Attending a Networking Event
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assignment Level : Introductive
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In this course, you’ll focus on two key parts of networking.

In the first part, you will focus on an elevator pitch, a short speech to highlight the qualities that are important to finding a job or making a connection.
You’ll practice giving your speech and get feedback on your content, vocabulary, and pronunciation.

The second part of the course is about networking events. These are informal meetings to make connections with people in a certain area. You’ll practicemaking “small talk” andyou’ll get better at making conversation and endingconversations. You’ll also know how to dress for success and attend your own networking event.

We’re sure your network will grow after you take these steps.

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Prerequisite

Intermediate level of English language proficiency

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Syllabus

  • Create and deliver an "elevator pitch"
  • Find a networking event you would like to attend
  • Make small talk
  • Prepare for and attend a networking event
  • Add at least one new person to your network
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Joel Ozretich
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University of Washington

Richard Moore
Instructor
University of Washington

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University of Washington

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world.

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