SBCC School of Extended Learning, Career Skills Institute Prepare to enter or re-enter the workforce or stay in touch with LinkedIn, the world's most popular business-oriented social media networking platform. Learn to use LinkedIn to develop business through relationship marketing. Topics include optimizing a company profile, developing content that engages a target audience, building a professional brand, marketing a company, showcasing credentials, getting business advice, reconnecting with former colleagues and connecting with businesses around the globe. You may elect to take this course independent of a Career Skills Institute digital badge or apply it to the Career Strategist Skills Certificate. This certificate will train professionals to develop the skills needed to gain an accurate understanding of their strengths, interests, abilities and work values. Students develop the skills to combine personal characteristics with career information to improve their skills at seeking, obtaining, maintaining and changing jobs. Each related course is designed and taught by a career counselor to improve the career development competencies required for strategic career decision making. To obtain the Career Strategist Skills Certificate, participants must complete a total of three required courses and one elective course: Required: (1) Personalized Career Planning (2) Strategic Job Search (3) LinkedIn for Business LinkedIn for Business takes place on Friday, June 25. This class will be held 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Course number: CMPW NC017 (CRN 21688) Date: Friday, June 25 Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Location: Online live video using Zoom Class cost: Free Contact: Register online at https://www.sbcc.edu/ExtendedLearning. For assistance with registration, call (805) 683-8205. About SBCC School of Extended Learning The School of Extended Learning responds to the diverse learning needs of the adult population in the Santa Barbara community by advancing career and life skills, and building bridges to credit. SBCC Career Skills Institute is part of the programs offered through the School of Extended Learning. The innovative program is endorsed by LinkedIn® and serves job seekers, employers and employees with a tuition–free, noncredit certificate program to provide career training for employees and job seekers. Participants can earn certificates and digital badges demonstrating knowledge and skills in over 60 areas of business, design, technology, and career education. For more information, visit www.sbcc.edu/ExtendedLearning.