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LinkedIn Learning for Core Competencies

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LinkedIn Learning includes courses/videos for learners that address competencies identified within the Stanford community. Use the free learning resources to develop your knowledge and skills!

Develops Self and Others

• Commitment to self growth

• Supports and encourages others to develop their knowledge

• Provides feedback in helping others

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Diversity and Inclusion

• Works effectively with a wide range of people

• Sets a culture that leverages differences and supports diversity

• Is respectful of people and their different values

• Encourages and values diverse points of view

• Inclusive hiring

View courses on Diversity and Inclusion



Fred Kofman on Making Commitments General
Demonstrating Accountability as a Leader Intermediate
Holding Your Team Accountable Intermediate
Holding Yourself Accountable Beginner
Building Accountability into Your Culture Intermediate
Driving Innovation: A Leader's Guide to Ownership and Accountability Intermediate
Fred Kofman on Accountability General
Powerless to Powerful: Taking Control General
The Five Conversations That Deliver Accountability and Performance Beginner


Handling an Unruly Audience General
How to Manage Feeling Overwhelmed General
Performing under Pressure Beginner
Difficult Situations: Solutions for Managers Beginner
Working with High-Conflict People as a Manager Intermediate
Managing in Difficult Times Intermediate
Coaching Employees through Difficult Situations Intermediate


Working with High-Conflict People as a Manager Intermediate
Dealing with Difficult People in Your Office Beginner
The Courage Habit (getAbstract Summary) General
Acting Decisively Beginner
Communicating about Culturally Sensitive Issues Intermediate
Risk-Taking for Leaders Intermediate
Sallie Krawcheck on Risk-Taking General

Develops Self and Others

Discovering Your Strengths General
Building Self-Confidence Beginner
Developing Self-Awareness Beginner
Developing Your Emotional Intelligence Beginner
Mastering Self-Motivation General
Being the Best You: Self-Improvement Modeling General
Cultivating a Growth Mindset General
Developing a Learning Mindset General
Developing Your Team Members Intermediate
Building High-Performance Teams Intermediate
Coaching and Developing Employees Intermediate
Motivating and Engaging Employees Intermediate
Be a Better Manager by Motivating Your Team Intermediate
How Leaders Can Motivate Others by Creating Meaning Intermediate
Motivating Your Team to Learn Beginner
Creating a Culture of Learning Beginner
Delivering Employee Feedback Beginner
Building a Coaching Culture: Improving Performance Through Timely Feedback Intermediate
Using Feedback to Drive Performance General
Asking for Feedback as an Employee General

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Beginner
Skills for Inclusive Conversations General
Developing a Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Program Intermediate
Inclusive Leadership Intermediate
Confronting Racism, with Robin DiAngelo Beginner
Diversity and Inclusion in a Global Enterprise Advanced
Rolling Out a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program in Your Company Intermediate
Inclusion During Difficult Times Beginner
Supporting the Whole Self at Work, a Diversity and Inclusion Imperative General
Inclusive Mindset Beginner
Out and Proud: Approaching LGBT Issues in the Workplace Beginner
Leading Inclusive Teams General
Managing a Diverse Team Intermediate
Creating Psychological Safety for Diverse Teams Intermediate
Adding Value through Diversity General
Inclusive Mindset for Committed Allies Beginner
Managing Multiple Generations Intermediate
Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences General
Cultivating Cultural Competence and Inclusion General
Communicating about Culturally Sensitive Issues Intermediate
Fighting Gender Bias at Work General
Communicating Across Cultures General
Bystander Training: From Bystander to Upstander General
Managing a Multigenerational Workforce Intermediate
Managing Generation Z General
Becoming a Male Ally at Work General
Multinational Communication in the Workplace Beginner
Teaching Civility in the Workplace Beginner
Fostering Belonging as a Leader Intermediate
Social Interactions for Multinational Teams General
Managing Someone Older Than You Beginner
Diversity Recruiting Intermediate
Attracting, Hiring, and Working with Gen Z Intermediate
Hiring, Managing, and Separating from Employees Intermediate
Recruiting Veterans Intermediate

Empathy and Compassion

Communicating with Empathy Beginner
Empathy at Work Intermediate
How to Build Rapport Quickly Beginner
Leading with Kindness and Strength Intermediate
Managing Your Emotions at Work General
Developing Your Emotional Intelligence Beginner
Leading with Emotional Intelligence Intermediate
Learn Emotional Intelligence, the Key Determiner of Success Beginner
Employee Engagement Advanced
Motivating and Engaging Employees Intermediate
Collaboration Principles and Process Beginner
Creating a Culture of Collaboration Intermediate
Increasing Collaboration on Your Team General
Creative Collaboration General
Collaborative Leadership Intermediate
Become a Super-Collaborator Beginner

Positivity and Resilience

Cultivating a Growth Mindset General
Subtle Shifts in Thinking for Tremendous Resilience Beginner
Being Positive at Work Beginner
Building Resilience General
Enhancing Resilience General
Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Option B: Building Resilience General
Building Resilience as a Leader Intermediate
Handling Workplace Change as an Employee Beginner
Embracing Unexpected Change General
How to Be an Adaptable Employee during Change and Uncertainty General
Change Management Foundations Intermediate
Leading Change Advanced
Communicating in Times of Change Intermediate
Leading Your Team Through Change Intermediate
Creating a Culture of Change Advanced
Change Leadership Intermediate
A Manager's Toolkit for Supporting Change General
Managing Organizational Change for Managers Intermediate
Building Change Capability for Managers Beginner
Advocating for Change in Your Organization Beginner
Leading Change in Large, Distributed Organizations Intermediate
How to Innovate and Stay Relevant in Times of Change and Uncertainty Intermediate
Communicating Internally during Times of Uncertainty General
Leading in Uncertain Times Intermediate
Managing in Difficult Times Intermediate
Leading in Crisis General

Positive Work Environment

Creating a Positive and Healthy Work Environment Advanced
Being Positive at Work Beginner
Well-being in the Workplace Beginner
Driving Workplace Happiness Intermediate
Gretchen Rubin on Creating Great Workplace Habits General
Communicating with Transparency Intermediate
Communicating with Empathy Beginner
Organization Communication General
Starting a Memorable Conversation General
Communicating with Confidence General
Interpersonal Communication Beginner