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Page updated 18 May 2023

LinkedIn Learning is an online e-learning portfolio of thousands of courses and tutorials taught by industry experts in software, creative and business skills. This service supplements face-to-face and live virtual learning and provides relevant and personalised online course recommendations that allow you to control the time, pace and place of your development and skills enhancement.

SIGN-IN: To access (opens in a new window)LinkedIn Learning, you will need to sign in by entering your UCD Connect Username & Password.

The Research Careers and Professional Development Team have compiled a selection of LinkedIn Learning courses for Postdoctoral Researchers under the four core competency areas. You can click on each area to access the collections directly on LinkedIn Learning. The dropdown menu below will show you a preview of each collection's content.

Alternatively, you can view some of UCD's LinkedIn Learning collections and learning paths in the UCD People and Organisation Development course catalogue, by clicking on the competency tiles. Or simply browse courses and videos using the Search box at the top of the page when logged into LinkedIn Learning.

Find out more about LinkedIn Learning in UCD on the People and Organisation Development website.

The Research and Research Management collection includes the below courses:

  • Learning Data Science: Using Agile Methodology
  • Academic Research Foundations: Quantitative
  • Information Literacy
  • Data Fluency: Exlporing and Describing Data
  • Project Management: Solving Common Project Problems
  • Learning Excel: Data Analysis
  • SPSS for Academic Research
  • Picking the Right Chart for your Data
  • Data Visualisation for Data Analysis and Analytics
  • Statistic: Foundation 1, 2 and 3

The Personal and Professional Excellence Collection includes the below courses:

  • Building Self-Confidence
  • Critical Thinking for Better Judgement and Decision-Making
  • Enhancing Resilience
  • Holding Yourself Accountable
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication within Teams
  • Improving your Listening Skills
  • Leadership Foundations: Leadership Styles and Models
  • Creating Great First Impressions
  • Delivering an Authentic Elevator Pitch
  • Professional Networking
  • Digital Networking Strategies
  • Informational Interviewing
  • Influencing Others
  • Managing your Career as an Introvert
  • Mindfulness Practices
  • 5 Ways to Control your Time
  • Finding your Time Management Style
  • Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

The Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Collection includes the below courses:

  • Learning to Teach Online
  • PowerPoint for Teachers: Creatign Interactive Lessons
  • Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement
  • Understanding What You Want out of a Mentoring Relationship
  • Finding and Benefiting from a Mentor
  • Sanyin Sang on Strategic Mentoring
  • Mentoring Others

The Innovation and Transferable Skills Collection includes the below courses:

  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • Banish your Inner Critic to Unleash Creativity
  • Creativity: Generate Ideas in Greater Quantity and Quality
  • Project Management Simplified
  • Writing in Plain English
  • Writing Articles
  • Writing a Compelling Blog Post
  • WordPress 5 Essential Training: Site Administration

Contact UCD Research Careers

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 7777 | E: researchcareers@ucd.ie