Networking Skills Training

Session Overview

These days, it’s not what you know so much as who you know. In fact, it’s not even so much about who you know, but how well you get on with them!Everyone needs to build long term relationships, both internally and externally and the better your relationship the more useful they are to you and you are to them! This workshop will give participants the insight, skills and confidence to develop and ‘work’ their networks more effectively.

Who’s it For?

Anyone who wants to build and develop an effective network and enhance their networking skills and therefore their personal performance.

What’s Covered?

A Brief Introduction
  • ​Your networking objectives

  • What networking is (and isn’t!)

  • What stops us from networking

  • Types of networks

  • The benefits of networking

Techniques for Networking

  • Face to face – the art of conversation

  • Body language

  • Phone and email

  • Following up

  • Hints and tips

Getting Started​
  • ​Identifying your current network

  • Identifying the gaps

  • Preparing to network

  • Initial conversations – starting a conversation and small talk.

  • Places to network

Dealing with the Networking Blues
  • Overcoming fears & nerves

  • Apathy towards networking & avoiding burnout.

  • Maintaining your motivation

  • Making the time to build & maintain your network.

  • Developing a network plan


Session Benefits

  • ​Clear understanding of what benefits networking can bring.

  • Build up and work your network more effectively.

  • Develop networking and relationship building skills.

Workshops are delivered by experienced training and development professionals

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email