Make Professional Networking Events Count

Learn how to cultivate and maintain the connections made at professional meetings and events. Explore the appropriate etiquette for business functions and practice effective introduction techniques.

In this half-day session, participants are coached on how to overcome networking challenges and how to maintain professional contacts after a meeting. Explore the best approach for meetings that take place during a meal and learn conversational techniques to leave a positive lasting impression on those you meet. This class is offered at least once a quarter.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify if your style is more introverted or extraverted, and how that impacts networking
  • Better prepare for a networking event
  • Become more comfortable in various networking situations
  • Maintain a connection once it is made

Intended Audience

UB faculty and staff

Prerequisites

None

Fee

Free

Class Schedule and Registration

Log in to UB EDGE to view class dates and register. (Don't have a UB EDGE account? Search for dates on the UB Calendar and email training@buffalo.edu or call 716-645-4459 to register.)

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Instructor

Lisa Patterson

Associate Dean for Career Services

Law School

Fax: (716) 645-2056

Email: lpatter@buffalo.edu

Contact for Questions

Kerry Lynch

Program Coordinator

Organizational Development and Training

Phone: 716-645-4459

Email: training@buffalo.edu

The University at Buffalo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with any disabilities. If you require accommodations to participate in this session, please contact Organizational Development & Training (OD&T) at (716) 645-4459 or training@buffalo.edu prior to attending the class. Please allow ample time for OD&T to work with the Office of Accessibility Resources to arrange accommodations.