Create Your Networking Game Plan

Bring your freshest thinking to your networking strategy. You never know where you might find inspiration or ideas!

Be Strategic

  • Goals of Networking?
  • Who are you targeting?
  • Develop your timeline
  • Have your resume reviewed

Develop Your Targets

  • Identify your contacts
  • Prioritize your contacts into levels A, B and C
  • Create your contact management system

Prepare to Launch

  • Draft emails of introduction
  • Research!
  • Coordinate informational interviews
  • Follow up and follow through
  • Network through social media

Game Plan Tips

Create Networking Business Cards

Create your own business cards in the Wisconsin BBA Interview and Program Center, room 3290 Grainger Hall. Once approved, pick up prints in the Grainger Hall Copy Center.

Utilize Campus Alumni Databases

Wisconsin Business Alumni Database

Wisconsin Alumni Association Database