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”


Anita is an experienced consultant, trainer and facilitator with over thirty years’ experience working across different sectors including Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Travel and Recruitment.  With experience spanning the full HR spectrum she has expertise in the areas of change management, implementation project management, organisation & people development and leadership & management development.  Anita has a wealth of employee consultation experience and has spoken at the CIPD conference on this subject.

Anita spent 10 years as a Global Team Leader so can bring a wealth of personal leadership experience to her assignments.  

She loves working with clients to understand their business challenges, ask the “daft” questions, get to the bottom of what needs to be done and then help them develop clear actions and engaging ways forward.

Anita has more recently been putting her Networking Skills into practice as she now runs her own business.  The power of using your Network has certainly been a huge benefit to her with every lead and job so far coming from past connections.

Anita has a degree in Applied Chemistry, she is CIPD qualified and is an accredited EQi and EQi 360 coach. 

Delivered by Oakridge Centre

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

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