The online Bookstore Owner Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Bookstore Owner Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College. Topics covered in the Bookstore Owner Certificate Course include the following:
- Overview of Book Industry
- Book Specializations and Trends
- Gaining Skills and Knowledge
Starting a Bookstore Business
- Your Business Plan
- Choosing a Specialty
- Choosing a Business Name
- About Franchising
- Start-Up Budgeting and Funding
- Finding a Great Location
- Interior and Exterior Design
- Equipment, Inventory, and Supplies
Managing Your Bookstore
- Daily Operations and Systems
- Managing Inventory
- Setting Your Prices and Accepting Payment
- Hiring Great Employees
- Marketing Tools
- Attracting and Handling Customers
What Happens in the Bookstore Owner Certificate Course
The Bookstore Owner Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become a Bookstore Owner). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.
This part-time online Bookstore Owner Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Bookstore Owner Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
What Is Included in the Bookstore Owner Certificate Course Online
This all-inclusive Bookstore Owner Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Bookstore Owner Certificate Course Online
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with up to 3 hours of business mentoring during the course
- (Optional) 2020 membership in the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Bookstore Owner Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
- Textbook: FabJob Guide to Become a Bookstore Owner (e-book edition)
By following the advice from the guide I was able to successfully open my own bookstore with no previous bookselling experience. I’ve almost completed my first year and I found the guide to be invaluable throughout. I’m based in the UK but the information given was still relevant.” – Gary Cooper, Castlegate Books, U.K.
Registration Fee for the Bookstore Owner Certificate Course
You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from almost 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.
Our online career college certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and includes a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377. NEW YEAR SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Bookstore Owner Certificate Course is priced at only $97 U.S. for the January 20, 2020 course.
How to Register
Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the online Bookstore Owner Certificate Course Online to avoid disappointment.
Click the “REGISTER NOW” button to register for the online Bookstore Owner Certificate Course Online .
If the course is full, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.
Easy Changes and Cancellations
It’s easy to change or cancel your course registration. See our FAQ page for details.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does a Bookstore Owner Make?
As a bookstore owner, your income is determined by a number of factors, including: your experience, location, business model and how much revenue your bookstore generates. According to data from PayScale, the average income for a small business owner in the United States is $73,000 – however this can range up to $182,000 or more.
What Does a Bookstore Owner Do?
As a bookstore owner, you have the freedom to make your own decisions and express your own creative spirit. You have the luxury of selling the type of books you want to sell. You can sell all new books, all used books, a combination of both, or even rare and collectible books. You could have a bookstore that sells a variety of categories of books, or specialize in a niche such as science fiction, Christian, feminist, children’s or art books.
How Do You Become a Bookstore Owner?
Earning a certificate as a bookstore owner will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional bookstore owner. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Bookstore Owner Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Bookstore Owner Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional bookstore owner. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and “dream” careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life – you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.