The Fort Finishing is Ghana’s leading etiquette and protocol school for young women and
female executives looking to develop their personal and professional lives. Our bouquet
of courses is designed to deepen our clients understanding of high society norms and
enable them stand out with grace and elegance in all social settings.
We focus on teaching social graces and cultural norms to better position females in the business world and overall society across Africa and globally. With a focus on teaching the intricacies of correct upper class behaviour, we prepare our ladies to stand out wherever they find themselves. Our comprehensive courses serve as an exceptional foundation for young ladies to take their first step into society, and for executives to elevate their professional brand.
Our courses taught by leading Etiquette Consultants and Business Executives are designed to meet the needs of women of all ages and ethnicities, to help them polish their manners, etiquette and protocol to improve their personal and professional conduct.
The Fort Finishing School is founded by certified Etiquette Consultant, Media
Personality, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and former Model / Beauty Queen, Natalie Fort.
Natalie begun her career in Modelling at age 13, and has since modelled for leading brands across Africa, and some notable European brands. At age 16, she participated in the Miss Princess World pageant in Prague, Czech Republic.
Natalie is also a lead Broadcaster and Journalist, working as a lead Anchor presenting Ghana’s highest rated News bulletin, News 360 on TV3 Network, Ghana’s leading free- to - air private television station with nationwide coverage.
Natalie Fort is a recipient of a host of awards including Excellent Personality Merit Award by Premier Brands Ghana, Emerging TV Personality of the Year Award by the Business Executive Magazine, and the Gold Star Order of the Companion of Honour Award by the United Nations for Humanitarian Achievements, among others. She further serves as the Patron of the Ghana Philanthropy Forum and Board Member of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Ghana.
Our courses include: History of Manners, Social etiquette and protocol, International Social Customs (Africa, US, UK, Asia), Greetings and Introductions, Diplomacy, Business Customs of different cultures, Social Dress Codes, Body Language, Personal Presentation & Image, Conversational Rules of Etiquette, Table Setting and Decoration, Poise and Deportment, Dining Etiquette and Entertaining, Gift Giving and Cultural Norms.
Self Discovery & Self Awareness
Positive Self Talk
Poise and Posture
Sitting Etiquette & Mannerisms
Speak with Authority
Small Talk & Business Conversation
Telephone and Text Etiquette
Formal Letter Writing
Self Presentation & Photographing
Image & Communication
Cross Cultural Etiquette