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Course Description

Successful events require a tremendous amount of knowledge, resources, and behind-the-scenes production. Our engaging exercises will provide expert event planning tips and techniques from conception to execution—learn how to plan and manage logistics, catering, audio-visual elements and more. Discover how to proactively take control of event details in order to create memorable and worthwhile experiences for your attendees as your stakeholders applaud your impeccable leadership.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: So You have Been Asked to Plan an Event
Lesson 2: Selecting the Perfect Venue
Lesson 3: Basic Event Production
Lesson 4: Food & Beverage: The Cornerstone of a Memorable Event
Lesson 5: Digging into the Logistics
Lesson 6: Communications with Attendees
Lesson 7: Executing Your Event
Lesson 8: Evaluating Your Event
Lesson 9: Careers in Event Planning
 

Learner Outcomes

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
  • Develop effective event objectives and build a project timeline, budget and program to meet those goals
  • Define and explain important terminology for catering, audio-visual and event logistics in order to effectively manage those areas and work with the relevant suppliers
  • Create appropriate food and beverage menus while both maximizing the impact of your budget and understanding the basics of today's common, but complex, food and beverage issues
  • Select appropriate venues and suppliers, and negotiate the basics of effective contracts
  • Organize logistics with simple tools such as Microsoft Excel, and be pro-active in pre-planning to effectively manage details and mitigate on-site problems
  • Describe the application of basic audio-visual equipment (such as sound and video equipment) in order to serve specific purposes in an event setting.
  • Communicate effectively with guests and attendees to both provide and collect important event information

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Event Planning: Introduction
Type
Online (Instructor-led)
Days
M
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Oct 04, 2021
Type
Online (Instructor-led)
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Oct 05, 2021
Type
Online (Instructor-led)
Days
W
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Oct 06, 2021
Type
Online (Instructor-led)
Days
Th
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Oct 07, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Zoom
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $695.00
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 27, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 27, 2021
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