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    SPIRAL - Building Productive Relationships with Industry
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This course will contain a mix of information and practical activities.

Duration 2 sessions

Course Type Series

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Anyone looking to build or improve their network.

This is a short course focussing on developing networking skills for growing professional network.  It will cover different environments from academic conferences through to meetings with potential industry partners.

By the end of the workshop participants will have: 

  • Understanding of importance of building professional network
  • Development of elevator pitch
  • Considered elements that make up professional network
  • Tools and techniques for event/meeting preparation
  • Human interaction skills
  • Key consideration for industry meetings/interactions



We are committed to ensuring our events and courses are accessible to all staff. If you feel you have a disability, health issue, or neurodivergent condition that may affect your ability to access, participate or engage in this course, please get in touch with us at osdu@strath.ac.uk to discuss your specific support requirements.

Delivered By: Stuart Laidlaw, AFRC



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Cancellation Policy

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.