The Professional Etiquette series is a 4-session program that focuses on workplace and professional etiquette. All sessions are A La Carte. Participants can register for any or all. Participants must attend all four sessions to receive the Professional Etiquette Series certificate.
Session One: Workplace and Social Etiquette, Course# TD1256
Monday, September 20, 2010, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, USB 102
Presented by Judy Rannow
We have all heard "mind your manners" and "good manners are good business" but what does that have to do with workplace etiquette? Everything! Have you ever attended a social or networking event and wondered why you were there? Would you like to learn tips and tricks for socializing and networking? In this session participants will explore what skills are needed to make a lasting, professional impression - including the art of networking.
Session Two: Creating a Professional Image, Course# TD1271
Monday, September 27, 2010, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, USB 102
Presented by Jackie Rufo and Judy Marshall
People are judged by how they look, carry themselves and communicate. If you are interested in getting a professional image make-over or just want to learn a few tips this course is for you.
Session Three: Boardroom & Meeting Basics, Course# TD1273
Monday, October 4, 2010, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, USB 102
Presented by Matt Barone & Jennifer Testa
Have you ever been in a meeting and wondered if you should speak up or not? Have you ever walked out of a meeting wishing you would have done something differently? In this session participants will learn proper meeting etiquette.
Session Four: Dining Etiquette, Course# TD1274
Monday, October 11, 2010, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Festival Highlands Rm
Presented by Jay Degioia & Tanya Laffler, Aramark Catering
Have you ever wondered which utensil to use or what to order? In this session participants will learn all about dining etiquette.
Session Five: Professional Etiquette Finale, Course# TD1275
Note: Pre-requisites for this session include: TD1256, TD1271, TD1273 and TD1274.
Monday, October 18, 2010, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, FCSC, Ballroom B & C
Presented by Suzanne Vance & Judy Rannow, JMU Training and Development and Jay Degioia & Tanya Laffler, Aramark Catering
Now is the time to put practice into action. This event brings all that you have learned over the past four weeks into action. We invite you to join us for networking, socializing and dining. In this final session, participants will practice their Professional Etiquette skills.