Learn effective networking skills and build stronger connections with people you meet.Enroll in Course
29 online lessons
5 practice exercises
3 hours of learning
Techniques for building meaningful relationships with a wide range of people
How to win new business clients and advance your career
Why body language, what you say, and how you say it impacts relationships
Understand how to network effectively online
Examine ways to follow up and maintain relationships
Access the practice exercises either online (in your browser) or in virtual reality (if you have a VR headset).
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 advance 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 different networking techniques with online classes and then practice these in virtual environments.
We combine online learning with practice for a unique learning approach. At certain points throughout this public speaking course, you'll practice what you've learned.
Complete a series of videos, quizzes, and case studies at your own pace - available to access at any time.
Build your networking skills by putting them to the test with interactive exercises.
Receive instant feedback on your performance to help identify your strengths and weaknesses.
Joseph has led technical teams at companies such as Bookham and BML, and presented at events including the AUVSI, SEG, and UAVNET conferences. He has 15 patents to his name and is a senior member of IEEE with a PhD in Electro-Physics from Cornell University.
Practice your networking skills with interactive and engaging exercises. At key points in the course, you'll practice in the following exercises.
Note: These exercises can be completed online (in your browser) or in virtual reality (if you have a VR headset).
Practice active listening, eye contact, and building rapport with people at a virtual networking event. Learn the fundamentals of networking in this exercise.
Learn how to deliver an elevator pitch, tell a story, introduce yourself, and how to end a conversation politely. Test your listening skills with a quiz at the end.
Practice your elevator pitch in a virtual elevator. You'll have a time limit to pitch yourself, your company, or your product.
Practice quick thinking by answering common questions while in a conversation at a networking event.
Two active listening exercises, the classic Goldilocks exercise, and a conference call exercise. Quizzes at the end of both to test your listening skills.
Faster than classroom training