The next workshop is: Monday, October 22, 2018
Practical International Social Protocol – Networking, Cocktail and Dining Etiquette: a workshop in social graces for students, graduates, individuals and families, from all-walks-of-life, who would like to reinforce/enhance their social skills.
Join us for our 11th Anniversary workshop! Also, if you are an International Social Protocol certificate holder from our past 9-years of programming and would like to join us for a refresher your registration will be accepted at the student rate below.
Registration: Registration is now open. Please download the registration form here.
Location: Richcraft Hall / River Building, Carleton University
Time and date: 10 AM – 4 PM, Monday October 22, 2018
Fees: Students & recent graduates (2017): $150 + HST, Alumni: $300 + HST, General: $350 + HST until September 29, 2017. $ 400 + HST thereafter.
NEW – Family fee: $ 450 + HST for one parent and one youth 15 years of age or older; plus $ 125.00 + HST for each additional family member.
Join Margaret Dickenson as they present NPSIA-PT&D’s 11th Annual practical certificate program in “International Social Protocol, Networking, Cocktail and Dining Etiquette“. This unique 1-day skills development program provides the basic rules of social protocol as well as appropriate networking, cocktail, dining and entertaining etiquette. Practical sessions include a served lunch and workshop reception with beverages and hors d’oeuvres. The workshop concludes with a lecture on hosting and being entertained in cross-cultural and professional environments, which will highlight the differing roles of a host, the employee of a host and of a guest.
Learning objectives in this course include:
- appropriate ways to present oneself and others
- how to access conversational groups of various sizes and cultures
- business card presentation and etiquette in business and social environments
- the basics of proper dining, cocktail and entertainment etiquette including the handling of food and drink
- restaurant and formal dining etiquette – as a host and as a guest – includes learning seating plans and accepted styles of using cutlery for all courses of meals
- appropriate topics of conversation for effective communication in social / non-work environment.