Networking

Business networking is an effective and efficient way for business people to connect, develop meaningful relationships, and grow their businesses. These achievements don’t come through a direct sales approach, however. They come from being interested in helping others, in listening, and in purposefully meeting and introducing people to one another. In this two-day course, you’ll learn the essential ingredients for business networking, including in-person, people-centered connections and online spaces such as LinkedIn.
 

What Will Students Learn?

  • Introduce yourself in a meaningful, memorable way, even if you’ve never worked on an elevator pitch before
  • Be goal focused about networking so that you make the most of events you attend
  • Apply the concept of give first and be helpful as part of a system of reciprocity
  • Use strategy and systems in order to network effectively
  • Leverage the availability and usefulness of the Internet, including LinkedIn and Twitter

What Topics are Covered?

  • Assessing your networking skills
  • Identifying opportunities and customizing your approach
  • Creating a positive first impression
  • Your memorable intro
  • Starting the conversation
  • The handshake
  • Business cards
  • Handling tough situations
  • Following up
  • Organizing your network
  • Leveraging the internet

What’s Included?

  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Small, interactive classes
  • Specialized manual and course materials
  • Personalized certificate of completion

 

  • Cost: 240 AZN per person, plus applicable taxes.
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Prices and dates are subject to change.