Purposeful Networking in an Academic Context

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center

„Know where you want to go, and make sure the right people know about it.“ - Meredith Mahoney

This workshop helps to analyze your own aims and your network. Furthermore it provides techniques to widen your network strategically.

Online Workshop

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Dr. Jan Schmidt





Target Group

Doctoral students


Research, Research Management


8 units are applicable within the Doctorate plus certificate

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Networking doesn’t mean to know as many people as possible. It’s about expanding insights in your own aims and motivations and the ability to find supporters to reach them. This workshop helps to analyze your own aims and your network. It provides techniques to widen your network strategically as well as maintaining it, including a glance at social media and networks and the possibilities related to them.


The participants

  • will analyze their existing network and define aims,
  • will develop strategies for enlarging and maintaining their network according to their aims,
  • will improve strategies and communication skills to get and stay in touch with persons they meet.


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141



Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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