tips that are easy to use and produce immediate results. It will help you sound more confident, use body and language to better express ideas, and overcome anxiety. In the last chapter of the course, all these concepts are brought together in two real-world coaching exercises that will help you see the techniques in action.
This course teaches managers and leaders how to use strategic thinking to guide the direction of their teams and come up with solutions to key business problems. Career and personal branding expert Dorie Clark will show you how to carve out time to think about strategy, gather data, learn from the past, create a vision for the future, and implement strategic thinking within your team.
The most successful teams use critical thinking—objective and rational analysis—to illuminate the wisest conclusions. This course prepares leaders to hone the critical thinking skills of their entire organization. Learn how to upgrade critical thinking to avoid deceiving fallacies, spot misleading cognitive biases, craft better arguments, hone judgment, and improve decision-making. Instructor Becki Saltzman teaches skills that will improve how your company or team innovates, tackles challenges, and responds to change.
If you’re already an Excel power user, then you might want to take this course to learn about VLOOKUP and XLOOKUP. The mini-course will walk you step-by-step through creating a simple lookup in Excel using both VLOOKUP and XLOOKUP, then shows you how to error-proof your formulas.
In this course, instructor Brad Batesole will help you keep up with this fast-moving field, covering what you need to know to help your business cut through the noise, engage potential customers, and adapt to the times. Brad begins by discussing the building blocks of online marketing, including how it’s used, where it’s been, and where it’s headed. He then steps through how to define your value proposition, identify your target market, and establish your goals and KPIs. Next, he covers how customers evaluate the entirety of a brand’s online presence, as well as how to decide on a marketing channel, optimize your website, and leverage SEO, paid advertising, and social media to help your target audience find you. Plus, learn how to develop an email marketing plan, get started with video marketing, and create easy-to-understand marketing reports that help you assess your progress.
Critical thinking is the ability to think reflectively and independently in order to make thoughtful decisions. By focusing on root-cause issues critical thinking helps you avoid future problems that can result from your actions. In this course, leadership trainer and expert Mike Figliuolo outlines a series of techniques to help you develop your critical thinking skills. He reveals how to define the problem you’re trying to solve and then provides a number of critical thinking tools such as blowing up the business, asking the 5 whys and the 7 so whats, exploring the 80/20 rule, and more. He also provides guidance on how to develop this skill across your whole team.
Your communication skills affect your career prospects, the value you bring to your company, and the likelihood of your promotion. This course helps you communicate better in a variety of professional situations, including meetings, email messages, pitches, and presentations. Instructors Tatiana Kolovou and Brenda Bailey-Hughes introduce the four building blocks of communication—people, message, context, and listening—and show how they apply in different circumstances. Through the use of vignettes and applied tools, the course shows how to build this core competency and communicate in a way that effectively and professionally conveys your message.
LinkedIn is giving free access to its top 10 Most Popular Courses on https://www.linkedin.com/learning until August 31, 2022.