Being a polished professional is about being prepared, and leaving a lasting impression. Our full-day Polished Professional curriculum includes three modules that focus on networking, socializing, public speaking and dining. Participants are sure to leave this workshop with increased confidence!
Module 1: Networking and Socializing
Networking and socializing are a prelude to the business relationship. It is imperative to make a strong lasting impression.
This 90-minute module includes:
- Entering a Room
- Delivering a Proper Handshake
- Balancing Food, Drink, and Conversation
- Gracefully Entering and Exiting Conversations
- Business Card Protocol
- Social Etiquette Manners
- Networking Tips
Module 2: Public Speaking
One of the most powerful skills every professional should have is that of speech. The ability to verbally express ideas and stories well will leave a lasting impression; in fact, it can be your calling card. You will have two hours to learn how to write a speech, use your verbal and non-verbal skills well, and deliver a powerful message.
Module 3: Dining Tutorial
Our Polished Professional program includes a two-hour dining tutorial. Enjoy a four-course lunch as you receive course by course instruction from Miss Cynthia. Seasonal Menu
Our dining tutorial includes:
- Dining History
- Navigating a Four-course Place Setting
- Proper Use of Cutlery
- Dining Styles: American, British, Continental
- Table Manners
- Handling Faux Pas
- Interaction with Wait Staff
Module 4: Creating Powerful Presentations
Build your credibility and increase your presence by learning how to create and deliver flawless presentations. Our two-hour module teaches participants how to dress, speak, create slide shows, and more.
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