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The confident networker (A7R)

Whether you’re at a conference or on a train, there are opportunities to network.

This practical, relaxed workshop will help you to maximise these opportunities. You’ll develop your confidence and communication skills, and practise them in a safe and friendly environment. You will also leave with strategies for making the most of new contacts.

By the end of the workshop you will have:

  • understood the processes involved in non-verbal and verbal communication
  • understood and practised active listening techniques
  • considered the value and purposes of networking and the features of successful networking
  • have gained knowledge of and practised your skills in managed improvisation
  • have worked with other researchers to share your learning and experiences
  • considered and compared the different methods of maintaining contacts.

Additional information:

Who is it for?
All postgraduate research students. To register for this workshop, you must be enrolled on (or recently graduated from) one of the following degrees: PhD, MPhil, Masters by Research, EngD, EdD, professional doctorate.

Is any preparation required? No

Is catering provided? No

Who is the main tutor? TBC

"It will enhance my ability to network with researchers in my field".

"I learnt various strategies to help engage, communicate and network".