In this course you will learn basic principles and practical techniques for planning events and getting started in a career as a professional event planner. You will learn: what an event planner does and how to plan events, how to develop your skills to succeed in an event planner career, how to get hired for a job as an event planner and how to start your own event planning business.
Benefits of Earning the Event Planner Certificate
There are many advantages to earning a certificate from a program with high educational standards such as the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College).
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publication Certificates: A fast track to careers says certificates “give people career-related skills and might help them get a job. In addition, data show that workers who have a certificate often enjoy earnings premiums.”
The IAP Career College Event Planner Certificate may give you:
- – Credibility with prospective employers or clients
- – Respect as a professional
- – A credential for your resume when applying for employment
- – A competitive advantage when marketing your services
- – Assurance to clients of your professionalism
- – Higher earnings
The Event Planner certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become an Event Planner). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you.
This course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a faculty member throughout the 6 weeks of the course.
This part-time course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.