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Lifelong learning with CQUniversity

Extending your learning journey with us At CQUniversity, we believe learning is a journey; not a destination. We hope you’ve found this course both stimulating and engaging. Interested in learning …

References and resources

Helpful sites Big Think Instead of Networking, Try Building Relationships Business Insider Australia 10 Tips For Building Strong Professional Relationships LinkedIn Relationship Building vs. Networking: 6 Steps to BUILDING a …

The action plan

You should now feel confident that you can identify what you need to do (and hopefully be doing it) to: Build your own network Create value for others within your …

Relationship building

Networking can provide great opportunities to establish contacts and referrals. The benefit of professional networks is that you often find yourself in the company of like-minded individuals who are also …

Connecting and Creating Value for People

How effective we are depends a lot on our intentions. If your intent is to “sell” something, find a job or find the “most important person” in the room – …

Let’s keep talking

We hope that you’ve enjoyed learning about why networking and building professional relationships is so important and gaining some tools to help your own professional career. Even though we’re just …

Professional networks

An interesting exploration of the future of our connectivity on a global scale: How megacities are changing the map of the world Parag Khanna This is an additional video, hosted …

Welcome to week 2

Welcome to the second week of Business Etiquette. Last week, you identified your personal communication style, explored different networking methods and reflected on some effective networking strategies. Hopefully, this helped …

Wrapping up the week

Congratulations! We’ve reached the end of the first week of Professional Networking! By now, you should: Have an understanding of strategies to meet people Understand how emotion plays a part …

Why focus is more than getting things done

It’s so easy today to get swept up in celebrity fixation and materialism and searching for some validation outside of yourself when we know it’s really found within and through …

Learning about the person

I was a troubled teen and I was constantly looking for someone to throw me a rope. Those ropes are connections. They allow us to see that life exists beyond …

Professional or personal?

Are you expanding your professional or your personal network? Your focus for each will be different, although you might have some people forming part of both networks. To form a …

Relationships

To me, adventure has always been the connections and bounds you create with people when you’re there. And you can have that anywhere. Bear Grylls Good working relationships have several …

Getting the most out of this course

Whether you’re learning online for the first time, or you’re new to FutureLearn, the following tips will help you get the most out of your course. Travelling through the course …