Learn the basics of networking while you grow your social network and professional connections. Practice speaking to improve your English language skills for increased success in job hunting.
What you will learn
Identify your goal for networking
Define your network and make decisions on how to grow it
Identify your unique skills and qualities
Make effective introductions for yourself and others
Use LinkedIn and business cards to make and maintain connections with your network
Use culturally appropriate greetings and customs
Who is the course for?
Week 1: What is Networking?
Introduction to networking and an overview of the reasons for networking, such as getting a job or a promotion or expanding your sales portfolio. You’ll also define your goals and share ideas with fellow learners around the globe.
Week 2: Who is in Your Network?
Identify the people who are part of your own personal network. Analyze and decide who you want to connect with most. Pinpoint reasons for helping others and getting help yourself. Discuss priorities with your fellow learners.
Week 3: Introductions
Learn key language to introduce yourself and tomake introductions. Take a quiz on key language and practice introducing yourself.Record an introduction and get feedback from fellow learners.
Week 4: Making Contact
Learn how to introduce yourself in a business setting. Give and receive business cards aand develop a LinkedIn profile headline and summary.