Effective networking is an important aspect of career development. Building relationships with a wide range of people can win you new business clients, increase your chance of finding a new job, as well as advancing your career.
Learn how to enjoy networking, make others feel at ease talking to you, how to enter and exit a group of people, and how to build meaningful connections. You'll learn expert techniques with online tutorials and then practice in virtual reality, so you can expand your network and career opportunities.
When you enroll in the course, you will receive:
A headset is required to experience the VR content - we'll send you one when you enroll so that you can start practicing your networking straight away. Simply email us when you sign up and we'll send you either a Merge VR, BlitzWolf VR or Google Cardboard v2, depending on which package you choose.
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Practice with the leading networking VR app, downloaded by over 150,000 users. At key points during the online part of the course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learnt in one of the following VR training courses.
Practice active listening, eye contact and building rapport with multiple people at our virtual networking event. Learn the fundamentals of networking to prepare you for your real networking event.
Learn how to deliver an elevator pitch, tell a story, introduce yourself and how to end a conversation in a polite way. You can also test your listening skills with a quiz at the end.
Practice quick-thinking by talking about a series of random business related slides for 30 seconds each. This will help you practice networking with anyone, as you'll be able to talk about a range of topics.
Our VR app is full of useful features to help you grow your skills.
Practice your elevator pitch, effective listening, conversation closers and building rapport.
Receive instant feedback on your conversations using the latest voice analysis technology.
Develop your networking skills with our realistic virtual environments and audiences.
Save your conversation and listen to it later for analysis, better understand areas you need to work on.
Use our eye contact analysis to measure eye contact levels and help improve rapport building.
Our iPhone and Android VR-apps work with the majority of modern phones.
See our App Guide for more information on features and environments within our VR app.
You'll need a headset to use the virtual reality part of this course. If you don't already have one, we can send you a headset when you enroll on the course. The type of headset depends on which package you select.
Once you've enrolled on the course, we'll send you an access code to unlock the VR training within the VirtualSpeech app. Download our app onto your mobile from the Apple App store or Google Play store, enter the access code, and begin practicing.
We'll guide you through the main principles of business networking in our online tutorial videos, explaining our top tips that have helped thousands of people around the world. This is roughly 60% of the course content. The remaining 40% is VR training, where you'll practice with our VR courses and features.
You can access all our VR training with the Samsung Gear VR headset. We are working on the Google Daydream version and it should be available soon.