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Event Planner Certificate Consultant (Online program)




Human Resources Management Specialist

Program Overview

Become an Event Planner

You will learn:

You will learn what an event planner does and how to plan events, how to develop your skills to succeed in an event planner career, how to get hired for a job as an event planner, and how to start your own event planning business and get clients.

What to Expect

The Event Planner Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbooks. Unlike other event planning classes and event planning certification, this course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home. In this course, you will learn everything you need to know about how to become an event planner.

This part-time Event Planner Certification Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Event Planner Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.

Course Topics

The Event Planner Certificate Course Online meets high academic standards. Graduated students from USILD can be ensured that holding this certificate is the equivalent of having acquired skills and qualifications in the field of Events Planning. You therefore can display with pride the Event Planner Certificate you will earn from the USILD.

How to Become an Event Planner

In this course, you will learn how to become an event planner. Topics covered in the Event Planner Certificate Course include the following:

Introduction to Event Planning

  • Event Planning as a Profession

  • What an Event Planner Does

  • Planning Social Events

  • Planning Corporate Events

  • Planning Industry Events

  • Planning Special Events

How to Plan Events

  • Steps to Planning an Event

  • Getting Organized as an Event Planner

  • Establishing an Event Committee

  • Finding an Event Venue

  • Choosing Event Vendors

  • Marketing and Publicity for Events

  • What Happens on Event Day

  • After the Event

Developing Your Event Planning Skills

  • Essential Skills for Event Planners

  • Learning From Event Planning Experts

  • How to Get Event Planning Experience

Getting a Job as an Event Planner

  • Who Hires Event Planners

  • Companies That Plan Events for Clients

  • Hospitality Industry Employers

  • Corporate and Institutional Employers of Event Planners

  • How to Find Job Openings for Event Planners

  • Creating Your Event Planning Job Hunting Materials and Portfolio

Starting an Event Planning Business

  • Setting Up Your Event Planning Business

  • Equipment and Supplies Needed for Event Planning

  • Event Planning Employees and Contractors

  • Setting Your Event Planning Fees

  • Getting Paid

Getting Event Planning Clients

  • Your Target Markets

  • Preparing Your Event Planning Portfolio and Promotional Tools

  • Marketing Techniques for Event Planners

  • Getting Referrals for Your Event Planning Business

  • Getting Free Publicity for Your Event Planning Business

  • Marketing Event Planning Services to Corporate Clients

  • Event Planning Client Contracts

Program Director

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