Business Building for Image Consultants

Everything you need to know to build your Image Consulting business successfully.

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Whether you're at the start of your career or have been in business for some time I know you’ll find yourself revisiting many elements of this module as it’s filled with so many essentials to both set-up and keep your business on track.

Previous students have told us that this course is better than other business development courses they’ve attended and spent much more money on. So, take your time and be sure to do all the exercises and assignments.

Keep your eye on the prize always and appreciate that it will take time, dedication and work to develop a financially sound, enjoyable and secure business.

Make a habit to not let a day pass without doing something proactive that will move your business into profitability. Even if you're still working full time and are building your business you can do something. Reading a book or registering for a webinar are small steps. True growth comes when you get active with people and contacts. Make a call, attend networking events or go see someone to build a relationship. It's these things that often matter most and are done least because they involve more work and are scary.


This course covers:

  • Lesson 1: Mental Assets (priming yourself for success)
  • Lesson 2: Goal Setting and Success Principles
  • Lesson 3: Client Analysis (finding and targeting your ideal client)
  • Lesson 4: Discovering Your Value and Benefits to Clients
  • Lesson 5: Business Practicalities (from setting up your website and business name to setting up your office)
  • Lesson 6: Marketing
  • Lesson 7: Networking
  • Lesson 8: Consultations and Seminars


The course is also accompanied with:

~ Invitation to join Image Innovators as a consultant if you have been trained in style or color elsewhere.
~ 12 month graduate course: emailed weekly.

Your Instructor

Ann Reinten AICI CIP & Clare Maxfield AICI CIP
Ann Reinten AICI CIP & Clare Maxfield AICI CIP

Ann Reinten AICI CIP is a certified image professional with AICI, the CEO of Image Innovators and the creator of the Mastering the Basics of Image Consultancy course and later renamed Advanced Certificate of Image Consultancy when the course went much further than just the basics.. With over 30 years experience in the image industry and 18 years as an image trainer, Ann these days coordinates all the training and facilitates the online training.

In 2010, Ann was awarded AICI’s highest honour: the IMMIE award for product innovation and excellence.

Over her career as an image professional Ann has helped thousands of individuals to achieve their goals through mental, visual and behavioural changes. Ann has written several image books, was the image feature writer for Australian Stitches magazine for six years and has been interviewed on many TV shows and media publications.

“Ann is an energetic and entertaining image trainer – she brings ‘real’ stories and insights to every class”

Anna Kozlowski – Australia

“She (Ann) truly captivated and communicated in-depth material in a way that was easy to understand and implement, enabling each of us to feel that we now have the competitive edge in the industry”

Ben Angel – Australia

“I loved every minute of my time with Ann, she is truly passionate about her business, as well as a lot of fun … Thank you Ann for sharing your knowledge with me and making this business so easy for me to get started, you have certainly thought of every avenue to put us in the loop to make a successful business.”

Diana Ailey – Australia

“At the risk of sounding overly sentimental – it is important to me that you know that you have made a really significant impression on me, and my aim, with your permission, is to try and emulate the gentle, authentic, generous and playful way that you approach your art”

Donna-Rae Patricios – South Africa

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts when you enroll and is yours for a year.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for a full year. Students who continue with Image Innovators as professional consultants will have ongoing access.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Is this course recognised for CEU's
Yes, this course is recognised for 0.8 CEU's
How do I earn my CEU's?
To earn your CEU's you must read the accompanying material and successfully submit and complete all of the assignments within the course to your trainer.
AICI CEU Disclaimer
Please note that this course is approved by the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI). Certification, earned through Image Innovators upon completion of this course, is entirely independent of AICI’s professional certification programs. If students wish to pursue AICI Certification, please refer to AICI’s website

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