Rather than suffer through a cold winter, wouldn’t you prefer some fun in the sun while benefiting from an amazing educational experience in Miami? Students will train in one of the US hot spots, Miami’s South Beach, a trendy area known for its white sandy beaches, luxurious resorts, fabulous night life and world-class shopping.
Miami is truly an exotic city that never sleeps! This location is known for its beautiful people, lively entertainment, fast cars, unique food, and perfect weather. The entertainment, modeling and fashion industries are booming. Being a cultural melting pot, students from diverse parts of the world such as Central and South America, the Caribbean and Europe train at Sterling Style Academy-Miami. Receive in-class training at the heart of Miami’s South Beach. Students train in the field of personal shopping at the chic shopping areas of Bal Harbour, home to Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue, and the Village of Merrick Park at Coral Gables, home to premium designer boutiques.
The Sterling Style Academy Miami Image Consultant Training Program prepares graduates to work with high caliber clients from Ricky Martin to political leaders of various countries. Our graduates are educated to position themselves as industry experts. Graduates not only learn the theories behind perfecting image and style, but they also acquire invaluable business and marketing skills to strategically position themselves within their chosen markets. Sterling Style Academy Certified Image Consultants are licensed to utilize our industry-proven, copyrighted style evaluation tools (which are also available for purchase in Spanish) and the Sterling Style Academy Certified Image Consultant and Certified Image Stylist logos. This course includes our What Are My True Colors, Wardrobe Consulting and Personal Shopping eCourses. However we recommend purchasing our Personal Styling and Sales, Marketing, Business Brand Identity Professional Tools to position yourself with credibility and give you that competitive edge in the market place. Our course also prepares students to join the elite, by invitation only, members of the Certified Image Stylist Group enabling consultants to place the letters CIS behind their name for credibility.
The 2.5 Week Certification Program is an intensive program designed to meet the learning needs of working professionals and individuals who prefer accelerated training. In this program, you will learn the following:
- The art and science behind an image consulting and personal styling business
- The elements and principles of design as it pertains to image, fashion and style
- Color theory and how to evaluate an individual’s personal coloring
- How to assess facial features, body silhouettes, body types, and body proportions to appropriately dress men and women
- How to analyze men’s and women’s fashion styles, incorporate trends, and develop a client’s signature style for personal and professional occasions
- How to conduct personal style evaluations for professionals to stay-at-home individuals
- The principles behind makeup application and how to consult your clients on makeup
- How to conduct a wardrobe and closet evaluation
- The principles behind closet organization and clothing care
- How to personal shop and effective personal shopping strategies and protocol
- How to work with clients and develop an image and wardrobe specific to your client’s needs, goals, lifestyle, personal style, personal coloring, and body type to improve their overall appearance
- How to create a wardrobe look book
- Effective communication skills as it pertains to sales pitches, public speaking, and presentation development
- A day in the life of an image consultant and personal stylist – what’s to be expected and setting realistic business goals and objectives
- Business building – how to sell your services, determine your target market, develop your 30 second introduction, write a professional bio and press release
- How to use social media to build your business
The Benefits of the Sterling Style Academy are the following:
- 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.
- Faculty Reputation. Your instructors have 50 years of combined industry experience and the Sterling Style Academy’s Founder is a Wellesley Alumnae, the founding member of the Certified Image Stylist Group, member of the National Organization of Professional Women, ATD and other professional organizations committed to excellence. You will train from experts who are recognized as being in the top 2 percentile in the image consulting industry.
- Global Diversified Student Body and Internationally Recognized Student Alumni. Sterling Style Academy Certified Image Consultants span the globe from over 60 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.
- 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 off as business expense.
2.5 Week Certification Program: January 5 - 19, 2017
Registration Deadline: November 15, 2017
Tuition Fee: USD $8,247 (Currency Conversion)
Late registration fee: US$300
Program Schedule: Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with assignments to be completed in the evenings and on the weekends.
For more information, please contact us to receive a course prospectus.
To register for the 2.5 Week Certification Program and make your investment today, please click here.
Upon receipt of your registration form, we will send you a Welcome Package outlining the logistics of the training program, suggestions on where to stay, a detailed agenda, and much more. Your investment does not include air fare, lodging, transportation, personal expenses, school supplies or meals. Students should budget an additional USD $750 per month.
Can't attend the 2.5 Week Program or would like to attend a shorter course in Miami, try our 7-Day Short Certification Course. Click here for details.
The Sterling Style Academy equips you with the tools you need to start a successful image consulting business.