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Next Level Networking

About This Course

Networking usually involves meeting new people who share a profession, industry, or interests. Building connections with the right people at the right time can be crucial for advancing your career, but for many professionals, walking into a room full of strangers is something that fills them with fear.

In this engaging, interactive workshop, you'll develop new language, skills and confidence to  establish and cultivate longterm relationships through increased cultural awareness, positivity, empathy and verbal communication techniques.

Participate in quizzes, roleplays, debates, information exchanges and other communicative tasks to practice effective networking strategies that will help you take your career to the next level

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to build rapport with confidence in various social and professional situations.
  • Increase cultural awareness when networking with international customers and colleagues.
  • Develop active listening and spoken communication skills to establish and cultivate positive relationships.

Prerequisites

Pre-intermediate English proficiency (CEFR A2-B1 level) or higher

Target Audience

Staff in all industries and at all levels who would like to become more confident building and maintaining positive professional relationships with customers and colleagues.

Training Outline

  1. Breaking the ice
  2. Increasing cultural sensitivity
  3. Asking the right questions
  4. Active listening skills & empathizing
  5. Extending conversations
  6. Fostering long-term relationships