Lesson 1: Course Overview
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Lesson 2: Assessing Your Networking Skills
To begin, participants will consider what networking is all about and evaluate how committed they are to networking.
Lesson 3: Identifying Opportunities and Customizing Your Approach
In this session, participants will explore some ways to differentiate themselves from the competition and contribute to a networking group.
Lesson 4: Creating a Positive First Impression
This session will share ways for participants to leverage body language, business card etiquette, and name recall to make a positive first impression. Participants will also learn the CONDUIT acronym.
Lesson 5: Your Memorable Intro
During this session, participants will develop an introduction that concisely and accurately outlines what they have to offer.
Lesson 6: Starting the Conversation
In this session, participants will learn how to start, manage, and exit a conversation.
Lesson 7: The Handshake
To start Day Two of the course, participants will learn about the five factors of a good handshake and practice their skills.