Replay Now Available from the Live May 2022 Webinar - How To Start a Consultancy Business in the Therapy World

The replay from the May 3rd webinar is now available. It includes all the live Q/A plus you get the handouts listed below:

Healthcare is the fastest-growing job sector in the U.S. economy; according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the field will increase by 18 percent through 2026. Another high-growth field: management consulting, predicted to expand by a robust 14 percent over the same period of time. Put the two together and you get healthcare consultants, specialized management consultants who help healthcare practitioners and organizations. Add to it the fact that hiring employees is very difficult and it is the perfect time to start thinking about holding yourself out as a consultant.

One positive outcome of COVID is that many therapists have had the time/ bandwidth and for some, the necessity to evaluate themselves rather than their clients. There has been an outpouring of therapists who want to do something different, transition from hands on to hands off, use their expertise, their wealth of knowledge and skills to reach a different and often larger audience by being a consultant. If you need ideas, inspiration and support in shifting, adapting and changing gears to see if you are ready, willing and able to start a consultancy business, this webinar is for you. Time is our personal currency and there are ways to maximize our worth, monetize and capitalize on our knowledge and make sure we are not underutilized. So many of you have contacted me about this that I decided a webinar was the best way to have the conversation with many of you. Beyond hearing NOT to call this your “side hustle”, the goals for this webinar are to explore concrete options, action plans and strategies to establish:

How to answer the first question – am I qualified enough to be a consultant??
Ways to determine how to monetize your wealth of knowledge utilizing Rob Ryan’s one page “sunflower model”
How to hold yourself out to the public as a consultant/facilitator/ coach to both individuals and institutions and entities
Legal issues- considerations regarding agreements, contracts and insurance to mitigate your risk and exposure
Tips for best use of social media networking, and in bound marketing including Facebook/Linkedin to capitalize on networking and connections
Yes you need a resume!
Understanding intellectual property vs work for hire in the context of consulting
What separates a good consultant from a bad consultant – how to build in success and avoid pitfalls of failure
Exploring avenues for getting hired as a consultant

There will be time for live Q/A and a replay will be available for those who cannot attend live.
Upon completion you will be eligible for a 2 hour certificate of participation.
Registration includes the material, all handouts and a copy of the powerpoint. A sample redacted contracting agreement is included.
Regular rate registration rate ($100) begins 4/4/2022.

Does this webinar qualify for CEUs? It depends on your state. Many states have approved this course to count for CEU credits because I outline how the course is relevant to OT,PT and ST practice, give a post webinar quiz that demonstrates competence and understanding of material and a certificate of completion. Check with your state.

About the Speaker: Iris Kimberg, MS PT OTR has 25 plus years of experience as a private practice consultant after building her own entity from scratch to a $14M company until she sold it to a Fortune 500 company. She currently serves as a consultant to many practices, therapists, start up companies and facilities and has help many therapists establish themselves as consultants in their area of expertise.

$100.00