Networking has a bad rap, and many faculty miss vital professional growth and mentoring opportunities as a result. In this webinar, the presenter shares a more accurate and beneficial view of networking, shows why faculty and staff should engage in networking opportunities, and briefly explains approaches and tools to foster connections in a travel-limited and isolated world. Participants leave with a practical plan for making connections while benefiting themselves and others. The presenter discusses techniques for fostering genuine conversations in any setting that will be satisfying to you as well as to the people with whom you interact. He also details the use of LinkedIn as the primary professional networking channel for academics, whether professors, administrators, or staff.
Learners will have the option to earn a certificate of attendance or a certificate with CEUs upon completion of the webinar. To earn a certificate with CEUs, the learner must successfully pass the learning assessment with a score of 80% or higher. All learners must complete the webinar evaluation to earn credentials.
The duration of this webinar is one hour, which is equal to 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Donnell King is associate professor of communication studies at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee, and a pastor in the United Methodist Church, as well as a speaker, writer, and communications coach. He works with professionals and leaders who want to speak confidently so they can increase their impact, gain influence, and build their careers. He has spoken to live audiences, churches, and radio audiences across the United States and has written numerous newspaper, magazine, and blog articles, as well as co-authored a textbook on public speaking.
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