Etiquette Training & Certification


Certification through The Etiquette Institute gives immediate credibility. This training qualifies for continuing professional education credit. In addition, all consultants become lifetime members of The Etiquette Institute, without a fee. One-to-one mentoring with Ray Angle is available for as long as the consultant wants it, without a fee.

Individuals who apply for training generally have the desire to have their own consulting business whether it be to coach adults, teach children or both. Etiquette consulting is fun and profitable. It is a great opportunity for a stay at home parent, a retiree, an entrepreneur, or someone looking for a fulfilling career change.

Corporations, educational institutions, and professional organizations send staff to The Etiquette Institute because it leads to bottom-line profitability.  An in-house etiquette consultant can address the needs of employees, enhance sales training and orientation programs for new hires, bring the seasoned executive up to date on the changing nuances of business etiquette, as well as circumvent the etiquette behaviors that could negatively impact an emerging professional.

Universities and colleges are finding it cost effective to have a career services professional or faculty member trained and certified to give presentations and dining tutorials which gives students a competitive edge in the workforce.

There are no restricted territories, contracts to sign or residuals to remit to The Etiquette Institute, the current President (Ray) or the Founder (Maria).

2021 Training Dates & Locations 
September 3-4, 2021, Friday & Saturday, Spokane, Washington, The Historic Davenport Hotel
November 12-13, 2021, Friday & Saturday, St. Louis, Missouri, Sheraton Westport Plaza Hotel   REGISTER HERE
December 10-11, 2021, Friday & Saturday, Spokane, Washington, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel  REGISTER HERE

2022 Training Dates & Locations 
February 18-19, 2022, Friday & Saturday, Spokane, Washington, Training facility pending
March 21-22, 2022, Monday & Tuesday, San Francisco, California, Training facility pending
April 22-23, 2022, Friday & Saturday, St. Louis, Missouri, Training facility pending
May 20-21, 2022, Friday & Saturday, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Training facility pending
June 17-18, 2022, Friday & Saturday, St. Louis, Missouri, Training facility pending
July 11-12, 2022, Monday & Tuesday, Tampa, Florida, Training facility pending

Training Schedule

Day 1
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Training Session 1
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Lunch
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Training Session 2
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Training Session 3, Seven-course Dining Etiquette Tutorial

Day 2
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Training Session 4
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Lunch
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Training Session 5

Training Categories & Topics
Below is an outline of some of the topics included in the two-day training curriculum:

History of Etiquette
Connecting Etiquette
– Making introductions
– Remembering names
– Greetings
– Business Cards
Correspondence Etiquette
– Thank you notes
– Stationery
– Gifts
Professional Image
– Visual impression
– Image, dress, attire
– Speaking and listening
Workplace Communication & Technology Etiquette
– Telephone etiquette
– Email etiquette
– Social media etiquette
– Meeting etiquette
Giving Presentations
Making Conversation
Networking/Development Professional Relationships
Situation-specific Etiquette
Hosting Etiquette
Dining Etiquette
Etiquette Consulting Basics