New user, registration is FREE Sign In  

Navigating a Room - at Holiday Parties and Beyond (Career Event #31)

Are you uncomfortable walking into a room full of strangers, whether it's a business event or social gathering? You are not alone! Learn how to mingle, meet and make new contacts - more important than ever in today’s high tech social networking world

Description:  People who have large networks are more successful.  Developing a solid network is a skill that is critical to career success whether you are happily employed, looking for your next opportunity or just looking to build your business or stay current in your field. It also makes attending events a lot more fun and productive. 


During this fun-filled interactive workshop session you'll have the opportunity to:


–Learn the role attitude plays in networking

–Discover ways to prepare for networking events

–Practice techniques to strike up conversations

–Discover how to remember names

–Try out tips to break in and out of conversations

Speaker:  Kim is a Senior Vice President for Keystone Partners, where she has more than 15 years of experience in talent management and business development. Kim consults with organizations and senior executives on complex career transitions and workforce planning issues, as well as talent development initiatives.

An extrovert by nature, Kim regularly facilitates workshops for Keystone Partners clients on topics such as Presentation Skills, Networking, Negotiating, Your 30-Second Commercial, and Navigating a Room. Her goal is provide an interactive, hands on experience where participants walk away with practical tips and techniques they can immediately apply.

Prior to joining Keystone, she was a senior trainer with Dale Carnegie Training where she was selected to become one of only two full-time trainers in the world. As a certified Dale Carnegie instructor, Kim taught courses on human relations, communication, leadership, sales, public speaking, and presentation skills.

Kim is an active member of the Human Resource Leadership Forum (HRLF) and the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA). She frequently addresses client companies, as well as professional associations and networking groups, including the Northeast Human Resources Association, Financial Executives International, Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, MIT Sloan Alumni Club, Harvard University, Babson University, Northeastern University, and Suffolk University.

Kim holds a Master of Science degree in Adult and Organizational Learning from Suffolk University and a Bachelor's in Business Administration from Bryant University.


Date: Wednesday, November 28

Time:  6:30 - 7:00 PM networking & heavy hors d'oeuvres, 7 - 8:30 PM program 

Place: MIT Sloan, E51-145

Price: Free for SACB Alumni Members
         $20 for Alumni Non-Members
         $40 General Registration
         $10 Students/Sloan Fellows

Boston Skyline Panorama courtesy Nietnagel © 2010
© Copyright MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Alumni Development Software