TIMING/LENGTH (IN MINUTES): 20’
In this activity you will learn about effective business networking.
Brainstorming (2 minutes)
“Networking can happen almost everywhere.” Do you agree with this statement? Why/Why not?
“Your network is your net worth”. Reflect on that statement. What is its meaning for you?
Mind map (5 minutes)
Why is networking so important? What do you think? Can you depict your thoughts on a mind map?
Did you know that there are some steps that you could follow in order to network successfully?
Watch this video (0:30-6:15) to learn why networking is so important and to be aware of the 8 steps that you could follow when you are out networking:
Networking could be considered as the process of building real relationships of people that are mutually beneficial and that start from economy interest or conversation.
Apart from knowing other people, talking to them and trying to get the most out of it, it is also important to focus on how you can help other people.
Watch the video below about how to network and listen to the tips provided, the so called: “5 Ls for networking:
Make your own strategy! Write down the 10 steps that you are going to follow in order to make your effective business networking. (5 minutes)
Paper, pen or pencil, access to the internet through a device (computer, laptop, smartphone, tablet).