How long does it take to start a diversity training practice?
You could realistically have your first couple client in the first three months after implementing your marketing strategy. It is common for diversity trainers new to the field to give away some of their services to either non profit organizations or businesses. This provides opportunities to develop their skills and build a reputation. It will take a couple of years to make a diversity business into a viable full time practice. It may take up to five years to make a six-figure salary. If you are already a consultant and you are adding a diversity training specialty, it could take you much less time. Some people will develop the specialty for job-related purposes. Depending on the company’s needs, the individual can become an indispensable resource within a year of receiving the training. Of course, how successful you are depend on achieving the DTUI competencies, investing time, and being motivated to succeed.