Entrepreneurs, Politicians, Society Hostesses, Executives, Public Figures. Female Leaders of the 21st Century.

For those who demand only the best of what life has to offer, the 13-Week Finishing School program is for you. The program features lessons, tips, and guides tailored to ladies who want to enter the world of politics, old money, or executive leadership.

This course is not for everyone and is only available in limited quantities to ladies around the world. We want to ensure the highest caliber of personal service is provided to every student.

This 13-week program teaches elite savoir-faire (etiquette, manners, style, customs, diplomatic protocol, and other rules); savoir-être (deportment, expression, consideration, and values); savoir-dire (communication and expression); and savoir-vivre (luxury and elite lifestyles). This program is the ultimate way to refine your life.

Real change takes time. And Balissande gives you that time with its 3+ month program. The school is based off the traditional finishing schools of the past, providing literature and hands-on guidance as well as assignments, quizzes, discussions, and consultations. We focus on the little details... the elements that make a difference.

Program Curriculum

  • 1
    WEEK 1
    • BALISSANDE FINISHING SCHOOL
    • WELCOME
    • ABOUT US
    • COURSE WALKTHROUGH
    • POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
    • COURSE COMPONENTS
    • EARN A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
    • WHAT YOU WILL NEED
    • CURRICULUM
    • INTRODUCTION & DISCUSSION
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ASSIGNMENT II
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE LIFESTYLE I
    • TIP
    • ELITE LIFESTYLE II
    • ELITE LIFESTYLE III
    • GUIDE
    • FOOD FOR THOUGHT
    • WEEK 1 QUIZ
  • 2
    WEEK 2
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 2
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE II
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE III
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT III
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT IV
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT V
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT VI
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT VII
    • TIP
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • ELITE STYLE II
    • ELITE STYLE III
    • ELITE STYLE IV
    • TIP
    • ELITE STYLE V
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 4 -------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • ELITE DINING II
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE I
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE II
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE III
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE IV
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE V
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE
    • ANECDOTE
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • CONTEMPLATION
    • HOMEWORK
    • WEEK 2 QUIZ
    • DISCUSSION
  • 3
    WEEK 3
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 3
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 -----------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT III
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT IV
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • ELITE STYLE II
    • ELITE STYLE III
    • ANECDOTE
    • ELITE STYLE IV
    • TIP
    • ELITE STYLE V
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE TASTE I
    • ELITE TASTE II
    • ELITE TASTE III
    • ELITE TASTE IV
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE I
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE II
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • TIP
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION III
    • ANECDOTE
    • DISCUSSION
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 8 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • -------------- SECTION 9 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE I
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE II
    • CONTEMPLATION
    • HOMEWORK I
    • HOMEWORK II
    • WEEK 3 QUIZ
  • 4
    WEEK 4
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 4
    • ​SUGGESTED MATERIAL​
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE II
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE III
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE IV
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • TIP
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT III
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT IV
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT V
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • TIP
    • ELITE DINING II
    • ELITE DINING III
    • ELITE DINING IV
    • ELITE DINING V
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE II
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE III
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE IV
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • ELITE STYLE II
    • ELITE STYLE III
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE TASTE I
    • ELITE TASTE II
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • ELITE HOMES II
    • ELITE HOMES III
    • ELITE HOMES IV
    • ELITE HOMES V
    • ELITE HOMES VI
    • ELITE HOMES VII
    • GUIDE
    • ELITE HOMES VIII
    • ELITE HOMES IX
    • GUIDE
    • ELITE HOMES X
    • ELITE HOMES XI
    • ELITE HOMES XII
    • GUIDE
    • ELITE HOMES XIII
    • ELITE HOMES XIV
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • GUIDE
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 8 --------------
    • CONTEMPLATION
    • HOMEWORK I
    • HOMEWORK II
    • WEEK 4 QUIZ
  • 5
    WEEK 5
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 5
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE
    • CONTEMPLATION
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT III
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT IV
    • TIP
    • TIP
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT V
    • TIP
    • TIP
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT VI
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • ELITE STYLE II
    • ELITE STYLE III
    • ELITE STYLE IV
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE TASTE I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE TASTE II
    • ELITE TASTE III
    • ELITE TASTE IV
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE TRAVEL STYLE I
    • TIP
    • ELITE TRAVEL STYLE II
    • ELITE TRAVEL STYLE III
    • GUIDE
    • TIP
    • ELITE TRAVEL STYLE IV
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • ELITE DINING II
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • ELITE HOMES II
    • ELITE HOMES III
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOMES IV
    • ELITE HOMES V
    • ELITE HOMES VI
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOMES VII
    • ELITE HOMES VIII
    • ELITE HOMES IX
    • -------------- SECTION 9 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE
    • CONTEMPLATIONS
    • HOMEWORK I
    • HOMEWORK II
    • WEEK 5 QUIZ
    • DISCUSSION
  • 6
    WEEK 6
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 6
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE II
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION III
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION IV
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION V
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION VI
    • ASSIGNMENT II
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • ANECDOTE
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • ELITE STYLE II
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE I
    • ANECDOTE
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS I
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS II
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS III
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • ANECDOTE
    • ASSIGNMENT II
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • ELITE DINING II
    • ELITE DINING III
    • -------------- SECTION 8 --------------
    • ELITE TASTE I
    • ELITE TASTE II
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE TASTE II
    • ELITE TASTE III
    • -------------- SECTION 9 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • ELITE HOMES II
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOMES III
    • -------------- SECTION 10 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE
    • HOMEWORK
    • WEEK 6 QUIZ
  • 7
    WEEK 7
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 7
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOMES II
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOMES III
    • ELITE HOMES IV
    • ELITE HOMES V
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOMES VI
    • ELITE HOMES VII
    • ELITE HOMES VIII
    • ELITE HOMES IX
    • GUIDE
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT III
    • ANECDOTE
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE I
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE II
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS I
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS II
    • ASSIGNMENT III
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS III
    • ASSIGNMENT IV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • FOOD FOR THOUGHT
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VI
    • GUIDE
    • ASSIGNMENT V
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE TASTE I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION III
    • ASSIGNMENT II
    • ANECDOTE
    • -------------- SECTION 8 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • HOMEWORK I
    • HOMEWORK II
    • WEEK 7 QUIZ
  • 8
    WEEK 8
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 8
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION I --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE II
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • ELITE DINING II
    • ELITE DINING III
    • ELITE DINING IV
    • ELITE DINING V
    • ELITE DINING VI
    • ELITE DINING VII
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS I
    • GUIDE
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS II
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS III
    • GUIDE
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • ASSIGNMENT II
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • ELITE HOMES II
    • ELITE HOMES III
    • ELITE HOMES IV
    • ELITE HOMES V
    • ELITE HOMES VI
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ASSIGNMENT
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • ASSIGNMENT III
    • ELITE COMMUNCATION III
    • ASSIGNMENT IV
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION IV
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE TASTE I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE TASTE II
    • ELITE TASTE III
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 8 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE
    • HOMEWORK I
    • DISCUSSION
    • WEEK 8 QUIZ
  • 9
    WEEK 9
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 9
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE II
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE III
    • TIP
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE IV
    • ASSIGNMENT II
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE I
    • TIP
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE II
    • PROVERB
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE III
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE IV
    • ELITE SAVOIR-FAIRE V
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • ELITE HOMES II
    • GUIDE
    • ELITE HOMES III
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS I
    • LIST
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS II
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IV
    • ASSIGNMENT III
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOSTESSING SKILLS V
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VII
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VIII
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IX
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS X
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XI
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XVI
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XVII
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • ASSIGNMENT IV
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE STYLE II
    • TIP
    • ELITE STYLE III
    • TIP
    • ELITE STYLE IV
    • ASSIGNMENT V
    • TIP
    • ANECDOTE
    • HOMEWORK I
    • HOMEWORK II
    • WEEK 9 QUIZ
  • 10
    WEEK 10
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 10
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE II
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE III
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT III
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT IV
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT V
    • ANECDOTE
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT VI
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS I
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS II
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS III
    • REVIEW
    • GUIDE
    • ANECDOTE
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VI
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VII
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VIII
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IX
    • ASSIGNMENT
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS X
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XI
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XII
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XIII
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XIV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XVI
    • ANECDOTE
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XVI
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XVII
    • ANECDOTE
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XVIII
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION III
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION IV
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION V
    • ASSIGNMENT III
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • ELITE STYLE II
    • ELITE STYLE III
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE
    • HOMEWORK I
    • HOMEWORK II
    • WEEK 10 QUIZ
    • CONTEMPLATION
    • DISCUSSION
  • 11
    WEEK 11
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 11
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE II
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE I
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE II
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE III
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE IV
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE V
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE VI
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE VII
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT III
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT IV
    • ANECDOTE
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT V
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • ELITE STYLE II
    • ELITE STYLE III
    • ELITE STYLE IV
    • TIP
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE TASTE I
    • ASSIGNMENT
    • ELITE TASTE II
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS I
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS II
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS III
    • ANECDOTE
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IV
    • ANECDOTES
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ANECDOTE
    • SHORT STORY
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VI
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VII
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VIII
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IX
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS X
    • REVIEW
    • ASSIGNMENT
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • ELITE HOMES II
    • ELITE HOMES III
    • -------------- SECTION 8 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • TIP
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION III
    • ASSIGNMENT
    • -------------- SECTION 9 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE
    • HOMEWORK I
    • WEEK 11 QUIZ
    • HOMEWORK II
  • 12
    WEEK 12
    • INTRODUCTION FOR WEEK 12
    • ELITE BODIES
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE II
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE I
    • TIP
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE II
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • ELITE DINING II
    • ELITE DINING III
    • TIP
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS I
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS II
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS III
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VI
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VII
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VIII
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IX
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS X
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS XI
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • ELITE HOMES II
    • ELITE HOMES III
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOMES IV
    • ELITE HOMES V
    • ELITE HOMES VI
    • ELITE HOMES VII
    • ELITE HOMES VIII
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOMES IX
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOMES X
    • TIP
    • ELITE HOMES XI
    • ELITE HOMES XII
    • ELITE HOMES XIII
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE TASTE I
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE STYLE I
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • REVIEW
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 8 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • TIP
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION III
    • -------------- SECTION 9 --------------
    • ELITE SAVOIR-ÊTRE
    • DISCUSSION
  • 13
    WEEK 13
    • INTRODUCTION TO WEEK 13
    • -------------- SECTION 1 --------------
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE I
    • ELITE KNOWLEGE II
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE III
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE IV
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE V
    • ELITE KNOWLEDGE VI
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 2 --------------
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE I
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE II
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE III
    • CONTEMPLATION
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE IV
    • ELITE ETIQUETTE V
    • TIP
    • CONTEMPLATION
    • -------------- SECTION 3 --------------
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT I
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT II
    • TIP
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT III
    • ELITE DEPORTMENT IV
    • -------------- SECTION 4 --------------
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • -------------- SECTION 5 --------------
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS I
    • FOOD FOR THOUGHT
    • REVIEW
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS II
    • DOWNLOAD
    • SUGGESTED MATERIAL
    • ANECDOTE
    • QUOTE
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS III
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS IV
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS V
    • ELITE HOSTING SKILLS VI
    • -------------- SECTION 6 --------------
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION I
    • ELITE COMMUNICATION II
    • ELITE COMMUNCATION III
    • ELITE COMMUNCATION IV
    • ASSIGNMENT I
    • -------------- SECTION 7 --------------
    • ELITE DINING I
    • ELITE DINING II
    • ELITE DINING III
    • ELITE DINING IV
    • ELITE DINING V
    • ELITE DINING VI
    • ELITE DINING VII
    • ELITE DINING VIII
    • -------------- SECTION 8 --------------
    • ELITE HOMES I
    • HOMEWORK
    • COMPLETION

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • In what format is this program taught?

    This program is taught online in written format with a few videos added for demonstration purposes. It is NOT taught via video presentations or podcasts. This program is also taught in a self-paced format. However, we recommend you take your time and study the lessons. Quizzes are provided at the end of each week. Each must be passed with a grade of 70% before you can proceed to the next lesson.

  • Is enrollment immediate?

    Yes. The minute you purchase a program, you are automatically enrolled in it. For this reason, we have purposefully made the first two weeks shorter than the rest. We want to give every student, especially those who enrolled spontaneously, time to purchase what will be needed for the program and time to arrange their daily schedule for the next 13 weeks. * Enrollment for this course is open for 100 days (approximately 14 weeks). Enrollment starts the day you purchase the course. We do not offer life-time enrollment. ** A list of what will be needed for the course will be provided after you enroll, on the page titled: What You Will Need.

  • Can questions be asked?

    Yes. We welcome questions. You can ask us questions by sending us a private message. This program also offers private consultations to accompany a few assignments. If you choose to participate in the consultations, we will critique and offer advice specifically tailored to your needs. At that time, you may ask questions too.

  • Is the program self-paced?

    Yes and no. Yes, you can move through the program at your own pace. This means you can complete 2 weeks of the program in one week or you can take a week or two off if your schedule is too hectic or if you fall sick. However, we strongly recommend you maintain a weekly schedule. The point of a 13 week program is time. The more time you consciously focus on refinement with the help of the program, the better you will process the information. So, in order to receive a certificate, you cannot rush through the program. For example, you can not complete this 13 week program in 6 weeks and qualify for a certificate. We also recommend you do not take more than one week off. To qualify for the certificate, you must read through all the information, pass the quizzes with a 70% grade, participate in the majority of discussions, and complete the majority of the assignments. It is a lot to do and this program has a closing date. The program starts the minute you enroll and is open to you for 100 days. So, you have 100 days to complete the program.

  • Is the program hard?

    This program is intermediate level intensity. It will require a lot of reading and time to do the exercises. If you are unable to read for long periods of time, this program is probably not for you. If you are looking for something easy and quick, this program is probably not for you. This program is for serious students who really want to make a change. It is meant for ladies who are able to give 13 weeks of their time to Balissande. Again, the program requires a lot. And although we give students the opportunity to catch up if they take a week or two off, we have found it decreases how much they learn and do. Rushing though the program is not recommended. This program is also meant for students over 21 years old who are in the position to make changes and understand the need for change.

  • Will a certificate be provided?

    Yes. Students who do not rush through the course, read through all the information, pass the quizzes with a 70% grade, participate in the majority of discussions, and complete the majority of the assignments will have a certificate sent to the postal address they provide.

  • Does this program teach Western etiquette?

    Yes. This program only teaches Western etiquette, protocol, and deportment. It does NOT cover rules from the East.

  • What language can be spoken in the program?

    Only English. The program is taught in English and we expect all students to write and answer questions in English. This program requires advanced level English, in reading and writing.

  • Does this program follow modern or traditional rules?

    This program has a mix of modern and traditional rules and values. When it comes to rules and values, we use the past as our guide. However, a lot has changed over the years. So, we do take those changes into consideration too, when it comes to rules.