The Personal Concierge Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Personal Concierge Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College. Topics covered in the Personal Concierge Certificate Course include the following:
Introduction: The World of the Personal Concierge
How to Be a Personal Concierge
- Personal/Domestic Services
- Shopping Services
- Travel and Entertainment Arrangements
- Party/Special Occasion Planning
- Executive Assistance
- Relocation Services
Developing Your Skills
- Skills Assessment
- Problem-Solving Skills
- People Skills
- Organizational Skills
- Business Skills
- Informal Learning
- Getting Some Experience
Starting a Concierge Business
- Start-up Considerations
- Your Business Plan
- Legal Matters
- Financial Matters
- Your Office
Running a Personal Concierge Business Business
- Client Consultations
- Setting Your Fees
- Working with Service Providers/Vendors
- Hiring Staff
- On-the-Job Strategies
Getting Personal Concierge Clients
- Your Marketing Plan
- Marketing Tools
- Getting Positive Publicity
- Referrals and Word-of-Mouth Business
- Selling Your Services
- Marketing to Corporate Clients
- Requests for Proposal
What Happens in the Personal Concierge Certificate Course
The Personal Concierge Certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become a Personal Concierge). 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 Personal Concierge 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 Personal Concierge 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 Personal Concierge Certificate Course
This all-inclusive Personal Concierge Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Personal Concierge Certificate Course
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- (Optional) 2019-2020 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Personal Concierges for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Personal Concierge 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 Personal Concierge (e-book edition)
Packed full of facts, resources, examples and fun to read. Great for those who have been in business for awhile, too, not just those considering this venture.” — J. Burstein
Registration Fee for the Personal Concierge 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 Personal Concierge Certificate Course has previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and includes a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377. SPRING SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Personal Concierge Certificate Course is priced at only $97 U.S. for the April 29, 2019 course.
How to Register
Click the “REGISTER NOW” button to register for the Personal Concierge Course.
If the course is full, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.
Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Personal Concierge Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.
Easy Changes and Cancellations
It’s easy to change or cancel your course registration. See our FAQ page for details.