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Earn an Institute for Professional Organizers™

Industry Recognized Credential

Trained

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Trained Organizer Course

Certification as an Institute for Professional Organizers™ Trained Organizer

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Certified Organizer Course

Certification as an Institute for Professional Organizers™ Certified Organizer

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Master Professional Organizer® Course

Certification as an Institute for Professional Organizers™ Master Professional Organizer®

The self-study coursework consists of web-based videos where Anne Blumer, CPO®, guides you through the digital materials you download, including; 170-page manual, a 94-page Residential Organizing guidebook, business, and client forms, and organizing how-to tutorials, sharing her experience-lessons learned, and enthusiasm for the curriculum.

Course Overview

A 4-Part Course to Successfully Launch Your Organizing Business including:

  • All aspects of planning, starting and marketing an organizing business. Our program is designed to take you step-by-step through your business start-up, alleviating figuring out what to do next.

  • The complete client process and systems and solutions for working with clients through all project phases; initial contact, assessment, completing the project, and maintenance.

  • Working with clients who are situationally disorganized, chronically disorganized, neurotypical, neurodiverse, downsizing, moving, and more. Plus, safety for the professional organizer and client.

  • Organizing strategies and systems for every room in a home. For every space in a home, you will learn the typical habits that cause disorganization, how to create organized zones, product solutions to aid organization, new habits to maintain organization, and the estimated time to organize. You will gain confidence that you can organize any space in a home.

Course Details - 16 Modules

You will learn and experience the following (Expand the menu '+' in each section to read details):

Provides an overview of the history of the organizing industry and of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO), identifies the characteristics of a professional organizer and characteristics of a business owner, explains the benefits of NAPO membership, and reviews the requirements for industry certification.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Most training programs only include how to organize client spaces and do not cover how to start and manage a business.
  • Some focus purely on marketing an organizing business.
  • Others do not cover specialized client populations or virtual organizing.
  • We offer ALL and three levels of certification; Trained Organizer, Certified Organizer, and Master Professional Organizer®.

We offer a 4-Part Course to Successfully Launch Your Organizing Business including:

  • All aspects of planning, starting, and marketing an organizing business. Our program is designed to take you step-by-step through your business start-up, alleviating figuring out what to do next.
  • The complete client process and systems and solutions for working with clients through all project phases; initial contact, assessment, completing the project, and maintenance.
  • Working with clients who are situationally disorganized, chronically disorganized, neurotypical, neurodiverse, downsizing, moving, and more. Plus, safety for the professional organizer and client.
  • Organizing strategies and systems for every room in a home. For every space in a home, you will learn the typical habits that cause disorganization, how to create organized zones, product solutions to aid organization, new habits to maintain organization, and the estimated time to organize. You will gain confidence that you can organize any space in a home.

Here is what one participant had to say, “The sessions are jam-packed with important, complete, and relevant information for getting your business started shortly. Also, I looked at NAPO’s classes, but the Institute for Professional Organizers™ program would cover all the areas of getting a professional organizing business started in a short time frame. I could have a complete and comprehensive overview without worrying about having holes in my training. And I could be up and running much faster.”  Nicola Wood”

To summarize, you will receive the following:

  • The knowledge and skills you need to become a successful professional organizing business owner

  • Your completed business plan, financial plan, marketing plan, and business brand sheet

  • Successful business practices that identify how to manage and grow your business

  • Step-by-step Business Launch Checklist ensuring you do everything you need to do to be successful

  • Experience and lessons learned of what it takes to grow and leverage a business

  • Confidence to apply a systematic process to work with clients

  • Customizable forms needed for both your business and client work

  • 100 Actions to Magnetize More Clients

  • Priceless time with an expert who you can ask all your “what wakes you up in the middle of the night” questions

  • An understanding of how to position your business in the marketplace to attract your ideal client

  • Instructions on how to clearly communicate your value and how to charge for your valuable services

  • Organizing skills and techniques to work with a variety of client types

  • Proven processes and systems to organize others and transfer organizing skills

  • A relationship with a Certified Professional Organizer and coach who is committed to your success

  • All you need to become a master of your organizing business

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