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LinkedIn for Business

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What does this LinkedIn for Business online course cover?

The course covers the key aspects and business benefits of Linkedin - the world’s most popular professional social networking platform. Linkedin focuses on business connections and growth and has over 810 million members around the world, spanning 200 countries and territories. This course shows how to join Linkedin as an individual, a company or an organisation - and the essential steps needed to set up an account, write and optimise an individual Linkedin Profile using keywords, and produce an impressive Company Page. You’ll see how people, at whatever stage in their career, can use Linkedin to search and apply for job opportunities, expand their networks and widen their professional reach. We’ll show you the right way to post Status Updates, receive Notifications, join groups and promote your Profile using endorsements and testimonials. There’s important information on Linkedin Advertising, including creating and targeting Sponsored Content, Sponsored Messaging, and Text Ads. As a business, you’ll discover how Linkedin is a highly effective tool for recruitment and researching competitors. You’ll see how to use Linkedin for lead generation and brand awareness - and improve internal team collaboration through Linkedin direct messaging. Finally, we’ll highlight how to measure your business success on Linkedin using Profile, Activity and People metrics.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Set up and use both personal and business profiles on LinkedIn.
  • Build and get the most out of a network of contacts.
  • Use LinkedIn for Research and recruitment.
  • Measure your business reach and success using LinkedIn’s reporting tools.

Course Modules

Introduction LinkedIn for Business
Pass percentage required:70%
Creating your Individual LinkedIn Profile
Pass percentage required:70%
Using LinkedIn as an Individual
Pass percentage required:70%
LinkedIn for Business
Pass percentage required:70%
Measuring Success on LinkedIn
Pass percentage required:70%

Recommended system requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)