You’ve made your mark in hair. When you’re ready to do the same in business, use this list of resources as a starting point to find education that offers what you need.
Locations: 81 academies in 50 countries, including the North American flagship in Toronto
Business Classes: Topics include management, marketing, money and customer service.
Locations: Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver
Business Classes: Includes Six Figure Hairdresser, Managing for Retail Experience and Fierce Conversations
For more: avedainstitute.ca
Locations: Calgary and Edmonton
Business Classes: The academy offers NAIT Business Management Courses.
For more: evelinecharles.com/beauty-school
In the Black Salon Business Consulting
Business Classes: Topics include customer service, client retention, retailing and mastering social media.
For more: itb180.com
L’Oréal Professionnel Academy
Locations: Academies around the world, including New York City and Toronto
Business Classes: Include Talking R.I.S.K.S and Brand Yourself
For more: lorealprofessionnel.ca
Locations: New York City, Toronto
Business Classes: The four-day Summit program; finance, culture & personal growth.
Strategies Business Academy
Location: New York City
Business Classes: Includes Get Found Online, Financial Freedom, Communicating with Staff
For more: strategies.com/seminars
The Studios – Wella Professionals, Sebastian, Nioxin and Clairol Professional
Locations: Studio Los Angeles and World Studio New York
Business Classes: Includes Soaring Retail Sales, Marketing that Delivers and Reception Excellence
For more: salonprofessionalinteractive.com/studios
TIGI Advanced Hairdressing Academy
Locations: London, U.K., New York City
Business Classes: Includes Effective Salon Management, Retail Merchandising and One-on-One Private Training
Venus Beauty Supplies
Location: Barrie and Mississauga, Ont.
Business Classes: The Venus Salon Profitability Program, which includes business building strategies, establishing financial goals and hiring the right staff.
For more: venusbeauty.com/education