The World Traveler Program TM is a 2.5-week image consultant training certification course that takes place in 2 cities to enable our student body to become true worldwide image consultants. Session I of the program will take place in either Dubai or Hong Kong, where you will learn the elements and principles of design in relation to personal styling and wardrobe evaluation. Session II of the program will take place in either London or New York, where you hone your personal shopping skills and learn how to develop a global image consultancy.
The World Traveler Program will be offered in the eastern hemisphere, commencing with Session I in Dubai and concluding with Session II in London, and in the western hemisphere, commencing with Session I in Hong Kong and concluding with Session II in New York. You may take this course according to their respective hemispheres or ‘mix and match’ them to suit your globe-trotting lifestyle, career, or budget needs by starting with Session I in Dubai and completing Session II in New York, or starting with Session I in Hong Kong and completing Session II in New York. A certificate will be granted upon successful completion of Session I and II within a one or two year timeframe, as your schedule permits.
The 2.5-Week World Traveler Program TM is an intensive and accelerated program designed to meet the global learning needs of working professionals and fashion savvy individuals worldwide.
In Session I of the World Traveler Program in Hong Kong or Dubai, you will learn the following:
• Introduction to style – How do we define and refine it?
• How to analyse fashion, incorporate trends, and develop style
• The elements and principles of design as it pertains to style
• How to assess facial features and body types to create suitable wardrobes for your client
• How to incorporate these elements into analysing an individual’s personal style and colouring
• How to develop a look specific to your client’s personal style and colouring
• The elements and importance of wardrobe evaluation
• How to conduct personal style and closet evaluations
• The principles behind closet organisation and clothing care
In Session II of the World Traveler Program TM in London or New York you will experience:
• A day in the life of an image consultant
• Effective shopping strategies and protocol
• Determining your target market and develop your marketing plan
• The essential elements of effective communication skills and its non-verbal impact
• How to utilise these elements to improve your corporate presentation and interpersonal communication skills
• How to develop your client’s image to improve their overall presence
Program Schedule: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with assignments to be completed in the evenings and on the weekends.
Upon receipt of your registration form, you will receive a Welcome Package outlining the logistics of the training program, suggestions on where to stay, a detailed agenda, course syllabus, glossary of industry terms and much more. Your investment does not include air fare, lodging, transportation, personal expenses, school supplies or meals. Students should budget an additional US$1000 per month.
The Sterling Style Academy has been known to attract a large international student body who travel from all over the world to attend our image consultant training programs. In an effort to accommodate the jet-setting lifestyle of our world traveling student body, we have devised a dual-city training program suited to meet their needs known as The World Traveler Program TM.
The Sterling Style Academy is the first image consultant and personal shopper training program to offer students such a fantastic opportunity to globally diversify their businesses. We are proud to offer you this program to help you become a top-notch international image consultant. Experience the life of a global image consultant in one of the world’s major metropolitan cities. Master the art of personal shopping in an international fashion capital. Not only will this exciting, unique opportunity be a dream come true, your international image consultant training will also provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the industry, benefit your future clientele, and enhance your cultural diversity.
The Benefits of the Sterling Style Academy are the following:
1. Commitment to Excellence. We consistently update our course curriculum so that our students receive the most current and timely style industry information. Wardrobe case studies are shaped by the hippest celebrities and designer style, and our coaching of corporate communication and appropriate wardrobe is geared toward persevering through economic downturns.
2. Faculty Reputation. Your instructors have 50 years of combined industry experience and the Sterling Style Academy’s Founder is a Wellesley Alumnae, member of the National Organization of Professional Women, AICI, ASTD and other professional organisations committed to excellence. You will train from experts who are recognised as being in the top 2 percentile in the image consulting industry.
3. Global Diversified Student Body and Internationally Recognised Student Alumni. Sterling Style Academy Certified Image Consultants span the globe from over 20 different countries from every continent. The leading image consultant in Japan, Yuuri Takano, residing in Tokyo, graduated from the Sterling Style Academy New York in 2005 and re-enrolled with her assistant in 2008. She has since pioneered the image consultant industry in her country, becoming a media darling, style author and premier image consultant in her market.
4. Every dollar of your Sterling Style Academy training investment is tax deductible. As a business owner, your industry education becomes a valuable tax deduction and may be written into your business expenses.
Jump start your image consulting business with our Sales, Marketing and Business Brand Identity Launch Kit. Many students frequently come to the first day of image consultant training asking how will I get clients and how do I market myself. This resource will help you position yourself as an expert which will result in attracting clients. If you are serious about starting an image consulting business and would like would like to build the foundation for growing a sustainable business, we recommend taking advantage of the Sales, Marketing and Business Brand Identity Launch Kit Special Offer to incoming students at the introductory investment of US$597 plus shipping and handling.
About the Sterling Style Academy
The Sterling Style Academy trains and certifies prospective and aspiring image consultants, personal stylists, and personal shoppers to pursue the career of their dreams. With 10 annual training courses held throughout the year in New York, London, Dubai, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Sydney, Miami, and San Francisco, as well as Online Training, Teleclasses, and Short eCourses, the Sterling Style Academy prepares you to become a top notch pioneer in the image consulting, personal shopping, and personal styling industry. Master the art of image, fashion and style to become a fashion styling expert. Contact the Sterling Style Academy today to learn how we can help you start a career you are passionate about – shopping and styling! Like us or become our friend on Facebook.