Networking masterclass and practical workshop
Learn how to network the smart way
To accelerate professional and business success everyone needs new business contacts and to build an influential network. Learning how to do this, in a way that gets you the results you want, isn’t always easy. This class focuses on passing on that knowledge, enabling you to get the most out of future networking opportunities.
This training will teach you how to maximise your networking efforts and is targeted at those who are new to networking or need to improve their skills.
Format and content
The 3 hour session will be a balance of teaching, exercises, discussion and networking practice.
It will include:
- Setting a networking strategy
- How to prepare for networking
- Network etiquette and behaviour
- Creating opportunities
- The importance of following up
- Cultivating your network
- Using LinkedIn as a networking platform
"Lucy clearly knows her industry – I certainly found her advice and suggestions insightful and useful for my career progression”.
After this training:
- You’ll be on your way to becoming an accomplished networker
- You’ll have confidence in your ability to meet new people, have purposeful conversations and build relationships
- You’ll have a renewed focus around your efforts, saving valuable time and money
- You’ll go away with some new contacts!
9.15 – 9.30: Arrival and refreshments
9.30 – 10.30: Part 1 – Skills teaching and group activities
10.30- 10.45: Refreshment break
10.45- 11.30: Part 2 – Skills teaching and group activities
11.30-12.00: Networking practice
12.00-12.15: Final discussion
“I already have experience networking and feel reasonably confident. Lucy’s comments did however make me aware that I need to have a clearer focus on what I would like to achieve from networking events in the future”.
Costs: (no VAT)
Freelancer/self-employed < 18 months: £60.00 + £4.55 admin fee
New business <18 months: £60.00 + £4.55 admin fee
Norfolk Network member: £95.00 + £ 6.86 admin fee
Non-member: £120.00 + £8.51 admin fee
Please share amongst your friends and colleagues and book your space quickly to avoid missing out.
“I am aiming to update my LinkedIn profile and be more active as a result of the information you shared with us around networking and the value of using LinkedIn properly”.
Lucy is Managing Director of Norfolk Network, a successful and ever-growing networking group of like-minded business professionals. Lucy has been a prominent networker in the local business community for the last 15 years, and since 2010 she has run networking training for diverse professional groups including freelancers, startups, lawyers, scientists, NHS professionals and students in Further and Higher Education.
Lucy has built the Norfolk Network into a vibrant community where people can be inspired, learn and build quality business relationships. She is passionate about discovering, championing and connecting people.