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Western New England University's College of Business Hosts "How to Network on the Golf Course" Event with President Robert Johnson

Published: February 14, 2024 | Categories: Business, All News
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The College of Business at Western New England University is excited to announce an insightful event titled "How to Network on the Golf Course," featuring a WNE President Robert Johnson. The event will take place on Thursday, February 22, from 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. in Emerson Hall room 108A. It is open to all members of the campus community.

With the evolving landscape of the professional world, the ability to build effective relationships and cultivate strong networks is becoming increasingly crucial. Recognizing the significance of this skill set, the College of Business is organizing this event as part of its Future of Work Week.

President Johnson, known for his expertise in both academia and business, will share invaluable insights and pro tips on how to network effectively, whether on or off the golf course. Golf has long been recognized as a venue where meaningful business connections are forged, deals are made, and opportunities arise. President Johnson's guidance will provide attendees with practical strategies to leverage the dynamics of networking in such settings, regardless of their familiarity with the sport.

"We are thrilled to have President Johnson lead this event as part of our Future of Work Week," said Dr. Sharianne Walker, Dean of the College of Business. "His wealth of experience and unique perspective will undoubtedly offer attendees valuable insights into the art of networking, a skill set that is indispensable in today's professional landscape."

Attendees can look forward to gaining actionable strategies for enhancing their networking abilities, equipping them with the tools necessary to thrive in their future careers. Whether they are seasoned golfers or novices to the sport, all members of the campus community are encouraged to attend and participate in this enriching event.