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Online Course ‘Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking’ (Open University)

International Leadership Academy (ILA), The British School in the Netherlands

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8:45 AM - Monday, April 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM (CET)

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Online Course ‘Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking’ (Open University)

Learn how to build and sustain your network to enhance your professional relationships and open up career opportunities.

Who can apply?

This course is intended for anyone looking to enhance and develop their professional network in order to open up opportunities and strengthen their professional relationships. The course does not require any previous experience of studying networking

What’s involved?

Networking is a fundamental skill, which will help you take control of your career. This online course over 4 weeks (3 hours per week) introduces the principles of networking as a fundamental skill to help develop your personal brand in the world of work.

Build your network and personal brand online and in the real world

You will craft, and receive feedback on, an elevator pitch, a short statement about your role and talents. You will learn how to analyse the value of your connections, whether you are looking for a new job or seeking ways of being more effective in your current position. The course will also cover strategies for self-presentation, keeping in touch with your connections and ensuring that your networking relationships are based on mutual benefit and trust.

As well as honing your interpersonal skills in essential areas such as giving and seeking information, the course will cover the fundamentals of creating and managing your digital presence for networking on social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook.

Develop fundamental business and finance skills

This course has been developed by The Open University Business School – a pioneering institution that is triple accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.

It is one of eight from The Open University, designed to help you gain fundamental business and financial skills, including communication, networking, relationship building, project management, personal financial planning and management, investment and financial services.

You can complete this course as part of Business Fundamentals: four courses, which will boost your employability and effectiveness at work, and enable you to earn a FutureLearn Award.

What topics will you cover?
  • Nature and benefits of networking
  • Barriers to networking and how to overcome them
  • Frameworks for self-assessment and communicating professional strengths and interests
  • Interpersonal skills including giving and receiving feedback, listening and using appropriate body language
  • Online communication in a professional context
  • Fundamentals of brand equity as applied to individuals
  • Monitoring, evaluation and planning for improving the mutual value of networking activity

Programme Dates

2017-2018 academic year – start date tbc. 4 week course, 3 hours per week.

Programme Facilitator

Future Learn and the Open University (online)

Cancellation

Cancellation can be made up to six weeks before the first day of delivery by contacting us directly at info@bsnila.com .  Any participant cancellation after this time is non-refundable.




Have questions about Online Course ‘Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking’ (Open University)? Contact International Leadership Academy (ILA), The British School in the Netherlands

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Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8:45 AM - Monday, April 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM (CET)


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International Leadership Academy (ILA), The British School in the Netherlands

The International Leadership Academy (ILA) is a dynamic and innovative centre of professional learning and development. Working in partnership with world-renowned organisations, we provide impactful programmes specifically designed for international school staff.

 

Based in The Hague, in the heart of Europe, we offer a comprehensive range of programmes covering four key strands. Together we are rethinking education for 21st century schools.

  

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