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Enhancing Business Opportunities through Effective Networking

Most people believe business networking is only for those in marketing, sales and PR. But in today’s competitive world and current economic climate, being confident and effective at networking sets you apart from the crowd and gives you a great way to develop your client, customer and contact base in any position. There has been no better time in recent years to become a better networker to be able to grow your business and the validity of “who you know, not what you know” increases! To many the idea of networking is anathema: this course will help you overcome all your fears and concerns and help you become a better business networker no matter what your role.

Turning 'Theory' into 'Practice'?

Networking is more than exchanging business cards. However not many people are born successful networkers, they all needed to learn how. You will go away from this course with tips and tools to develop your skills through practice and sharing knowledge and experience with fellow participants

Who should attend?

This course is of benefit to anyone for whom a network of business contacts is critical. Networking will enhance business opportunities for sales departments, marketing, PR, Business Development and also Managers, Senior Manager and Directors in any department who want to exploit their business associations

Key areas to be covered in the programme and documentation

What is networking?
Understanding the 8 styles of networking
Building a network

Where are you?
Identifying and work with your personal preferences
Discussing further possible development

The foundation for good networking
Recognising the myths of networking
Discovering the real advantages networking will bring

The networking mindset
Generating your networking goals
Evaluating your own attitude and belief system before the techniques
Building confidence
Motivating yourself to network

Build the network
Finding your network
Developing networking groups
How to network in organisations
Networking in the virtual world

Networking in Practice
Using your business card
Making the first impression count
Improving your skills of conversation
How to deal with setbacks
Networking down, sideways and up

Managing the network you built
How to develop the ‘natural’ follow up
Sharing and growing your network

Benefits to you

Gaining confidence and skills to network with self-assurance during business events and all other areas in your life
Developing more business leads at events and accepting more business invitations
Understanding the do’s and don’ts at networking events and asking questions to achieve desired results
Learning how to “read between the lines” and identifying business opportunities
Maintaining the new developed relationships through effective follow-ups

Companies already benefiting include:

Duration of Course

1 day Day Course

Course details

Please contact our office at +420 255 707 246 for any additional information about the course

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"This course will allow my company to develop its existing strategies to a much greater and hopefully profitable level."

Managing Director, Tarmac