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Event & Wedding Planning Course Outline

Unit C

In Unit C you’ll learn how to plan holiday parties and other theme-based festivities, and you’ll explore what’s involved in planning industry events. Discover the planning process for charity events and learn how to work with community partners. Complete this unit by studying risk management and problem-solving strategies for event planners.

Overview for Event & Wedding Planning Course Unit C

Unit Topics

  • Colorful decorations, holiday spirit, scrumptious scents all around—few events are more fun to plan than holiday parties. Learn about different cultural celebrations and plan the perfect holiday parties for your clients. Next, use your imagination to plan and organize inspired theme-based parties.

  • Study the potential risks associated with events, such as health and safety risks and property damage. Find out how to plan your event’s critical path around these risks.

  • To deal with and avoid incidents at events, you can employ different strategies to help manage risks. Learn how to categorize a variety of risks to identify and organize them by likelihood, and find out how to build contingency plans to respond to these risks.

  • Insurance is one of the most important components of risk management. Delve into the various types of insurance you can use throughout your event planning career, and identify when each type will come into play.

Unit Books

  • Holiday and Theme Parties

  • Charity and Community Events

  • Risk Management and Problem-Solving

Your event and wedding planning assignments

Your Assignments

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

  • Plan a birthday party for a 9 year old.
  • Organize a Christmas party with a non-denominational theme.
  • Develop contingency plans for an event.