If you are an admin have a look at Here comes Viva Learning – The Teams Queen Blog for information on setting up Viva Learning for your organisation.
Finding Viva Learning
Once your organisation has given you have access to Viva Learning, you will find it on the app under the … on the side rail and searching for Viva Learning.
On first run, you will see tips on Home, My Learning and Settings links, as shown below.
The … menu will allow you to run these tool tips again using Show me around
On the home page you see featured content, which is controlled by Microsoft, followed by a guide to help get you started.
Below that you can browse all available learning content grouped by your Interests, the Providers, or course Duration.
On the My Learning page you can view learning you have Bookmarked, which has been Recommended to you by colleagues or your manager/employer, those you have Recently viewed and also those you have previously Completed.
Personalise Your Viva Learning
It is recommended that you start by picking your interests
Next make sure you are getting all the content you are entitled to by checking sign in/permissions for your available content sources from the … menu and choosing Settings.
Please note that the LinkedIn Learning premium option only works with LinkedIn Learning organisational accounts but not personal premium LinkedIn accounts.
Under Permissions you can check that you have access to the SharePoint site which populates the list of resources from your own organisation.
Clicking the Check access button will open the SharePoint list which is used to publish the information into Viva Learning. You will most likely have read only access to this. If you do not have the required permissions you will see a Request Access page when you click on the Check access button.
You are now ready to get started using Viva Learning.
Finding and Bookmarking Content
To find learning content you can use the Browse courses section of the home page or use the search box to search for specific terms.
When you click onto the learning topic, from search or browse, you can see a summary of the content plus you have the ability to Bookmark the content to find it again more quickly from the My Learning page.
You can also bookmark directly from the browse courses page.
Share Content with Colleagues
Both the course detail and browse courses pages, also include the ability to share learning content with colleagues via Teams Message or by copying the link to share in a different messaging tool, such as email.
You can learn more about Viva Learning with Microsoft’s official support guide Viva Learning (microsoft.com)