Term: Fall 2023 - Term 1 (08/28/2023 - 10/20/2023)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Times & Locations
|Start Date||End Date||Days||Time||Location|
|8/28/2023||10/20/2023||M||5:40pm - 8:30pm||PCBE 125|
Business Networking for College Students & Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn
Business Networking is a course designed to empower students with the skills to excel in strategic networking and leverage the power of LinkedIn for their job search. In this course, students will delve into the art and science of building meaningful professional connections. They will learn effective communication strategies, develop compelling elevator pitches, and navigate networking events with confidence and purpose. The course emphasizes relationship-building techniques, enabling students to initiate and maintain valuable connections in diverse professional settings.
A significant focus of the course is on harnessing the power of LinkedIn - the world's largest professional networking platform. Students will learn how to optimize their LinkedIn profiles, curate compelling content, and engage in strategic networking activities. They will explore LinkedIn's features and functionalities, discovering how to showcase their skills, connect with industry professionals, and uncover hidden job opportunities. Additionally, students will gain valuable insights into utilizing LinkedIn's job search tools effectively and crafting persuasive applications that capture the attention of employers.
By the end of this course, students will emerge as confident and adept networkers, armed with the knowledge and skills to navigate the competitive job market successfully. They will have a comprehensive understanding of how to leverage LinkedIn as a powerful tool for career advancement and will be equipped with a network of connections to support their professional journey.
Industry Professional Bio: Ryan Baker