Online training courses

Follow one of our self-guided online training courses. These online modules are an easy way to learn the basics of protocol.

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  • All online training courses can be started at any time.
  • We use different teaching methods in these online training courses. Our training programmes contain interviews, animations, audio, illustrations and photographs.
  • Each course contains quizzes to test the knowledge acquired in practice.
  • The contents of our online training courses can be downloaded in PDF.
  • All of our online training programmes include a certificate upon completion.

Find a detailed overview of the topics of each area of training in the course curriculum; click on the link below for more information about the online course of your choice.

Introduction to protocol (free)

This free online mini-course in protocol is an introduction to protocol; following this online course will allow you to increase your understanding of the value of protocol.
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Flag protocol

This course explains the basics of flag protocol by discussing the order of the poles and the order of the flags. We also give you examples of flag protocol in different settings, as well as other rules relating to flag protocol.
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MOU: signing ceremony

At the end of this online course you will have a better understanding of the protocols of a signing ceremony, and how to flawlessly organise and execute the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding.
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Seating arrangements

This course covers all aspects of formal seating arrangements for dignitaries. We teach you where to seat dignitaries and VIPs, as well as how to approach, implement and manage a seating plan.

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High-level delegation visit

The goal of this module is to help you manage and flawlessly organise a visiting group of high-level dignitaries or other valued stakeholders, such as large sponsors or clients.
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High-level international (ministerial) conferences

The goal of this module is to help you manage high-level events, such as a ministerial or other high-level conferences, and ensure a flawless execution of protocol. The module provides insights and information for those in charge of organising these conferences, and for those who are managing a delegation who are also in attendance.
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