International Protocol and
Diplomacy Certificate

Improving Your Skills, Knowledge and Understanding of International Protocol, Etiquette and Diplomacy

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

This International Protocol Etiquette and Diplomacy Certificate Training seminar will give all participants the skills, knowledge and understanding of International Protocol and Diplomacy.  Diplomacy, etiquette, and protocol is a vital part of working with agencies, governments, embassies and building relationships doing business around the World.

This KC Academy training course includes:

  • Becoming skilled in diplomacy, protocol, etiquette, and international communications
  • Standard conventions and principle of diplomatic protocol and procedure
  • Essential communication skills to impress and inform
  • Know how to attend, entertain, and host a successful diplomatic event

Course details

This training course on International Protocol, Etiquette and Diplomacy Certificate covers the formal and informal rules that are followed during official functions. It is also looking how to behave on such occasions. Some objectives that will learnt by participants:

  • To provide knowledge and understanding of protocol and diplomacy
  • Know the role within different organisations and governments
  • To provide an understanding of the need for protocol, etiquette, manners, and diplomacy
  • How to use it effectively to support their organisation and managers?
  • Ideas that will prepare participants for the development of their capabilities and skills

This training course is an intensive, updating training course illustrated throughout with practical examples. It is highly activity-based and uses group work extensively alongside case-studies, demonstrations, lectures and videos. It focuses on strategic insight, practitioner skills, tools, and techniques for the effective management of these important business functions.

Your company will benefit in the following ways:

  • Optimize your approach to International Protocol, etiquette, and Diplomacy
  • Improved communication in the settings of different cultures
  • Achieve greater engagement and response when working with others in these settings
  • Know the how protocol and diplomacy cab be as an important part of business, academic and diplomatic practice
  • Understand how this is linked with history, royalty, religion, culture, and language

Protocol involves etiquette on a local and international scale, and the practice of good manners on a daily basis. It evolved as a result of old traditions, when in the early days of civilization hospitality was extended to an arriving guest.

Key learning objectives:

  • Introduce themselves and others appropriately and engage in initial conversation
  • Present themselves, and their organizations, with confidence
  • Use handshakes effectively and present and receive business cards appropriately
  • Use correct titles and forms of address in different contexts
  • Prepare invitations for various events and different levels of formality
  • Ways of hosting important events and meeting dignitaries and visitors

This KC Academy training course will be of interest to all senior executives, practising diplomats, officials, and others working in international relations who want to refresh or expand their knowledge under the guidance of experienced practitioners and academics.

  • Organisational directors, executives’ leaders
  • Senior academic teaching, event and management staff
  • Administration professionals and government agency representatives
  • Journalists. commentators, event and communications staff

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Key Principles and Introduction 
  • Example of protocol traditions and modern-day applications
  • Variations between countries and institutions
  • How religious, multi-faith and cultural can have an effect on protocol practices?
  • Multicultural dining protocols (French, English, Asian & Middle Eastern)
  • Some simple but important rules of negotiation across cultures
DAY 2:
International Standards of Protocol, Etiquette and Diplomacy  
  • Planning VIP events, receptions, and ceremonies
  • Seating planning, security, and protection checklists
  • Diplomatic gift-giving and receiving
  • Royal Tea ceremony and other specialised events
DAY 3:
Diplomacy and ‘Soft Power’ 
  • Techniques for organizing international VIP meetings, including meals and dinners
  • Cross-cultural communications; verbal and non-verbal.
  • Diplomatic conversation skills.
  • Traditional and contemporary best practices
DAY 4:
International and Political Etiquette 
  • Flag etiquette, anthems, and other important elements
  • Royal protocol within a monarchy versus a republic.
  • Cultural diplomacy through etiquette and the media.
  • Formal and informal dress codes and professional image
DAY 5:
Public Speaking and Speech Giving 
  • Practical diplomacy and event leadership
  • Professional, diplomatic, and ceremonial images to project
  • Communication and networking (personal charisma, written and verbal practices)
  • Public speaking and programme presentation skills

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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Dubai
17-21 Jul 2023
Fee: $5,950
London
25-29 Sep 2023
Fee: $5,950
Online streaming
27 Nov-01 Dec 2023
Fee: $3,950
Dubai
27 Nov-01 Dec 2023
Fee: $5,950
Course customization available
Course customization available

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