• Know how to make friends easy?
  • Help mom and dad around the house?
  • Have challenges behaving at the dinner table?
  • Forget to  write thank you notes when given a gift?
  • Lose sight of what’s right from wrong?
  • Has trouble getting along with friends in school?
  • Know how to set the table for breakfast, lunch, or dinner?
  • Understand and use power word correctly?
  • Know how to be a great guest or host?
  • Know how to use silver; spoon, fork, and knife safely?
  • Has trouble introducing themselves correctly (using the 8 ingredients of an introduction)?
  • Understands the meaning and purpose of manners, and rules of etiquette?
  • Understands the meaning of respect for adults (other than their parents)?

August 2017 


Future Professional Leadership Seminar (ages 14 - 18)

Saturday's, August 5th, 12th, and 19th 



Etiquette lessons for young adults goes well beyond knowing how to appropriately shake a person’s hand. They help each student to build communication skills, learn good manners and show respect for others and themselves, develop networking skills and land their first job. While some social norms may change over time, the basic rules of etiquette stay the same. It’s never too early for a young person to start learning lessons in social graces. 

Future Seminars  

The Etiquette and Leadership Institute of Indiana’s (ELII) Future Professional (FP) program is for young adults 14 - 18 years of age. FP etiquette seminars teach young men and young ladies to become educated and informed, on manners and rules of etiquette. Students are engaged by role-play, conversation, question and answer sessions, along with hands-on activities. Throughout the etiquette and leadership program's students have opportunities to  stimulate their inner creativity and curiosity.    

To help identify those manners and etiquette mishaps here's a list of questions. Does your young adult...

Future Professionals

Every parent wants their child to understand and practice good manners. Today's young adults are continuously exposed to rude behavior everywhere they go. They witness it going to and from school, on the school bus, in the classroom, on the internet (social media), and on television, it almost seems as though it has become the everyday norm. Despite the rude behavior of modern day culture, young adults are still open to learning present day manners, rules of etiquette and proper protocols. 

Whichever is the case...enrolling your young adults in the Future Professionals Etiquette and Leadership Seminar will surely give them the tools to change their perceptions of life, build a greater level of self-esteem, self-confidence, eagerness to succeed and guide them in becoming a true future professional. 

  • Know how to dress themselves professionally?
  • Understands what an Act of Kindness is?
  • Open to learning new and amazing ideas?
  • Introduce their friends to the family?
  • Know the rules of being a great guest and host?
  • Have challenges with conflict resolutions?
  • Know how to tie a necktie or bow tie?
  • Have challenges speaking aloud or in front of others?
  • Lack self-esteem?
  • Lack self-confidence?
  • Always seem to argue?
  • Think their too cool to learn manners? 
  • Eat's their food like there's no tomorrow? 
  • Show bad sportsmanship toward others? 
  • Shy and intimidated by others (older than them)?
  • Has difficulty articulating thoughts?