Profit First Professional™ (PFP)


What You'll Learn

When you becoming a certified Profit First Professional™ (PFP) you’ve taken another step in your career to stand out in the crowd as someone that takes seriously their profession.  This certification is a “must-have” for any professional who consults with business owners as the trusted strategic advisor regarding profitability.    As such you become for your clients an accountability partner that following a specific process can help them make profit become deliberate and intentional.

This certification program is a learning process that is facilitated by the Profit First Headquarters partners.  They are experienced and committed to your success as an accounting professional helping you apply these proven strategies first in your business as well as with your clients.

Course Description

Leveraging Profit First 

Ever since Mike Michalowicz became a full-time author in 2008 he has been blessed to be labeled as one of the top thought leaders for small business growth. His book, Profit First, has been the most successful and popular of all his books. It means entrepreneurs and business owners are more than just interested in profit, they are taking action. This means there are:

  1. Entrepreneurs who are already familiar with Profit First and want your help.
  2. Entrepreneurs who you can make aware of Profit First and they will instantly find information on how powerful Profit First is.
  3. An estimated 30,000 implementations of Profit First by small businesses already – in other words, it is a proven system!

Benefits of Leveraging Profit First:

– When prospecting, you will be able to create far better leads instantly by leveraging the Profit First brand.

– We will support you in converting leads into clients. As a trusted third party expert, any leads you generate by leveraging your affiliation to Profit First will know that you are an integral part of the brand. We are ready, willing, and pumped to get on the phone with you and close sales.

– Every time we, a fellow PFP, or you markets Profit First, the awareness grows. You are being marketed even when you are not marketing!

Lessons

Attend at Profit First Launch: This 2-day event is required that you attend to best understand and integrate Profit First within your company and then with your clients. Upon enrollment you will pick the event you’ll be attending. (your personal travel arrangements & accommodations are separate) Prior to your arrival, you will work with your personal coach and mentor to prepare for the training.

Profit First Professional CORE training and guidance on how to integrate the simple yet powerful Profit First methodology into your existing service offerings to make you stand head and shoulders above the competition.


Attend Profit First Launch:

This 2-day event is required that you attend to best understand and integrate Profit First within your company and then with your clients. Upon enrollment you will pick the event you’ll be attending. (your personal travel arrangements & accommodations are separate) Prior to your arrival, you will work with your personal coach and mentor to prepare for the training.


• 2 Day Workshop and Training Video Lessons
• Clock Hours: 20
• Designed to be completed over 6 months
• Manuals with exclusive bonus content
• The opportunity to certify your skills
• Assigned Coaching & Support


Meet Your Instructors

Meet your instructor , MIKE MICHALOWICZ (pronounced mi-‘kal-o-wits), by his 35th birthday had founded and sold two multi-million dollar companies.  Mike is the creator of Profit First, which is used by hundreds of thousands of companies across the globe to drive profit. Today, Mike leads two new multi-million-dollar ventures, as he tests his latest business research for his books. He is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal and business makeover specialist on MSNBC. Mike is a popular main stage keynote speaker on innovative entrepreneurial topics; and is the author of Fix This NextClockworkProfit FirstSurgeThe Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur.

 

Universal Accounting School, Ron SaharyanRon Saharyan – instructor and Profit First Professional Implementation coach.  Ron and Mike Michalowicz debated how to help businesses that were seeking financial fortitude. Mike had the fix: Profit First. Ron had the plan: Profit First Professionals. After their twelve-minute discussion the decision was clear, the Profit First Professionals organization was to be created. Having built multiple companies in the staffing industry, Ron leads our membership of world-class accountants, bookkeepers and business coaches who guide entrepreneurs to the highest degrees of profitability.  Ron has over 15 years of experience in managing organizational growth, is a thought leader in business cash flow management and is a popular speaker on the topic of, you guessed it, profit.

 

Billie Anne Grigg, PB, PFP
Profit First Professional Implementation Coach

Billie Anne Grigg has been a bookkeeper since before the turn of the century (yes, this one.) She is a Universal Accounting Center graduate of the Professional Bookkeeper (PB) program as well as a QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor, LivePlan Expert Advisor, and a Mastery Certified Profit First Professional. Billie Anne started Pocket Protector Bookkeeping in 2012 to provide an excellent virtual bookkeeping and managerial accounting solution for small businesses that cannot yet justify employing a full-time, in-house bookkeeping staff. In August 2017, Billie Anne joined the Profit First Professionals team as the Senior Strategic guide.

When not keeping books, Billie Anne can usually be found with her nose stuck in one or at least reading something on her Kindle. She also crochets and knits, has recently rekindled her passion for writing, and enjoys spending her free time with her husband and three children on their farm in northeast Oklahoma.  Hear what advice Billie Anne has for you as you start and build your accounting firm and “From PFP to Guide with Billie Anne“.

 

Erin Moger, Profit First Professional Implementation Coach. Erin supports the implementation of Profit First with over twenty-five member accountants, bookkeepers, or coaches…every week. A specialist in the Profit First proprietary cash flow tools, branding and marketing materials, and its constantly expanding set of resources, Erin is the “go-to” expert on the Profit First team when it comes to giving our members the advantage over the competition.

Erin has been with Profit First Professionals for the entirety of her professional career (and we hope to keep it that way). Erin has degrees in marketing and accounting. Her passion is to help small businesses succeed because good money management can and will change your life!


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