In the Los Angeles Times Tina Susman reports that Charm School at MIT, “Now in its 20th year, the event is voluntary, but to its students and instructors, Charm School may be as beneficial to their future as an A in astrodynamics.”
Is etiquette really that important? Susman reports, “MIT isn’t the only science-focused institution to veer into the world of etiquette. Caltech offers Manners 101, ‘in preparation for the post-Caltech world of business receptions and dinner parties,’ according to the course description. The several-hour non-credit class, offered a few times each year, runs students through a multi-course meal with a business etiquette consultant. Finishing reading this awesome article at: “Add charm to the equation; So they can make it in business, MIT students attempt to boost their social IQs with etiquette classes.”
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