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    SPIRAL - Networking with external partners
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This workshop will provide academic, research and knowledge exchange staff with an insight into mechanisms and strategies for improving engagement with networking opportunities and managing the outcome of these. It will empower staff in networking situations and help overcome feelings

Duration 1 half day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: For those who would like to gain an overview and awareness of the key aspects of working with external industry partners

This practical 4 hour workshop is for academic, research and knowledge exchange leaders who would like to improve their networking skills and the value gained from networking opportunities. Providing practical strategies and techniques, this workshop will allow participants to focus on planning, acting and reflecting on networking as well as maximising the impact of opportunities that present themselves.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Have a practical toolkit to support engagement with networking
  • Understand the value of planning networking opportunities
  • Be aware of networking opportunities beyond academic and industry conferences
  • Be able to apply techniques for maximising the impact from networking opportunities in the longer term

Delivered By: Dave McKay, Alterity



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When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.