Instant Skills: Learn Personal Networking in 90 Minutes

Learn how to make professional connections, filter out mis-aligned people, and start relationships with future partners.

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Learn the CCMM Personal Networking Strategy in Less than 90 Minutes

  • Develop connections with professionals who can make a difference in your career
  • Converse with new connections to determine alignment (or lack thereof)
  • Craft approaches to developing new relationships with well-aligned people
  • Expand your professional network 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.

Your Instructor

Davis Jones
Davis Jones

Davis Jones is the co-founder of Eazl, the venture-backed professional development community headquartered in San Francisco. Prior to launching the Eazl community, Mr. Jones placed talent at firms in Silicon Valley, the city of San Francisco, and the North Bay as a headhunter for Robert Half, the international talent consulting firm with ~$5.4 billion in annual revenues. While working in talent acquisition, his clients included Western Digital, Lending Club, Hitachi, and the Kendall-Jackson family of companies and small and medium-sized organizations like hedge funds, non-profits, and biotechnology companies. Before joining Robert Half, Mr. Jones was a team lead and content marketer for the CCA Group, a financial technology consultancy specializing in institutional crowdfund investing.

Eazl's production team is honored to have won multiple production and innovation awards for excellence in producing video-based learning experiences, including Udemy's Innovation Award and Skillshare's Top 5% honor. Today, Eazl is a community of more than 80,000 ambitious professionals around the world. In 2014, Mr. Jones was named one of the North Bay Business Journal's People of the Year for his international economic develop work.

Mr. Jones earned an MBA with a focus in global finance from EDHEC Business School in France, ranked one of the top 50 MBA programs in the world by The Economist, and a bachelor's degree in international economics with a focus on international development (with highest honors) from Sonoma State University in California.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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