Networking with Confidence and Purpose

Course Description

To build your career in the contemporary world of work you need to sharpen your professional image, network effectively and form relationships in which you can have real impact.

This high-energy half-day programme guides you through a series of exercises and insights that will help you build and drive your networking activities to ensure future success. It will give you confidence to become more assertive, to take decisive action, to build and use your network, and to start having real impact at work. You will also learn to enjoy networking and take away eight top tips on effective networking.

You will learn:

  • How to network, to enjoy networking & the contributions it can make

  • The power of networking & how it can develop your career and future success

  • How to undertake effective meetings and have a disciplined structure around networking effectively

  • To build your own confidence to network effectively

  • How to build a stronger commitment within your organisation to network both internally & externally

  • How to develop a practical plan of action and get started straight away including hints & tips on following up

Who is this suitable for?

This programme is suitable for anyone who is keen to improve their networking skills and effectiveness at networking.


All the materials will be provided, including refreshments.


“The course really highlighted the value of taking the time to prepare!”

“Very engaging, open & friendly, spot on!”

“Expanded beyond notes, able to be flexible in discussions”

“Has left me wanting more!”

“This course was always going to take me out of my comfort zone but, I felt at ease as soon as I entered the room. It was very interactive, and everyone was really friendly. There were some very though provoking tips, which I am sure will help me improve my networking skills”


Vicky is an experienced consultant, trainer, facilitator and coach with over fifteen years’ experience working across different sectors including nuclear, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, engineering and care.  With experience spanning the full HR spectrum she has expertise in the areas of change management, organisation & people development and leadership & management development.

She loves working with clients to translate their business strategy into simple effective people solutions.  Some examples include the development of leadership programmes, competency frameworks and career development frameworks.  With a pragmatic approach and boundless energy, she enjoys the challenge of delivering tangible outcomes and facilitating cultural change to achieve improved business performance.

Previously she has held a number of diverse strategic and operational senior HR roles in the nuclear and aerospace industries.

Vicky is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD (FCIPD) and has a postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management.  She’s an accredited NLP practitioner, NLP coach, career coach and is qualified in a range of psychometrics including Myers Briggs, Firo-B, TKI, Strong and Belbin.

Delivered by Oakridge Centre.

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Members: £149 +VAT
Non Members: £179 +VAT
Duration: Half a Day
Start Dates: 7 Feb 2018,   4 May 2018,   19 Sep 2018
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Elliot House, Manchester
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