LinkedIn Learning Online Training Videos


Take advantage of the Amherst College campus subscription to online training videos for computer, technology and personal growth skills

With Amherst College's campus subscription to LinkedIn Learning (formerly, current students and current employees of Amherst College, Five Colleges Inc., Emily Dickinson Museum and Folger Shakespeare Library can access thousands of educational videos that serve as educational resources on software skills, computer skills, and self-improvement. This service also is available to Five College students and high school students that have Amherst College login credentials and currently are enrolled in Amherst College courses.

Features and Benefits

Features and Benefits: 
Each training topic is broken up into short video sections or chapters. View a section at a time or view all in a series to complete a particular topic. Some topics provide exercises you can use to follow along and practice what is being taught. Many trainings provide a transcript which you can download or print as a resource. Topics for self-improvement include: Communication Fundamentals, Body Language for Leaders, Managing Your Time, Influencing Others, Having Difficult Conversations, Learning to Be Assertive, Leading with Emotional Intelligence, Effective Listening, Overcoming Procrastination, Improving Your Memory, Management Fundamentals, and Conflict Resolution Fundamentals.



You can access LinkedIn Learning with any up to date web browser (Firefox, Safari, Chrome, etc.) and use a computer or mobile device including iPhones, iPads, iPods, Android phones, and e-readers that can play video such as Kindle Fire and Nook Color.

Getting Started

Getting Started: 

If you would like to use LinkedIn Learning, go to our Knowledge Base article and use the login link to join with your Amherst credentials. Note that you must login in to the Amherst website to access the Knowledge Base article and the link to join the Amherst College campus subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

Once you have joined and established your login using your Amherst College credentials,
access LinkedIn Learning at




Topics covered include how to use popular software such as
- Zoom
- Google Apps and Drive
- Dropbox
- Microsoft Office including many courses on Excel
- Adobe software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom, and Photoshop

Computer skills such as
- security
- home computing
- digital photography
- music and video production
- web design and development
- animation
- calendars and email
- using mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones and Androids

Personal development, productivity and study skills such as
- interviewing
- wellness
- organization
- managing email and calendars effectively
- interpersonal communication


Additional Information

Additional Information: 

To use LinkedIn Learning, go to our Knowledge Base article and use the login link to join with your Amherst credentials.

Then you can access the training content at, signing in as prompted with SSO (Single Sign On) and your Amherst username and password.


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