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Networking Skills Training

Session Overview

These days, it’s not what you know so much as who you know. To advance your career and open up new opportunities, you need to build long term relationships, both internally and externally. It's important to remember that these need to go beyond exchanging business cards: the better your relationship the more useful they are to you. This workshop will give participants the insight, skills and confidence to develop and ‘work’ their networks more effectively.

Who’s it For?

This session will benefit anyone who wants to build and develop an effective network. Strong networking skills are critical in today's working world and so, in truth, this session will be of great benefit to anyone. 

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

  • ​Understand the basics of networking and the benefits it can have for your career. 

  • Learn how to identify and connect with new contacts. 

  • Learn how to get the most out of your network.

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

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