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Likelihood to Recommend

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

A great scenario where LinkedIn Learning is fantastic is when working on a project where we miss specific skill sets. My coworker was skilled in Microsoft Power BI, while I was not. So I spent 3 hours going through a few LinkedIn Learning Power BI trainings to get up to speed. Another coworker was not experienced in Google Analytics, and again, LinkedIn Learning filled in the blanks.A scenario where it's less appropriate is finding specific needs for your use case. While LinkedIn Learning is great for learning how something works and exploring test projects - don't expect it to hold your hand to do something very specific. For example - if you need to deploy a app using YOUR SPECIFIC WORKFLOW, you're not going to find a point-by-point tutorial. You'll find courses on how to deploy it in different ways, but not exactly the way you need it.
Rocky Kev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udemy for Business

Udemy for Business is a perfect solution for lower-cost training that enables your team to learn and explore new skills without having to pay the literal $10's of thousands of dollars to engage an external trainer for remote or in-person training.However, Udemy is not as good for situations where your reports may feel that they will have lots of questions to be answered. Udemy for Business's responsiveness to questions is good, but can never be as good as real-time questions and feedback.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

  • Industry expert authors/instructors - you're learning from people with pedigree.
  • Breadth and depth of catalog - not only is there a wide range of topics and disciplines, but there are frequently several levels of depth within each (eg. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced).
  • Time needed to complete each course AND each section of a course are included - you know what you're getting into from the first click.
Chris Salles | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udemy for Business

  • Business relevant content: The tool provides access to numerous online courses.
  • Customization: We can customize the content we offer our employees.
  • Measure engagement: We can track user behavior and leaning patterns.
Dustin Hovey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

  • Different results depending on each person's learning style or each expert's teaching style. Like in school, not all matchups will be beneficial and totally, completely informational.
  • Sometimes the videos can be long, which means it can be easy to get distracted/not pay attention. Sometimes long videos are warranted, sometimes they're not. Lynda is best for candidates with the self-discipline to stay committed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udemy for Business

  • The lectures are sometimes great, but it is also sometimes hard to stay engaged.
  • The grouping of categories could be refined.
Jose Colmenero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) 9.6
Based on 2 answers
It can help all employees learn to strengthen current skills or to learn new skills and then can learn to excel in their current department or they learn a new skills in a new department creating interconnection and cross-departmental value in a company.
Erika Schaefer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udemy for Business

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Usability

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Lynda.com is very simple to use, from finding videos to watching to going back and finding the chapter you want to re-watch. Love it all!
Erika Schaefer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udemy for Business

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Support Rating

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) 9.0
Based on 8 answers
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) has great videos on a variety of topics. Very detailed information with examples is provided. You can understand the information way better when examples are provided. I like that they also sometimes offer practice files so that you have a hands-on training. You can also use the community to ask questions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udemy for Business

Udemy for Business 8.3
Based on 4 answers
The support of the person that made the courses varies some are fast others are very slow to get any feedback or help. A knowledge base could be helpful. I haven tried to contact Udemy for Business for platform support reasons. The web platform overall seems to be stable and the same across all devices.
Javier Carrion | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

We have both lynda.com and Plural sight at my job. I like lynda.com when I am searching for a specific tool as it contains videos that hone in on teaching the attributes of a specific tool. Pluralsight's videos generally are longer and are more project based. But both sites are excellent resources. I can't really say which is better than the other.
Ai Ashe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udemy for Business

Udemy is used for different profiles. There are some specific skills that some people need to learn that other platforms don’t offer. On the other hand, this platform is sometimes cheaper than others.
Alejandro Matheu, MD, MBA, MSc in Digital Marketing | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

  • ROI has been positive. I've needed to know how to use an application, and lynda.com has helped me develop my skills. I know more after taking a lynda.com course than I did before it. That increase in knowledge and skills translates into greater productivity.
  • To be fair, I've never paid for a lynda.com license. I've used the licenses of former employers, and our public library has licensing deals with lynda.com for patrons. Since I have $0 invested in lynda.com, any knowledge gains represent a significant ROI.
Benjamin Brogdon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udemy for Business

  • Making the onboarding process for staff faster.
  • Help the marketing staff to be constantly updated with the latest changes in digital marketing tools such as Google Ads/Facebook Ads.
  • Provide access to training anywhere and anytime our company needs.
Tony Phan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Udemy for Business

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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