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OD1-102 Fundamental Organizing & Productivity Skills

6 Course items

Course Description
Designed for new and prospective organizing professionals, or organizers seeking a review of essential skills, this comprehensive course offers specific "how-to" skills for the hands-on work that organizers do. Gain confidence and knowledge by learning specific skills and practical language that organizing professionals use in their practices with residential and business clients. Numerous tools and products will also be introduced. Real life case studies allow for practical application of skills throughout the course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:
  • Recognize the interpersonal skills needed to successfully engage with residential and business clients.
  • Understand the essential skills needed to assist clients with categorizing, sorting, purging and maintaining.
  • Recognize multiple time and task management strategies and gain knowledge of additional resources and tools.
  • Understand the essential skill of transferring organizing skills to clients.
Instructor: Perri Kersh
Total Time: 3 hours and 40 minutes
CEUs: 3.5

For transcripts of each presentation, click on the presentation and select "Resources" under the video.

Code Words

Please be sure to listen for and record the code words given during the presentation. The instructor will explicitly verbalize code words periodically throughout the class (i.e. "The first code word is...") Note: Not all instructors give code words. If you do not hear any, please indicate "none given" on the course evaluation. 

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