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This workshop is useful for:

  • Executives and employees who want to establish resourceful networks for better collaboration.
  • Executives and employees who want to communicate more effectivly while networking.
  • Executives and employees who would like to overcome internal barriers to networking.

What you can learn here:

At the end, the participants will be able to...

  • create new connections
  • continue networking in a more motivated way and expand their networks
  • gain new perspectives on their already existing networks
  • overcome reservations about networking events
  • define their own style of strategic networking
  • tackle difficult networking situations
  • deal with their network facilitators in an approriate way
  • see networking as an opportunity to develop their potential

Our key topics are:

  • What networking means and what it contributes to the professional success of university employees
  • Current research findings on networking
  • Building a good inner attitude towards networking
  • What formal and informal networks are important for higher education staff
  • Best strategies for professional networking and maintaining contacts
  • Dealing with difficult networking situations
  • Taking stock: an overview of one's own networks
  • Quality networking: the role of the facilitator
  • Strategic development of one’s own network
  • Networking with representatives of other cultures
  • What is important in social networks? Using LinkedIN as an example
  • How to communicate actively and successfully in networking situations (e.g. small talk at events)
  • How not to neglect self marketing aspects when networking
  • Measuring networking success
  • Defining the next networking steps

Working methods:

  • Short input sessions
  • Individual and small group work
  • Case discussions/ best practice
  • Reflections
  • Transfer discussions
  • Simulations
  • Collegial case advice
  • Visualisation exercises
  • Individual feedback from the trainer

Who can participate: All TUM employees
Participation fee: 30
Venue: Karlstraße 45, 80333 München, or online (zoom)
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