Networking 101: Who, What, When, Where, Why

This on-demand webcast is free to IFT members.

Who? You

What? Networking 101

When? Any time

Where? Meetings, conferences, social events

Why?

Good question! Networking is everywhere. How often do you interact with people who are either your peers or industry leaders or both? Every time you attend a meeting, a conference or a social event, you have opportunities to network. So why is networking so important? To grow in your own career, learn from others, and develop new skills which make you invaluable to the industry. In this webcast, learn how to make first impressions and lasting connections to help you continue to grow as a professional.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to make a strong first impression:  Practice introducing yourself and your elevator speech 
  • How to highlight your strong points in 30 seconds 
  • When to join a conversation, what to ask and how to keep a conversation going


Intended Audience(s): Recent and soon-to-be graduates and any industry professionals interested in brushing up on their networking skills
Non-Member Registration Fee: $25
Member Registration Fee: FREE
Student Registration Fee: FREE
Duration: 60 Minutes

Faculty:

Judith Ruff Lindsey, CFS
VP & GM
RQA Inc

Dr Donald G Coffey

Mohamed Badaoui Najjar, PhD
A. Principal Scientist
Pepsico