Wedding Planning Course Outline

Unit D

In the final unit of the Wedding Planning course you’ll learn how to organize the most entertaining event of the wedding day — the reception. Then you’ll look at what needs to be done after the wedding is over. You’ll finish up the course by studying client and vendor relationships, the last book in your business series.

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Wedding Course Materials Unit D
  • Once the bride and groom have exchanged their vows, it’s time to party! 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 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.

  • To finish the unit you’ll cover a number of specialized topics in wedding planning including theme weddings, ceremonies for second marriages, and an introduction to destination wedding planning.

  • Are you good with people? Strong interpersonal skills allow you to build lasting relationships with both clients and vendors. In your last business book you’ll study ways in which you can improve your written and verbal communication as you build important connections in the industry.

Watch a Unit Preview Video

In this unit preview, hear from Diana Chouinard of Jubilee events and find out how she got started in the industry and how her career progressed over the years.

Your event and wedding planning assignments

Your Assignments

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

  • Come up with three non-floral centerpieces that match your clients’ tastes.
  • Plan a tropical honeymoon for your clients.
  • Plan a wedding for your mock clients, Jessica and Peter.

Unit A | Unit B | Unit C | Unit D