Start A Career in Event Planning
Discover new career opportunities in the ever-growing event industry!
With QC’s professional certification courses, you’ll receive:
- ILEA-approved, up-to-date course content
- Full business training, resources, and templates
- Internationally-recognized certificates when you graduate
- One-on-one mentoring throughout your course from an experienced industry professional
- 50% discount on additional courses you take with QC
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As the demand for meetings, events, and weddings grow, so does the need for professional and experienced planners. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for event planners are projected to grow more than 10% by 2026.
Choose from a number of career opportunities in the event and wedding planning industry:
Start an event and wedding planning business. Be your own boss!
Plan meetings, fundraisers and industry events for corporate clients
Work as an in-house planner for companies and organizations
Become a destination wedding planner and travel as you work
Work with high-profile clients planning luxury events
Style weddings and events with professional event décor
Plan live events in various industries, such as music festivals and sports games
Online Event Courses
Event & Wedding Planning Course
Become a fully certified planner with QC’s most popular course. This comprehensive program combines training from the Event Planning and Wedding Planning courses. Gain skills for every facet of the industry. Learn to create events – from milestone parties, to corporate events, to dream weddings – with detailed instruction into each step of the process.
Corporate Event Planning Course
Learn about the logistics behind a wide range of internal, external, public, and private events. Complete a practicum assignment where you’ll plan a corporate event based on a real-world scenario that matches your personal career goals. Choose from two optional final units that can help you find job opportunities or start your own business.
Event Decor Course
Expand your creative and organizational skills to create complete event designs. Learn how to coordinate floral arrangements, lighting, linens, and more. You’ll build practical knowledge on turning your client’s vision into reality.
Event Planning Course
You’ll learn how to plan events for private, corporate and industry clients, including milestone parties, retreats, product launches, and much more. Gain practical knowledge and professional skills in all aspects of the event planning process.
Wedding Planning Course
Build your knowledge in organizing and planning unique weddings tailored to your client’s wishes. Meet and exceed expectations with both business training and creative direction as you learn to make each client’s cherished day a memorable success.
Luxury Wedding & Event Planning
Learn how to work with large budgets, network with high-end vendors, and market your luxury event planning services. Receive practical training to help you successfully create over-the-top and upscale events, weddings, parties, meetings, and celebrations. Exceed even the most challenging luxury client expectations.
Destination Wedding Planning
Find out how to coordinate gorgeous wedding ceremonies on tropical beaches or in faraway castles. Gain practical skills in working with translators, travel agents, and other vendors from a distance to plan a successful destination wedding experience for clients.
Accelerate Your Business
Increase revenue and improve the growth of your event planning business. Learn advanced marketing techniques, develop your event planning portfolio, and perfect your project management. You’ll work one-on-one with your tutor to complete a personalized final project.
Festivals and Live EventsLearn how to use your existing event planning skills to succeed in the live events industry. You’ll study topics including concert promotion, show production, sports entertainment production, festival planning, and much more. Discover the logistics of public events and learn how to manage both small- and large-scale festivals and entertainment events.
Promotional Event PlanningLearn all about executing out-of-the-box promotional events for brands, businesses, and new products. Discover how to maximize the reach of your promotional events, from impromptu marketing campaigns to pop-up shops, and much more!
Launch your own business, work for an experienced floral designer, or incorporate your floral design skills into an existing career in event planning. If you are creative, love flowers, and want to add beauty to special moments in your clients’ lives, a career in the floral design industry could be right for you.
Virtual Events Training
Events are moving online. Learn how to move your business with them! In this advanced training course, you’ll learn how to successfully run all kinds of virtual events from live-streamed weddings to large online conferences and more. Expand your business in the age of social distancing!
How the Courses Work
Get StartedLearn at your own pace.
Receive your course materials and get lifetime access to the Online Student Center.
Learn to prioritize budgets, plan events from start to finish, and start your own business.
Upload assignments and get personalized audio feedback from your industry-expert tutor.
SucceedLaunch your new career.
Graduate in a few shorts months as a certified event planning professional!
When you enroll with QC, you have 21 days to review your course and decide whether it’s the right fit for your career goals and learning style. If you decide that you do not want to take the course, simply contact the school and receive a full refund.
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Enroll online today to start on the path to a rewarding career!