Business Etiquette Taught at LSC-Kingwood

Published on: October 17, 2013

Business Etiquette Taught at LSC-KingwoodLone Star College-Kingwood’s Career Services and Women’s Center invites the campus and the community to a Business Etiquette Seminar on Nov. 7 at 12:30 p.m.

The purpose of the event is to prepare students to enter the workforce. The seminar, to be held in the Performing Arts Center room 202, will be led by etiquette and protocol instructors, Tamara Hensarling Paul and Kale Miller-Cameron. They are also owners of the Institute of Decorum, L.L.P. in Kingwood.

“The purpose of this seminar is to enhance the skills and knowledge of students in the area of business etiquette with guidance from experts in the field,” said Jill Todd, career services program manager at LSC-Kingwood. “The audience will learn how to present themselves and treat others properly and respectfully in a business environment.”

The Business Etiquette Seminar topics may include Interviewing Etiquette, Dress for Success, Making Introductions, Business Networking, and Technology Etiquette. These messages will focus on first impressions and how communication, physical appearance, and integrity are all important aspects of business etiquette.

“We hope the audience will gain knowledge on how to make a great first impression and how to conduct themselves professionally in a career position,” Todd said. “These important skills are crucial to success in the business world.”

Hensarling Paul is an etiquette and protocol instructor having received her certification in Florida by the Academy of Etiquette and Protocol.  Upon graduating from the academy, she was certified to teach Business Etiquette; American, Continental and International Dining Etiquette; Social Etiquette and Protocol for children and adults; and Tea Etiquette.  Paul earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Houston and her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center. She has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1991 and is a founding member of the Kingwood law firm of Currin, Wuest, Mielke, Paul & Knapp, P.L.L.C.

“Anyone competing in today’s business world must have a competitive advantage over the next person.  Knowledge of proper etiquette, protocol, and social graces will give a person that advantage.” Paul said.

Miller-Cameron is an etiquette and protocol instructor having received her certification to facilitate Business Etiquette; American, Continental and International Dining Etiquette; Social Etiquette and Protocol; and Tea Etiquette by the Academy of Etiquette and Protocol located in Florida.  Miller-Cameron is a Texas certified teacher with specialties in ESL, early childhood, and self-contained classroom. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Financial Institutions from the University of Houston and a Master of Science degree in Education from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. Miller-Cameron is a co-founder and director of the Institute of Decorum, L.L.C., which is a national and international etiquette and protocol consulting company based in Houston.

The Institute of Decorum, L.L.P. is located at 1442 Kingwood Drive Suite 268. For more information on the Business Etiquette Seminar at LSC-Kingwood, email Jill.Todd@LoneStar.edu.

Register now for credit classes online through myLoneStar.  Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. For more information on how to register online, visit www.lonestar.edu/registration.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281.312.1600 or visit http://lonestar.edu/kingwood.htm.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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