Coursera for Business as a Content Provider

Percipio’s open platform capabilities enable a turnkey integration for LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business, a provider of online courses. If your organization licenses LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business and you integrate it with Percipio, you will see the following benefits:

  • One access point for learners to discover and launch all content accessible to them: When you import and curate LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business content into Percipio, learners can access all their content from Percipio. To help provide a seamless experience when learners access LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business content, LinkedIn Learningplease reach out to your Skillsoft account team for configuration details.
  • Automated content import and management: You can import all your purchased/licensed LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business content into Percipio with a weekly automated sync. This automated sync facilitates content life-cycle management regarding content additions, metadata updates, and removals so everything on Percipio is always in parity with the LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business platform. You can view import history to check.
  • Ability to curate content into channels, journeys and assignments: After you make the content available to learners, you can create custom channels and journeys adding both Skillsoft and LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business content for a meaningful experience for your learners.
  • All learning activity tracked and captured in Percipio reports: When learners launch and complete LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business content in Percipio, their activity is automatically captured in Percipio. Although the synchronization happens daily, it can take up to 48 hours to see activity reflected in Percipio reports and on the learner's activity dashboard.

Import Coursera for Business content into Percipio

To add LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business as a content provider, your organization must have a license for and administrative access to LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business and your Skillsoft account team must have enabled the Coursera for Business integration within Percipio.

You may also need assistance from your LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business representative to get the values for these settings:

  • Client ID
  • Client Secret
  • Refresh Token
  • Program ID
  • Coursera Organization ID
  • SAML Configuration name
  • Assertion Consumer Service (ACS) URL
  • Entity Id

You can find the above details for these settings on your LinkedIn Learning admin page

If you have a developer helping you, these GitHub resources provided by Coursera for Business may be useful in determining these settings.

Once you have this information, you can enable LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business as a content provider.

  1. Choose SETTINGS > Content Providers, then from the Available for Technical Integration section select I want to know more about supported technical integrations.
  2. In the Available Providers section, choose LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business, then select Add Provider. If you do not see the Coursera for Business icon, please reach out to your Skillsoft account team to enable it for you.
  3. Set the toggle to On.
  4. Enter your Coursera for Business IDs, secret, and token, then click Validate configuration details.
  5. Once valid, you can complete the configuration by selecting the default image to use or browsing to upload a new default. While images from LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business are included in the import, this default is used if no image information is available for a content item.
  6. Save your settings by selecting Save Configuration.
  7. When you are ready to import the content, select Publish Content.
    • Once imported, all content is contained in one custom channel. The custom channel is a system-only channel “Coursera” and is not viewable from the Content -> Channels page.
    • The import includes only the locales/languages that Percipio supports.
    • Admins can view the content imported in the All content listing by title report by sorting on Source = Coursera.

Make Coursera for Business content available to learners

After you publish the content, the next step is to make it available to the people who should have access to it. You have two options:

View Coursera for Business content import history

To view the import history of your LinkedIn LearningCoursera for Business content, select View import history.

The View import history page shows you the weekly sync statistics for the content import, including:

  • Status
  • Date of import
  • Number of imported assets
  • Number of curated assets
  • Number of updated assets