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BUSINESS ETIQUETTE & DINING 
One-Day Seminar

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
December 5, 2017


In a rapidly expanding global economy, business professionals on all levels need to distinguish themselves from the competition. This dynamic one-day Business Etiquette & Dining for Professionals Seminar provides the skills needed to give you an advantage in situations where business may be promoted or conducted. Participants will acquire the polish and knowledge of a world-class professional to Outclass The Competition.  Includes instructive handouts, multi-course luncheon and certificate of attendance:  Topics covered:

I.   MASTERING THE ART OF NETWORKING FOR SUCCESS
  • How to present yourself with confidence and authority
  • How to distinguish yourself from the competition
  • Proper introductions and handshakes
  • Handling forgotten and mispronounced names
  • Small talk made easy
  • How to work a room and mingle like a pro
  • Creating a positive image of yourself and your company
  • Business card protocol

II.  BUSINESS DINING SAVVY
  • Business entertaining
  • Host and guest duties
  • Silverware savvy
  • Navigating the place setting
  • Body language at the table
  • American and Continental Dining Style
  • The silent service code
  • Doing business at the meal
  • The #1 rule for business dining
  • Paying the bill and tipping

III.  PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS 
  • The 4 P's for effective communication
  • Business email best practices
  • Phones and smart phones 
  • Business correspondence
  • Video and conference calls
  • Business meeting etiquette

IV.  PROFESSIONAL IMAGE AND ATTIRE
  • The power of image for success
  • How to project a powerful presence
  • Professional attire and business casual
  • How to accessorize for positive impact
  • The importance of polish and impeccable grooming
  • The 24/7 professional

UPCOMING DATES:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:  Etiquette School of Maryland, Downtown Columbia
Cost:  $499
Class size is limited.    
PLEASE NOTE:  Hotel accommodations are within five minutes of the Etiquette School of Maryland.