Professional Consulting Chapter 1 - Introduction to Professional Consulting Premium class

Dan Grijzenhout, Over 35 years of business experience

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8 Videos (51m)
    • Introduction To Professional Consulting

    • Consulting Disciplines

    • Consulting Pros and Cons

    • What It Takes to be a Consultant

    • Consulting Cross Border

    • Corporation or Proprietorship?

    • A W2 Versus a 1099 Contract

    • Congratulations


About This Class

Professional Consulting Chapter 1 - Introduction to Professional Consulting

This class provides the student with several lectures that collectively when finished, provides them with a thorough introduction to the world of professional consulting. This course is designed to help the person who is considering undertaking a consulting career. It covers the following topics:

  • What the consulting lifestyle looks like – and the pros and cons to being a consultant
  • What combination of skills and experience are required to be successful at consulting
  • What are the most common areas of service (disciplines) that consultants can profitably market
  • How much on average a consultant can charge for his or her services by consulting discipline
  • When should a consultant operate as a sole proprietorship and when should incorporation be considered
  • What is required to be able to consult internationally
  • What is required to consult in the USA if you are resident in Canada
  • How do you obtain international “Trade NAFTA” status to consult throughout North America

At the end of this course, the student will have gained greater insights into the world of professional consulting. This knowledge gained should help the student to both better decide if a consulting future is appropriate for them and also help them get started as a consultant if they choose to move ahead in this career direction.


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Dan Grijzenhout

Over 35 years of business experience

About Dan Grijzenhout: For close to thirty years, I've been a professional business and information systems consulting professional working to executive levels for both private and public sector organizations globally, a number of which were "Fortune" level enterprises. I've built from scratch, operated and sold an online global payment services company that moves millions of dollars on behalf of its 100,000 plus account holders annually; I've been interviewed on the show "World Business Review" by former head of NATO and Secretary of State, General Alexander Haig, for my work in advanced digital and online telecommunications services and nation-wide online and card based "Loyalty" programs; and I now work at writing books and building training programs to share my years of experience with others interested in online entrepreneurship.

Social Media Marketing, Content Creation and Authorship: During the past few years, I have focused nearly all my time and energy on designing and building online marketing systems and social media marketing platforms. In fact, I recently completed a two year project as the project manager and chief architect to build a marketing system used by several major airlines, travel agencies and Fortune Level manufacturing corporations. I've now written, self-published and self-marketed five books  being sold through Amazon-Kindle Create Space, and Ingram Spark.  I've written and published over 40 social media related training/learning articles, videos and knowledge enhancing video podcasts available on my website, iTunes and YouTube.

Thank you for viewing my profile and I hope that my classes on this platform help you achieve your goals. Contact me any time here or on my blogsite if you have questions.  See you on the inside...

Best wishes, 
- Dan Grijzenhout