Festivals and Live Events Workshop

QC’s Festival and Live Events Workshop will teach you how to use your existing corporate event planning skills to succeed in the live events industry. You’ll study topics including concert promotion, show production, sports entertainment production, festival planning, and much more. Discover the logistics of public events and learn how to manage both small- and large-scale festivals and entertainment events.


You’ll learn how to:

  • Successfully plan and execute live events
  • Manage risk factors for public and live events
  • Develop event concepts
  • Work with various types of entertainment, including fireworks and high-profile talent
  • Apply for grants and find sponsorships

QC’s Festivals and Live Events workshop is ideal for those who:

  • Have previous experience in corporate event planning
  • Are taking QC’s Corporate Event Planning Course
  • Are looking for an exciting new field to explore in the event industry
  • Want to improve their knowledge of planning and executing live events

PLEASE NOTE: This advanced specialization course assumes a degree of knowledge in the corporate event planning industry. Students should have previous training in corporate event planning, or relevant work experience before enrolling in this course.


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Your Event Planner Certification

Festivals and Live Events Planning Certificate


International Festivals and Live Events Planning Professional™

Graduate from your Festivals and Live Events Planning course and receive the designation of International Festivals and Live Events Planning Professional (IFLP). You’ll be able to use the initials IFLP after your name in all professional contexts. Your certification improves your credibility as an event planner, and gives you a competitive edge over other professionals in your area.

Your Course Curriculum

Unit A

  • Discover event planning roles
  • Working with high-profile talent
  • Marketing festivals and entertainment events
  • Concert promotion and production
  • Entertainment for sporting events
  • Developing show concepts

Unit B

  • Managing government partnerships
  • Common festival goals
  • Planning and operations of festivals and public events
  • Festival logistics, including staffing and traffic flow
  • Risk management
  • International event planning
  • Planning and using firework displays

Unit C

  • Concept-building and programming
  • Site, vendor, and partner selection
  • Sponsorships and grant application writing
  • Permit applications

Review a detailed course outline here.

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How the Courses Work

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Learn at your own pace. Receive your course materials and get lifetime access to the Online Student Center.
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Hands-on assignments. Learn to prioritize budgets, plan events from start to finish, and start your own business.
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Launch your new career. Graduate in a few short months as a certified festival and live event planning professional!

Course Materials

Lifetime Access to Course Materials

Once you’re a member of the QC family you’ll have lifetime access to all the tools and resources available to QC students. This includes discounts on industry products and so much more!

Personalized Feedback from Industry Experts

Just because you’re learning online doesn’t mean you’re learning alone. You’ll receive personalized audio feedback from your tutor on every assignment you submit. Your tutor is an active industry professional.

Professional Business Resources

Catapult your career with access to real-world templates, self-study assignments, and bonus materials. Utilize these resources to develop your marketing and customer service skills.

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Download a Course Preview to get an inside look at the Festivals and Live Events workshop.
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  • Review a complete course curriculum
  • Learn about the student/tutor connection


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When you enroll, you have 21 days to review the course materials and decide whether you want to take the course. If you decide this course isn’t the right fit for you, simply contact the school and receive a full refund.


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Start Your Career in Live Events

Enroll in QC’s Festivals and Live Events workshop to learn the ins-and-outs of this thriving industry. Bring your career to the next level with the ability to plan and execute various types of large-scale live events!

You’ll receive personalized feedback from your tutor, who is an established industry professional, and have support from QC’s Student Support Specialists before, during, and after your course.


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