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LinkedIn: A Tool for Professional Networking

Learn how to manage your personal profile and leverage your professional contacts using LinkedIn.

This hands-on, two-hour class will provide tips on how to use the professional networking site LinkedIn as a powerful career tool. Understand how to build your Top Skills List and manage endorsements. Explore the various ways you can use it to network with your professional contacts. This class is offered at least once a quarter.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the value of LinkedIn for professionals
  • Complete your LinkedIn profile and keep it up to date
  • Use the various tools and features of LinkedIn
  • Maintain a connection once it is made

Intended Audience

UB faculty and staff


Establish a LinkedIn account (instructions on how to do so will be emailed one week prior to class)



Class Schedule and Registration

Log in to UB EDGE to view class dates and register. (Don't have a UB EDGE account? Search for dates on the UB Calendar and email or call 716-645-4459 to register.)

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Ed Brodka

Group Learning Coordinator/Career Counselor

Career Services

Fax: (716) 645-4618


Contact for Questions

Kerry Lynch

Program Coordinator

Organizational Development and Training

Phone: 716-645-4459


The University at Buffalo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with any disabilities. If you require accommodations to participate in this session, please contact Organizational Development & Training (OD&T) at (716) 645-4459 or prior to attending the class. Please allow ample time for OD&T to work with the Office of Accessibility Resources to arrange accommodations.