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Certified Men's Image Consultant

Purchase for $699

Learn How to Work With Male Clients and Expand Your Business!


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Train as a Men's Image Consultant and grow your business even more. Menswear is one of the fastest growing on-line shopping categories in retail right now. The reason is because men are becoming savvier about dressing well and are taking ownership of their wardrobes and style. In this course the student learns how to do a professional and complete consultation, and to begin practicing consulting with male clients. The following is a basic topic Overview of the interactive video tutorials in this course. Course includes audio, video, interactions, mini-quizzes, exercises and exams:


Here is the course outline:

1. FSI Welcome and Orientation Class

1 hr

Course welcome, how eLearning works, meet your instructor, set your profile, review the portal, practice netiquette. Tutorials for the new learner, how to access your resources, change your profile (including photo) and join a networking group.

Section Duration
pageText Hello and Welcome to FSI 15 min
pageText View Orientation Video 15 min
package FSI Welcome Orientation 30 min

2. The Certification Review

45 min

Multiple video and seminar review of: Learning Outcomes, CEU’s, course objectives, standards in online learning, your course structure and curriculum.

Section Duration
pageText Read Information About Viewing Online Courses 15 min
package How FSI Certifies Students 30 min

3. Articles, Resources and Libraries

10 min

Your security settings, avoiding pop up blockers, setting your email, joining a group, your best profile and biography details, meet your friends, find your resources etc.

Section Duration
offline Read "About Your Course" Articles 10 min

4. First Assignment: Complete 6 Outcomes

50 min

Opportunity to get comfortable with survey templates, students submit answers electronically and their initial learning skills are examined.

Section Duration
pageText Required Project to Complete Before Moving On 30 min
pieChart Complete Six Outcomes 20 min

5. The Cultural Elements of Men’s Fashion and Style

4 hrs

Course enhances learning experience and knowledge as a Men's Image Consultant and introduces the learner to the historical components of men's clothing and how looking back at fashion can impact design today. Modules explore the new changes in menswear, style, and fashion. The purpose of it is to expose students to a diverse array of men, their fashion styles and choices. Each lesson will conceptually educate participants about men and their various lifestyles in addition to fashion influences and movements of history. Modules include video tutorials, research articles and interactive exercises.

Section Duration
package The Cultural Elements of Men’s Fashion and Style 1 hr, 30 min
pencil Essay: Court Dress in the 17th Century 30 min
pencil Essay: Define the Sack Suit 30 min
pencil Essay: The Influence of Hip Hop on Fashion 30 min
pencil Essay: Define a Current Men's Wear Trend 1 hr

6. Men's Image Consulting: Introduction to Male Image Consulting

2 hrs

Self-paced instructional video, audio, tools, resources, online links and e-books to study. Class reviews the Ten Steps of the Male Image Consultation, Initial Consult/ Client Intake + Budgets, Complete Photo Shoot (Before Head-shot) Process, Measure, Determine Body Type + Proportion, Determine Facial Shape + Scale, Review Body Language + Color Analysis. This section offers the training kits for the important components of the course. Graded essay: define your credo and core values for the business.

Section Duration
offline Men's Image Course Student Manual 1 hr
package MIC Intro Module 1 hr

7. Men's Image Consulting: Part 2 Body Type Identification

1 hr, 30 min

This class components and training include: How to Process a Style Persona Session, Complete a Closet Edit, Wardrobe Style Edit and Curation, Pre-Shopping + The Shopping Trip, Style Tips for the Male Client, Professional Dress Code, Business Casual Messages etc. Students have access to each class within the course for up to 8 weeks. This section offers the training kits for the important components of the course. Quiz score = 80% passing rate.

Section Duration
package MIC Part 2 Module 1 hr
quiz MIC Part 2 Quiz and Learning Objectives Test 30 min

8. Men's Image Consulting: Part 3 Identifying Proportion

1 hr, 30 min

This class includes detailed training: About Fit + Tailoring, Optional Consultations to Offer Clients, How To Test A Hairstyle And Facial Hair Sample Online, Using An Online Dressing Room Program, Men’s Wear Clothing Silhouettes, Forms + Size Charts Five Assignments. This section offers the training kits for the important components of the course. Body type, proportion, facial shapes, hairstyle and grooming are scheduled.

Section Duration
package MIC Part 3 1 hr
quiz MIC Part 3 Quiz and Learning Objectives Test 30 min

9. Men's Image Consulting: Part 4 Optional Consulting Services

1 hr, 30 min

Optional Services to offer the client include Non Verbal Communication Style , Closet Edits, Color Analysis, Grooming Consults and more. One Final Styling Assignment - students must complete a digital photograph/ styling project,

Section Duration
package MIC Part 4 Module 1 hr
quiz Module 4 Mini Quiz Optional Services 30 min

10. Men's Image Consulting: Part 5 Dress, Style and Coordination Lessons

1 hr, 30 min

Lessons include how to coordinate appropriate silhouettes, line, proportion and clothing styles by body type.Courses include - Dressing the 5 body shapes, suggested outfits and coordinates, online style sites, practice essay, practice case study.

Section Duration
package MIC Part 5 Module 1 hr
quiz Module 5 Part 5 Mini Quiz Men's Image Course 30 min

11. Men's Image Consulting: Part 6 Style Persona, Closet Curation and Shopping

2 hrs

Lessons include Identify a style persona for the client based on the Style Scale, how to effectively complete a closet edit, suggest coordinates, develop a shopping plan, using modular planners, invoicing and follow up tips for shopping with the client.

Section Duration
package MIC Part 6 Module 1 hr
pencil Essay assignment - Case Study for a Male Client 1 hr

12. Dressing the Male - Fashion

2 hrs

Knowing how to dress your client is key to a successful consult. In this module the lessons of men's fashion and how to dress the male client are reviewed. These topics include information about body image, fit, proportion, style, color, dress codes and accessories.

Section Duration
package Dressing the Male - Fashion 2 hrs

13. Dressing the Male - Fit

2 hrs

The details and nuances of proper fit are showcased in this section of the course. Students will discover and learn the elements of male fashion such as fit, scale, balance, proportion, and accessory details.

Section Duration
package Dressing the Male - Fit 2 hrs

14. Color Analysis and Consulting Methods

3 hrs

Color Analysis training modules in client color consulting methods, the study of color, skin tone, undertone. Modules include study in skin tone contrast, temperature, tone, hue. The ten-step color draping and analysis process is thoroughly reviewed and includes video examples and tutorials.

Section Duration
package Dressing the Male - Color Analysis 2 hrs
offline Color Analysis Student Manual 30 min
pageText Color Analysis Extras 30 min

15. Adobe Kuler Tutorial Audio/Video

1 hr, 5 min

Visually identify inherent colors for clients using provided software (free download). This tutorial breaks down the steps to take to create a photo, upload it and identify inherent colors in eye color. For use in identifying correct clothing and accessory colors as well.

Section Duration
package How to Use Kuler For Color Analysis 1 hr
pageText Adobe Kuler Worksheet 5 min

16. Non Verbal Communication Class

4 hrs

Training module for Non Verbal Communication consultations. This session reviews how to process a professional non verbal communication session with clients utilizing over 35 message points on image, manners, etiquette, style, posture and more. Students learn the importance of this messaging system in modern culture and work environments. Quiz reviews important non-verbal messaging and communication challenges clients may or may not be aware of.

Section Duration
pageText NVC Slide Notes, Workbook and Transcript 2 hrs
package Non Verbal Communication Course Module 2 hrs

17. Quiz Review and Quiz

1 hr, 15 min

Online exam to test student’s absorption of the course training. 25 true/ false, multiple choice, mix and match and two essay questions. Scoring is standard from A to F (fail). Passing score must be 80% or higher.

Section Duration
quiz MIC Final Exam 45 min
pencil Essay 1 Why I Want to Be a Men's Image Consultant 30 min

18. Student Project - Define Your Niche Market

1 hr

Students discover a powerful method toward identifying their niche market within this industry. Graded assignment offers key feedback to motivate students toward professional consultant status. A great way to define their business goal.

Section Duration
pencil Men's Image Consultant Niche Market Statement 1 hr

19. Student Review and Rating

Feedback review and rating by instructors. Students will now be reviewed and rated by their instructor and feedback given about the students professional performance skills throughout the course along with advice about improvement if needed.

pageText Rating Student Performance/ Instructor Feedback

20. Course ending checkout paperwork

30 min

All students completing the course are required to submit a brief feedback testimonial about their experience with the course. Click the link below for instructions and sample. Students also must complete a Participant Training Evaluation form prior to completing the course to earn their CEU's and/ or ILU's.

Section Duration
pageText MUST READ: Important Information About the Portal Policies
pageText Rate This Course 15 min
pieChart Graduate Exit Survey Participant Evaluation
pencil Exit Feedback 15 min

21. ZIP Graduate Resource Documents

15 min

Online library of downloadable resources, forms, eBooks and supportive material to help the new graduate build a strong business. Be sure to open this robust forms file and download NOW as this module will lock when your course is complete.

Section Duration
pageText Free Customizable Forms 15 min


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Award CEU Statement
FSI Official Final Certification Award
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