Event & Wedding Planning Course Outline

Unit A

Unit A takes you through your role as an event and wedding planner, the planning timeframe and budget, and the essential components that are part of every event.

Unit Topics

  • Dive right into the event planner role and find out what your schedule will be like, what you’ll do day to day, and who you’ll be working with.

  • Explore an essential component of event planning—the immensely important planning timeframe. Learn how to organize and prioritize your tasks effectively so that every detail comes together just right.

  • To plan any event you need to know which details to consider. From organizing the guest list to choosing the entertainment, you’ll learn about all seventeen event components in great detail.

  • Every event comes with a budget. We’ll show you how to work with your clients to come up with a budget, how to prioritize elements of the event, and how to ensure your clients’ costs are on track.

Unit Books

  • Introduction to Event Planning

  • Creating an Event Concept

  • The Planning Budget

  • The Planning Timeframe

Your event and wedding planning assignments

Your Assignments

Take a look at some of the practical assignments that you’ll complete in this unit:

  • Analyze your personality and discover which traits will make you a great event planner.
  • Source numerous vendors in your local area including catering options, photographers, and more.