Building Your Developmental Network - Exercise A
This exercise will introduce the concept of developmental networks and overview relational strategies for advancing careers. During the session, participants will complete a developmental network exercise. This will involve creating a developmental network map of their current set of relationships, analyzing the structure and content of that network, and assessing the fit of their network with their leadership development needs. In this process, they will review the various types of networks, strategies for networking, initiating new developmental relationships, and sustaining their network. They will formulate goals and an action plan to utilize these tools going forward. The exercise is appropriate to use in the following classes: Organizational Behavior, Careers, Leadership, Human Resources, and Entrepreneurship.