In this part-time online Boutique Owner Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for opening a boutique and getting started in a career as a professional boutique owner.
Become a Boutique Owner
You will learn: what boutique owners do, how to develop your skills to succeed in a boutique owner career, how to open and run a boutique, how to market your boutique and get customers.
What Happens in the Boutique Owner Certificate Course
The Boutique Owner Certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become a Boutique 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 Boutique Owner Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 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 Boutique 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 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.
The Boutique Owner Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Boutique Owner Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
Topics covered in the Boutique Owner Certificate Course include the following:
The Boutique Environment
- Retailing Fashion
- The Boutique Marketplace
- The Owner’s Role
- Ways to Learn More
Planning Your Boutique
- Get Inspired
- Your Niche Market
- Business Options
- Your Business Plan
- Start-Up Costs and Funding
Preparing to Open
- Choose a Location
- Sources of Inventory
- Buying for Your Boutique
- Pricing Merchandise
- Hiring Your Staff
- Legal Matters
- Your Grand Opening
Running Your Boutique
- Effective Sales Techniques
- Store Operations
- Managing Your Staff
- Attracting Customers
What Is Included in the Boutique Owner Certificate Course
This all-inclusive Boutique Owner Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Boutique Owner Certificate Course
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- (Optional) 2021 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Boutique Owners for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Boutique 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 Boutique Owner (e-book edition)
Register for the Boutique Owner Certificate Course
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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 certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.
SPRING SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Boutique Owner Certificate Course is priced as only $149 U.S. for the April 19, 2021 course.
Register today for the Boutique Owner Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Boutique Owner Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.
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How Much Does a Boutique Owner Make?
As a boutique owner, your income is determined by a number of factors, including: your experience, location, business model and how much revenue your boutique 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 Boutique Owner Do?
Boutique owners are insiders to fashion trends long before the general public. As a boutique owner, you have an opportunity to use your creativity every day, from creating window displays to putting together a knock-out ensemble for customers who value your expert advice.
How Do you Become a Boutique Owner?
Earning a certificate as a boutique owner will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional boutique 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 Boutique Owner Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Boutique Owner Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional boutique 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.