Business networking is an effective and efficient way for business people to connect, develop meaningful relationships, and grow their businesses. These achievements don’t come through a direct sales approach, however. They come from being interested in helping others, in listening, and in purposefully meeting and introducing people to one another. In this two-day course, you’ll learn the essential ingredients for business networking, including in-person, people-centered connections and online spaces such as LinkedIn

Learning Objectives:  

  • Experiment with ways to introduce yourself in a meaningful, memorable way, even if you’ve never worked on an elevator pitch before
  • Analyze how to become goal focused about networking so that you make the most of events you attend
  • Apply the concept of give first and be helpful as part of a system of reciprocity
  • Identify strategies and systems in order to network effectively
  • Discover ways to leverage the availability and usefulness of the Internet, including LinkedIn and X

How You Will Benefit:

  • Building relationships and expanding your network through increased confidence and skills, strategic networking techniques and increased visibility by raising your profile within your field and becoming more recognizable
  • Career advancement and new opportunities for job openings, mentorship and guidance along with advanced industry knowledge to remain current on trends, challenges and opportunities
  • Overall professional development with communication skills, increased confidence and collaboration opportunities that can enhance your skills and broaden your professional experience

Who Should Attend:

Anyone interested in gaining the tools and knowledge to build a strong professional network that can be a source of invaluable support, guidance, and opportunity throughout their career.

Prerequisites: None

Course Format: Live instructor led

Course Duration: 8 hours

Level of Difficulty: Beginner

This course does not have any sections.