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  • IOC Update: Online learning courses and Olympian experiences


    09/29/20

    The IOC recently informed us of opportunities available for you and your athletes.

    As part of its mission to empower athletes around the world, the IOC, in partnership with Intel, is offering athletes access to online learning courses through LinkedIn Learning. While you may have heard of the initiative when it was launched this summer, LinkedIn Learning will be hosting a webinar this Thursday, in two different time zones, specifically designed to give you more information on how to best use the platform. Please see all the details about the offer and the webinar below.

    IOC’s partnership with Airbnb has also led to new opportunities for athletes to earn revenue by sharing their passion and hosting Olympian and Paralympian experiences. Athletes can register their interest via the Athlete365 form and join a community of over 200 athlete hosts for both in person and online experiences.

    We hope these opportunities are of interest to you. Please feel free to share with your athlete communities and of course let us know if you have any questions.

    Online learning courses – free and exclusive to you
    Intel and Athlete365 are delighted to be able to offer NOCs and IFs access to LinkedIn Learning, a leading online educational platform that helps develop business, technology and creative skills through expert-led videos.

    What’s on offer?

    a year’s free access to 15,000+ courses (available in 7 languages) on subjects ranging from career transition and business management to wellbeing
    access to custom-made Learning Pathways and Collections – and regular course recommendations – for athletes, entourage and coaches
    weekly uploads of new, tailormade content

    Learn more about it - webinar Thursday 1 October
    LinkedIn Learning is hosting a zoom webinar on how your NOC or IF can best use the platform to help people, wherever they might be, stay at the top of their game. The 30-minute webinar will be held in two different time zones and will include:
    information about the platform
    how to support your athletes, entourage and coaches
    a demo on how to use the platform
    Q&As

    Webinar details
    Thursday 1 October, 10 a.m. SGT – Akhila Iruku will be leading this from LinkedIn learning ( airuku@linkedin.com )
    Zoom details
    Meeting URL: https://linkedin.zoom.us/j/94525394140?pwd=bDVNSWdFeWkrT3hoZE9xYWhWNEhJZz09
    Meeting ID: 945 2539 4140
    Password: 278114

    Thursday 1 October, 2 p.m. CET - Liz Paulino will be leading this from LinkedIn learning ( lpaulino@linkedin.com )
    Zoom details
    Meeting URL: https://linkedin.zoom.us/j/94965879114?pwd=bzNmcitmTDU1b2hBeWtYSm92VlBzUT09
    Meeting ID: 949 6587 9114
    Password: 107213

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