Workshop: „Create your network and sell your skills!” - Details

Workshop: „Create your network and sell your skills!” - Details

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General information

Course name Workshop: „Create your network and sell your skills!”
Subtitle An online workshop for women in academia
Semester SoSe2024
Current number of participants 5
expected number of participants 12
Home institute Graduate School Science, Medicine and Technology (Oltech)
Courses type Workshop in category Teaching
Next date Tuesday, 20.08.2024 09:00 - 12:30, Room: (online)
Lehrsprache englisch
ECTS points 0.5

Rooms and times

Tuesday, 20.08.2024, Thursday, 22.08.2024 09:00 - 12:30

Fields of study

Module assignments


Online two-days workshop:
20.08.24, 9:00-12:30
22.08.24, 9:00-12:30

Part 1 (20.8.2024, 9.00-12.30)
• Strategic Networking:
o Evidence and findings from recent research
o Gender related issues
o Types of networkers and related strategies
o Networking strategies for introverts and other people who dislike
small talk and other networking challenges
o How to plan and build your personal network
Between the two parts: Work on your networking plan

Part 2 (22.8.2024, 9.00-12.30)
• Strategic Networking to be continued
o Exchange of experiences, afterthoughts
• Self-marketing:
o Why networking doesn’t work without self-marketing
o Belittling oneself by using certain oral expressions and language
rituals originating in female socialisation
o How to do better: powerful expressions and verbal tricks
o From problem talk to solution talk
o Create your “own oral business card”

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "Admission with password protection: „Create your network and sell your skills!”".
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • Password required.