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Learn to create spectacular special events with the Event Management and Design Online Training course!
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This comprehensive event planning course provides valuable industry insights and tools necessary for pursuing a rewarding event planning and design career or establishing your own special event business.
Developed to enhance your learning experience, this event designer course offers interactive presentations beyond theoretical concepts. It covers a wide range of event types, including corporate events, weddings, parades, festivals, and more. By exploring the practical aspects of event planning and mastering the art of event design, you will develop a solid foundation for organizing and executing successful events.
From obtaining permits to creating captivating pyrotechnic displays, this event planning course ensures you are well-prepared to design, plan, implement, and evaluate special events. Whether you aspire to become a professional event planner or want to enhance your existing knowledge, this course provides a comprehensive and practical approach to the world of event management and design.
What you will learn
How you will benefit
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
Please note: You will receive a digital book if the physical book is on backorder.
There are no specific prerequisites for this course.
Our highly knowledgeable Enrollment Specialists will answer any questions you might have about the course and payment options.
Dawn Lianna is an accomplished event manager, educator, and natural health expert with over 30 years of experience in event management, natural healing, and personal coaching. Her client list includes non-profit, community and educational organizations, along with corporations and individuals. As an event manager, she has planned, coordinated, and co-hosted over 500 successful events. She has a deep knowledge of the inner workings of the events space, which she shares with students as the instructor of the Event Management and Design course. She is also the author and instructor of the course, Keys to Effective Communication. Her MA in Counseling and Psychology, along with her status as Certified Hypnotherapist and Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, combine in her approach to trust, respect, and rapport in effective conversation. She is an active, certified coach who integrates alternative health practices and her personal studies of herbology, nutrition, positive thinking, intuition development, acupuncture, and massage in her work and her Introduction to Natural Health and Healing course.
What is the average salary of an event planner?
LightCast data states that meeting, convention, and event planners earn a median advertised salary of $47,500 annually. On the other hand, Indeed reports the average annual salary for an event planner is slightly higher at $54,019 per year in the U.S.
What do event planners do?
According to Indeed, event planners organize meetings and events like public conferences, industry trade shows, employee retreats, seminars, and weddings. They create event concepts according to their client's wishes and coordinate all the logistic details. Event planners usually work in convention centers and hotels, interacting with hospitality workers, event attendees, and clients.
Can I register for a course if I am an international student?
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
Does this course prepare you for a certification?
When can I start the course?
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
How long does it take to complete this course?
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
What kind of support will I receive?
The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also receive support from the student advising team.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
Am I guaranteed a job?
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Can I get financial assistance?
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.
How can I get more information about this course?
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the "Contact Us" form.
The facilitator was very knowledgeable and timely in response to assignment submissions.- J.F., Tidewater Community College
I loved this program and the professor was so great and helped me understand when I had difficulty.- M.F., Central Texas College
I enjoyed the flexibility of this course. Being online, it allowed me to go at my own pace. I thought the course content was excellent, and was very impressed by the knowledge of the facilitator. The support team at ed2go was very nice and accommodating to my needs. - K.W., Delaware Area Career Center
I liked the foundation of the course and the material. I learned so much in such a short time!- L.P., Excelsior College
I thought this class was very detailed and fun at the same time! The facilitator was very well educated in event planning and responded very quickly to emails.- L.R., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
I haven't been associated with a school of any kind for years and I was nervous at first, but once I saw the support I was receiving I from ed2go and the facilitator, I was completely comfortable. Everyone was great.- S.B., Polk State College
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