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Networking for Success - 2 Days On-Site Training
In today's competitive world business networking is an effective and efficient way for business people to connect, develop meaningful relationships, and grow their businesses. However, these achievements don’t come through a direct sales approach. They come from being interested in helping others, in listening, and in purposefully meeting and introducing people to one another. In this two-day Networking for Success course, participants will be introduced to essential ingredients for business networking, including in-person, people-centered connections and online spaces such as LinkedIn.
As a result of participating in this course, delegates will:
- Introduce themselves in a meaningful, memorable way, even if they have never worked on an elevator pitch before
- Be goal focused about networking in order to make the most of events that they attend
- Apply the concept of give first and be helpful as part of a system of reciprocity
- Make use of strategy and systems in order to network effectively
- Leverage the availability and usefulness of the Internet, including LinkedIn and Twitter
Who should attend?
This workshop is suitable for any professional who is willing to know how to establish or build business networks and leverage them.
The details of this 2 days workshop is as follows:
Participants will spend the first part of day 1 in getting to know fellow participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
The topics covered are as follows:
Assessing Your Networking Skills
To begin, participants will consider what networking is all about and evaluate how committed they are to networking.
Identifying Opportunities and Customizing Your Approach
In this session, participants will explore some ways to differentiate themselves from the competition and contribute to a networking group.
Creating a Positive First Impression
This session will share ways for participants to leverage body language, business card etiquette, and name recall to make a positive first impression. Participants will also learn the CONDUIT acronym.
Your Memorable Intro
During this session, participants will develop an introduction that concisely and accurately outlines what they have to offer.
Starting the Conversation
In this session, participants will learn how to start, manage, and exit a conversation.
To start Day Two of the course, participants will learn about the five factors of a good handshake and practice their skills.
Next, participants will learn how to accept and distribute business cards. QR codes will also be covered.
Handling Tough Situations
This session will share ways to handle awkward situations. Participants will also consider the characteristics of introverts and extroverts.
In this session, participants will learn some techniques for following up with networking contacts.
Organizing Your Network
Then, participants will learn how to manage contacts. Key skills for networking will also be discussed.
Leveraging the Internet
In this day and age, not all networking will take place in person. This session will share ways to use LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and other social networking tools to build a digital network.
At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.
This course is also offered in the e-learning format. The cost of the e-learning course is $279.
For detailed pricing of the on-site training kindly inquire.
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