Event Planning Course Outline

Unit C

In Unit C you’ll learn how to plan milestone events like graduation celebrations and anniversary parties. Next you’ll use your creativity to masterfully plan and design inspired holiday and theme parties. You’ll switch gears and learn how to plan social events for corporate events. These include award ceremonies, retirement parties, and more. You’ll complete the unit by studying a very important part of running any business — project management.

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Event Planning Course Materials Unit C
  • Milestone parties are celebrated throughout the year. Be it a major birthday, an anniversary party or a college graduation, family and friends are always coming together to celebrate these significant events. Learn the nuances of organizing milestone events and get ready to put your creative hat on!

  • 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.

  • Move right onto the next type of corporate event planning — social internal events. These are social events held in the office such as retirement parties, award ceremonies and office parties. Keeping your clients’ company guidelines in mind, you’ll learn to organize social events that are appropriate for the office.

  • Optimize the way you run your business by learning about project management — the topic of your third business book. Study the five phases of running a project, improve your productivity, and utilize tools that will keep you on track.

Watch a Unit Preview Video

In this unit preview, course instructor, Candice Coppola, talks about the different ways you can earn revenue that don’t involve planning events!

Your event and wedding planning assignments

Your Assignments

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

  • Help Mrs. Jones organize a surprise 60th birthday party for her husband.
  • Put together an adults-only New Year’s party and include activities for the guests.
  • Organize the decorations, entertainment and surprise giveaways for a corporate Christmas party.

Unit A | Unit B | Unit C | Unit D