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OD1-001 Introduction to Professional Organizing and Productivity

Instructor: Geralin Thomas
Approx. Time: 2 hours
CEU: 2.0

Course Description

This course is designed for the individual interested in learning more about the field of organizing. It defines the profession of organizing, introduces participants to the history of the organizing industry and of NAPO, presents an overview of how a professional organizer works, and explains the benefits of NAPO membership.

Learning Objectives

  1. To learn what it means to be a professional organizer or productivity consultant and common industry terminology 
  2. To study current and insightful information about client interactions, technologies and methodologies 
  3. To learn the basics about business plans and which type fits you best 
  4. To enhance your professional skills when starting a new career as a business owner and explore professional development opportunities 
  5. To learn what NAPO is and how it offers a positive, supportive, educational environment that inspires business owners to build successful businesses 

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.