McKinsey Academy Support
Learn how to navigate the various features of the platform.
What are the basic navigation steps?
Here are some basic navigation instructions for the platform.
How can I change the language or time zone of the platform?
Once you have logged in, select the menu (☰) in the top left corner of the screen. Select the pencil icon next to your name/email and then select the Preferences tab. From there you can select a different language or time zone. However, note that this language selection only updates the language of the platform navigational features. To get access to a digital program in another language, submit a Support request.
Understanding the home page and programs
Once you sign in, you will be taken to your home page. From your home page, you can:
o To view the activities within a program, or the learning plan, select the program.
o From the learning plan, launch individual activities, such as discussions, self-guided program modules, and fieldwork.
Navigating module sections
Learning plans include self-guided program modules, which contain lessons on various topics and interactive content.
Once you launch a module, select ‘Get Started’ or ‘Begin Section’ to start moving through lesson pages.
In the example here, you can play a video, read the transcript of the video, and hover over the video to access the video menu.
Navigating back to the learning plan
You have two options for returning to the learning plan as you review individual activities:
If you’ve launched a module, you’ll need to close the module before being able to access your learning plan.
Accessing your calendar from the home page
Your calendar can show upcoming workshops, discussion reminders, skillset practice reminders, and other important program dates.
Once your calendar is open, you can:
Please note, calendar availability varies by program.
Accessing your discussions from the home page
Your discussion board makes it easy to view and interact with all your discussions in one place.
From your discussion board, you can:
Please note, discussion board availability varies by program.
Accessing your resources from the home page
Find all your resources, including supplemental readings, key takeaways, and more, in one place.
In the resources page, you can:
Please note, available resources vary by program.
How do I join a live webinar from the platform?
There are two ways to join a webinar: