|EXECUTIVE EDUCATION / LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE MAY 2007
I. Education Review Board and Independent Education Oversight Committee
II. Executive Education
IAPC is the FIRST protocol and etiquette organization to offer
III. Executive Education Programs
presents an Executive Education / Leadership Conference
For the first time ever in a public forum leading Industry Icons appear together
Teresa Babb, Instructor
Anna Hart, Social Director
Cherlynn Conetsco and Alinda Lewris
John Crawford Howell, President, Smart Business in a Flat World™
Ray S. Leki, Director, Transition Center
And others as confirmed
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Patricia Sanders, Director
IAPC is the FIRST protocol, etiquette, and civility organization to offer
Tax Deductibility: Tuition and travel expenses are normally tax deductible. All expenses of continuing education taken to maintain and improve professional skills are normally tax deductible according to Treasury Regulation 1.162-5; Coughlin vs. Commissioner, 203 F2d 307. Contact your accountant for details.
An Education Review Board and Independent Education Oversight Committee represent the professional diversity that exists within this industry. An Independent Education Oversight Committee has been established to provide peer review and direct counsel to IAPC’s President & CEO to benefit the advancement of IAPC Executive Education programs.
EDUCATION REVIEW BOARD
Letitia Baldrige graduated from Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Connecticut and received a B.A. in psychology from Vassar College. She did her graduate work at L’Universite de Geneve in Switzerland. She has received four honorary doctorate degrees (Doctor of Humane Letters). A member of the Board of Directors of her late brother’s renowned business program, The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards, she was one of the earliest women directors to serve on major corporate boards, as well as in the nonprofit sector. At the age of twenty-one, she was Social Secretary to Ambassador David Bruce in Paris and then Special Assistant to Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce in Rome. She was Tiffany & Co.’s first woman executive, and then became the Social Secretary to the White House and chief of staff for Jacqueline Kennedy. Subsequently, Ms. Baldrige served as an advisor to several First Ladies.
Alinda Lewris, CPC®
Alinda Lewris is the guiding force behind the development of IAPC’s Executive Education and Certification (Certified Protocol Consultant™ CPC® and Certified Protocol Officer™ CPO®) Programs. Her dedication in founding IAPC and establishing higher learning programs for professionals lends credence and prestige to the protocol and etiquette industry. Ms. Lewris continues to strengthen her areas of expertise by interviewing world leaders and corporate executives both here and abroad, conducting country-specific research, to ensure that IAPC’s educational programs maintain their relevance to current international best practices. In January 2006, Ms. Lewris successfully completed the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards training course “Personnel Certification Accreditation: Understanding the Requirements of ISO/IEC 17024.” Thereby, demonstrating a commitment to personal development, organizational growth and the voluntary consensus standards process.
EDUCATION REVIEW BOARD LIAISON
Cherlynn Conetsco, CPC®
Cherlynn Conetsco spent more than two decades with the full responsibility for teaching protocol to thousands of United States Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security officers, civilian diplomats, and their family members selected for embassy duty on the staffs of more than 180 American Ambassadors worldwide. She also helped prepare leaders of five uniformed services in etiquette, cultural awareness, and related topics. Ms. Conetsco received many United States Government awards and much recognition for creating and directing the Attaché Spouse Program at the Defense Intelligence College, Joint Military Attaché School. The rigorous requirements, high visibility, and sensitive nature of embassy assignments are generally not fully appreciated outside of the Diplomatic Corps or Washington, DC. As Former Director, Attaché Spouse Program, United States Defense Intelligence Agency, her experience includes extensive educational training, curriculum design and development, course coordination and execution, student evaluation, and survey methodology.
IAPC AUTHORIZED INSTRUCTORS
Teresa Babb, CPO®
INDEPENDENT EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Since 1997, Roger Axtell has served as vice-chair of the Governor’s Task Force on International Education and was a member of the Governor’s Commission on University of Wisconsin’s System Compensation (1992) and the resulting Governor’s Task Force on UW System Accountability (1993). He is a graduate of UW-Madison (’53). In 1999, Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson appointed him to a seven-year term on the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, which oversees 26 campuses in Wisconsin serving 160,000 students.
Teresa Babb, CPO®
The Joint Military Attaché School, Washington, D.C.
Anna Hart, CPO®
Dr. Walter V. Kowtoniuk
Dr. Kowtoniuk has been practicing primary care medicine for over twenty years. He is currently pursuing a law degree and has long supported education at all levels. Dr. Kowtoniuk believes that education is one of the strongest means of promoting societal growth including the spread of global understanding.
Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton, M.Ed
2006 – 2007 Joseph Lekuton Elected to Kenyan Parliament
Mr. Lekuton, has a Masters in Education from Harvard University, is a middle school history teacher, and author of Facing the Lion—Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna, (National Geographic Press, 2003). Mr. Lekuton supports IAPC’s dedication in providing cross-cultural education to our members as part of this association’s overall educational endeavors.
Samuel Manteaw, Esquire
Samuel Manteaw received his LL.M. in Intellectual Property from The George Washington University School of Law; a LL.M. in Transnational Business Practice, from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law; a Barrister/Solicitor-at-Law Certificate (Ghana Bar Certification) from Ghana School of Law; a LL.B. (Honors) from the University of Ghana; and ‘A 3-Year Teachers’ Certificate in Education, from Teachers Training College, Akropong-Akwapim, Ghana. He was a Resident Scholar at McGeorge School of Law from May to December 2003, and a Fellow at the International Law Institute from March to June 2004. Mr. Manteaw has received numerous awards and honors, including: Finnegan Fellow, Judge Thomas Buergenthal Scholar, UOP-McGeorge Scholar, Dean’s International Fellow, Eugene Akoto-Bamfo Memorial Prize for the Best Student in Commercial (Insurance) Law, Law Students Award of Outstanding Leadership, and College Award for Outstanding Leadership. Mr. Manteaw intends to return to Ghana in the fall of 2006 to teach and practice law.
See Biographies for an alphabetical listing of
The International Association of Protocol Consultants® (IAPC) Executive Education programs require participants to practice analytical thinking, diplomacy, effective leadership and communication skills. Participants gain understanding of international business protocol, etiquette, and civility in today’s rapidly expanding ‘global’ marketplace.
Why train with the International Association of Protocol Consultants®?
The IAPC Advantage!
IAPC is profoundly committed to increasing executive success for all professionals. IAPC has sought guidance from the industries most prominent experts, surveyed protocol professionals, and obtained advice from doctors of education all emphasis the need for continuous higher-level education to advance the protocol and etiquette industry.
IAPC will continue with its charter to SERVE the industry, REFINE the public image, and move FORWARD to modernize the profession. IAPC has paved the way for this industry to communicate its value to clients and other key constituencies. IAPC will continue to advance initiatives to ascertain and define skill sets and performance levels that are crucial for all professionals. We will promote national and international recognition of the Protocol and Etiquette fields, and become the global access point for a custom set of industry standards.
A. Instructors/Facilitators: IAPC assures that all instructors and facilitators are qualified by virtue of their education and training, professional accomplishments and experience, and have met rigorous standards of practice. All IAPC instructors and facilitators receive pre and post-event evaluations through a rigorous peer review process. IAPC instructors are available throughout the program to provide assistance and support to learners. See The IAPC Advantage above.
B. Who Benefits: IAPC’s Executive Education programs welcome all professionals who understand the bottom line impact of employing business protocol, government and military protocol, international protocol, executive etiquette, and civility when dealing with others. We provide a dynamic environment for all professionals, leaders, and scholars from around the world. IAPC’s programs strengthen the leadership capacity of professionals, regardless of their varied positions:
C. Curriculum: IAPC’s learning modules immerse high achievers in advanced-level experiences to promote professional, intellectual, and personal development. IAPC’s challenging curriculum prepares executives to leverage their Organization’s success through educational modules such as:
D. Lasting Value: IAPC’s Executive Education offers the KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND LASTING VALUE to enrich professional careers. Each EDUCATIONAL MODULE is keyed to one or more of the following outcomes:
A. Mastering Protocol, Etiquette & Civility (Three Days) This higher learning program is foundational and designed to take the professional beyond the basics to master protocol and etiquette expertise (see I. C. Curriculum above). IAPC’s Executive Education is NOT a KIT of pre-scripted materials. IAPC graduates are welcome to customize the advanced concepts gained for their own personal and professional aspirations without rigid licensing agreements — whether their intentions are to distinguish themselves within a company or to provide confidence-building tools to others as consultants. (If future goals also include acquiring credentials, see IAPC’s voluntary Certification.) IAPC’s “Mastering Protocol, Etiquette & Civility” program includes:
REGISTRATION: IAPC’s comprehensive three-day offering will be held at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, Washington, D.C. May 18, 19, & 20, 2007. To Request a Registration Package, send contact information (including telephone and mailing address) to IAPC Headquarters at: IAPC@ProtocolConsultants. Event Reservation is based on priority of registration. Note that there are limited seats available. See: Events Registration is limited due to the desire to provide excellent instructor/learner ratio and requirements to track, calculate, and award IAPC’s Continuous Education Units (CEU’s).
3 days/2.5 CEUs IAPC
IAPC is the FIRST protocol and etiquette organization to offer
Continuous Education: Continuous Education builds on entry-level knowledge, supports professional practice, enhances professional identity, and helps define professional specialization. IAPC has the energy and determination to offer compelling and innovative education, providing professionals an unparalleled opportunity to secure the most relevant and practical education available. IAPC programs are developed with the intent of providing skills that have been identified as critical for today’s global effective leaders.
May 2006: All participants received a complimentary Signed Edition of
Dr. P.M. Forni’s Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct (St. Martin’s Press, February 2002)
NOTE: All IAPC executive education programs and materials are original works unless noted otherwise. Authors, Collaborators, and Contributors have granted express permission to IAPC via a Contributor Agreement, Confidentiality Agreement, and/or Electronic Authorization for all rights of any kind, including copyright. IAPC honors requests for anonymity by protecting names and/or keeping personal references and/or affiliations confidential on the Web site and/or in all materials related/published on behalf of IAPC, if desired. The International Association of Protocol Consultants® (IAPC™) conducted extensive research to document industry needs prior to developing and implementing educational offerings for the protocol and etiquette industry. Information provided on this Web site is presumed to be correct as a general reference and is not designed to provide a comprehensive statement of all of the factors governing the development of IAPC’s offerings.