Online and In-Person Options Available

Unlock new levels of success through personalized PRIVATE TRAINING SESSIONS.


Karene A. Putney offers private business etiquette and protocol skills training, focusing on dining etiquette and individualized attention to your specific needs.

In our one-on-one coaching program, you will master essential professional protocol skills that will set you apart as a remarkable leader in the business world. From workplace etiquette to achieving greater success with clients, employees, and colleagues, our program empowers you to exude confidence in various professional situations.

Key areas covered, Including Business Etiquette training:

The Power of Professional Presence 

Explore the Art of Professional Presence with Etiquette Etiquette. Our seminar, 'The Power of Professional Presence,' is crafted to help individuals project the best image in any situation. Ideal for companies seeking to elevate their team's polish and stand out from the competition.

Key Topics Include:

First Impressions

Defining Well-Dressed

Dress Code Guidelines

Understanding Color in Business Attire

Makeup and Fragrances

Timepieces and Accessories

Wardrobe and Proper Fit

As with all our courses, this session is interactive and fully customizable to meet client needs and training goals. Enhance your professional presence with Etiquette Etiquette." (1.5 hours) (Business Training)

Outclass the Competition - Dining Etiquette Fundamentals (1.5 hours)

Outclass the Competition - Business Etiquette

Boost Your Professional Edge with Outclass the Competition® – Business Etiquette. This course offers practical skills and insights to enhance confidence and success in networking and various business interactions. A sought-after training, it benefits companies aiming to strengthen their team's effectiveness and colleges preparing graduates for the workforce.

Key Topics Include:

Pre-and Post-Event Networking Plans

Making a Memorable Entrance

Perfecting the Handshake

Mastering Introductions and Nametags

Forms of Address

Business Card Protocol

Skillful Conversation

Crafting Your Elevator Speech

Navigating Eating and Drinking at Events

Best Practices for Electronic Communications

Social Media Etiquette

As with all our courses, this interactive session is fully customizable to meet client needs and training goals. Elevate your professional presence with Outclass the Competition® – Business Etiquette. (Half day, 3-4 hours)

Dine Like a Diplomat (Half day, 3-4 hours)

Children/Youth Etiquette Training Sessions (1.5-4 hours)

We offer a complimentary 30-minute informational session to explore private etiquette training further.

For personalized Etiquette Training rates and customized packages, please contact us directly. We are committed to tailoring our services to meet your specific needs.

For more information, email us at: [email protected] or call 866.556.5290.


Registration is Now Open!

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Unlock the Art of Dining Etiquette - Online Training.

Join us for an engaging one-hour Zoom session, during which you'll discover the fundamentals of dining etiquette tailored for the modern professional. This session is ideal for individuals or registered as a group!

In this session, you will learn:

The importance of dining etiquette in business settings
Proper table manners and place settings
Dining dos and don'ts during business meals
Techniques for navigating formal and informal dining occasions with confidence.

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    Continuous learning is the key to unlocking unknown possibilities. Embracing the value of etiquette goes beyond mere knowledge, providing a distinct advantage even for the most intelligent individuals.

    - Karene A. Putney


    Karene A. Putney is a motivational speaker and business etiquette instructor. She is a registered member of The National Speakers Association and the NSA-DC Speaker Academy. With a specialization in intercultural etiquette and protocol, Karene launched Etiquette Etiquette Business Consulting Group to assist organizations in building strong teams.

    Driven by a passion for helping professionals and businesses excel, Karene's mission is to provide comprehensive social skills and protocol training. As a graduate of the esteemed Protocol School of Washington®, she brings expertise in Intercultural Etiquette and Protocol Training. The Protocol School of Washington® holds accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training [ACCET], recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.