Frame buyer's certificate program offered at Vision Expo East

February 25, 2009

A frame buyer's certificate program is being presented by the Vision Council's Eyewear and Accessories Division at International Vision Expo East, held March 27 to 29, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.

Alexandria, VA-A frame buyer’s certificate program is being presented by the Vision Council’s Eyewear and Accessories Division at International Vision Expo East, held March 27 to 29, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.

The program offers 15 hours of continuing education dealing specifically with inventory management and teaches participants turnkey processes to select manage, monitor, promote, and benchmark their frame inventory. To receive a frame buyer’s certificate, attendees must complete 8 hours of inventory management-focused inventory.

“The courses in the frame buyer’s certificate program go above and beyond dispensing and technical information commonly found in continuing education for eye-care professionals,” said Andrea Gluck, The Vision Council’s Eyewear and Accessories Division chairwoman. “With this knowledge base that directly relates to inventory management, frame buyers who complete the program will be able to keep the costs down and cash flow balanced in their practices-a real advantage in today’s marketplace.”

Courses in the frame buyer’s certificate program include:

Eyewear Pricing Strategies (Course #1110) Thursday, March 26; 1 to 3 p.m.

Manage Your Frame Board - Don't Let It Manage You (Course #2210) Friday, March 27; 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Frame Technology & Design - What's New, What's Now (Course #2309) Friday, March 27; 2 to 3 p.m.

Want vs. Need - Creating Eyewear Desire (Course #2411) Friday, March 27; 3:15 to 5:15 p.m.

Managing Blind Dates and Breakups (Course #3208) Saturday, March 28; 9:45 to 11:45 a.m.