Savoir Faire In-house Experts

Ms. Sabira Merchant

Ms. Sabira Merchant is known for her relentless work training India’s ‘Miss India’ aspirants. She has polished Indian entrants from the most elite national and international competitions these include, Miss Universe, Miss Asia Pacific, and Mr. International pageant.

She is also fondly remembered as the face of the popular quiz show called ‘What’s The Good Word’ that aired in the early 70’s on Doordarshan for a record breaking 15 years. Beside the television, Sabira has made her presence felt on the stage through plays like ‘A Street Car Named Desire’, “Six Steps to Happiness’, and ‘Macbeth’.

Sabira Merchant is a name that is familiar in the corporate world for training managerial staff for some top notches names like Taj Group of Hotels, Oracle, Owens Corning, Franklin Templeton Investment, Novartis, and Power Grid.

Sabira Merchant’s course is specifically designed to empower you with:

  • Making a great first impression
  • Projecting your Personality
  • Identifying individual areas that need improvement- speech pattern, diction, Body language, enunciation, and pronunciations
  • Conversation Techniques
  • Building self-confidence and self esteem
  • Voice modulation
  • Greetings, introductions the art of small talks
  • Visiting card exchange
  • How to make proper introductions
  • Paying & receiving compliments
  • Networking and increasing valuable business relationships
  • Body language, poise, eye contact

Her course also includes

Fine Dining- World Class Entertaining

  • Host, hostess, and guest relationships
  • *American and Continental styles of eating
  • *RSVP, seating arrangements
  • Silverware savvy, chopsticks, the role of the Napkin
  • Toasting, receiving lines
  • Wines, champagnes and Liqueurs are discussed
  • How to eat and various foods to avoid
  • Billing and tipping worldwide
  • Travel etiquette
  • Business attire-clothed and corporate culture
  • Corporate role play
  • Personal props and accessories for men and women