As a LinkedIn Learning admin, it is easy to add users to the platform and assign them the appropriate license and permissions. Users can be added individually or in bulk through a CSV file.
- [Instructor] In this video, we'll take a look at how to add users to your LinkedIn Learning platform. Now in order to get started adding users, I'm going to go to the top and click on the People icon. And this will bring me to the People page or the Users page. Now the first thing you'll see are your products. And here I can see that I have 10 total LinkedIn Learning licenses that are associated with this account. You may have a different number depending on your subscription. Now next to this, it shows me how many of them have been activated. And in this case, five have.
There's one pending invite out there and because that isn't yet accepted, I still do have five licenses available. Now if I scroll down I can see some users that I've already added to the account and as you can see here they are activated. Now in order to add a user, I'm going to go back up to the top and in the upper right corner there is a box here for adding users and we have two ways to do this. The first is by adding users by email. If I click that, we get this box in which I can enter in the email addresses and then assign them a license or choose to not sign them a license.
Now you may have different things here depending, again, on your subscription. I'm going to close that out. You also have the ability to add users by a CSV file. This would be if you're adding more users at one time. So, if I click here it brings up a popup box and one nice thing is that you have access to a CSV template. If I click on that, it will download it to my computer and then I can open up this Excel file and let's take a look here.
So, I'm going to expand these different columns and you'll notice that with this particular template we have the preferred first name, preferred last name, email address, work title, and then the license type. So whether it's active or inactive. Now as you can see here there are a couple sample names put in here. You'll definitely want to delete those, but this is how you would enter in the users that you want to add to the platform. Now you could put in here a ton of them. When you're done, save that, and in this case I'm just going to close it out, and then when you're ready you can upload that CSV file.
So if I click on Upload, it'll ask you to select that file and once you've done that it will upload and import those users to the platform. I'm going to go ahead and add a couple users by email address. So I'll click Add Users by email. In here I'm going to go ahead and add in the email address for Brittany Pryce. Once I have Brittany's email in there I'm going to click over here and choose to assign her a learning license. And then when I'm done I'll click on Confirm.
Now if I scroll down, as you can see I just have added that user. So now I'm going to go back up to the top. We'll Add User again. I'm going to go in and add one more user. I will assign Alex a license as well and then I'm going to hit Confirm. Now before I do that you'll notice here that to add more than 100 users, you'll want to cancel this and enter in a CSV. So you don't want to go in and type in 100 different users. However, you do have the ability to add multiple users at one time here.
You just need to make sure to separate each of the emails with a comma. Now in this case, I'm adding one more person. I'll click on Confirm and I've now just added another user. So I'll click away on that filter that I had on, which was New Users. Now once I've added those users, I'm going to go back to my People page here and you'll notice that now it says that I have these 10 licenses still. However, five have been activated and three are invited.
So we just had one before, but I invited two new people. Now if we scroll down to Users you'll see here that we do have several users, such as Mary, Allen, who have had their invitation accepted. When you invite a user, they'll receive an email that they'll have to accept in order to be activated inside of the platform. In this case, if I scroll down further you'll see that we have the two people that we just added. However, they have not yet activated their accounts. So it says Invited and we have the ability to resend that invite if needed.
Next, let's take a look at how we can manage users.
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