Course Descriptions
Begin a career in planning special events or launch your own business. This course will teach you the basics of planning, orchestrating and delivering memorable events. The curriculum covers the A-Z of the industry with assignments, projects, and tests designed to hone your knowledge and skills toward helping others realize their event dreams.

What you will learn
  1. Your role as a certified wedding and event planner
  2. Running your own business
  3. Vendor and venue selection
  4. Contracts and negotiations
  5. Traditional and non-traditional wedding ceremonies
  6. Signature wedding and events
  7. Marketing your business, including local and on-line marketing
  8. Bridal shows, the wedding gown and wedding music
  9. Public relations and relationship education
  10. Destination weddings and organizational software
  11. Expanding your business offerings
  12. Wedding and event planning certification

Is this course for me?
This course is for students looking to begin a career in the field of Wedding and Event Planning. Students will learn how to plan an event from start to finish as well as how to start and maintain their own wedding and event planning business.

Students will take the CWEP certification exam during the last week of class. Certificates will be issued to students who successfully complete the course.

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