Online Event Planning Courses
QC Event School offers a variety of online event planning courses in key sectors of the planning industry. Learn professional planning techniques to plan milestone events, corporate product launches, large-scale weddings, and more!
Launch your own event planning business or work for a well-established event and wedding planning company. Whatever your career goals, getting started in event planning is simple with an industry-recognized planning certificate.
ILEA Approved Course Content
QC Event School’s professional certification courses are approved by the International Live Events Association, one of the most recognized institutions in the events industry. QC’s courses meet the rigorous standards for approval and offer students high-quality training in event planning.
Professional Certification Courses
Enter the event planning industry with confidence! Learn about the essential event elements and key considerations to pull off a wide range of events.
Event & Wedding Planning Course
QC’s most comprehensive and popular course! Learn about all the components necessary to plan a successful event from start to finish. Client care, vendor negotiation, and budgeting are just the tip of the iceberg. Whether it’s a holiday party, a company picnic, or a lakeside wedding, you’ll be prepared for any client who comes your way.
Corporate Event Planning Course
Become an in-house corporate event planner or start your own business. Work for tech companies, post-secondary institutions, or non-profit groups to plan events such as product launches, job fairs, and charity galas. Discover the flexibility and travel opportunities this rapidly growing and lucrative sector can offer you.
Private Event Planning Course
Not interested in a wedding planning career? The Private Event Planning course is for you! Gain practical knowledge and professional skills in all aspects of the event planning process. Learn to plan a range of different events including milestone parties, retreats, public exhibitions, and charity auctions.
Wedding Planning Course
Exceed expectations by learning to plan unique weddings tailored to your client’s wishes. Learn about the wedding timeline in detail as well as study civil and cultural variations and building relationships with reception vendors. You will graduate with the tools you need to plan a wedding of any scale.
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.
Every certification course includes
Personal guidance from your tutor who is currently working in the event planning industry to nurture your professional growth
A business training series to help you launch a successful event planning business
Real-world event planning case studies to apply your theoretical and technical knowledge
Increase your revenue and land more prestigious clients by marketing specialty services!
Pre-requisites: QC’s specialization courses build on previous concepts learned from QC’s foundation wedding and event planning courses or equivalent. Students should complete a foundation certification course or have sufficient industry experience before advancing to a specialized event planning course.
Event Decor Course
Expand your creative and organizational skills to design an event’s mood and aesthetic experience. Learn to coordinate lighting, color, table décor, and floral design to enhance your clients’ chosen theme and event objective. Clients will pay more for your specialty expertise!
Accelerate Your Business
Work one-on-one with an industry expert to grow your event planning business. You will learn how to work with a variety of advanced marketing and project management tools to help you achieve your business goals faster. Your tutor will create customized assignments for you to help your grow your client list and profitability.
Luxury Wedding & Event Planning
Learn how to plan and coordinate extravagant, upscale events and weddings! Work with large budgets, network with high-end vendors, and incorporate the latest trends. Discover the upgraded activities and services you can offer and how to market your luxury event planning services.
Destination Wedding Planning
Gain practical skills to plan and coordinate gorgeous destination wedding ceremonies on remote islands or at faraway castles. Network with travel agents, translators, and niche vendors to plan once-in-a-lifetime weddings. Finally, expand your marketing strategies and make the most of your online presence.
Travel & Tourism
Why not expand your destination wedding planning business by also offering full travel services! Your clients can book their flights, hotels, excursions and more all through one business they trust. This is a great way to easily increase your income and customer satisfaction. A win-win!
Festivals and Live Events
Learn how to use your existing event planning skills to succeed in the live events industry. Study topics from concert promotion and show production to sports entertainment. Discover the logistics of public events and learn how to manage both small- and large-scale festivals and entertainment events.
Promotional Event Planning
Learn 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!
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!
Get Your Second Course FREE!
Enroll in a foundation course and receive a specialty course for free.
Foundation courses prepare you to work in the event planning industry. Advanced and specialty courses help enhance your career and grow your business. At QC, your professional development matters!
Check out popular professional development training paths most QC students and graduates follow. Find the training plan that best suits your career goals!
How the Courses Work
Learn 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.
Launch your new career.
Graduate in a few short months as a certified event & wedding planning professional!
Support For Your Event Planning Career
Contact QC’s Student Support for assistance throughout your online event courses. QC’s team is available 7 days a week to answer your questions, discuss your learning and career goals,
and provide guidance on your assignments.
Connect by phone, email, or Live Chat – at any time!
Course Decision Guide
Not sure which event planning course is for you?
Download the Course Decision Guide to help you choose the event training course that matches your career goals and interests.
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