Social Etiquette & Empowerment Online Training Course

The Emma Dupont School of Etiquette is delighted to offer its signature programme, the Ladies’ Three-Day Etiquette & Empowerment Course, as an online etiquette course for those who are unable to travel to London and wish to learn the life-enhancing skills from the comfort of their own home.

The course is designed specifically for women who wish to understand the intricacies of British social etiquette along with increasing their social confidence, with the aim of developing an elegant and refined manner.

This eight module intensive programme, led exclusively by Emma Dupont through video tutorials, teaches the necessary skills enabling ladies to fully achieve their potential with maximum impact, from handling challenging people and feeling self-assured at social gatherings, to being beautifully dressed and poised at formal dining events.

Each module comprises of three video lessons, enabling ladies to absorb the information in manageable blocks. At the end of each module a short quiz is available so that students can test their knowledge, and a Certificate of Completion is provided along with comprehensive course notes to refer back to.

Lifetime access to the course is guaranteed and the course can be completed at the student’s own pace.

subjects covered:


  • Creating a good first impression
  • Introducing yourself correctly
  • Shaking hands
  • Social kissing
  • Remembering people’s names
  • What to do when you forget!
  • Confident conversation skills


  • Body language signals
  • Standing with poise
  • Elegant and professional walking styles
  • Sitting with composure
  • Getting in and out of a car and lift
  • Ascending and descending stairs


  • Writing a social elevator pitch
  • Preparation beforehand including mindset and energy
  • Speaking with confidence
  • Introducing people in accordance with rank
  • How to walk up to strangers
  • How to include others
  • Working the room with elegance
  • How to excuse yourself politely
  • Following up effectively


    • Casual
    • Smart casual
    • Come as you are
    • Lounge suits (business)
    • Lounge suits (cocktail)
    • Black tie
    • White tie


    • How an elegant woman dines
    • Different types of service in the UK
    • Chinaware, glassware, and flatware
    • Linens & table decorations
    • Seating plans
    • Holding flatware and glassware correctly
    • Napkin placement
    • The British place setting
    • How to eat tricky foods
    • How to handle mistakes and accidents
    • How to interpret who is paying the bill
    • Understanding the rules of tipping


      • Different types of invitations
      • Guest lists and menu planning
      • Food and wine pairing
      • Table settings and seating plans
      • The guest’s responsibilities
      • How to ask your guests to leave!
      • Hostess gifts


      • The essential stationery collection
      • Writing formal and informal invitations
      • The importance of RSVP
      • Wedding invitations
      • Personal and business letters
      • Social media
      • Mobile telephone manners
      • Personal and business email


      • The history of afternoon tea
      • The Seventh Duchess of Bedford
      • The difference between high tea and afternoon tea
      • Dress codes and the tea gown
      • The Fourth Earl of Sandwich
      • Correct style of sandwich & fillings
      • The history of the scone & layering
      • King Charles II & the history of tea
      • Selecting tea & steeping
      • How to serve tea
      • Stirring & drinking tea correctly

      video training Course duration: 5 hours
      lifetime access to all 8 training modules, led exclusively by emma dupont
      comprehensive notes included
      quiz to test knowledge & understanding
      One-hour private video coaching call with Emma dupont to ask questions
      certificate of completion

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      a few words from ladies that have taken this course:

      ” I had such a good time doing the Social Etiquette and Empowerment Course online. Each module was presented beautifully by Emma and was a pleasure to watch.  All eight modules were informative and interesting and very relevant to life today. I really do feel enlightened and well prepared for any occasion that comes my way, safe in the knowledge that I have good etiquette!”   Melanie, May 2020

      “The course is interesting and helpful, it empowered me with necessary dining skills. It will help me to be more confident during formal diners. Emma Dupont is amazing etiquette coach, she is pure elegance.”   Elena, May 2020

      “Thank you for this amazing opportunity. I’ve learned tremendously!”  Ana Clara, May 2020