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ITINERARY

TWO DAY COURSE FOR GRADUATES AND GAP YEAR STUDENTS

DAY ONE

9.30 - Introduction
9.45 - Etiquette - ‘meeting & greeting,’ entertaining & how to behave in different social and corporate situations - including hand-shaking
10.30 - Networking - will give tips on how to make the most of a business or social gathering:

  • starting a conversation in an unknown environment 
  • moving into a group politely
  • how to include bystanders and strangers
  • subjects to be avoided
  • general business etiquette

11.45 - Deportment - learn to conduct yourself with poise and confidence
12.15 - Body Language – reading the non verbal signals
1.00 - LUNCH – this will also cover:

  • table etiquette
  • table settings
  • unfamiliar cuisine
  • drinking responsibly
  • conversation & listening skills
  • seating plans
  • what to do if things go wrong

2.00 - Creating the Right Image - making the most of colour & style including The Capsule Wardrobe - what to take for a long weekend or 3 day seminar
4.00 - Interviewing Skills  - incorporating the extensive use of role play
5.00 - Public Speaking/Presentation Skills - how to prepare a talk and deliver it with confidence and panache, including the best use of PowerPoint for the creation of visual aids
6.00 -Wine Appreciation - advice on sensible drinking and choosing good, reasonably priced wines

DINNER

DAY TWO

9.30 - Cookery - simple recipes and freezing tips
11.30 - CV Presentation including “what is the correct career path”?
1.00 - LUNCH
2.00 - Organising Your Time & Travel – making the most of the gap year
3.00 - Managing your Money – tips on making & saving money
4.30 - Public Speaking – Presentations Skills – The end result!


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