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, cultural differences affecting international business opportunities, dealing with interruptions, and proper business email and telephone etiquette.
Online Course / Classroom Training
Have you ever been in a situation where:
- You met someone important and had no idea what to say or do?
- You spilled soup all over yourself at an important business event?
- You showed up at an important meeting under or overdressed?
Let’s face it: we’ve all had those embarrassing etiquette gaffes. Our Business Etiquette workshop will help your participants look and sound their best no matter what the situation.
Business Etiquette > Course Outline:
The Parking Lot
The Importance of Business Etiquette
Creating an Effective Introduction
Making a Great First Impression
Using Business Cards Effectively
The Three-Step Process
The Four Levels of Conversation
Understanding Your Place Setting
Using Your Napkin
Eating Your Meal
Sticky Situations and Possible Solutions
Ordering in a Restaurant
About Alcoholic Beverages
Paying the Bill
Addressing Your Message
Grammar and Acronyms
Top 5 Technology Tips
Developing an Appropriate Greeting
Dealing with Voicemail
Cell phone Do’s and Don’ts
Thank You Notes
The Meaning of Colors
Interpreting Common Dress Codes
Deciding What to Wear
Words from the Wise
Review of Parking Lot
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations