Last updated : 08 Nov 2016

Networking Leadership 101: Building Your Core Professional Network

Summary

When you think of networking, do you envision awkward mingling at cocktail parties and self-promotional pitches? This doesn't have to be the case. Leaders should have the audacity to imagine the world as it could be and the humility to recognize that they cannot change the world alone. To tackle the world's toughest problems, you need collaboration from people across your network and across sectors.

Programme

In this course you'll complete interactive diagnostic activities that will help you and your team unearth the social capital & relationships that you bring to the table. You'll be exposed to new data visualization tools for mapping your network; learn about 5 network traps to avoid that are particularly common to the social sector; and, most importantly, gain concrete strategies for building genuinely collaborative relationships.

Learning outcomes

Understand the key characteristics of effective networks and network "traps" to avoid Visualize your individual network Identify specific ways you can cross a network boundary, make a new introduction, and deepen an existing relationship

Teaching-Learning methodology

xMooc (based on transmission of contents through video, documents, tests)

Assessment

Subject to course completion (completion of all assignments), you will receive a statement of accomplishment signed by +Acumen and the Center for Creative Leadership.

  • Soft skills Leadership
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Periodicaly opened
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 6 hours in total
  • Level of commitment required 6 hours
  • Cost Free * See platform for details
  • Providing institution Acumen Centre for Creative Leadership
  • Mooc Platform NovoEd
  • Target group Unknown
  • Instructor [no individual instructor indicated; Center for Creative Leadership instructors]
  • Level of assistance offered technical and subject matter experts available to assist you online
  • Keywords Network, networking, intrapersonal skills