Gain a Qualification in Event Management & Wedding Planning

Study an industry accredited qualification for only $25 a week – Interest FREE!

Event Management & Wedding Planning Business Pathway

Start your own Event Management and Wedding Planning Business!

Event management is the perfect career choice for those capable at juggling multiple tasks, who can move at the speed of light and thrive under pressure! Special event planning can include many types of events, not just weddings, from conferences and sales meetings to gala dinners and awards. Learn business skills and become a certified event planner with our online course to get started in your exciting new career.

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Key benefits

  • Gain a Certificate to add to your portfolio
  • Clear overview of the most common event types
  • Plan your business for success
  • Developed by experienced Event Managers & Wedding Planners
  • Receive expert guidance an mentoring from a Business Coach on how to start and manage your new business.

This course is designed for

  • Aspiring Wedding Planners
  • Event planners wanting to add weddings to their portfolio
  • Brides-to-be looking to save money and make their big day perfect
  • Anyone looking to start a business planning events and weddings

What our students say

★★★★★ “Ever since I planned my own weddings, I have dreamed of making Wedding Planning a career. But until I started this course, I had no idea how much more I needed to learn to work as a professional.” – Jenny Connelly

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Receive a FREE membership for the Institute of Hospitality on completion of this course. All of our Tourism and Hospitality courses have been officially endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality.

Endorsed by the ILEA!

ILEA International Events Association LogoThe International Live Events Association has endorsed The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner and they have endorsed this course.

ILEA Board Feedback

“This is an exhausted approach to learning about event management and creation, and will be an invaluable to those that attend the course, particularly in the private event sector.This course is one that can be used both for initial insight, but also as a revision course for seasoned professionals.” Rui Cruz Alvez, TFI Group

 

“Good educational programmes are vital to the long-term growth if the events industry, but critically, in its ability to show its true value to business. We need to encourage highly trained event professionals, implementing well executed events for businesses and brands. The Career Academy have created a course that sets the foundation of these professionals to do exactly that.” Carlo Zoccali, President, ILEA UK Chapter

Course Summary

Investment: $2,995 + GST or only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan

 

Assessment: 28 modules / 28 assignments. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement

 

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months before you complete

 

Duration: Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week

 

Delivery: Online with tutor support via email or phone

 

Accreditation: The Career Academy has worked in partnership with Wedding & Event Planning experts to prepare this course

Event Management Modules

  1. Scope and Nature of Event Management
  2. Developing the Concept
  3. Physical and Human Resources
  4. Project Logistics
  5. Marketing an Event
  6. Financial Management
  7. Risk Management
  8. Staging the Event
  9. After the Event

Wedding Planning Modules

  1. Introduction to Weddings
  2. Planning a Wedding
  3. Managing People for a Wedding
  4. Managing Locations Associated with a Wedding
  5. Managing the Programme
  6. Managing Services in Support of a Wedding
  7. Managing the Wedding Client
  8. Managing the Wedding Day
  9. Planning Your Wedding Business
  10. Operating a Wedding Business

Start Your Own Business

  1. Starting Up
  2. Preparing your Business Plan
  3. Marketing and Social Media
  4. Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  5. Planning for Profit
  6. Employment Law & Introduction to Payroll
  7. Understanding GST
  8. Financial Statement Analysis
  9. Receive one-to-one mentoring with a Business Coach

Download a FREE course guide!