Interior Decorating, Planning and Design Management


Earn your Interior Decorating, Planning & Design Management Certification.

With your passion for creating beautiful interiors, you can become an Interior Decorator with this expanded core decorating class which focuses squarely on the complexities of the full service design process from decorating consultation to project implementation, installation and beautiful completion.  It has all of the components you need to start and grow a profitable design business. With training modules and execution guidance from start to finish, you’ll learn how to complete the design of a single room or an entire home, seamlessly, with precision and ease.  

This professional class takes a deep dive into interior design concepts and principles and also delves into the core of the business of decorating and design management. It will equip you with knowledge, tools and strategies, while offering enhanced opportunities for kinesthetic learners, with hands-on projects in real homes for clients who have design challenges to overcome.  Additionally, an exploration into wholesale and retail product sourcing options, will enhance your learning experience and earning potential. You become the expert. This training is essential to simplify project execution; it will make your job easier and your design clients ecstatic.

This is the perfect opportunity to do what you love! Learn with us, build your confidence, expand your industry expertise, increase your bottom line and watch your decorating and design business soar.

There is more that one way to create a beautiful room.
Learn how to transform a space with
existing furnishings or create a new and amazing space. This class is
the longest running Live, hands-on class of this type because we teach for success.

$3750 Live Learning, Classroom Space is Limited
Tuition Includes:Comprehensive dive into redesign and next level education into interior decorating. Visual learning with instructor led sessions. Enhanced learning and productivity with m
anuals, forms, learn­ing aids, affil­i­ate dis­counts, hands-on projects, client consultation, design elements and much more.

This class is the longest running Live, hands-on class of this type.
We have been around the longest for a reason...we teach for your success.

There is more than one way to create a beautiful room. Some clients need help from top to bottom...some may already have great things but simply need help stylishly placing them. Interior Redesign, instant gratification and budget friendly, allows you to showcase your skills and create a relationship for future Interior Decorating projects. Your Interior Decorating certification prepares you for color consulting, smart shopping, proper space planning and creativity. Get ready to love your job, make money and delight your clients.

Class Overview

Decorating Elements and Principles
12 Steps to the Perfect Interior Redesign
Build a Room Story Board
The Power of Placement
Decorating in the Zone™
Room Shapes, Focal Points, Ceiling Heights
Bookcase Design
Rug Knowledge
The Art of Accessorizing
What Goes with What
Color Confidence
Tools for Safety and Ease
Confidence Shopping System
How to Establish a Budget
Shopping Form

Business and Marketing

Business Start-up Guide: Licenses, Tax ID, and Insurance
Naming your Business
Identifying your Legal Structure
Target Market Analysis
Pricing your Services
Life as an Entrepreneur
Other ways to make money with your Talent
Credentials and Certifications
Excellent Customer Service
Marketing and Advertising
Press Releases, Blogs, Websites, and Branding

Social Media Integration


Planning and Design Management
Virtual and live client project interaction
Source and Product selection
Design Consultation Analysis
Measurement Techniques for Space Boundaries
Window Measurement
Space planning
Project Presentation and Approval
Project Execution
Wholesale, Vendor relations and challenges
Retail shopping and Profitability
Design Management Tracking System

Other Decorating Class Options
Create YOUR Perfect Learning Combination

Check out the schedule or contact us for tailoring a class for your learning interest.


Completion of this certification will earn you one year membership in the The Decorating and Staging International Directory. This directory allows you to showcase your certifications, business, offers links to social media platforms, highlight your bio, photo or logo and the identifies you as a certified member of The Decorating and Staging Academy.   We will walk you through the steps to max out SEO with the use of the national logos.  The membership allows you to take advantage of discounts, free webinars and more. $1000 value

Please contact us if you have any questions. or 888-383-9555