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PERCAT Workshop: Networking for Confidence and Success

Metallurgy and Materials (GA03)
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
Thursday 10th January 2019 (11:00-16:00)
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To register for this event please email Jennifer Thomson by 4pm on Thursday 20th December 2018.

Acclaimed trainer Sue Tonks will deliver this indepth workshop on networking, enabling you to understand how networking works and to develop the skills you need to network effectively at conferences, meetings and on other occasions in your career.  The skills developed during the workshop are also applicable to many other situations from job interviews to interacting with collaborators.

Find out how to better engage with people to build relationships, have eye opening conversations, and create opportunities for your future.

Sue’s energetic and fun approach creates a long lasting impression and helps to allay any anxieties about networking,  People take away many invaluable skills to help them be more confident and successful at all social occasions, in life and in business.

For the past 12 years Sue has gained praise as an International Trainer and Speaker on “Networking”, where her regular clients include London Business School, University College London, Said Business School Oxford, Birmingham Medici and a host of top legal firms, banks and accountancy firms.

Who is this seminar aimed at?

All postdoctoral and early career research staff within EPS and LES who wish to develop their networking skills in order to make the most of networking opportunities at conferences and on other occasions.

What will you learn from this seminar?

  • What is networking?
  • How to prepare for networking.
  • How to present yourself effectively.
  • How to break the ice with strangers and develop rapport.
  • How to join and leave groups.
  • How to spot and follow up on opportunities.
  • How to start up conversations to build relationships.

Lunch and refreshments provided.


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