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Event & Wedding Planning Course Outline

Unit F

In this unit, you’ll explore every task involved in planning the ceremony and reception in great detail. Dive into various cultural and religious ceremonies, and learn how to develop lasting relationships with expert vendors.

Materials for Event & Wedding Planning Course Unit F

Unit Topics

  • As a wedding planner you’ll have the great opportunity to plan weddings for all different religions and cultural backgrounds. Gain an understanding of how different groups of people celebrate this special day and learn how to bring traditions together when you’re working with multiple backgrounds.

  • It’s time to take a look at the main event of the wedding day—the ceremony. Learn about both civil and religious ceremonies and find out how you can add personalized touches from the couple to this very special event.

  • The reception is the event where your hard work is going to come to fruition. Learn how to coordinate with rental companies, decorating professionals, entertainment staff, and other vendors. Find out how to put all the pieces together to create an event that is unforgettable.

  • The wedding may be over, but your job isn’t quite finished. As a wedding planner, you’ll be responsible for the reception tear-down, delivering gifts, helping out with thank you cards and more. Learn how to tie up the last details of the wedding.

Unit Books

  • Religious Weddings

  • Civil and Cultural Weddings

  • The Wedding Day

  • Problem-Solving for Wedding Planners

Your event and wedding planning assignments

Your Assignments

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

  • Describe the marriage requirements for one religious sect or faith.
  • Evaluate reception venues for an upcoming wedding.
  • Trouble-shoot a major crisis on the day of the wedding.