Some types of consulting require you to have licenses to practice. You may also need to be certified by licensing boards or associations. There are also certifications that help you win business. Things like being certified as a small business, veteran owned, and minority or female owned can make you eligible for special consideration by your clients. Know what all these certifications are, how to get them, and how to maintain them.
- Some types of consulting require you…to have licenses to practice.…You may need to be certified by licensing boards…or associations.…Find out which licenses or certifications…you need before you start your firm.…Understand how much they cost each year.…Know what it takes to get licensed.…Are there exams?…Or do you simply have to fill out and submit a form?…What's it take to maintain your license…beyond any annual fees?…Do you have to complete any continuing education credits?…Does everyone in your organization need to be licensed?…Or is it enough for one person to hold the certificate?…Licenses and certifications can be costly.…
License fees, exam and continuing education credit cost…and the cost of not serving clients…during certification time can have a big impact…on your profitability and cashflow.…In additional licenses, there are certifications…that can help you win business.…If your business is certified as small,…veteran owned, minority owned or women owned,…you may be eligible for special consideration…
- Working as a consultant
- Generating revenue as a consultant
- Cost structures, pricing, finances, and taxes
- Marketing and selling consulting services
- Negotiating and contracting
- Working with clients
- Presenting findings to clients
- Implementing recommendations
- Managing legal issues
- Insuring a business
- Getting licensed and certified
Skill Level Beginner
Understanding Intellectual Propertywith Dana Robinson1h 31m Appropriate for all
1. Define Your Consulting Business
2. Marketing and Selling
3. Contract and Protect Yourself
4. Run the Consulting Engagement
5. Handle Administration
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