Good Manners Go Hand in Hand with Success! 

Welcome to The Manners Advantage! Tampa’s Premiere Manners and Etiquette Training Company

Could your employees benefit from a workshop on professional business etiquette? Are you frustrated with your child’s table manners?  Does your teenager need a boost in confidence and social skills?

For those who expect and demand higher standards, we invite you to contact us today. After all, an opportunity may be just a firm handshake away.

Learn the life skills necessary for having The Manners Advantage today!

“Prepare your child for a lifetime of civilized dining. Regardless of the challenge.”

Current Courses, Dates, and Times

Part II Manners in Motion

This class is a nice compliment to Part I Everyday Etiquette dining class. Students can take either class first.

Respecting Yourself and Others: Topics include:  Courtesy at Home and in Public Places; How to be a Great Guest; Host and Hostess Duties; Conversation Skills; Grooming and Appearance; Gift Giving and Receiving; Thank You Responses; Building Friendships

Sunday, April 29th
Ages: (7 – 12) 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Tampa Yacht & Country Club*
5320 Interbay Blvd., Tampa, FL 33611

Cost: $65 per person

Class size is limited. *Members and non-members are welcome!

Etiquette for Teens: The Total Package

Dining Skills:  Students learn the importance of corporate dining protocol and develop the ability to enjoy dining in formal situations.  Topics include:  Setting a Proper Table; Navigating the Place Setting; Napkin and Seating Etiquette; Using Utensils Properly; Soup, Salad, Bread and Butter; Tips to Remember

A Confident Me:  Introductions; Proper Handshake; Conversation and Communication Skills; Appropriate Wardrobe; Confident Voice and Posture; Respect for Others

Sunday, April 29th
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. (Ages 13+)

Tampa Yacht & Country Club*

Cost:  $65 per person

Class size is limited. *Members and non-members are welcome!


Commodore’s Courtesy Summer Camp

Climb Aboard Children! Lessons, Playtime, Role Play, and Crafts

Learn Important Life Skills: Table Manners; Meeting Others & Introductions; Conversation and Listening Skills; Proper Behavior at Home and in Public Places!  Lots More!

June 19-22nd
Ages: (5 – 8) 9:00 a.m.– noon

Tampa Yacht & Country Club*
5320 Interbay Blvd., Tampa, FL 33611

Cost: $175 per person

*Members and non-members are welcome!


Social Skills and Business Etiquette

Professional etiquette is essential toward attaining your future goals, and a confident handshake can leave a lasting impression. Let it be your best!

Establishing a Professional Rapport:  Topics include:  First and Lasting Impressions; Introducing Yourself and Others; Proper Handshake; Business Card Protocol; Cocktail Party Networking Essentials

Communication Skills:  Simple Conversation Guide; Effective Listening

Dining Etiquette:  Understanding the Place Setting; Tips to Remember

Tuesday, April 24th
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Cru Cellars
2506 S. MacDill Ave., Tampa, FL 33629

Cost:  $65 per person (Complimentary appetizers. Wine/beer/beverages available for purchase.)


Please contact us for additional classes and private training opportunities!