Training

Course Title: MODERN DAY SOCIAL ETIQUETTE FOR ADULTS
Course Code: [SSEFA1]
Instructor: Shikha Choda
Course Topics Subtopics Course Outline
Module 1/Week 1 The Art of Presentation Introduction to Etiquette
  •  Understanding the significance and purpose of etiquette in modern society
  • Exploring the impact of proper etiquette on personal and professional relationships
  • Communication Etiquette
  • Mastering effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Developing active listening techniques and effective conversation starters
  • Speaking Practice, Pronunciation and Intonation
    Etiquette of Styling, Posture and Poise
    • Understanding the role of personal style in self-expression and communication
    • Exploring the influence of fashion trends and the importance of timeless style
    • Addressing the impact of appearance on personal and professional success
      Health, Beauty and Personal Grooming  
    • Establishing a grooming routine for impeccable personal hygiene
    • Understanding the importance of skincare, hair care, and nail care
    • Exploring appropriate makeup choices for different settings and occasions
      Dressing For Various Professional Settings  
    • Understanding the importance of dressing etiquette in personal and professional contexts
    • Exploring the impact of attire on first impressions and self-confidence
    • Recognizing the influence of cultural and societal norms on dressing
    Module 2/Week 2 Dining Etiquette Formal Dining
    • Exploring the etiquette of formal dining occasions, including galas, banquets, and upscale restaurants
    • Understanding the rules of casual dining, including family gatherings, brunches, and outdoor events
    • Adapting dining etiquette to business meals, interviews, and networking events
    Proper Posture, Manners, and Conversation
    • Developing poise and proper posture while dining
    • Mastering appropriate hand and arm gestures during meals
    • Engaging in polite conversation and avoiding sensitive topics
     
      Table Setting and Utensil Usage  
    • Mastering the art of proper table settings and placement
    • Understanding the purpose and usage of different utensils, glasses, and plates
    • Navigating multiple-course meals and formal dining setups with ease
      Napkin Etiquette and Dining Accessories  
    • Understanding the correct use of napkins, including placement, unfolding, and signaling
    • Exploring the etiquette of using dining accessories, such as breadbaskets, salt and pepper shakers, and condiments
    • Navigating common challenges, such as bones, pits, and difficult-to-eat foods
      Handling Special Dietary Needs and Food Allergies  
    • Addressing dietary restrictions and communicating them effectively
    • Understanding how to handle food allergies and sensitivities in social dining settings
    • Respecting others’ dietary choices and promoting inclusivity at the dining table
    Module 3/Week 3 Entertainment Etiquette Courteous Host Protocol
    • Engaging in meaningful and polite conversation with fellow guests
    • Mastering the art of small talk, icebreakers, and conversational etiquette
    • Navigating challenging or sensitive topics and gracefully exiting conversations
     
    Refreshment Etiquette
    • Understanding the etiquette of dining at social events, including buffet-style, plated meals, and cocktail receptions
    • Proper handling of utensils, glasses, and napkins during meals
    • Navigating food and drink options, dietary restrictions, and mindful eating
     
    Invitation Cards, RSVP and Guest Etiquette
    • Mastering the art of responding to invitations promptly and appropriately
    • Understanding the responsibilities and expectations of being a guest
    • Navigating seating arrangements, introductions, and interactions
     
      Gift-Giving and Thank-You Notes  
    • Choosing appropriate gifts for different social occasions
    • Understanding gift-giving etiquette, including timing, presentation, and thoughtful gestures
    • Writing thank-you notes and expressing gratitude for hospitality and generosity
     
      Wine and Food Pairing
    • Understanding the importance of wine and food pairing in creating a pleasurable dining experience
    • Explore the etiquette and guidelines of pairing wines with specific cuisines, such as Italian, French, Asian, and Mediterranean
    • Mastering proper wine serving techniques, including temperature, glassware, opening bottles, presenting and pouring wine
    Module 4/Week 4 Global Etiquette   Local Customs
    • Understanding and respecting cultural differences and customs
    • Embracing diversity in social and professional environments
    • Avoiding cultural faux pas and promoting inclusivity
      Social Customs  
    • Understanding the significance of social customs and traditions in different cultures
    • Exploring the impact of cultural diversity on social interactions and relationships
    • Recognizing the importance of respectful behavior and cultural awareness
      Cultural Guidelines  
    • Understanding common greeting customs, including handshakes, bows, kisses, and namaste
    • Navigating introductions and addressing individuals with appropriate titles and forms of address
    • Recognizing cultural variations in personal space, eye contact, and physical contact during greetings
      World Foods and Customs  
    • Exploring different foods, dining customs and table manners in various cultures
    • Understanding the etiquette of accepting and declining food and beverages graciously
    • Recognizing the role of hospitality and reciprocating gestures in different cultural settings
      International Business
    • Recognizing non-verbal cues, gestures, and facial expressions across cultur
    • Understanding the role of body language in communication and interpreting cultural variations
    • Practicing effective cross-cultural communication through non-verbal cues
    Module 5/Week 5 Spiritual Enrichment     Introduction to Spiritual Enrichment Etiquette
    • Understanding the significance of spirituality and its role in personal and communal well-being
    • Exploring the impact of cultural and religious diversity on spiritual practices and traditions
    • Recognizing the importance of respect, empathy, and open-mindedness in interfaith interactions
     
      Positive Thinking  
    • Integrating spiritual practices into daily routines for personal enrichment and mindfulness
    • Exploring the etiquettes of meditation, prayer, reflection, and self-care across different traditions
    • Applying spiritual principles in relationships, work, and community involvement
      Spiritual Practices in Everyday life  
    • Integrating spiritual practices into daily routines for personal enrichment and mindfulness
    • Exploring the etiquettes of meditation, prayer, reflection, and self-care across different traditions
    • Applying spiritual principles in relationships, work, and community involvement
      Assessments
    • Class participation and engagement in discussions and activities
    • Individual and group assignments focused on practical application of etiquette skills
    • Written reflections and self-assessments
      Graduation
    • Presentation of certificates
    • Feedback
    Course Title: MODERN DAY SOCIAL ETIQUETTE FOR ADULTS
    Course Code: [SSEFA1]
    Instructor: Shikha Choda
    COST OF COURSE                                     
    FULL 5 WEEK COURSE:                   Kshs150000/=
    PER MODULE:                    Kshs40000/=