WHAT: Webinar for CSOs from the Eastern Partnership countries ‘Networking in the Era of Pandemic‘ by Kingsley AIKINS, CEO of The Networking Institute
WHEN: Wednesday, 21 October 2020, at 5:00 PM Brussels time
HOW: Zoom webinar in ENGLISH with translation into Russian. Link to the webinar room will be sent to all registered participants in advance.
PARTICIPATION: Participation is free for registered participants. To register for the webinar please fill in this registration form before October 19, 2020.
In the era of current pandemic we have to cope with changed environment. We all have to reconfigure to adapt to new realities, take responsibility for our own growth, and rely on and build networks and alliances, online and offline.
Opportunities are about people. In all of this, Networking will be key, and building a strong and diverse network will be a necessity not a luxury. This will apply to both organisations and individuals.
This training will lay out a precise process on how to build and maintain a strong and diverse network. It will outline the changes in attitude, behaviour and skills which will be needed to bring this about.
During the webinar you will learn:
- Problems with Networking and how to resolve them;
- The significance of Social Capital and how to build it;
- The 4 step process to building your Network;
- Networking in a virtual world;
- Building a Networking culture;
- The power of attention;
- Building an online identity and presence;
- Characteristics of great networkers;
- Building trust.
SPEAKER: Kingsley AIKINS, CEO of The Networking Institute
Kingsley Aikins is a recognised expert on Networking and has written and spoken extensively on the topic. He has run workshops and presentations for some of the world’s leading companies such as Google, Linkedin, Accenture, Deloitte, Intel, KPMG, PwC and a number of leading law firms in Ireland and elsewhere. He has worked with governments and international agencies such as the US State Department, the UN, EU and the World Bank.
Kingsley is an economics graduate of Trinity College Dublin and has lived and worked in 6 countries in all of which he found networking and building networks essential for making progress. He worked for 10 years for the Irish Trade Board and IDA Ireland and was based in Sydney. He then led the Ireland Funds for 17 years mostly based in Boston. In his time with the Funds over a quarter of a billion dollars was raised for projects in Ireland.
Kingsley is the founder and CEO of The Networking Institute based in Dublin which focusses on online/offline training in Networking, Diaspora Engagement, Speaking, Presenting, Philanthropy and Fundraising.
HOW TO JOIN THE WEBINAR: Participation is free for registered participants. To register for the webinar please fill in this registration form before October 19, 2020: https://forms.gle/nquCmYfPUqiseRJT9
The webinar will be held in Zoom in English language with translation into Russian. All registered participants will receive the connection details before the webinar to the e-mail indicated in the registration form.