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September 17 & 24, 2014
10:00 AM- 1:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM ET

$270 members/$370 nonmembers

September 18 & 30,2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CT, 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Price: $149 members/$249 nonmembers
September 18
National Preparedness Month: America's PrepareAthon: Estate Planning
When: September 18th between 6:30 and 8:30PM Central Time
Where: 16633 Dallas Parkway, Suite 100, Addison, TX 75001
America's PrepareAthon: Estate Planning
(This meeting is eligible for Continuing Education credits)

6:30 Networking
(Pizza & Beverages Provided)
7:00-8:30 Program

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Designed for new and prospective organizing professionals, or organizers seeking a review of essential skills, this comprehensive course offers specific "how-to" skills for the hands on work organizers do. Gain confidence and knowledge by learning specific skills and practical language that organizing professionals use in their practices with residential and business clients. Numerous tools and products will also be introduced. Real life case studies allow for practical application of skills throughout the course. Read More

Participants of this class are introduced to the NAPO Code of Ethics and then challenged to apply each of the Code's concepts to real-world issues faced by professional organizers and productivity specialists. The class addresses purpose of the NAPO Code of Ethics, what constitutes ethical behavior. Participants examine each section of the Code of Ethics, including provisions for ethical behavior toward colleagues; ethical requirements toward the public and clients; and ethical and legal use of intellectual property. Each topic is coupled with real-life situations faced by professionals in the field to give participants a chance to apply the Code to professional conduct. Read More

This six-hour course provides a solid foundation in basic organizing theory. Participants are introduced to core concepts behind categorizing, sorting, and the disposal of excess. The fundamentals of paper and time management are presented, as well as the principles of spaceutilization and workflow. Also included are an overview of client types such as ADD and chronicdisorganization, personality factors, and learning styles. Each topic draws on case studies or tried-andtrue methods in the real world of professional organizing. This is a must-take course for all levels ofprofessional organizers: the beginner seeking a good foundation in organizing principles, theintermediate organizer who understands practice and wants to understand theory, and the advancedorganizer seeking to build upon experience and knowledge. Read More

Esta clase es la versión en español de nuestra clase PO-001. El curso está diseñado para el individuo interesado en aprender más acerca del campo de la organización. El curso define la profesión de organizar, introduciendo a los participantes a la historia de la industria de la organización y de NAPO, proporciona tambi©n una mirada de cómo trabaja un organizador profesional, y explica los beneficios de la membresía de NAPO.

September 24, October 1 & 8, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Price: $180 members/$280 nonmembers
October 2

October 2,2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

Price: $129 members/$229 nonmembers

October 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CT, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Price: $360 members/$460 nonmembers

October 8,2014
11:00 am -1:00 pm CT,12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Price: $40 members/$95 nonmembers
When: October 13th Eastern Time
Where: n/a
Beach Chair Organizing: Run your Business from Virtually Anywhere!

Learn how to set up your organizing business so you can run it from anywhere and work with clients everywhere! In this presentation I'll give you the systems, tools and technology you'll need to develop a virtual organizing business...

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