JumpStart Your Networking

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Program: JumpStart Your Networking

Available Formats: half day or full day class or two (2) webinars

Expected outcomes

Participants will achieve the following outcomes from this training:

  • Know how to network effectively for professional and personal benefit

  • Understand how to set networking goals

  • Have tools and techniques for effectively networking at events

  • Know how to build a network in person and through social media channels such as LinkedIn

  • Understand the fundamental aspects of networking internally and externally

Networking is a lot like nutrition and fitness: we know what to do, the hard part is making it a top priority.
— Herminia Ibarra

Program overview

The trend

Working with leaders around the world, we see organizations typically have three scenarios:

  1. Teams members who want to be good at networking

  2. Team members who need to network, but don’t know how

  3. Organizations that can dramatically improve sales and customer retention by making team members more productive at networking

The solution is to provide team members with the training, tools and techniques to help them be more productive and efficient at networking of all types.

Program flow

The old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” remains true. In this thought-provoking, interactive training program, we share the tools, tips and techniques for networking to grow business, enhance a career, be more efficient at work and to grow social networks.

Training Topics

  • Avoiding the major mistakes of networking

  • Intelligent internal networking

  • Knowing your goals and objectives

  • Being a virtual networker

  • Using LinkedIn to build your network

  • Networking through groups

  • How to network in person

  • Action plans