Make a success of your business with new CPD e-learning course

fibodo, the creator of a new booking management platform, launched earlier this year to help Personal Trainers (PTs) and coaches run their own business more easily, has partnered with FitPro to create a CIMSPA-accredited CPD e-learning course.

‘Grow Your Coaching Business’ is aimed at coaches and PTs wanting to gain valuable business skills to more effectively and efficiently run their business. The course empowers them to set-up and run a successful PT or coaching business, making the most of easy-to-use technology and software to free up time and energy for nurturing clients.

The e-learning course, which is expected to take students three hours to complete, includes modules on business essentials and best practice, insurance, consumer trends, attracting new clients, selling yourself and maximising earning potential. Technology tools including Facebook, Instagram, fibodo, TrustPilot and Hootsuite are all covered in detail. It will be worth three Developmental Points from CIMSPA.

Megan Sowney, Commercial Director of fibodo, says: “Consumers want products and services to come to them, and they want to pay without cash – which has led to the success of services like Just Eat and Deliveroo. fibodo’s Grow Your Coaching Business course gives learners an understanding of what consumers want, and in doing so, how they can use technology to attract and retain clients.


“People use tech every day to connect with friends, listen to music and tell the world their story. Running a coaching business should be just as easy and our training course gives learners the skills to do it. The course has been developed in partnership with Fitpro and is readily accessible via its new CPD platform – meaning learners from our partner organisations in colleges, universities, National Governing Bodies and private training providers can complete the course easily in their own time, supported by a community of experienced business owners.”


Brent Hallo, Director at FitPro, says: “For both sports and fitness coaches, clients are critical to their success – without them, they have no business. Fitpro are pleased to support fibodo in the production and hosting of this course, which will give fundamental business skills to sports and fitness coaches across the UK, ultimately helping them to earn a living. Utilising technology and having an online presence is the future of coaching, which is why we are making the course easily accessible for all via our new CPD platform.”

Course costs will be available on the FitPro website from late September 2018.


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Editor’s notes:
fibodo (find it. book it. do it.) is the first fully-customisable booking management platform that connects sports and activity professionals (Hosts) with clients; saving hours of administration and reducing costs, whilst helping them to reach new audiences and increase revenue. Consumers can use fibodo to find, book and do over 250,000 activity sessions.

The fibodo booking management system is available to download and use for free; a standard and a professional plan are also available with additional features. The Essential plan, which comes with a customisable app, allows the PT or coach to engage with their clients seamlessly, whilst also reaching new audiences, costs just £9.99 per month.


For further information contact:
Wendy Golledge at Big Fish PR
Tel: 07921 319517

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