Etiquette Training & Certification

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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
October 15-16, 2021, Friday & Saturday, Tampa, Florida, University of Tampa
November 12-13, 2021, Friday & Saturday, St. Louis, Missouri, Training facility pending
December 10-11, 2021, Friday & Saturday, Spokane, Washington, Training facility pending

2022 Training Dates & Locations 
January 14-15, 2022, Friday & Saturday, Spokane, Washington, Training facility pending
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
This is an abbreviated list of categories and topics included with the training curriculum:

History of Etiquette
Business Etiquette
– Making introductions
– Emailing
– Handling voice mail and telephone calls
– Managing professional relationships
– Networking
Social Etiquette
– Making conversation
– Remembering names
– Responding to invitations
– Selecting gifts
– Selecting appropriate attire
– Making toasts
Dining Etiquette
– Using utensils
– Passing and serving
– Cutting food
– Managing difficult dining situations
– Hosting
– Tipping