Ladies’ Three-Day Etiquette & Empowerment Course
30 October – 1 november 2018

The Emma Dupont School of Etiquette is running its Signature Programme, the Lady’s Three-Day Etiquette & Empowerment Course, as group tuition on 30 October – 1 November 2018.

This course is specifically designed for ladies who wish to gain confidence in both their social and business lives, whilst meeting like-minded women. This intensive programme teaches the necessary skills enabling ladies to fully achieve their potential with maximum impact, from handling challenging people to feeling confident and self-assured at large social gatherings.

A framed certificate will also be provided along with notes for you to keep and refer back to in the future.

You can learn more about Emma Dupont’s Signature Programme below :

Day 1

First Impressions & Social Graces

  • Introducing yourself and others correctly
  • Shaking hands and social kissing
  • Remembering people’s names
  • Small talk and the British sense of humour

Powerful Posture and Body Language

  • Sitting with poise
  • Knowing how to stand and walk elegantly and professionally
  • Entering and leaving a room with style
  • Getting in and out of a car

Successful Social and Business Networking

  • Preparing beforehand
  • How to write a brilliant social and business elevator pitch
  • Speaking with confidence
  • Name badges and where to wear them
  • How to walk up to strangers
  • How to include others
  • Working the room
  • How to excuse yourself politely but firmly
  • Following up effectively

Professional & Personal Presence

  • What message does your appearance send?
  • What message does your body language send?
  • Facial expressions
  • Being aware of distracting mannerisms
  • Personal grooming
  • A business persons props
  • Dress codes

Day 2

    Dining Etiquette

    • The different types of service
    • Chinaware, glassware and flatware
    • Linens & table decorations
    • Seating plans for formal & informal dining
    • How to hold flatware and glasses correctly
    • Napkin placement
    • The British place setting
    • How to eat tricky foods
    • What to do when things go wrong
    • Passing the port
    • Tipping

    Corporate Hospitality

    • Home versus restaurant dining
    • Different types of invitations
    • Guest lists & seating plans
    • Toasts & speeches
    • Receiving Lines
    • Drinks parties
    • Corporate gift giving
    You will then enjoy a delicious three-course luncheon* with Emma at The Ritz Hotel, London to put your new dining skills into practice.

    Day 3

    Hosting guests at home

    • Different types of invitations
    • Guests lists & menu planning
    • Food & wine pairing
    • Table settings & seating plans
    • Aperitifs and digestives
    • Toasts and speeches
    • The role of the guest
    • Hostess Gifts

    Social and Business Communication

    • Formal & informal invitations
    • The importance of RSVP
    • Wedding invitations
    • Personal & business letters
    • Social Media
    • Mobile Manners
    • Business email

    The course will conclude with Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason’s Diamond Jubilee Salon where you will learn the customs, history and etiquette of this quintessential pastime over sandwiches, scones and cakes along with a glass of champagne to celebrate your completion of the course.

    3 Day Course
    Group Tuition

    Mayfair, London
    10.00am until 4.30pm


    Early Booking Rate: £975 ends 14 September 2018

    Standard Rate: £1055

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