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Event & Wedding Planning Course Outline

Unit D

In Unit D, you’ll switch gears and take a look at your role as a wedding planner. You’re now part of a multi-billion dollar industry that is ever-growing. Learn what your responsibilities will be, how to work with all parties involved and how to organize and execute each step of the wedding planning process.

Materials for Event & Wedding Planning Course Unit D

Unit Topics

  • As a wedding planner, you’ll help couples plan their dream wedding. Explore the many roles and responsibilities you’ll have as a wedding planner and learn about the different types of services that you can offer your clients.

  • Having a proper process in place is essential when planning a wedding. We’ll take you through each step of planning, from lending a hand with the bridal shower, to providing advice on honeymoon destinations.

  • Timelines, checklists, tracking sheets, itineraries: all of these helpful tools will be invaluable to you. Get set up with planning tools that will make your job easy and reduce stress levels for all involved.

  • No matter how deep your clients’ pockets are, you’ll always be working with a predetermined budget. Learn how to formulate a budget spreadsheet, prioritize tasks, and keep costs under control.

Unit Books

  • The World of Wedding Planning

  • The Wedding Budget

  • The Wedding Timeline

Your event and wedding planning assignments

Your Assignments

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

  • Select a theme for a styled shoot and describe its three components.
  • Create a plan for a couple whose wedding is just 10 months away.
  • Formulate a wedding budget for your clients that fits with their priorities.