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LinkedIn for Business

The Linkedin for Business training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

LinkedIn for Business is a short online course to bring you up to speed with using LinkedIn in a business environment, whether as an individual, or as a company.

It takes you through setting up your LinkedIn profile and then guides you through how to get the most out of the platform, helping you to capitalise on the millions of contacts within arm’s reach.

Course Duration: 10 Hours

CPD Points: 10

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With LinkedIn for Business you will see: How powerful it can be , how best practice works and how to build your network

You will learn how to:

  • Set up/update your personal profile with key information
  • Choose the most appropriate LinkedIn account
  • Use keywords to get found for your key skills or services
  • Work within LinkedIn etiquette to ensure best practice
  • Gather research through targeted keyword searches
  • Set up a company profile and learn how to use it
  • Interact in groups and gain intelligence
  • Use LinkedIn advertising to promote key posts
  • Measure your activity to evaluate success

After completing this course we are confident you will have uncovered new opportunities, whether that is discovering a new job, finding new clients, finding out what competitors are doing or sourcing new suppliers, it is all about being connected.

LinkedIn is here to stay so you need to be comfortable using it. If you can move from being comfortable, to being confident, that is when you will see real results.

This course has been designed for those who wish to learn how to use LinkedIn to promote their business or personal profile.

It takes you through setting up your LinkedIn profile and then guides you through how to get the most out of the platform, helping you to capitalise on the millions of contacts within arm’s reach.

Particularly suitable for PAs, EAs, Office Managers, Marketing Assistants, Business Development Managers, Entrepreneurs as well as those involved in PR, Event Management and Promotion.

A powerful online marketing platform that’s growing more each day, LinkedIn can open new doors to new contacts, new information, and new opportunities. However, many people don’t seize the potential. There are many ‘tricks of the trade’ that help you get the most out of LinkedIn and we share them with you here.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:

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A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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