7/19-8/1: 6 Week Event Planning Certification Bootcamp September 22, 2014 (Online)

6 Week Online Event Planning Certification Boot Camp Course
September 22, 2014
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This is an excellent option for the individual seeking to earn a certification, gain more experience, practical event planning hours, and develop a portfolio to present to their employer or potential clients. Correlations will bring the event planning course directly to you!

Each week is jammed packed with action oriented activities guaranteed to provide a closer look into the vast opportunities in the world of professional event planning. Each assignment is setup to build a personal event planning portfolio for each student. On the 6th week, participants will receive a final assignment and an assessment to determine their certificate eligibility. Participants who successfully complete the online event planning course will receive a letter of verification, certification and a portfolio to present to their employer or potential clients.


-How to effectively negotiate agreements and contracts for venues, caterers, decorators and other service providers in the event industry
-How to determine the amount of time/budget you need to prepare for an event
-The absolutely most important thing to do first when you're put in charge
-How to handle unforeseen problems immediately with risk mitigation
-How to price your services as an independent planner or how much should you demand in your salary
-The 6 essential elements of any meeting, and how to prepare for each
-Where you should hold the event and when a hotel is a better choice
-The basic questions every event planner must be able to answer
-The most important consideration for setting up a registration desk
-What type of food you should serve, how much, and when
-Essentials to test at the hotel or meeting facility before booking
-How top planners decide how many staff members to have on hand

Initial Planning & Budgeting
• Scope of the Event • Seeking Assistance • Creating an Event Budget • Locating Venues • Creating Printed Materials • Understanding Event Policies and Procedures • Creating Agendas • Making Event Arrangements • Marketing Your Event • Holding Your Event • Post Event Items • Event Box Items • Critical Path • Murphy's Law • Budget Breakdown
Event Planner Essentials
• Event Planner Income • Event Planner Contracts• Event Planner Consultation • Package Ideas • Writing Sponsorships •Ad Programs •Vendors •Booking Speakers •Negotiating
•Site Selection •Location Requirements •Hotels •Convention Centers •Restaurants •Private Venues •Event Space Capacities • Room Set Up
Food & Beverage
•Banquet Event Orders (BEO) •Catering •Menu Planning •Serving Alcohol • Buffet vs Working Lunch • Staffing & Volunteers
Who's It All For
•The Guest List •Invitations •Themes• Programs •Children At Your Event • Writing Press Releases• Marketing Tips
More Essentials
•Entertainment •Photographer •Florists •Pastry Chef •Linens •Transportation •Developing your Portfolio

Week 1 Fundamentals of Event Planning
Week 2 Negotiations & Contracts
Week 3 Financial Management
Week 4 Food & Beverage/ Room Set Up
Week 5 Developing a Portfolio
Week 6 Final Assignment & Assessment

We will send registration confirmation within 24 hours. Fee includes: Tuition • Correlations exclusive workbook "Event Planning For Pros" • 6 Week Training DVD, Contract, Consultation, and Sponsorship Templates • Reinforcement and Reference Materials •Certification (only if assessment and assignments are completed successfully) • 30 days of unlimited Event Planning Advice
Fee $595 (Non refundable or transferrable)
This course runs online for 6 consecutive weeks; it cannot be separated.
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