Networking Within Your Company

Workplace Essentials


Networking is one of the most basic and essential skills employees should develop. Having great networking skills within an organization is sometimes overlooked. Having a viable networking and communication skill set will benefit any organization and will lead to increased productivity and performance.

Networking Within the Company is about creating and maintaining better relationships. Your participants will develop skills to avoid obstacles, increase communication, and build relationships that last over time. Employees who understand and embrace the aspects of networking in the workplace will grow your business and create a more engaging environment.

Networking Within the Company Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Pre-Assignment Review
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: The Benefits of Networking at Work
Gain Connections
Share Knowledge
Increase Opportunity
Improve Image
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Networking Obstacles
Confusion about the Definition of Networking
Personality Traits
Cultural Barriers
Personal Pride
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Networking Principles
Offer Value
Build Trust
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: How to Build Networks
Meet New People
Be Polite
Follow up
Allow Relationships to Develop Naturally
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Recognize Networking Opportunities
Formal Networking
Informal Networking
Workday Opportunities
Always Be Ready to Network
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Common Networking Mistakes
Not Meeting New People
Not Following Through
High Expectations
Being Unprofessional
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Develop Interpersonal Relationships
Be Genuine
Maintain Boundaries
Invest Time
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Online Networking Tools
Social Networks (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
Chat Rooms
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Time Management
Prioritize Contacts
Create Group Activities
Connect Online
Schedule Your Network Activities
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Maintaining Relationships Over Time
Contact Networks Regularly
Be Honest
Give Personal Attention
Limit Networks to a Manageable Size
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words From The Wise
Lessons Learned
Recommended Reading
Completion Of Action Plans And Evaluations

  • Quick Intro
  • Tutorials & Quizzes
  • Networking Within Your Company
  • Worksheet Activities & Resources
  • 01 - Knowledge
  • 02 - Definition
  • 03 - Pride
  • 04 - Relationships
  • 05 - Meeting People
  • 06 - Followup
  • 07 - Workday
  • 08 - Meeting People
  • 09 - Passions
  • 10 - Dialogue
  • 11 - Boundaries
  • 12 - Schedule
  • 13 - Online Networking
  • 14 - Schedule Activities
  • 15 - Personal Attention
  • Action Plan Form
  • Recommended Reading List
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever