Attending a Networking Event
What you will learn
Improve your ability to meet new people. Learn to give an “elevator pitch” (speech) to introduce yourself to new people and to highlight your key qualities. Make connections with people and use your skills to attend a networking event. Create and deliver an "elevator pitch" Find a networking event you would like to attend Make small talk Prepare for and attend a networking event Add at least one new person to your network In this course, you’ll focus on two key parts of networking. In the first part, you will focus on an elevator pitch, a short speech to highlight the qualities that are important to finding a job or making a connection. You’ll practice giving your speech and get feedback on your content, vocabulary, and pronunciation. The second part of the course is about networking events. These are informal meetings to make connections with people in a certain area. You’ll practicemaking “small talk” andyou’ll get better at making conversation and endingconversations. You’ll also know how to dress for success and attend your own networking event. We’re sure your network will grow after you take these steps.