Course Descriptions for Image Consulting Certificate—150 hours.
LEVEL 1—Core Basic Courses (3), 57 hours.
Intro to Image Consulting (18 hours)
This course will introduce the profession of image consulting by examining skills and experiences needed, career specialties, professional associations and business development resources. This course will provide a road map to the industry.
Wardrobe Planning for Men and Women (18 hours)
This course will provide the learner with the skills necessary to select, coordinate, evaluate and plan wardrobe needs. In addition, the learner will be able to engage in cluster wardrobe planning and building, and combine smart shopping with planned purchases to create value.
Essential Business Skills for Image Consultants (21 hours)
This course will provide the learner with the steps necessary to achieve SMART business goals. Topics covered will include business structure, bookkeeping, mission and goals, action plans, financials including cash flow, breakeven point and setting fees. Final course outcome will be completion of an image business plan.