New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

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New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

2009 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Mark Chockalingam and Kristofor Williams Presentation

Social Networking Leverage the professional power of the connected world!
Mark Chockalingam, MBA, Ph.D.
Managing Principal, DemandPlanning.Net

Kristofor Williams, CSCP
Manager of Business Systems, Skyworks Solutions Inc.

Welcome to Social networking 101. In this session, we discuss the popular social networks for professional communication and networking. Although there are numerous networks out there like MySpace, Linked-In, Facebook, Orkut, some of these are primarily for personal networking. We focus on business-oriented social networking sites like Linked-in, Plaxo and Facebook -- and illustrate the features and functionality of these portals, to help increase your online presence and visibility.

Come learn the power of social networking to maximize your professional opportunities.

Session outline:

Introduce the concept of social networking.

  • What are the major social networking portals?

  • What functionality does the different networking portals offer?

Discussion of how to leverage social networking effectively.

  • How to build and brand your online presence.

  • How to leverage professional peer to peer social networking sites?

  • Can it help you to enhance your professional learning

Role play exercise and live demonstration of Facebook and LinkedIn.
Pros and cons of online networking

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