International Etiquette Programmes
Finishing School Modules, Executive Finishing School, Corporate, Youth, Protocol and Bespoke Sessions
No matter who you are or what you do, your manners have a direct impact on your social and professional success. In today's increasingly global society, comprehension of international etiquette is the essential soft-skill that often determines who becomes a leader, and who gets left behind. At Minding Manners International, our International Social Etiquette and International Business Etiquette programmes share the insider codes to successful relationships that defy borders...while maintaining your unique authenticity.
So when you're ready to take your life to the next level, join us and turn your manners acumen into the foundation of your success. We would be delighted to welcome you for a group programme listed below, or one-to-one for a bespoke session.
International Finishing School
Are you finished? In today's contemporary society, 'Finishing' is within a whole new context and Minding Manners International is delighted to have pioneered the path to it's more modern-day approach where women and men of all ages can take their professional and social talents to a higher level. We are firm believers that school is never out, nor is it ever too late to be what you wish to become.
Our International Finishing School is comprised of three programmes:
- The Finishing Touch® (5 days)
- The Personal Touch (2 days)
- A World of Discovery (4 days)
International Social Etiquette
We will take you from unnoticed to unforgettable by adding polish to your image and increasing your self-confidence on a global scale. You will then put the anxiety of "not knowing what to do when" aside, so that you can focus on the matters at hand while feeling comfortable, poised and confident in every situation.
Choose from a variety of 2-hour modules, sessions from 1-day to 3-weeks, or a mixture of bespoke sessions to meet your indivdual aspirations.
Sample topics include:
Deportment, poise and elegant body language
Voice, speech, elocution and public speaking
International dining etiquette (European, Asian and Middle Eastern)
Personal image and society dress-codes
Professional presence and cross-cultural communication skills
International Youth Etiquette
Minding Manners International's goal is to give children the necessary building blocks for a solid future, through poise, confidence, integrity and leadership... in an entertaining environment.
Our engaging half-day and full-day workshops and dining tutorials allow them to practice leadership, social, dining and communication skills to enable them to feel comfortable and self-assured on any occasion. After-school programmes and holiday etiquette camps offer an extended array of activities.
Our International Youth Etiquette programmes are comprised of three courses:
- Young Diplomats (ages 4 - 7)
- Little Ambassadors (ages 8 -12)
- Just For Teens (ages 13 - 17)
Be sure to view our Parent's Corner for useful resources.
In a world where material wealth has become more common-place, the true marks of success and distinction are the ability to able to appreciate the finer things one has acquired, ranging from:
- understanding art history and key art movements
- music appreciation and classical dance styles
- leisure pursuits and society sports (horse riding, polo, tennis)
- taste and connoisseurship (cheese, Champagne, wine, chocolate)
- society dress codes for all occasions
- floral arranging
Minding Manners International offers a variety of exclusive and bespoke sessions to enhance your lifestyle and pleasure of day-to-day living.
International Business Etiquette
Why do some people seem to move quickly up the corporate ladder while others with equal qualifications get left behind? Often the difference can be attributed to their ability to navigate the do’s and don’ts of increasingly complex business etiquette.
In our hands-on interactive workshops you will gain the understanding of how to master the new codes of contemporary international behaviour to position yourself as credible, knowledgeable, cultured and authoritative; thereby making a positive and lasting impression every time, everywhere.
Our International Executive Finishing School is comprised of three modules:
- The Polished Professional (1 day)
- International Business Success (1/2 day)
- Styled for Success (1/2 day)
In today’s global arena, an understanding of proper protocol is in high-demand. For those who are new to the international, diplomatic or public service arena, we offer a condensed 1-day fundamental course for individuals and groups working within Embassies, Consulates, High Commissions and other Governmental offices in the United Kingdom or abroad.
This session is also highly beneficial for event planners and executive assistants in global corporations and public service, as well as:
- Embassy and Diplomatic Personnel
- Meeting Planners
- Special Event Planners
- Corporate and Public Affairs Managers
- Hosts Who Receive International Personnel
- International Corporate and Government Representatives
- Administrative Professionals
- Private Consultants
- Etiquette and Protocol Consultants