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BUSINESS ETIQUETTE & DINING FOR PROFESSIONALS


In a rapidly expanding global economy, business professionals on all levels need to distinguish themselves from the competition. This dynamic 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.


I.  THE POWER OF PROFESSIONAL PRESENCE 

  • The Power of First Impressions
  • The Definition of Being Well Dressed
  • Defining Dress Code Guidelines
  • Understanding Colors in Business Attire‚Äč
  • The Importance of Makeup and Accessories
  • Tips for the Proper Fit

II. BUSINESS DINING SAVVY

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

III. MASTERING THE ART OF NETWORKING

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

Business Etiquette & Dining for Professionals One-Day Seminar includes:

  • All four of the above workshops
  • Instructive Materials
  • Multi-Course Formal Lunch
  • Certificate of Attendance

Gift Certificates Available!  Please call 443-518-6984 to purchase.


Business Etiquette & Dining for Professionals 

2019 Schedule 

Sunday, Mar 31 

Tuesday, April 2

Tuesday, May 7

Time:  9:00am - 5:00pm 

Location:  Etiquette School of Maryland

Cost:  $599  

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Testimonials  

The Howard County Bureau of Utilities was very pleased with the quality of Business Etiquette training your company provided. The customized sessions that you tailored for our facility, was the perfect blueprint for the diverse staff we have at the Bureau. We sincerely appreciated your responsiveness and the way you conduct business.  I would like you to know that, I have recommended your company to others because of our satisfaction with your service.  I believe your company is uniquely positioned to help increase the success of many businesses. - M.M., Howard County Bureau of Utilities


It is my pleasure to recommend Patricia Minor. She uses her soft spoken and polished manner to emphasize the importance of putting your best food forward and impressing with finesse.  She is a masterful teacher and her students and parents give her rave reviews.  Patricia is a consummate professional. - P.W., Howard Community College







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