360 Degree Relationships (1.25 Hours) *
In this course, learners explore how to identify the people in an organization who help attain goals. Course participants learn the skills that maintain solid, mutually beneficial relationships to advance a career. The course covers the essential communication and professional networking skills needed to establish a solid network, including strategies for building rapport with new contacts during networking opportunities and best practices for maintaining a network so that business contacts can help with attainment of career goals. This course dives into the importance of managing relationships and ways to build effective relationships by recognizing agenda and management style. Finally, the course addresses strategies for building strong professional relationships with supervisors and for aligning with supervisors.
Approval Number: 20-867390
Provider Number: 50-31808
360 Degree Relationships – 1.25 Hours*
Cultivating Relationships with Your Peers
Developing and maintaining relationships with your peers at work can lead to success for both you as an individual, and within your organization. Networking skills and building supportive peer relationships can provide you with a wide variety of experiences, expertise, and institutional knowledge. Whether you are exploring executive networking, professional networking, or just general business networking, this course explains how to identify the people in your organization who are important in helping you reach your goals. You’ll learn the skills that maintain solid, mutually beneficial relationships so you can advance your career.
Building Your Professional Network
When you’re serious about advancing your career, you need to build strong professional relationships and maintain an effective network of contacts. Whether it’s for executive networking or general business networking, this course covers the essential communication and professional networking skills needed to establish a solid network. It includes strategies for building rapport with new contacts during networking opportunities and covers best practices for maintaining your network so that business contacts can help you achieve your career goals.
Building Rapport with Your Boss
The relationship between you and your boss is a key factor in your career. Careful relationship management will make your job more enjoyable. You’ll find that to work more effectively with your boss, you need to develop a rapport and good networking skills. Managing up can help you find enjoyment and reward in your current position. In this course, you’ll learn the importance of managing relationships, and ways to build great boss relationships by recognizing their agenda and management style. You’ll also learn strategies for building a strong professional relationship with your boss, and about various ways you can become aligned with your boss.
Anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. In accordance with these standards, all potential conflicts of interests have been resolved. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the course content over which the individual has control.
The course SME reports no financial relationships relevant to the content of this course.
Methods and CE Requirements:
This online course consists of a combined total of 3 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 1.25 hours of continuing education by completing all modules within this course. Participants must complete the media-based video lectures, lesson tests and all required course components to claim continuing education credit.
Martinsburg College shall furnish a written statement of completion to each participant who completes each continuing education program. The statement shall be signed by the instructor or an individual designated by the instructor and shall contain the name of the continuing education program; the number of credit hours; the date of the continuing education program; the name of the participant; and the approved provider number.
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