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Microsoft Launches Subscription-Based LinkedIn Learning Skills Training Service

LinkedIn bought online training course provider for $1.5 billion in April 2015. Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion last June.

Microsoft has launched its LinkedIn Learning global-wide online skills training platform. The global business of self-paced products and services is $23.34 billion/year.

LinkedIn Learning is powered by more than 9,000 courses from’s online video training library.

LinkedIn Learning could encourage registered members to spend more time on LinkedIn.

Encouraging LinkedIn members to be more active is important to attracting third-party advertisers.

Seeking Alpha (26 Sept)