Online academy helps entrepreneurs launch a home watch business

Online academy helps entrepreneurs launch a home watch business



The Home Watch Academy e-learning program has launched just as thousands of displaced professionals are seeking new career opportunities.

Furloughed hospitality workers, veterans leaving the military and professionals in transition are among the ideal candidates for the business of caring for homes while owners are away.

“The home-watch industry is perfect for anyone who has dedicated their lives to excellent customer service and want to control their future,” says Diane Pisani, founder of Home Watch Academy.

Ms. Pisani is a veteran of the cruise and hotel industry who launched her own home-watch business in Southwest Florida in 2006. She became so successful that she started teaching others how to start their own homewatch business, and recently introduced the virtual online-learning program called Home Watch Academy that is accessible to anyone in the world at

The academy’s Home Watch Business Owner foundation course features The Exceptional Home Watch Visit. All forms for the client presentation packet, including the client contract, are provided to students in a format that they can customize.



The program costs $149 a month and includes a growing library of resources vital to business and development.

“It is not just training; it’s a career-long resource,” says Ms. Pisani.

“People trained in customer service are perfectly suited for starting their own home-watch business because they have all the people skills that can make them successful.” says Pisani, who has trained hundreds of home watch professionals and is the author of “The Ultimate Home Watch Interview Guide,” an essential guide to help residents find the right home-watch professional.

Once launched, a home-watch business can join the International Home Watch Alliance (

To request more information, visit, call 239-707- 4296, or email [email protected].