The Networking seminar will provide participants with the tools to begin creating a network and to utilize their existing network. Participants will understand the importance of networking in the Canadian marketplace and learn how to effectively network for the job they seek. The outline of the seminar will be as follows:
- Introduction – Definition of Networking and Common Examples
- Why Network
- The Importance of Networking
- The Purpose of Networking
- The Challenges of Networking
- Cultural differences and challenges
- Myths debunked
- Benefits of Networking
- How to Network effectively
- Where to Network
- Effective Networking techniques
Nabye Wilson , P.Eng.
Nabye Wilson is a Senior Mechanical Engineer. Nabye was born in Monrovia, Liberia. Shortly after a civil war began in 1989, Nabye and his family relocated to the French speaking country of la Cote d’Ivoire. In 1997, he and his family moved to Vancouver where he completed the last year and a half of high school.
In 2005, Nabye graduated from the University of British Columbia where he earned his undergraduate degree in Integrated Engineering (with a focus in Aeronautics, Thermofluids and Biomaterials). Over the past 10+ years, he has held design and project management positions in the aerospace, mining and manufacturing industries.
To this day, Nabye recognizes the important role that networking has played in securing all of his professional engineering positions. As a result, he has given numerous presentations on the importance of networking. In addition, his presentations are designed to assist aspiring engineers, current engineers and technical professionals adapt and practice professional networking in Canada.