Finishing School For Adults
South Africa’s premier course in adult development and refinement.
Have you always wanted to carry yourself like Royalty?
Do you want to learn the secret to elevate your social presence?
How about increasing your Professional IQ?
Have you ever met someone that has the ability to navigate a room full of people with effortless ease while making every individual feel they are important? They seem to have a certain magnetism that attracts people toward them. Have you ever decided that you like someone even before you have officially met him or her without knowing why? Every individual possesses this potential deep within themselves and this course provides you with the keys to unlock this special skill.
This course is designed for people wanting to present a more saleable brand of themselves; captivate an audience with charm and charisma; exercise impeccable manners and etiquette at all times; conduct themselves with confidence and ease; and leave others with a positive first and lasting impression.
You are also trained in the fine art of professional appeal, how to build relationships, maintain them and ensure that you continue to attract bigger and better contracts. After all people do business with people they like.
Charm is the ability to make someone think that both of you are quite wonderful – Edgar Magnin
In this course you will learn to:
- Create presence that immediately attracts people to you
- Learn how to build and maintain rapport
- Create strong first impressions that dictate the success of your professional and social interactions
- Have Complete Control over people’s perceptions of you and how you respond in high pressure situations.
- Initiate and maintain conversations with strangers
- Widen the gap between you and your competitors by looking and feeling more confident in business and social situations
- Create memorable entrances and network effectively
- Become more likable and attract more business
- Run meetings more effectively, ensuring that every meeting hits its mark
- Form stronger connections with potential clients elevating your sales and productivity
- Develop a detailed understanding of body language to give you strategic advantage in any social or professional situation
The workshops cover the topics noted below, as well as many more:
- Self-Esteem & Self Confidence
- The Secrets to Presence
- Body Language Mastery Techniques
- Body Language Reading Techniques
- How to Build Connection with Someone in seconds
- First Impression Control
- Show Stopping Entrances
- Elevator Pitches
- Reducing Anxiety before Attending Events or Meetings
- Preparations for Meetings
- Visualisation for Effective Performances
- Networking Mastery
- The Art of Charm
- Business and Social Introduction
- Powerful Conversations & How to Start a Conversation
- Enter and Exit Conversations politely
- Electronic Communication Etiquette- Cell Phone, Telephone and Email Etiquette
- Practical Exercises of Day 1
- Professional and Social Deportment- How to Walk, Sit and Stand Correctly
- Professional Make-Up Course (Women)
- Suit Education and Fitting (Men)
- Afternoon Tea/High-Tea Etiquette
- Home & Social Entertaining
- Business and client entertaining
- Choosing a table
- Seating your clients
- Ordering off the menu
- Indicating hospitality limits
- Wine Appreciation
- Cutlery navigation and set-up
- Dining Do’s and Don’ts
- Receiving Lines
- Five Course Fine Dining Meal
And much more…