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Professional Organizing Certificate Program

Thinking of becoming a Professional Organizer? This interactive, practical, information-packed certificate program will equip you with the tools and knowledge necessary to begin a career as a professional organizer. Take just those courses of interest or all ten to earn the certificate of completion.

Instructor: Susan Walko, experienced instructor and professional organizer who manages Organiz-ER, a business devoted to helping individuals become personally organized in their homes and professional lives.

Fundamentals of Organizing

This overview covers the three basic organizing areas: time, space, and information.  Concepts and strategies are introduced plus tactical methods to implement each strategy are taught with participants using their own situations to apply the concepts.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 9/17

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $49

CRN: 608 Course Number: SBPD1082 Section: RWB


Needs Assessment and Preparing the Organizing Plan

Learn a foolproof formula for determining trouble spots, identifying their causes, and putting together a plan to achieve successful results; includes how to locate the proper resources and estimate costs.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 9/24

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $49

CRN: 609 Course Number: SBPD1083 Section: RWB


Introduction to Project Planning and Event Management

Build upon goal-setting strategies to create an action plan. You’ll learn a simple project planning strategy for recording project tasks, dates, and resources, and then plan a simple event such as a yard sale.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 10/1

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $49

CRN: 610 Course Number: SBPD1084 Section: RWB


Time Organizing

Determine the best calendars for each situation and how to use them effectively, including how to prioritize and sequence tasks in conjunction with what is on the calendar. You’ll also conduct a three-day time audit.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, 2 weeks, 10/8 to 10/15

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $99

CRN: 611 Course Number: SBPD1085 Section: RWB


Space Organizing

Explore strategies to look objectively at any space, identify spaces, and categorize items. You’ll learn an easy seven step process to eliminate clutter to create the envisioned space then use that process to organize a space.  Included will be a discussion on chronic disorganization.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, 2 weeks, 10/22 to 10/29

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $99

CRN: 612 Course Number: SBPD1086 Section: RWB


Paper Organizing

Address different methods for categorizing papers that are saved for reference for home as well as businesses and discover the tools available for paper organizing; includes an overview of scanning and filing papers electronically.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 11/5

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $49

CRN: 613 Course Number: SBPD1087 Section: RWB


 Financial Organizing

Learn a proven process to handle the flow of financial paperwork from receipt to action to when that paperwork is permanently filed. Discover various methods of managing finances electronically.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 11/12

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $49

CRN: 614 Course Number: SBPD1088 Section: RWB


Information Organizing

Explore different types of information to be stored and various software programs used to store that information, plus learn to use an integrated system of information organizing that spans across all electronic locations; must have basic computer experience.

Course One Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 11/19

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $49

CRN: 615 Course Number: SBPD1089 Section: RWB


“New Age” Organizing

Provides a general introduction to three organizing focuses associated with the “New Age”: Feng Shui, “green” organizing, and “internal” organizing. Explores the concepts of harmonizing the flow of life-energy through the house, lessening environmental impact, and balancing individual energy.

Course One Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 12/3

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $49

CRN: 616 Course Number: SBPD1090 Section: RWB


Strategies for Success for Professional Organizers

Explore the types of services organizers offer, specialty areas and populations. Discuss strategies for staying organized and continuing on the path towards an organized life.

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 12/10

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $49

CRN: 617 Course Number: SBPD1142 Section: RWB


The Process of Organizing

This class is only open to certificate graduates. It consists of a hands-on project that applies the concepts covered in the certificate classes. Come to the first class prepared to discuss a project and its goal, and have a draft project plan that will be assessed or critiqued by the class. The following two weeks, students will present the process they used to complete their own designed organizing project.

To be offered in the future!