To help find and further establish these critical personal, professional and strategic contacts, this two-hour workshop will focus on:
Upon completion of the two-hour workshop, participants will:
- What is networking?
- Why is networking important?
- Who are your target contacts?
- How to build your contact list with tools and techniques
- Making first contact (introductions and meetings)
- Closing on opportunities
- Managing the continuous growth and maintenance of your strategic network
- Walk away, fully grasping how critical networking is to their long term professional success
- Acknowledge that establishing mutually beneficial relationships is key to identifying and seizing
- Have the tools and techniques, that, with time and practice, will help them build their strategic contact list
Joanna Shea has over 15 years of experience in the natural resource sector. In this time, she has led over $1B worth of transactions related to acquisitions, divestments and contract negotiations. Ms. Shea has managed capital projects worth over $700MM in total and is a seasoned veteran of commercial negotiations, conflict management and establishing long lasting, critical relationships with players in the natural resource industry in Western Canada and the Governments of Alberta and British Columbia. She has led teams of upwards of 90 people, managed, and developed major assets in the energy sector, from permitting through to production and reclamation.
Ms. Shea has served as both Director and President of both professional and volunteer organizations across Canada, whereby her primary objective was to provide educational opportunities to members, lobby Federal and Provincial Governments on topics pertinent to its members, and, most importantly, help members build and expand their personal and professional networks.
In addition to running 3P Energy Consultants, Ms. Shea currently manages the only natural gas storage reservoir in all of British Columbia for FortisBC Midstream Inc. and volunteers with Dress for Success Vancouver.