International Protocol Training

International Protocol Specialist Training

5-Day Certification Course

Get certified as an International Protocol Specialist in San Diego or Dubai!  We have successfully trained leaders of industry, government representatives, diplomats and Chiefs of Protocol in all areas of VIP Protocol from arrivals to departures! 

The impact of strong international relations is immeasurable and is dependent upon protocol, diplomacy and cross-cultural fundamentals.  The International Protocol Institute of California is dedicated to fostering that endeavor through its intensive international protocol training programs.  

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • On successful completion, you will be certified as an “International Protocol Specialist” and licensed to use the materials developed exclusively by the International Protocol Institute of California.
  • You will receive expert instruction that empowers you to deliver contemporary international protocol seminars and training programs for your company, your country or as a private protocol consultant.
  • You will attain the protocol procedural expertise to manage complex diplomatic events for visiting clients, dignitaries and delegations.

ORGANIZATIONAL IMPACT:

If your organization’s goal is to be world-class in conducting international business and establishing strong relationships, then it is critical to have representatives who understand cross-cultural and protocol norms to further your company’s international business objectives. This course provides the expertise to succeed in the global economy.

PERSONAL IMPACT:

Attendance at the course gives you the skills to develop and master professional presence, cross-cultural fundamentals, diplomatic leadership skills and the ability to build strategic international relations that inspire trust and cooperation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is designed for business executives, diplomats, government officials, protocol professionals, military personnel, non-governmental organizations, entrepreneurs, marketing / sales professionals (international focus) and those whom you are grooming to represent your company / organization at the international level.

TRAINING METHODOLOGY:

  • Together with your fellow participants you bring a wide variety of experience and resources to the program. Our combined wealth of experience has allowed us to create an intensive five-day Certification Program where participants are challenged, through exploration of traditional and modern methodologies, to gain insights into the intricacies of delivering the highest level of protocol expertise.
  • The International Protocol Institute will request profiles of each participant to assess their level of interest, current protocol knowledge and their goals for attending the course, prior to the course commencement.

COURSE OUTCOMES:

  • The essentials of global executive presence and competency.
  • The ability to lead like a diplomat.
  • Top-notch presentation skills and powerful media image.
  • In-depth knowledge of cross-cultural fundamentals that influence business decisions and negotiations.
  • The ability to expeditiously develop and present country-specific briefings.
  • The tools to become a respected protocol consultant or the in-house protocol and cross-cultural expert within your company.
  • The credentials to be considered for fast-track promotion in your industry.

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • International Certification
  • Expert guidance through a 5-day intensive, class-room training program.
  • Complete access to the training materials developed by IPIC, California.
  • Complete access to PowerPoint slides which can be used exclusively for your future training purposes.
  • Illustrated Manual consisting of 10 complete modules.
  • Access to the exclusive I.P.I.C Forum of past delegates to build new relationships and share expertise.
  • Continuing updates on materials and relevant articles related to modern diplomacy and corporate etiquette.
  • Ongoing Post-Training support

 

TOPICS COVERED:

Modern Diplomacy/Professional Presence & Competency/Leadership and the Protocol Manager/Effects of Culture on Protocol & Negotiations/Diplomatic Procedure/Event Logistics/Arrivals/Departures/Ceremonies/ Order of Introductions/International Greetings/Introducing dignitaries at Representational Functions/Forms of Address/Titles/Team Briefing/Formal Invitations/ Hotels/Choosing the Site/Risk Management/Security Essentials/ Your Media Image/Polished Presentation Skills Event Management/Entertainment/Menus/Place Cards/Seating/Receiving Lines/Order of Precedence/Formal Dining & Social Situations Etiquette/Flag Etiquette/Marketing & Social Media strategies to promote your business/Design of marketing materials.

NOTE:  All materials are owned and copyrighted by the International Protocol Institute of California.