Can your team members effectively build and maintain strong relationships? Or is it difficult for them to create a supportive professional network? How well can they communicate with different stakeholders to enhance rapport?

This effective course increases your teams’ skills in connecting authentically with their network, deepening professional relationships. They will know how to share ideas, exchange beneficial information and create mutual business opportunities. As their networking confidence increases, they will boost your organisation’s ability to build strong relationships with your key stakeholders.


  • Develop a balanced, mutually beneficial network of contacts through a strategic and sustained approach to networking
  • Build rapport and stronger connections through a credible, confident and authentic networking style
  • Grow your personal brand and raise your profile with your network through impactful in-person and online communication


  • Participants will broaden and deepen their networks, raise their profiles and strengthen their professional image
  • Stakeholders will be motivated to engage, connect and create mutually beneficial outcomes 
  • Your organisation will project a professional image and gain access to information, resources and business opportunities through its employees' networks 

Workshop outline

Networking and relationship-building essentials

  • Using a networking map to understand your networking needs
  • Examining your existing network

Preparing to network

  • Planning icebreakers
  • Positioning your work and something you can offer
  • Planning strategic questions

The networking event

  • Striking up, continuing and ending the conversation
  • Dealing with nerves
  • Using networking etiquette


  • Connecting with your contacts
  • Using social media to grow your network and personal brand
  • Building lasting relationships

Who should attend?

  • Establishing level course: Build strong foundations
  • Experience: None needed
  • Minimum CEFR Intermediate (B1) level English 

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is an international standard for describing language ability. Track your progress

Why choose us?

Find out why you should choose us and how we deliver our workshops face-to-face or online

Full-day workshop schedule

Face-to-face Public training dates 2023/2024
7 February 2024  
Face-to-face Public training dates 2024/2025
24 July 9 October 4 December 2024
5 March 2025    
  • Length: 7 hours
  • Workshop fee: S$630.00 (subject to prevailing GST)
  • Funding: The Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. You can use UTAP for this workshop. Find out more here
  • Venue: Toa Payoh Centre