Building Professional Networks

Developed strategies for networking and learn how to apply your skills in the workplace. Register now and start anytime.

10 hours

About this short course

In a fast-paced global environment, where digital technologies are continuing to advance, and business operations are evolving in the online space, personal and professional networking is critical to growth and success.

Now more than ever, given the rapid changes in the way we work and live, networking effectively can have a broad impact on job opportunities, career advancements, expanding knowledge and increasing our ability to innovate.

On completion of this course, you will have develop strategies for networking and know how to apply networking skills in a range of contexts.

How to get credit for this course:

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a digital Certificate of Completion as well as a credential point to support your further study. This course is one of several courses in our Professional Skills suite. View our full list of courses available within this suite and learn how to accrue your credential points.

Who should do this course?

The course is designed for people who want to learn how to identify more networking opportunities and develop various strategies to apply to build on their professional and social connections.

Course Structure

This self-directed course provides 10 hours of quality learning. You will have up to six months to access the materials and complete the course once you register.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

Identify and describe networking opportunities.

Develop your own Personal Brand.

Apply networking skills and strategies in a range of contexts.

Meet your instructor

Dr Cherie Hawkins

Dr Cherie Hawkins' main area of expertise is in career development and life aspirations, and she is passionate about programs, projects and activities that enable individuals to build their skills and knowledge through experiential learning.

This course has been developed by a team of highly experienced educators, industry experts and skilled professional practitioners including Dr Cherie Hawkins, Dr Ana Lobo, Jennifer Kemp-Smith, Dr Amanda Harper, Associate Professor Andrea Carr, and Netty Gibson. It has been informed by community and industry consultation and draws on contemporary principles and practices.

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