Networking for Success

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About the Course

Most of us know a few people who are close to us with whom we are very close either personally or at work. One of our goals as a networker is to find people who are outside that inner circle, and then the people beyond that circle. This course will help you improve your networking skills through the exploration of how to create a good first impression, how to start a conversation, how to follow up, and how to handle tough situations.

Course Schedule

This course is self-paced allowing you flexibility in the time needed to complete the courses.

Elements of the course:

  • Practice activities
  • Quizzes
  • Reference materials
  • Final assessment

Course Chapters

  • Identifying Opportunities and Customizing Your Approach
  • Creating a Positive First Impression
  • Starting the Conversation
  • Handshakes and Business Cards
  • Handling Tough Situations
  • Following Up
  • Leveraging the Internet

Course Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Introduce yourself in a meaningful, memorable way, even if you've never worked on an elevator pitch before
  • Focus on your networking goals so that you make the most of events you attend
  • Apply the concept of give first and be helpful as part of a system of reciprocity.
  • Use strategy and systems in order to network effectively.
  • Leverage the availability and usefulness of the Internet, including LinkedIn and Twitter.

Recommended Background

This course has no required pre-requisites and is designed for anyone who wants to improve their networking skills.


Aside from an internet connection, what resources will I need for the course?

No additional resources are required for this course.

Will I get a certificate after completing the course?

Yes! All courses include a final assessment to evaluate your understanding of key course concepts. A certificate of completion will be offered to you if you complete the assessment with a score of 80% or higher.

Why should I take this course?

Each Eppley e-course is designed collaboratively among experienced instructional designers, subject matter experts, and our partner organizations and institutions. The course curriculum includes current information and best practices in the field, and it is recognized by national leaders in parks, recreation, and land management. Not only will this course benefit your career by expanding your knowledge base, but it will also enhance your application and problem-solving skills.

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