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Build your competitive edge through
The Executive Finishing School

As the global stage continues to shrink in a post-COVID, AI era, the winners in business will be those leaders who understand and consistently apply the unspoken rules of international protocol and corporate etiquette.


Are you and your team really ready to compete under the "new laws of business?"  Join the hundreds of successful leaders who have attended The National School of Etiquette and Protocol's Executive Finishing School to advance careers, develop strong personal brands and rise among peers in the New Global Workspace


Through our time-tested program, you will obtain the skills needed to break through and rise above today's competitive workforce.


Who should attend:

  • Senior executives (separate track)

  • New and mid-level leaders

  • Sales professionals

  • Individual performers

  • Business consultants

  • Entrepreneurs


 During your interactive, two-day session, you will learn to:

  • Master the rules of corporate etiquette and international protocol 

    • International practices and nuances

    • The new power owners and how to influence them

    • Hierarchy for proper introductions

    • Boardroom etiquette

    • Meeting etiquette

    • Leadership etiquette

    • Business travel etiquette

    • Interacting with senior and junior leaders

    • Establish rapport and credibility with senior leaders

    • Discover and deploy the five secrets to self promotion

    • Avoid the 10 top mistakes made by leaders

    • Learn and apply the eight secrets of the world's most successful leaders

    • Dining etiquette (American and Continental)

    • Entering and working a room

    • Business Card Etiquette across the world

    • Power networking

    • Electronic etiquette (netiquette)

    • Corporate entertaining and gifting

  • Update your executive wardrobe for the 21st century and build a personal style palette to polish your image

  • Move and speak like a CEO (carriage, entering a room, sitting, shaking hands, establishing a powerful presence, selling the intangible)

  • Learn the techniques for making yourself indispensible

  • Develop and deploy the power of persuasion for any audience

  • Apply advanced techniques in crisis situations, the media and press.

  • The fifteen ways to create a powerful first impression,

  • Command attention the instant you walk into a room

  • Develop your personal brand as a strong leader

  • Enhance your negotiating skills through win-win strategies

  • Employ the art of diplomacy

  • Identify your strengths and overcome weaknesses

  • Handle difficult discussions with ease

  • Effectively lead and influence any personality type

  • Increase your power, confidence and credibility.


Your Session Includes:

  • Workshops by credentialed business etiquette practitioners

  • Personal image and wardrobe development consultation, with an individualized personal image plan

  • Binder and supplies

  • Two continental breakfasts

  • One interactive lunch tutorial (Thursday)

  • One interactive business tea tutorial (Friday)

  • Social/networking hour (Thursday)

  • An opulent, interactive four course business dinner (Thursday)


Your Investment:

The Executive Finishing School gives you access to a complete range of our personal development services for a fraction of the cost you would pay for traditional corporate training services, with superior results.


Participation for the 2023 session is $995, with classes limited to 25 participants.


Special room rates are available at our host hotel.  When making your reservation, be sure to mention the National School of Etiquette and Protocol.

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