Many employees complain of low learning engagement and have exceedingly limited time for upskilling, even though learning opportunities impact workplace happiness, wellbeing, and organizational growth. Viva Learning offers a transformational learning experience by providing all learning content in one place.
Microsoft introduced Viva Learning as an integral part of Microsoft Teams, making it a central hub for learning. Organizations acknowledged the existing learning gap during the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. They also understood how limited time for upskilling negatively impacts employee wellbeing, happiness, and organization success.
Microsoft wants to make the learning experience engaging and seamless by integrating Viva Learning into the places where people spend their time most during work. Viva Learning ensures all the learning content is available in one place including, within the organization, LinkedIn Learning, Microsoft Learn, third-party content providers, and other Learning Management Systems.
You can consider Viva Learning as an essential learning or training aggregation app integrated into Microsoft Teams. Whenever an employee wants to learn something or think to upskill, he/she can go to the Viva Leaning app in Microsoft Teams and find numerous courses curated for them. Often the training courses encountered by employees are relevant to their job title, skills, or expertise. These training courses would help them upskill and learn new skill sets necessary to improve their efficiency and productivity. Besides, the employee gets a chance to consume training content from various learning platforms integrated into one place – Viva Learning.
All organizations having paid subscriptions to Microsoft Teams will get Viva Learning for free. However, it will remain unavailable to the education and government sector. It is supposed that Viva Learning might ask for additional costs to get training or course content from third-party learning platforms or Learning Management Systems.
EPC Group is a well-recognized Gold Certified Microsoft Partner and likes to carry forward the earned legacy. EPC Group has upskilled its people to offer comprehensive Viva Learning Consulting Services to organizations motivating and inspiring its employees to learn new skills, update their existing skills, and become agile thinkers to achieve business growth.
About 94% of employees agree to stay longer with the company if it invests in their learning development.
Besides, 84% of top-performing companies admit witnessing a positive boost in employee engagement and performance after digital training programs.
My Learning View: After clicking on Viva Learning App in Microsoft teams, people can discover all formal and informal training content, from videos, Word documents, PowerPoint decks to everything stored in Microsoft SharePoint. It helps people to engage with the right content and access the content whenever they need it.
Single Course View: Microsoft Graph It is a powerful AI tool underpinning Microsoft 365. With the insights collected by Microsoft Graph from various data points, employee profiles, and activity, the employee starts seeing recommended training sessions and course content relevant to them. People can see course details, like it, or save it for future use.
Assigning and Tracking Learning Tasks: Using Viva Learning, Managers can assign courses or training tasks to their employees or the entire team. Besides, they can track who and how completes the course or learning task.
Embedded LinkedIn Player: The LinkedIn Learning Player comes embedded in Viva Learning. People can use it to play all LinkedIn courses directly in Microsoft Teams.