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What to Expect

This webinar will cover:

Understanding the Business Behind the Student Salon Training Area: Why do we have student salon training areas? How can they be run to ensure success?

Leading by Example—The Instructor Role: A career in education is a career in leadership. How do you lead your students to ensure they're ready for "real-world" experiences?

Up-selling Opportunities: Up-selling is an important skill for our future professionals to learn. How do you teach up-selling?

Administrative and Business Skills for the Student Salon: The student salon training area isn't all technical skills, it's important to have soft skills as well. How are you teaching those effectively to your future professionals?

About the Presenter

Michael Macdonald

Michael Macdonald is an instructor at Victoria’s Academy of Cosmetology and salon co-owner of The BloomRoom Salon in Kennewick, WA. Michael has been in the industry for almost 10 years and has worked in both corporate and private schools. He is the lead instructor for barbers and hair design students. He has also been a content contributor and reviewer for Milady since 2019 and has received his Trailblazer Master Educator Certification. He will also be featured in the “Spotlight on Success” in Milady’s Professional Educator 4th Edition. Michael’s focus in the student salon training area is keeping the energy high, students engaged, and challenging them to expand their skillset in order to set them up for successful careers.

Understand the administrative and business skills needed for a successful student salon training area!


  • Will this webinar count toward Master Educator Credits?

    No, this webinar will not count toward Master Educator Certification credits.

  • Why should I attend this live webinar?

    You and your students need strong administrative and business skills in order to run a successful student salon training area. Not only will we cover the responsibilities of the instructor, but also the responsibilities of the students, including proper documentation, pricing, ticket up-selling and more. This is content you don't want to miss!

  • How do I attend this live webinar?

    Once you sign up for the live webinar on Milady Training you will receive an email with instructions for how to access it.

    You will be instructed to login to your Milady Training account and download Zoom Client to ensure a smooth process when the webinar begins.

  • How is this live webinar structured?

    Before the live webinar, you'll have a chance to download resources that will be useful to you during the training. During the live one-hour webinar, you’ll be able to ask questions within the chat, interact with other instructors, and share how you might have benefitted from our live webinar. Following the live webinar, you can download your certificate of completion.

  • Will I get a certificate of completion?

    Yes. Immediately following the live webinar, you’ll be able to download your certificate of completion.

  • What if I miss the live webinar?

    Don’t worry. If you miss the live webinar, it will be available for purchase on-demand in July, along with the other two webinars, A Successful Student Salon Training Area and Successful Mentoring, Educating, and Customer Service.

  • Is Milady offering other live webinars?

    This is our last live training for now. However, be sure to check back often at Milady Training for announcements of new courses and webinars!