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Networking and Mentorship for Women in Business
Course

Networking and Mentorship for Women in Business

Time limit: 90 days

$99 Enroll

Full course description

Making meaningful connections can be critical to professional success. Although many find networking to be difficult, it is a learned skill that can improve with technique and practice. This course introduces techniques and strategies for networking, finding mentors, and attracting sponsors, as well as common anxieties and obstacles that people face when trying to expand their professional connections. It highlights the ways that networking can be both particularly difficult and especially important for women in business.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the principles of networking
  • Discuss networking challenges that many women face
  • Find and use available networking tools and resources
  • Discuss how to approach, build, and maintain professional networks
  • Discuss the best and worst networking practices
  • Consider what makes for a meaningful mentoring relationship
  • Identify pitfalls of mentorship programs
  • Distinguish between mentorship and sponsorship

Credentials:

PMI PDUs: 3Leadership PDUs: 1Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 0.5Technical PM PDUs: 1.5IACET CEUs: .3 (Contact Hours: 3 hours)HRCI Credits: 3 (Type: Specified - Strategic Business)SHRM PDCs: 3