Networking means many things to many people. At one end of the scale it’s a nerve racking experience that you put yourself through, and for others it’s a fun and exciting opportunity to meet new people.
Where ever you fit within this range, it’s important to make sure that you are getting the most from every networking opportunity, meeting the right people and making the right impression.
Networking Skills Training will help you to build confidence, overcome fears and concerns and provide real world sales skills appropriate to any networking situation.
Who is Networking Skills Training for?
This workshop is ideal for anyone looking to develop their networking skills and confidence to win more new business, regardless of their experience level.
You will leave the course with all the tools and techniques necessary to be confident and comfortable planning your networking, working a room, developing relationships and converting them to new business.
You will learn:
What business networking is really about
An introduction to the art of soft selling
How the networking pipeline fits into the sales process, and what you can realistically achieve
Receiving and responding to an invite
Preparation before an event
Having a plan for the event and a process to follow
How to confidently approach a room of strangers
Introducing yourself with a benefits focus
How to approach people and groups, start and leave conversations
How to remember names
Easy ways to make small talk
Moving from small talk to business
How to set up and then successfully follow up
This is a very practical course and the feedback is great.
“James joined us for our 2017 Tees Training weekend in May and led a workshop on Networking. The session received amazing feedback with our employees saying not only was the workshop enjoyable and engaging, but they have come away with practical skills they can immediately apply to their day job. Thank you James!”
“I have been really impressed with James and the delivery of his Networking Skills Training for myself and my colleagues recently. The training was well pitched across the hierarchy of staff present and it really gave everyone something to think about, whether they considered themselves competent at networking or not. Feedback has been great and I wouldn’t hesitate to use James’ services in the future for other professional skills training”
“I attended James’ training on networking and was impressed with how he very clearly and creatively got the information across. It was pitched at a very accessible level and I would highly recommend his services to any organisation wishing to give their employees confidence and usable skills in the networking arena.”
Gemma Wallace, Marketing and Business Development – Clarkslegal
Please do get in touch to chat through your thoughts. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or call me on + 44 (0) 7736 831151.