Frequently Asked Questions
What is etiquette ?
The French word etiquette - which literally signifies a tag or label - was used in a modern sense in English around 1750. Although European children were taught etiquette in school from the 1500s through the early 1900s – most notably at traditional Swiss finishing schools which the Princess of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece attended - a widespread trend promoted the continuing process of mastering these polite norms and behaviors into adulthood, and thus became a symbol for those who considered themselves to be genteel members of the upper class .
What does Raclette International do for me?
Although Raclette International specializes in delivering etiquette training that is adaptable to real-world environments that are defined by the specific needs of our clients... we can certainly take our teaching to a high-end level, giving you the confidence you need to comfortably fit into a variety of situations that might require savvy and finesse when dealing with business meetings, or comfort and elegance when dealing with royalty!
What's so special about international etiquette?
Cultural intelligence is more than merely being aware of what is expected; it's truly a skill and a craft that allows the user to automatically respond to situations in the most appropriate way, without seeming rehearsed or insincere. In French, this is often referred to as a savoir-vivre knowledge of the world, and it demonstrates how clearly one has mastered the ways of polite society.
How is western etiquette will beneficial for ladies?
The most common uses for international etiquette is by ladies who are hosting foreign guests with style and grace, while assisting their husbands in the world of business. Although our program is highly regarded by these women, it has also proven itself with businesswomen who are leaders in their industry, that want to know more about diversity in order to build relationships with their investors or international stake holders. Also, for ladies who wants to teach international etiquette their children’s by example.
How will it help my child who is going to study abroad ?
Students who would like to prepare themselves for living internationally - with confidence - to mingle within a diverse group, instead of limiting themselves to interaction with other overseas students from their own culture and they will learn public speaking which help them make present their projects. .
Why you don’t teach younger students?
We don’t teach under 14 years as they taught by parents example. We consider this program only for adults who are well educated and who know about basic etiquette and desire to learn cultural intelligence or etiquette .
I am the boss of my organization. Don’t want be sitting in class or group. Can I be coached confidentially ?
We design and develop one-on-one coaching programs for our exclusive clients as per their requirement and who do not want to take classes with other clients. It maximize the potential of their training, and give them the winning edge in the boardroom, or at the club !
How will international etiquette help to grow business by train my employees?
If you are in business, then it should come as no surprise that 40% of business is done over a meal, and awareness of diversity with sensitivity to international cultures will help you to outclass your competition. International etiquette and manners will give a wealth of information and resources that you can immediately apply during your international business travels and overseas assignment.
A group of my employees are going travel for important business meeting. Can they get train through small workshop?
We arrange customize training for group of business people who used to travel for business purpose.
What is the teaching style used by raclette?
Our classes are small, and clients benefit greatly from our unique style of experience-based learning. Perhaps the most important aspect of our method is that it's achieved through active participation with the students, which we feel is absolutely essential. We want to make sure that each person goes back with a wealth of memorable experiences that lead to positive changes in their perspective, as well as their abilities to demonstrate a higher level of cultural intelligence.
Why is the training so exclusive?
Being exclusive is what makes us valuable to our A-list clients! We don’t teach basic manner but we approach hi-end etiquette and also taught in hi-end venue, we teach well educated and travelled people. In addition, Ms. Das delivers instruction personally in all classes, which ensures the highest level of quality standards while maintaining a relaxed, friendly environment !