This time I had the opportunity to meet state guests and I was so ignorant about my lack of knowledge and how to respond to them that I decided to take this course because I wanted to overcome my embarrassment and lack of confidence.
Nowadays, there is a lot of information on the internet and fake information, so I want to understand which information is right and which is wrong.
I think this is a course where I can do that.
Since having children, I tend to forget more about my future than I am aware of, so I have learnt a lot of practical details such as dress code and behaviour. I am now more conscious of my posture, clothes and other aspects of my appearance when I go out.
Even when I go out for a bit of shopping or something like that, I have to dress neatly and neatly.
When I had children, I tended to put myself on the back burner, but I am really grateful for the opportunity to be aware of myself once again, both internally and externally.
I thought that by learning international protocol, the main focus of the lectures would be on international rules, but the teacher contrasted Japanese protocol with international protocol on any topic in each lecture, which was very impressive and gave me a deeper level of cultural knowledge. I think that was the most impressive part of the lectures because I was able to learn, and I learned a lot from the lectures where the superficial different cultures delved deeper and why these rules were in place.
In the lecture on dress codes, there was a talk about communicating one’s preferences when ordering one’s own clothes, which was a key word that made me realise once again that knowing oneself is necessary in the upper class.
That was very impressive.
My initial impression of Murata-sensei was that she seemed very strict and that her lectures were mainly one-sided, but she was very approachable and listened to me in every situation, and her lectures were always dialogue-based, which was different from what I had expected.
She listened to us even on the smallest details, and the way she proceeded with the lecture, she listened to us, but at the same time she had to move on to the next thing, so that kind of timing was really good.
I always felt that she was a real professional in the way she talked and listened at the same time.
International Protocol is a necessary lesson for those who are going abroad or doing business abroad, but I think it would also be a meaningful lecture for family members who are going with you.
I believe that it is very good for family members to be able to learn together in a close relationship, so that they can face the same direction, and it is also good for children who have reached adulthood to take the course together.
I definitely recommend the opportunity to study together with your children, as I don’t think it is often possible to have such opportunities.
I encourage you to take the course together as a family, so that you can have a meaningful time.
If your children also know international protocol and international manners, the whole family will be upgraded.
I feel that the circle of conversation will widen and the level of conversation between family members will become deeper.
This time, although it was short, it was very condensed and you taught us very efficiently.
In many ways, I would recommend the course to a wide range of people, even those who don’t have a concrete idea that they want to become an executive, to acquire a deeper level of knowledge and education, because I think we are going to live in an international age.
I had a lot of help from Murata-sensei and it was a very meaningful time in a place of new knowledge from the smallest details.
Thank you very much.