CCMM: Learn How to Grow Your Professional Network
What you'll learn
- Take a human-centered approach to professional networking that allows you to be authentic as you develop relationships
- Source new connections with inbound, referral, and proactive networking strategies
- Plan offline meetups as a way of positioning yourself as a thought leader
- Qualify new connections by using short conversations to determine alignment
- Meet new professional connections for the first time (either in-person or virtually)
- Expand your professional network fast through the practice of mushrooming
- There are no prerequisites to participating in this course. Participants who are capable of using LinkedIn® will realize additional benefits from some hands-on lectures that make use of the professional social network.
Learn the CCMM Personal Networking Strategy in Less than 90 Minutes
Use LinkedIn to make new connections
Conversational etiquette and small talk strategies
Talk about yourself and your goals
Expand your network fast through 2nd-degree connections
There are no prerequisites to participating in this course. Participants who are capable of using LinkedIn® will realize additional benefits from some hands-on lectures that make use of the professional social network.
Perfect for Early or Mid-career Professionals, Entrepreneurs, and Freelancers
Though this course can be applied across function, level of seniority, and geography, some audiences that will align well with Eazl’s CCMM approach to professional networking are:
Early-career professionals who are on the job hunt or looking to define a career path
Mid-career professionals who are looking to make career changes or move to a more senior position in their industry or within large enterprises
Entrepreneurs interested in building relationships with industry leaders, financiers, groups of users, and peers in their industry
Freelancers interested in finding professionals that compliment their skillset, leads or clients, or collaborators
If you want to learn how to build a valuable professional network, then this course is for you. Eazl's CCMM Professional Networking Strategy introduces you to a systematic approach to professional networking in the modern, digital world. In this course, you’ll learn how to develop connections, qualify new connections before investing additional time and energy, steer new relationships in the earliest days, and expand your network by using a 2nd-degree networking strategy. You’ll learn how to do it fast and with Eazl’s innovative, fun, visual online course format that’s both engaging and informative.
In this course, you will:
Take a human-centered approach to professional networking that allows you to be authentic as you develop relationships
Source new connections with inbound, referral, and proactive networking strategies
Plan offline meetups as a way of positioning yourself as a thought leader
Qualify new connections by using short conversations to determine alignment
Meet new professional connections for the first time (either in-person or virtually)
Expand your professional network fast through the practice of mushrooming
This course is also chock full of activities that allow you to practice what you’re learning. Work with me over 3 exercises to craft your 8-second career pitch, use helpful technologies to automate and communicate with your network at scale, and develop a strategy for working with a new professional connection for the first time.
Why is Professional Networking a Useful Skill?
Learning professional networking can benefit you professionally as you gain access to well-aligned professionals and develop relationships that can generate professional opportunities, revenue, and connections to other professionals. It is a skill that people working inside larger companies and on their own can use to and boost your career prospects.
Why Learn with Eazl?
Learning authentic, human-centered professional networking can be challenging and complex. To navigate this maze, you need a course that offers a systematic approach, training on the use of modern digital tools, and real examples that enable you to see these skills in practice.
Your instructor, Davis Jones, is a former Fortune 500 recruiter in the San Francisco Bay Area and an award-winning online instructor. He has experience applying this system in corporate, freelancer, and entrepreneurial environments. He’s taught career management and professional networking for over 5 years to more than 100,000 students.
In addition to Davis’ instruction, you’ll likely enjoy Eazl’s unique production style that blends animation, on-screen visual reinforcements, and real-world examples.
By the end of the course, you will be able to confidently apply the CCMM approach to human-centered professional networking and qualify for a verifiable certificate should you wish to demonstrate your work to clients or employers.
Join me on this adventure today! We’ll see you inside the course.
Content Upgrade Journal
• 2022 Update: In this upgrade, we've added additional digital networking resources for you. Specifically, the Coronavirus pandemic has shifted even more professional activities online, so we've added new content and more resources related to social networking for businesspeople. Our team has also generated professional-grade English language captions for the course. This will be a great addition for ESL learners!
Who this course is for:
- Early-career professionals who are on the job hunt or looking to define a career path
- Mid-career professionals who are looking to make career changes or move to a more senior position in their industry or within large enterprises
- Entrepreneurs interested in building relationships with industry leaders, financiers, groups of users, and peers in their industry
- Freelancers interested in finding professionals that compliment their skillset, leads or clients, or collaborators
Davis Jones is the Chief Learning Officer for Eazl, a business school whose courseware is used by organizations like Tesla®, Harvard, the World Bank, and Lyft® and more than 250,000 students worldwide. Mr. Jones also participated in the Harvard University Graduate School of Education Leaders of Learning program in 2018.
Mr. Jones began his career in digital education following the publication of Career Hacking in 2014. Today, it is the best-selling career management course in the history of the Internet and is integrated into undergraduate and graduate-level programs at the University of San Francisco, EDHEC Business School, Sonoma State University, and other colleges and universities in the US and abroad. Following the publication of Career Hacking™, Mr. Jones negotiated commissions for Eazl to produce courseware on digital marketing, digital customer service, and multiple other business topics. Today, this courseware is used by organizations in both the private (e.g. Tesla®, PayPal®) and public (e.g. the World Bank) sectors.
Mr. Jones earned undergraduate (economics) and graduate (MBA) degrees from traditional universities. He is also a committed lifelong learner. In addition to his participation in the Harvard Graduate School of Education Leaders of Learning program, Mr. Jones has earned credentials from New York Museum of Modern Art® (Teaching with Themes), Udemy® (Trademark Law), and independent learning organizations (Yes I’m a Designer™ / Adobe Illustrator®).
Since launching in 2013, Eazl courseware has received more than 20,000 5-star reviews. Today, Eazl courseware helps teams at Tesla®, PayPal®, Lyft®, Apple®, Adidas®, Harvard, the World Bank, and many other leading organizations make faster progress on their goals.
Zero PowerPoint policy: You will never see a PowerPoint presentation in an Eazl course. Instead, you'll find fun, interactive courseware featuring animated content created by tasteful designers (not an automated doodle drawing program), interviews with practitioners in the field, exercises that give you a chance to apply what you're learning in real time, and other interesting educational modalities.
Cutting-edge learning science: Our goal is to enable you to learn as much as possible as quickly as possible--and to remember what you've learned. So, we've partnered with learning scientists to leverage digital teaching practices that help us help you learn, and retain, information quickly.
Resources to take with you: Your learning experiences with Eazl includes many cloud-hosted resources that you can access on any device at any time. For example, maybe you used a template in one of your Eazl courses... that template will be available to you in the cloud at any time! So, next time you're at work and you need to get something done fast, your Eazl resources are right there with you.
Debt-free education for all: You will not go into debt learning with Eazl. We strive to provide you with cutting-edge, world-class courseware that's so affordable that you don't have to think twice about taking the next step towards your professional goals by learning with us.
Thanks for learning with us!
Mrs. Jones is the COO of Eazl, a business school whose courseware is used by organizations like Tesla, Harvard, the World Bank, The Economist, and more than 150,000 students worldwide. She specializes in:
• Designing & Implementing Business Operations
• Students Services & Assessment
• Employee Management
• Establishing Policies to Promote Company Culture & Vision
• Data-based Operational Improvements
• Creating Solutions for Increasing Productivity
Prior to her role as COO, Mrs. Jones built relationships with business and community leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area and Chicagoland, working with educational non-profits like Kid Scoop, political leaders like California State Assemblyman Jim Wood (2nd District), and with high-growth businesses like Eazl as a freelance digital marketer.
As Marketing & Communications Manager at Eazl, she built expert-level knowledge in marketing and leveraged the power of the Internet to foster connections between the business and its community members.
Mrs. Jones is currently serving as COO at Eazl, where she spends most of her time leading the Eazl team, serving students, and creating and distributing uniquely useful content.
Mrs. Jones earned her master’s degree from SKEMA Business School in Sophia Antipolis, France (the #1 program of its kind in France and #9 in the world), her undergraduate degree from credits earned at in both traditional (the University of Texas at Austin) and online (American InterContinental University) environments, and her Leaders of Learning certificate from Harvard.