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It is one of the best training courses I have attended with attendees from different levels and organizations. It give us an excellent experience and I must say that International Protocol Specialist Program is my passport to international business." Dubai - Train to be an International Protocol Specialist Program. Mr. Saif Al Naqbi, Media and Marketing, Abu Dhabi, Ports, Abu Dhabi, UAE. “The course for the Certified International Protocol Specialist was professionally organized. I liked everything about the presentation. Based on my previous experience, when compared to previous courses I have ever attended, I would confidently say that, the International Protocol School of California, has a perfect approach for adult learners. The exceptionally group interaction made me feel like we had it all in one package." Dubai - Train to be an International Protocol Specialist. 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Everyone during the training was from a different country with a different background with so much of experience and exposure that I was delighted to be a part of this program.”" Dubai - Train to be an International Protocol Specialist Program. Fatima Al Mutawa, Marketing Specialist, Abu Dhabi Ports, Abu Dhabi, UAE. "My meeting with the Vice Chairman and his staff in Tokyo went very well. Our conversation, and the research you provided, helped make the trip a success, both during the official meetings and the “casual” dinners. Being able to select the proper gift, greet them in their language, and to import an understanding of their culture really impressed them. The training was also helpful in looking beyond the stereotypes. Traveling to a foreign country for the first time can be nerve-racking, let alone making a presentation to senior staff. Thanks again for providing a good foundation from which I could excel." K. W., MAPPS, Director, Sony Electronics Inc. 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