• Resources to Increase Adoption and Engagement of Udemy for Business

    Here at Udemy for Business, we’re committed to helping you achieve your business objectives and drive learning at your organization. We’ve built a Resources section in your Admin dashboard featuring guides, tips and webinars on engagement tactics, communication templates and admin resources to help you increase adoption and engagement of Udemy for Business.

    This feature is available for Admins and Group Admins within Enterprise accounts. To access this feature, navigate to Manage → Resources. 

    Within Resources, you’ll have access to the following guides and tips:

     

    Getting Started

    Quick Start Guide

    How to get started with Udemy for Business, including customizing your account, managing users and assigning courses.

    New Admin Training

    An in-depth training for Admins, including how to launch Udemy for Business, strategies for developing a culture of learning, and an overview of our Admin capabilities.

    About Udemy for Business

    An overview of Udemy for Business and our content curation model.

    API Documentation

    An in-depth look at our API capabilities, requirements and how to integrate.  

    Udemy for Business Course List

    A comprehensive list of all courses available in the Udemy for Business collection.

     

     

    Engagement Tactics

    Engagement Best Practices

    Best practices on how to drive learning in your organization, including examples of scalable learning initiatives you can launch internally and custom content you can create.

    Marketing Tactics to Build a Culture of Learning

    A marketing guide to promote your learning initiatives. This guide includes a framework to build awareness, adoption, retention and referral across your learners.

    Creating Your Own Courses Guide

    How to create your own courses in Udemy for Business, with some great examples of the content you can create.

     

    Please click here if you have any questions or feedback.

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  • Slack Integration (Beta)

    We believe that social learning is essential to building and maintaining a learning culture. Social sharing leverages the expertise and recommendations of colleagues - ones who are on the same team or share similar interests with your employees.

    With our Slack integration, employees can easily share Udemy for Business courses to their Slack channels and to colleagues. Whether it’s a course that will help the team complete a project, or a course on an interesting topic, sharing courses via Slack encourages continuous learning within your organization.

    Our goal is to help extend the influence of L&D teams and help them build a learning culture.

    This integration is currently in beta, but will be available to all customers in the coming weeks.

    How do I turn on "Share to Slack"?

    Admins can turn on the Slack integration by following these steps:

    1. Log in to your Udemy for Business account and open the Manage › Integration page.

    2. Turn on the Share button for Slack.

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    Once turned on, employees will now see a Share to Slack  icon on the course landing pages where they can share the course with people and channels:

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    How do I turn on the Udemybot?

    Admins can also enable the Udemybot - an automated Slack message that summarizes the top 5 courses taken at your organization.

    1. Log in to your Udemy for Business account and open the Manage › Integration page.

    2. Click Install.

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    3. You will then be asked by Slack to authorize Udemy for Business.
    Note: Depending on your company’s Slack settings, you may need to ask a Slack admin to approve Udemy for Business for use in your Slack workspace.

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    4. After authorizing, follow the instructions on the Integration page to configure the Udemybot to post to channels of your choosing.

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  • Udemy for Business API Reference

    Udemy for Business (UFB) provides two RESTful APIs, Courses and Reporting, that enable developers to programmatically retrieve their UFB course catalog and their learner progress activity data. You can use these two APIs to integrate with a third-party application such as an Learning Management System (LMS). 

    For more information please click here.

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  • Finding Courses

    The keyword search will look for keywords in the course title, subtitle and instructor name. For example, if you are looking for an Excel 2016 course, type in ‘Excel 2016’ instead of ‘Excel’.

    If you previously searched for a course and can no longer find it, please visit our New and Retired Courses article for more information.

    If you are searching for a business or technology related topic that you can’t find in the collection, you can submit a course suggestion using the form below. Please note that this form submits suggestions for courses to be added to the general Udemy for Business collection, which is available to all Udemy for Business users, not just users in your company's account. After you submit your recommendation, our Content team will assess your suggestion based on a number of criteria, such as course ratings, user engagement and demand from all of our customers. The Content Team will notify you of our decision whether to approve, or deny your suggestion, within 2 weeks. Submit a course suggestion here.

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  • Video Viewing Issues

    If you’re encountering issues while attempting to watch your courses on a browser, please try the troubleshooting tips below. Following these steps can resolve many of the common issues related to video playback.

    Please note that a broadband connection with a minimum speed of 5Mbit or 800kbps is required to watch a Udemy for Business course on your device. The rest of our system requirements are listed here.

    Streaming Issues (ie: the video keeps loading / buffering)

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    • Refresh your browser
    • Quit your browser and re-open it
    • Clear your browser's cookies and cache. Be sure to restart your browser before trying again
    • Try a different browser, like Google Chrome
    • Take a note of your browser extensions/plugins/firewall programs. Is there anything that could be interfering with the streaming of the videos? We recommend testing with an incognito window to troubleshoot
    • Log out of Udemy and log back in
    • Restart your computer and network devices (modems/switches/routers)
    • Check your browser version and update it if needed
    • Try a different device or computer if possible
    • Turn off hardware acceleration (in Firefox or on Windows)

    No Audio

    • Refresh your browser
    • Quit your browser and re-open it
    • Log out of Udemy and log back in
    • Clear your browser's cookies and cache. Be sure to restart your browser before trying again
    • Take a note of your browser extensions/plugins/firewall programs and adblockers. Is there anything that could be interfering with the audio? We recommend testing with an incognito window to troubleshoot
    • Check to see if you’re encountering audio issues while viewing videos on other sites like Vimeo or YouTube. If you still can’t hear anything, check the sound settings on your device
    • Check to see if other lectures in the course are producing sound

    Other lecture types: If you can't hear anything, it's also possible that the lectures do not have sound. Instructors can create text based lectures or lectures that feature PDF slides that do not include audio.

    If you're still having trouble, it's possible that there's something wrong with the video file. Please send a message to the instructor and contact UFB Support. When contacting support, please include:

    • Your browser version
    • Your OS (Windows 7, Mac OS X, etc.)
    • The course URL and lecture number
    • Your internet connection speed test results
    • The resolution you were watching the video lecture at (ie - 720p, 480p etc)
    • A screenshot or screencast of the problem. The more information you can provide, the faster we'll be able to resolve the issues you're encountering on our site.

    Please note: currently the operating system for Chromebook machines are not fully supported by our video player. If you encounter video playback issues while using a Chromebook, and none of the troubleshooting steps above resolve the problem, please contact our support team. They will do their best to resolve the issue for you.

     

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  • Getting Help

    The best and quickest way for your users to get assistance with any technical issues they experience within your account is to file a ticket with our Customer Support team. A member of our support team can help troubleshoot the issue.

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  • Log-In Issues

    If your users are unable to login after being invited into your Udemy for Business account, first have them reset their password. If that does not work, ask the affected user to submit a support ticket, and a member of our support team will respond within 24 hours.

    If you have setup Single Sign On (SSO) for Udemy, please contact your organization’s IT department to ensure users have been given access to Udemy via your SSO provider.

    If your company's firewalls are generally restrictive (certain commonly used sites are blocked), you will need to white-list the following emails from Udemy to ensure operation of the password reset function:

    • a) udemy.com
    • b) email.udemy.com 
    • c) e.udemymail.com
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