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Friday, December 01, 2006

Etiquette Police: Free Online Etiquette Training Course

Etiquette 101 is a free online Etiquette Training Course to upgrade your social skills. This training program is designed to improve your etiquette IQ so you can put your best foot forward in varied business and social situations. In today's fast-paced environment, there is a need for an awareness of what is socially acceptable. When people come in contact with highly educated and cultivated men and women our opinions about them are mostly formed by their refined manners. This course is aimed to teach finer etiquette points through concise notes and quizzes. You will then be able to measure this added knowledge by taking an online Final Exam.

An Online Certificate will be awarded after you've passed your Final Exam. This Certificate will give you the confidence and satisfaction to be a sophisticated member of the Etiquette Police alumni.

The Etiquette 101 Certificate Course is divided into the following units.

  1. Dine like a Diplomat: Covers the Dining and Table Manners
  2. Business Etiquette: For Business and Corporate Situations
  3. Cultural Notes: Provides info on Global Cultural Differences
  4. Wedding Etiquette: For Dating and Wedding Situations
  5. Potpourri: Covers Flag, Funeral, Netiquette etc.

The only pre-requisite for taking this training course is a desire to improve your social grace. Once you've registered with the Etiquette Police, you can login anytime at your convenience. This course can be completed at your own pace. You may complete this course in less than a day, or as long as it takes. The idea is to make sure you have grasped all the information in an effective way. After completing the five units, you can take the Final Exam to evaluate yourself on the Etiquette 101 course material.

You will receive a certificate in your email after passing the Final Exam. This certificate will testify that you have successfully completed Etiquette 101 training material. You can then be a proud graduate of the Etiquette Police Certification Program.

Click this link to visit to get started.

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