The Emily Post Institute is America’s premier source of etiquette knowledge and insight. When you train with us, you gain association with our brand and benefit from nearly a century of Post family history and expertise.

83% of employees believe it is important to work in a civil environment. Unfortunately, 12% of employees leave companies because of incivility.

If you’re wondering whether companies need business etiquette education, these statistics—and The Emily Post Institute—say, “Yes!”

During the Emily Post five-day business etiquette train the trainer program, participants:

  • Receive dynamic instruction from Peter Post and Anna Post
  • Learn to teach a comprehensive 14-module business etiquette curriculum
  • Participate in a one-day presentation and facilitation workshop
  • Receive coaching on marketing, sales, and professional image
  • Deliver filmed presentations and receive constructive critiques on those presentations
  • Benefit from information and materials unique to The Emily Post Institute

Graduates are considered “Trained by The Emily Post Institute,” receive certificates of completion and Trained by Emily Post logos for use on materials and websites, and have access to our secure trainer website and blog.

What our graduates have to say

“This session was one of the best, if not THE best, training experiences of my professional career. Very well-rounded series of lectures, interactive sessions and discussions. I was able to put my training to use immediately.” – Cheryl V. Chambers, May 2012

“I cannot begin to tell you how impressed I was with the Train the Trainer Program at Emily Post. I have been to hundreds of conferences and training, but this one far exceeded my expectations. I recommend it without hesitation. From the facilitators to the materials, everything was professional and accessible.” – Jean M. Papalia, Director, A+ Etiquette, May 2012

See for yourself what participating in Emily Post training is all about: Watch these testimonial videos from experienced etiquette professionals who have graduated from our Train the Trainer Program.

When & Where

April 27 – May 1, 2015
or September 14-18, 2015
Burlington, Vermont
Home of The Emily Post Institute

Training Fee


License Fee

$500 – Companies < 500 employees or independent trainers
$1,000 – Companies > 500 employee
$1,000 – Training Companies > 500 trainees
*The first year’s license fee is included in the training fee.

About the Presenters


PETER POST is the great-grandson of Emily Post and the managing director of The Emily Post Institute. As the creator of the Emily Post Business Etiquette seminars, he leads business seminars for companies both in the United States and abroad. Author of the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men, he writes a weekly question-and-answer business etiquette advice column, “Etiquette at Work,” that appears in the Boston Sunday Globe.


ANNA POST is the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, and a co-author of Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th edition. She is also the co-author of Great Get-Togethers and Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette, 6th Edition and the author of Do I Have To Wear White? Anna conducts business etiquette seminars across the country.

Train the Trainer

Steven Puettner
(802) 860-1814

For more information, please contact Steven Puettner by filling out our contact form.