The Institute of Advisors is a body representing professional Business Advisors around the world, founded in 2009 with the aim of raising the standards in Business Advisory services. We offer training and certification courses that help Business Advisors to be successful.
The Institute has developed an extremely practical certification course to improve the confidence, competency and quality of those looking to become an advisor, become a consultant or become a coach. This certification course uses practical examples and business models from around the world to educate business advisors how to be successful. The course is based on over 20 years of research and contains advisory tools and software to automate and streamline the advisory practice.
If you are looking to become an advisor, become a consultant, become a coach or if you've been in the industry for some time. The Institute has developed one of the most comprehensive, pragmatic and practical courses in the world. At the end of the course, students are certified with the Institute as a Certified Business Advisor. Graduates can use the credential, logo and materials to help themselves stand out from their competitors.
The Institute has established chapters around the world that supports and represents certified and competent advisors, consultants and coaches working across all disciplines of the profession. The Institute of Advisors provides information, services, education, certification courses and support to the advisors in the community through our local chapters
Rob is a certified SME business advisor backed by 30 years of Corporate business transformation experience. Rob is currently an active Angel Investor and specialises in using the Business Success Programme toolkit to reduce execution risk in high growth start-ups.
To lobby governments and educate professional associations, setting the standard for business advisors and consultants
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The Institute aims to empower professional Business Advisors around the world through certification and professional benchmarks & standards. The Institute, in conjunction with industry leading partners and other association bodies around the world, have developed a set of methodologies and processes that every Business Advisor should follow.
The Institute helps accountants, bookkeepers, wealth planners, consultants and other professionals integrate Business Advisory Services into their practice. The Institute delivers standards, processes and will recommend practical tools designed to advance the Business Advisory profession.
Institute events and local chapters bring together business brokers, accountants, bookkeepers, lawyers, financial planners, HR professionals and coaches into one organisation with the goal of educating and improving the knowledge, skills and professionalism of the advisory function as well as collaborating in groups to promote their local firms.