Protocol History, Precedence and Positioning | 13 March 2024

Course Type:
Live, Online
Individual Module
Teacher-Student Ratio:
1:24 (max 1:30)
Virtual Class Duration:
3.25 hours
Time Commitment:
4 clock hours; includes asynchronous pre-work and virtual classroom time
Virtual Class Date and Time:
13 March 2024, 10:00 - 13:25 ET Wednesday
Registration End Date:
12 March
*Graduates of our Full Certificate Program's receive a 5% discount. Contact us for the voucher code to apply during registration.

Course Description

During this module, students will learn the origin, early history, and definition of protocol; define precedence and understand the usage and importance of this fundamental protocol tool; determine the precedence of individuals, organizations, and states; and demonstrate a working knowledge of precedence for various situations.

Learning Objectives

  • Define protocol and describe the unique role a protocol officer plays in an organization
  • Trace the history of protocol
  • Define precedence
  • Describe the usage and importance of precedence as a fundamental protocol tool
  • Describe precedence for key functional categories
  • Identify how to use precedence as a tool in positioning for various situations

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.

Resource Center

1 seats available.
Price: $599.00

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