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!  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 (2018): $150 + HST, Alumni: $300 + HST, General: $350 + HST until September 28, 2018.  $ 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 she presents 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.