Business Etiquette

This course examines the basics, most importantly to be considerate of others, dress/appearance, the workplace versus social situations, business meetings, proper introductions and 'the handshake', conversation skills/small talk, & much more.

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Learning Objectives

Define etiquette and provide an example of how etiquette can be of value to a company or organization.

  • Understand the guidelines on how to make effective introductions.
  • Identify the 3 C’s of a good impression.
  • Understand how to use a business card effectively.
  • Identify and practice at least one way to remember names.
  • Identify the 3 steps in giving a handshake.
  • Enumerate the four levels of conversation and provide an example for each.
  • Understand place settings, napkin etiquette and basic table manners.
  • Understand the meaning of colors in dressing for success.
  • Differentiate among the dressy casual, semi-formal, formal and black tie dress code.

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Getting Started
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • 2 - Understanding Etiquette
  • Etiquette Defined
  • The Importance of Business Etiquette
  • Module Two: Review Questions
  • 3 - Networking for Success
  • Creating an Effective Introduction
  • Making a Great First Impression
  • Minimizing Nervousness
  • Using Business Cards Effectively
  • Remembering Names
  • Module Three: Review Questions
  • 4 - The Meet and Greet
  • The Three-Step Process
  • The Four Levels of Conversation
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions
  • 5 - The Dining in Style
  • Understanding Your Place Setting
  • Using Your Napkin
  • Eating Your Meal
  • Sticky Situations and Possible Solutions
  • Module Five: Review Questions
  • 6 - Eating Out
  • Ordering in a Restaurant
  • About Alcoholic Beverages
  • Paying the Bill
  • Tipping
  • Module Six: Review Questions
  • 7 - Business Email Etiquette
  • Addressing Your Message
  • Grammar and Acronyms
  • Top 5 Technology Tips
  • Module Seven: Review Questions
  • 8 - Phone Etiquette
  • Developing an Appropriate Greeting
  • Dealing with Voicemail
  • Cell Phone Do’s and Don’ts
  • Module Eight: Review Questions
  • 9 - The Written Letter
  • Thank You Notes
  • Formal Letters
  • Informal Letters
  • Module Nine: Review Questions
  • 10 - Dressing for Success
  • The Meaning of Colors
  • Interpreting Common Dress Codes
  • Deciding What to Wear
  • Module Ten: Review Questions
  • 11 - International Etiquette
  • General Rules
  • Important Points
  • Preparation Tips
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions
  • 12 - Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

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    Business Etiquette

    $395
    Course Length : 1 Day (8 Hours)
     

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