Home Staging

Home Staging Certificate of Completion


Acquire the skills to stage vacant or occupied homes to make them stand out in today’s real estate market. Learn about furniture and paint selection, staging for your target market, conducting an in-home consultation and writing a staging report, as well as business aspects of a home staging career. Apply the principals of “staging to live” even if you are not thinking of selling your home.

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  • Learn professional home staging skills and techniques
  • Round out your interior decorating practice
  • Promote the sale of a home
  • Apply your skills in a home furnishing retail setting
  • Stage homes for realtors and builders
  • Complete the 2 required courses (28.5 hours)
  • Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 2 years

Introduction to Home Staging
Be introduced to the principles of home staging. Learn to clear clutter, optimize form and colour, and arranging objects in a visually pleasing manner. Create attractive compositions for photographs and virtual tours.
Instructor: Morag MacLellan, European-trained interior designer and home staging professional

Subject code: XIDA 10026 6 Hours. Fee: $159  Not offered this semester

Home Staging as a Business
Explore advanced staging techniques related to home staging as a career. Look at the specifics of conducting a home staging consultation and working with a client for either a vacant or occupied home. Learn the basics of how to set up a home staging business.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Home Staging
Instructor: Morag MacLellan, European-trained interior designer and home staging professional

Subject code: XIDA 10031 22.5 Hours. Fee: $369  
CRN 30268
5 classes Apr. 5 - 6
Apr. 11
Apr. 12
Apr. 13
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
2 - 6 p.m.
10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fri. - Sat.,
Morag is a European-trained interior designer and home staging professional. She graduated in Interior Design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, University of Dundee in Scotland, studying there full time for five years. Her background is in commercial architectural design, working within UK architectural practices in London, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Now based in Calgary, Morag offers independent interior design and home staging consultations. She has been teaching at MRU since 2010 and loves to share her experience and business philosophy with her students.

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For information about this program:
403.440.6867 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB   T3E 6K6

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