Chinese Dining and Social Etiquette with Effective Communication

When dining in China, how you act will greatly affect how others perceive you. In fact, it will pay to observe your host during the meal to determine what you might do next. And, above all, leave your chopsticks alone unless you’re actually eating.

In China, it is thought that having good manners will bring good fortune to the individual. As we can attest, having good manners will bring great benefit to any savvy businessperson. In this course, we will review the basics and nuances of Chinese etiquette while enabling attendees to learn tradition and standards so that each experience is free of worry or nervousness. While your host may be concerned with saving face, we can help you ease both of your minds.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • What Is Etiquette?

  • Table Setting: Formal and Informal

  • Conversation Tips

  • Do’s and Don’ts

  • Restaurant Protocol

  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication

  • Effective Communication Skills

  • Communicating with Empathy