Networking Your Future
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Networking Your Future

Network like a pro and power your career forward.
4.4 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,222 students enrolled
Created by up timize
Last updated 7/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 31 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Become a confident, effective networker
  • Identify and take advantage of networking opportunities, online and offline
  • Know how to open doors and use networking to get hired faster
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge required. Get ready to learn and start building YOUR network!
Description

A good network is the passport to a great job.

If you don't have a professional network, there's a real danger you'll spend months applying to faceless application forms while your better connected friends get job opportunities falling into their lap!

Just as bad and just as common - when you're lucky enough to have some existing connections, but you don't really know how to use these to your advantage.

Networking like a pro is an ESSENTIAL skill in today's job market.

In our course, entrepreneur and soft skills guru Rommell Wallace walks you through how he became a master networker – and the simple steps YOU can take to do the same.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • be able to make and grab networking opportunities, wherever they are
  • always be well prepared, confident and ultra professional
  • know how to take the pain out of the job search process, by developing a professional network that will help you go further, faster

Networking Your Future is a complete, 360 degree introduction to the world of professional networking.

We'll cover, together, how start building a professional network that can be a powerful springboard to your career.

First we'll cover how to be prepared – the crucial steps to take to make sure YOU can benefit from networking opportunities at any time.

Then we'll look at the skill of networking itself – from how to present yourself in person, to 21st century networking using various online tools.

Lastly, we'll focus on how to develop your network over the long term, building and nurturing ongoing, highly valuable professional relationships.

Start learning now – and grab all the networking knowledge Rommell has learned in his professional career in just half an hour!

Who is the target audience?
  • This networking course is meant for newbies at the start of their career who do not yet have a large, growing professional network that they can use for advice and new job offers.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:45

In this lesson, Rommell gives you an outline of the course, and how the course and each lesson are structured. He also provides some background on himself - and on why networking is so vital in today's job market.

Preview 01:45
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Getting Ready To Network
4 Lectures 13:35

The first step to being an effective networker is to prepare and in this lesson, Rommell shows you how. Find out how you can get ready to be a master networker yourself.

Preview 04:04

A crisp, compelling summary of who you are and what you are looking for acts as a powerful gateway to effective networking. Perhaps the most important lesson in the course.

Preview 02:34

In the 21st century, networking is as much digital as it is face-to-face. Before you start opening doors, you need to optimize your digital presence - you'll learn how to do just that in this lesson.

Preview 03:52

Networking in person is about optimizing for the right opportunities - learn how to get yourself to the right places at the right time.

Where To Go
03:05
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Connecting With People
3 Lectures 12:39

In this lesson, learn how to spot and maximize any chance to grow your professional network.

While There
04:31

Don't forget to swap contact details! In this lesson, Rommell shows you how to seamlessly integrate detail-swapping into your networking activities.

Exchanging Information
03:04

Connecting online can be faster and as or even more effective than meeting in person. Watch this lesson to learn which tools to use and how.

Connecting Online
05:04
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Developing & Maintaining Connections
1 Lecture 03:14

Networks are like plants - they must be lovingly nurtured to stay healthy and grow. After this lesson you'll know how to follow up with a new contact professionally and effectively.

Following Up
03:14
About the Instructor
up timize
4.1 Average rating
38 Reviews
4,811 Students
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Soft Skills Experts

uptimize has a simple mission: to make access to relevant and transformative soft skills training available to anyone, anywhere.

Soft skills like networking, interviewing or communication are THE most important of all skills to our lives and careers; they are the foundation on which all other skills rest and rely.

With uptimize courses, you'll learn skills as important to your career as anything you learned at school or university.

Use our super high quality, employer-endorsed courses to quickly and effectively master the key soft skills that everyone needs and most people never get taught!

Start learning now to develop YOUR skills.

uptimize was founded by Oxford graduate Ed Thompson in 2014. Ed is an experienced executive and businessman who rose to join the Leadership Team of a $100m/year revenue tech company by the age of just 28. Previously he had held positions in management consulting and private equity. Ed is passionate about soft skills, having founded the groundbreaking apprenticeships program 'Tech City Stars' in east London, and has vast experience 'at the coalface' of soft skills in business, having personally interviewed over 200 job applicants during his career.