Business Protocol

with Executive Impressions

Today in the fiercely competitive business arena, etiquette is simply another tool you need. While etiquette alone won't get you anywhere, it will give you the extra edge that will make the difference between you and another person who is just as smart.
This module will empower you to present yourself with confidence and authority and guide you  through a winning first impression and beyond.
Key topics include:   
The Importance of First Impressions   
How to Make a Powerful First Impression
How to make an Entrance and Work the Room
Introducing clients, colleagues and VIPs 
Body language for Confident Professionals   
Handshakes That Connect and Handshakes to Avoid   
Meeting and Greeting in Business   
Small Talk, Big Talk basics  
Tips for Remembering Names   
The Art of the Business Card
How to leave the Conversation in style
How to dress for success
A business person's props and tools
Taking & Receiving Compliments   
Boardroom Positions of Power
High Context vs Low Context cultures 
And more…
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The Art & Science of Entertaining

The Art of The Table

Served with an inimitable mixture of wit, anecdote and practicality, participants will learn the rules, customs and history behind the tools of the table, their correct usage and placement in a variety of social occasions.

 Laura will explain how your dining table can turn from drab to fab so you will be relishing the next opportunity of setting an elegant table.

Key topics include: 

Order of Precedence  
Table Service & Setting  
Types of Tableware
Centre-pieces
Tools of the Table

The Difference Between Formal & Informal Dining
Types of Table Service
Menu & Place Cards 
Menu Planning & Dietary Requirements
 
The Role of the Host
The Role of the Guest
Host & Hostess Gifts

The Protocol of Seating
Cultural Difference in Setting the Table  
 Golden Rules for Dining  

Carving & Condiments  
How to Prepare a Cheese Plate & Presentation 
Decanting Wine, Opening Champagne 
Correct storage, handling and care of china, silver and glass
And more…

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