How to Succeed in the International Arena

October 07, 2011  |   International Protocol   |     |   0 Comment

How to Succeed in the International Arena Sensible Strategies to Broaden Your Global Awareness By now it’s no secret that competition in today’s international business arena has grown by leaps and bounds, making it imperative that the protocol skills required to compete effectively be developed and employed. Protocol is no longer relegated to the international diplomatic community alone. A knowledge of business protocol is necessary for anyone engaged in global business and exchange. We must be an envoy for the firm we represent, equipped with a knowledge and understanding of the business and social customs of the persons with whom we are negotiating. It is this know-how that will bring success. This seminar is for anyone whose job requires communicating, negotiating and socializing in the global marketplace. You don’t have to be a cosmopolite nor do you need years of experience working for a multi-national company; but you do need to have a keen awareness and continually feed your mind with global oriented information. How to Succeed in the International Arena will reinforce the considerable talents you already possess and provide valuable soft skills to help you compete in the global economy - an economy that demands diplomacy to tip the ...

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Dine Like a Diplomat

October 07, 2011  |   International Protocol   |     |   0 Comment

Dine Like a Diplomat The world is experiencing a rapidly expanding global economy.  In this competitive atmosphere, good dining skills are a must, whether you are conducting business abroad or entertaining international clients in your own country. Your conduct, especially your table manners, are very important in your own country and in the countries you visit to promote and conduct business. Good manners are considered important qualifications for executive positions. You will need the same qualifications to compete successfully in the international arena  Dine Like a Diplomat will give you these qualifications to add to your other impressive skills. You will participate in an exciting interactive exercise that includes a dining tutorial. You will learn important qualities and skills that can be implemented immediately that will help you project confidence and authority as well as distinguish yourself from the competition at business and social events worldwide.  They include: Extending an Invitation Accepting an Invitation RSVP Receiving Line Host and Guest Duties Seating Guidelines Taking Your Seat Napkin Etiquette Host and Guest of Honour Duties Toasting Posture at the Table and Excusing Yourself Styles of Easting - American, Continental and Asian Silverware Savvy Place Settings Forms of Service Worldwide A Wine Primer World Class Dos and Don’ts Eating Various Foods Tipping Globally Who Should Attend? Any individual, organization, corporation, personal ...

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