Oct 4th 2016

Networking Leadership 101: Building Your Core Professional Network (NovoEd)

In this 4 hour course from +Acumen and the Center for Creative Leadership, you'll complete interactive diagnostic activities that will help you and your team unearth the social capital & relationships that you bring to the table. You'll be exposed to new data visualization tools for mapping your network; learn about 5 network traps to avoid that are particularly common to the social sector; and, most importantly, gain concrete strategies for building genuinely collaborative relationships.

By the end of this course, you will:

- Understand the 3 key characteristics of effective networks and 5 network “traps" to avoid

- Map and diagnose your individual network using the Leadership Diagnostic tool and other visualization platforms

- Visualize and collaboratively assess your organizational or team network to see key trends and gaps

- Plot 3 specific ways you can cross a network boundary, make a new introduction, and deepen an existing relationship