Dine Like A Diplomat | 23 October 2024

Course Type:
Live, Online
Individual Module
Teacher-Student Ratio:
Virtual Class Duration:
3 hours 15 minutes
Time Commitment:
5.67 clock hours; includes asynchronous pre-work and virtual classroom time
Virtual Class Date and Time:
23 October 2024, 10:00 - 13:15 ET Wednesday
Registration End Date:
21 October
*Graduates of programs specified in the terms and conditions receive a 5% discount. Contact us for the voucher code to apply during registration.

Course Description

Refine your dining decorum and elevate your hosting skills. This course is perfect for professionals aiming to impress in a global business environment or anyone who desires to host memorable events with finesse. Enroll in this course to command any dining table like a seasoned diplomat.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the roles of the host, guest of honor, and guest at a formal event
  • Reply to and extend appropriate invitations for a formal event
  • Understand when receiving lines are practical and how to implement them
  • Describe the protocol of seating and create effective seating arrangements
  • Understand and apply table etiquette at formal dining events
  • Describe the basics of toasting
  • Describe the key aspects of international styles of dining

Materials Provided

  • Digital Certificate of Completion
  • The Protocol School of Washington Protocol Officer Training Digital Workbook (2024), The Protocol School of Washington, South Carolina.

Measure of Performance

A 90% attendance rate is required of all participants and a 70% or above on all post-module quizzes. This course is strictly Pass/Fail. The Training Manager, in conjunction with the course facilitators, will observe and evaluate your participation, along with your quiz grades, to determine if you understand the material and if you pass or fail the course.

Course Requirements

Classes and all materials are presented in English. To ensure the best student experience, English language proficiency and basic computer skills are required.

PSOW's live, online courses are delivered using the Brightspace Learning Management System and Zoom. No software purchase is necessary. Students will be invited as guests from PSOW's accounts. Technical Requirements are as follows:

  • a computer (desktop or laptop), tablet, or mobile device.
  • an internet connection - broadband wired, wireless, or mobile (3G or 4G/LTE).
  • speakers - built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth.
  • microphone - built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth.
  • webcam - built-in or USB plug-in.
  • supported web-browsers are: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
20 seats available.
Price: $599.00

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