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In today’s fast-paced world, people are faced with more demands and responsibilities and have less time. So, we continue to see a rising need for people to reach out to professional organizers to help them be more productive and regain control of their personal and professional lives.  This Professional Organizing Certificate is ideal for anyone looking for tips and tricks for organizing personal or professional interior spaces and especially for those seeking to start a professional organizing business.

Do you find yourself organizing your boss, employees, others in your company, for friends or at home?

Then, this may be the career for you!! This 40-hour certificate ill equip you with the knowledge of professional organizing practices, organizing specialties and typical characteristics of organizers and their clients.  You will be prepared to start your career as a Professional Organizer and feel confident assisting clients in meeting their organizing goals.

*  Learn how to successfully manage people, space, systems, paper/electronic files and time.

*  Discover how to become more efficient resulting in increased productivity.

*  40-hour intensive certificate program will equip you with knowledge of professional organizing practices; organizing specialties; and typical characteristics of organizers and their clients.

*  Learn about the fundamental principles and concepts of organizing, such as categorizing, sorting, purging and space planning.


Earn a Professional Organizing Certificate
and make a positive difference to those around you!




CRN: ORG216.02
February 8, 2016 through February 12, 2016
Weekdays: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

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This program was developed and is taught by Professional Organizers Kathy Jenkins and Susan Hayman.


Kathy Jenkins, Certified Professional Organizer

Kathy Jenkins, CPO®, CFMC

Come To Order®






Since 2005 Certified Professional Organizer® and Certified Family Manager® Coach, and Professional Organizer Coach, Kathy Jenkins and her team have been helping busy families and small business owners simplify and come to order in every aspect of their lives, not just with their stuff! Working one-on-one with clients in their homes and offices, they help organize spaces, create effective systems and assist with time management that results in a more efficient, productive and happy life!

Kathy is a sought after speaker whose advice has been published in books and magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens, Woman’s World, Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, Secrets of Getting Organized, Organize!, Richmond Times Dispatch and many more. She has also been featured on CBS6, Raising Great Men Radio Show and the SMEAD Blogcast.

As a working mother of two school aged boys she meets with the challenges of staying organized everyday. It is because of this personal perspective that she is able to relate to her clients and help them achieve the level of organization and family management that they desire.

Susie Hayman

In Your Buziness






Susie Hayman helps small business owners and solopreneurs be more productive by giving them the tools to efficiently and successfully manage their people, processes, time and stuff. As a professional organizer, efficiency expert and owner of In Your Business, she works with business owners, managers and employees to develop systems and processes to organize their offices and streamline their businesses.

With more than 10 years of experience in the Professional Organizing industry, Susie develops customized organizing strategies and systems to increase employee productivity and organizational efficiency for small businesses, retailers, nonprofit organizations and home offices. Her “Tackle the Paper & Electronic Nightmares” and “Time-Friend or Foe” classes and workshops are presented to businesses, organizations and community groups throughout the Richmond area.


Susie has been featured as an expert on CBS “Virginia This Morning,” WRVA radio morning show and Girlfriend We Gotta Talk” radio show. She has written numerous articles, locally and online, for professional and lifestyle publications.

A graduate of the University of Georgia, Susie is a Golden Circle member of NAPO (National Association of Professional  Organizers), Co-Chair of NAPO’s Chapter Relations Committee, Immediate Past President of NAPO-Richmond, a member of NAPO’s Small Business Organizing Special Interest Group, and a Past President of the N.E.W. (Network of Enterprising Women).

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