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Looking for a fun new career coordinating special events?

Learn how to create and coordinate successful special events. Develop skills, find resources and gain confidence to plan and produce any size or type of event.

This course reveals proven tips, tools, techniques, and procedures used by experts and master event planners to help you avoid embarrassing and costly planning errors or production mistakes.

You'll discover how to select the right suppliers for food, decorations, entertainment, and you'll learn how to effectively employ them within your own budgetary constraints.

The Ultimate Professional Event Planning Course is broken up into two modules.

Module one we teach you the following aspects of Event Planning:

With our Ultimate Event Planning course we teach you the following:

  • How to save thousands of dollars
  • All the important steps in the Event Planning process
  • The timing of the event
  • How to negotiate with suppliers, so you get the best value for money
  • How to set up a professional event planning business from your own home
  • We teach you how to ask the right questions
  • We look at the 5 most important secrets of hiring a photographer
  • We also look at do’s and the don’ts in event planning
  • And the most important lessons

In module two, we teach Business, Websites, Marketing, and Business Development skills:

  1. Business Management
  2. Building Websites
  3. Marketing your business
  4. Business Planning for success
  5. How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur
  6. The Importance of Personal Branding
  7. Develop and Implement Interpersonal Skills
  8. How To Develop and Implement Organisational Skills

If you are a complete and utter beginner, a mum during school working hours, you need a job, you need a new career or you want to work part-time, event planning is absolutely for you!

Why Event Management?

  • The secret is low start-up cost; all you need is a computer or telephone.
  • You will work from home so you are not paying any rent to anybody.
  • It’s easy work.
  • Event planners can also get hired to do weddings
  • You don’t need any prior experience.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Courses To Start Your Own Business

Do you want to start your own business? Courses For Success have a huge range of courses relevant to you! Check them out and book in today!

Module 1 Professional Event Planning

Unit 1 Overview of Event Management Planning

  • Learn how to event plan
  • Important points
  • Why have an event planner
  • Why is there a need for an event
  • How large is the event and where should it be held?
  • You will also learn about event possibilities
  • Make lists of what you need
  • Can you afford enough staff and materials
  • Do your sales cover your budget

Unit 2 Event Locations

  • In this module we cover event locations
  • Learn how to research an appropriate venue for the event
  • Learn how to inspect a venue
  • Research how many people can fit in the venue and the sizing of tables
  • We also look at catering
  • Booking a caterer
  • A caterer package
  • Cost of a caterer
  • What food will be served and what styles of service.

Unit 3 Event Production

  • You will learn about Event production
  • Industry terms like ‘Bump in and bump out’
  • Audio-vizuals and amazing factor entertainment
  • Sufficient food and beverage and designing a layout tailored to the event
  • Event organization with important questions to cover
  • What amenities do I need for this event?
  • Toilets for this event?
  • Do I have enough power or will I need generators for extra power
  • Do I have enough water
  • Organising emergency services.

Unit 4 Crowd Management

  • In this module we will look at crowd management
  • Appropriate times of people coming and going
  • Expectations of behaviour of the guests attending the events
  • Displaying maps of the venues of where bathrooms are and emergency exits and services
  • Filling out a police security form
  • We also look at venture management
  • Looking at the scope of the event
  • Getting together a project management team
  • Confirming all services and activities
  • Making a run sheet.

Unit 5 Staffing

  • In this module we cover staffing
  • Hiring volunteers, contractors, part timers and full time workers
  • Making a job description
  • Holding interviews, when to recruit
  • Making an induction for staff to learn what they are doing
  • Pick up uniforms and sign contracts
  • Staff breaks and providing staff food
  • Roles of event staff

Unit 6 Legal

  • Learn about the legal side of event management
  • Government legislation
  • Fire and weather insurance
  • Superannuation, public and product liability
  • Documenting all legal requirements
  • Regulations of the event
  • Restrictions and insurance
  • Signage of the event
  • Water regulations
  • Tips on sound regulations.

Unit 7 Employee Management

  • In this module we cover employee management
  • How to keep staff motivated
  • Giving staff various jobs
  • Firing staff, rostering staff, rewarding staff
  • Good customer service
  • Health and safety
  • How to train staff with manual handling
  • Supervising machinery
  • Personal protective gear and safety checklists.

Unit 8 Budgeting

  • This module will teach you how to budget for your event
  • How to make a profit from the event
  • Contingency plan
  • Considering the economy for the event
  • Learn how to budget for entertainment
  • Food and beverage
  • Uniforms
  • Printing
  • Photography
  • Venue hire
  • Transport
  • How to bid for an event
  • Learn how to meet the needs of a customer like theme, entertainment, catering, date, time and packages.
  • Advice on how to make a proposal.

Unit 9 Risk Management

  • In this module you will learn about risk management
  • How to avoid hazards and risk from happening in your event
  • How to assess your hazards and risks
  • Make a contingency plan for risks
  • Learn how to control and maintain the risk or hazard
  • Public relations
  • How to communicate between your event and the customer
  • How to build relationships with businesses and to brand with the company

Unit 10 Event Promotion

  • This module will help you discover how to market your event
  • Learn about the demographics and the economy
  • How to promote your event over social media, tv, radio, newspapers, emails and billboards.
  • Learn how to identify your customers
  • You will also look at sponsors
  • Advice on brand awareness
  • Charity sponsorships and learning how a relationship with a business will sponsor your event.

Module 2 Business Development Skills

Business, Websites, Marketing and Business Plans

Business

  • Learning how to set up your home office
  • How to register your business
  • Business cards
  • Putting together a portfolio
  • Testimonials
  • Make up a contract
  • Own business website
  • How to make your website attractive and active
  • Place your portfolio on for customers to see and how to maintain it.

Websites

  • How to build a website for your business
  • How to buy images
  • What type of websites
  • How many pages and what you need
  • The do's and don'ts

Marketing

  • How to market yourself
  • Networking
  • Evaluating your competition
  • Testimonials
  • Goal setting

Writing a Business Plan

  • How to write a plan
  • The steps
  • Download the PDF attached to the course

How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

  • Understand how to start a business
  • How feasible is it
  • What Is the Market/Competition Like?
  • Basics of Starting a Business
  • What Should Be Included in the Business Plan
  • Contact Organizations for Guidance
  • Develop Job Descriptions
  • Company Culture
  • Marketing the Business
  • Run the Business
  • Grow the Business

The Importance of Personal Branding

  • Be Real
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Pillars
  • Passions
  • Define Your Strengths
  • The Three C's
  • Controlling and Developing Your Image
  • Personal and Professional Influences
  • Sharpening Your Brand
  • Appearance Matters
  • Social Media
  • Brand Management During a Crisis
  • Branding Personality Traits

Develop and Implement Interpersonal Skills

  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Body language
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it
  • Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond
  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation
  • Moving the Conversation Along
  • Remembering Names
  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Giving in without giving up
  • Bringing People to Your Side
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Negotiation Basics, opening, closing
  • Creating a powerful first impression

Learn How To Develop and Implement Organisational Skills

  • Remove the Clutter
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place
  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Coping with things outside of your control
  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately
  • Find a system that works for you
  • Remove distractions
  • Setting delivery rules
  • Avoid the Causes of Disorganisation
  • Discipline is the Key to Stay Organised

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word

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Average rating 3 out of 5 stars

15 May 2019 08:59:00 PM

informative and easy to follow

18 December 2018 02:08:28 AM

Very easy to use and navigate around the course.

18 December 2018 02:07:40 AM

Very easy to use and navigate around the course.

23 October 2018 09:06:48 AM

Great Course
I really enjoyed it

17 July 2018 10:35:32 AM

This is my first time joining and signing in and actually starting the assessment and i really enjoy it, at first it was hard to navigate through but i got there in the end. but its really handy and whats even better is there is no time restrictions.

20 March 2018 08:01:16 PM

Very informative and invaluable, huge insight into event management

23 January 2018 05:17:40 PM

Thank you, this course has been very resourceful

7 April 2018 10:32:18 PM

Everything was great

24 January 2018 07:14:09 PM

Cool course.

5 March 2019 02:10:47 AM

Very informative.

15 November 2018 11:53:10 PM

really enjoyed the course. Presenter was a bit monotonous . Module 6 has a break in it

28 August 2018 09:50:20 PM

Informative course for Australian contexts.

9 August 2018 08:50:58 AM

I enjoyed listening and learning about this module

13 July 2018 04:32:11 AM

Very good course.

26 May 2018 11:36:39 AM

THIS WAS REAL INFORMATIVE COURSE

22 May 2018 03:52:41 AM

Informative and easily accessible content.

20 July 2018 04:57:03 PM

Very informative and easy to follow

2 March 2019 12:27:07 PM

Module 10 Event Promotion - not Event Production as that was covered in a previous module

If I had not done Event Planning prior to this course, I would not have coped.

There were no assessments in the modules

Re Check before insisting that the course has been loaded in the classroom properly.

2 March 2019 12:26:43 PM

Module 10 Event Promotion - not Event Production as that was covered in a previous module

If I had not done Event Planning prior to this course, I would not have coped.

There were no assessments in the modules

Re Check before insisting that the course has been loaded in the classroom properly.

2 March 2019 12:26:35 PM

Module 10 Event Promotion - not Event Production as that was covered in a previous module

If I had not done Event Planning prior to this course, I would not have coped.

There were no assessments in the modules

Re Check before insisting that the course has been loaded in the classroom properly.

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Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the course 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

There are 15 comprehensive units and the course is entirely Web-based with one assessment.

About this Course

Looking for a fun new career coordinating special events?

Learn how to create and coordinate successful special events. Develop skills, find resources and gain confidence to plan and produce any size or type of event.

This course reveals proven tips, tools, techniques, and procedures used by experts and master event planners to help you avoid embarrassing and costly planning errors or production mistakes.

You'll discover how to select the right suppliers for food, decorations, entertainment, and you'll learn how to effectively employ them within your own budgetary constraints.

The Ultimate Professional Event Planning Course is broken up into two modules.

Module one we teach you the following aspects of Event Planning:

With our Ultimate Event Planning course we teach you the following:

  • How to save thousands of dollars
  • All the important steps in the Event Planning process
  • The timing of the event
  • How to negotiate with suppliers, so you get the best value for money
  • How to set up a professional event planning business from your own home
  • We teach you how to ask the right questions
  • We look at the 5 most important secrets of hiring a photographer
  • We also look at do’s and the don’ts in event planning
  • And the most important lessons

In module two, we teach Business, Websites, Marketing, and Business Development skills:

  1. Business Management
  2. Building Websites
  3. Marketing your business
  4. Business Planning for success
  5. How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur
  6. The Importance of Personal Branding
  7. Develop and Implement Interpersonal Skills
  8. How To Develop and Implement Organisational Skills

If you are a complete and utter beginner, a mum during school working hours, you need a job, you need a new career or you want to work part-time, event planning is absolutely for you!

Why Event Management?

  • The secret is low start-up cost; all you need is a computer or telephone.
  • You will work from home so you are not paying any rent to anybody.
  • It’s easy work.
  • Event planners can also get hired to do weddings
  • You don’t need any prior experience.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Courses To Start Your Own Business

Do you want to start your own business? Courses For Success have a huge range of courses relevant to you! Check them out and book in today!

Module 1 Professional Event Planning

Unit 1 Overview of Event Management Planning

  • Learn how to event plan
  • Important points
  • Why have an event planner
  • Why is there a need for an event
  • How large is the event and where should it be held?
  • You will also learn about event possibilities
  • Make lists of what you need
  • Can you afford enough staff and materials
  • Do your sales cover your budget

Unit 2 Event Locations

  • In this module we cover event locations
  • Learn how to research an appropriate venue for the event
  • Learn how to inspect a venue
  • Research how many people can fit in the venue and the sizing of tables
  • We also look at catering
  • Booking a caterer
  • A caterer package
  • Cost of a caterer
  • What food will be served and what styles of service.

Unit 3 Event Production

  • You will learn about Event production
  • Industry terms like ‘Bump in and bump out’
  • Audio-vizuals and amazing factor entertainment
  • Sufficient food and beverage and designing a layout tailored to the event
  • Event organization with important questions to cover
  • What amenities do I need for this event?
  • Toilets for this event?
  • Do I have enough power or will I need generators for extra power
  • Do I have enough water
  • Organising emergency services.

Unit 4 Crowd Management

  • In this module we will look at crowd management
  • Appropriate times of people coming and going
  • Expectations of behaviour of the guests attending the events
  • Displaying maps of the venues of where bathrooms are and emergency exits and services
  • Filling out a police security form
  • We also look at venture management
  • Looking at the scope of the event
  • Getting together a project management team
  • Confirming all services and activities
  • Making a run sheet.

Unit 5 Staffing

  • In this module we cover staffing
  • Hiring volunteers, contractors, part timers and full time workers
  • Making a job description
  • Holding interviews, when to recruit
  • Making an induction for staff to learn what they are doing
  • Pick up uniforms and sign contracts
  • Staff breaks and providing staff food
  • Roles of event staff

Unit 6 Legal

  • Learn about the legal side of event management
  • Government legislation
  • Fire and weather insurance
  • Superannuation, public and product liability
  • Documenting all legal requirements
  • Regulations of the event
  • Restrictions and insurance
  • Signage of the event
  • Water regulations
  • Tips on sound regulations.

Unit 7 Employee Management

  • In this module we cover employee management
  • How to keep staff motivated
  • Giving staff various jobs
  • Firing staff, rostering staff, rewarding staff
  • Good customer service
  • Health and safety
  • How to train staff with manual handling
  • Supervising machinery
  • Personal protective gear and safety checklists.

Unit 8 Budgeting

  • This module will teach you how to budget for your event
  • How to make a profit from the event
  • Contingency plan
  • Considering the economy for the event
  • Learn how to budget for entertainment
  • Food and beverage
  • Uniforms
  • Printing
  • Photography
  • Venue hire
  • Transport
  • How to bid for an event
  • Learn how to meet the needs of a customer like theme, entertainment, catering, date, time and packages.
  • Advice on how to make a proposal.

Unit 9 Risk Management

  • In this module you will learn about risk management
  • How to avoid hazards and risk from happening in your event
  • How to assess your hazards and risks
  • Make a contingency plan for risks
  • Learn how to control and maintain the risk or hazard
  • Public relations
  • How to communicate between your event and the customer
  • How to build relationships with businesses and to brand with the company

Unit 10 Event Promotion

  • This module will help you discover how to market your event
  • Learn about the demographics and the economy
  • How to promote your event over social media, tv, radio, newspapers, emails and billboards.
  • Learn how to identify your customers
  • You will also look at sponsors
  • Advice on brand awareness
  • Charity sponsorships and learning how a relationship with a business will sponsor your event.

Module 2 Business Development Skills

Business, Websites, Marketing and Business Plans

Business

  • Learning how to set up your home office
  • How to register your business
  • Business cards
  • Putting together a portfolio
  • Testimonials
  • Make up a contract
  • Own business website
  • How to make your website attractive and active
  • Place your portfolio on for customers to see and how to maintain it.

Websites

  • How to build a website for your business
  • How to buy images
  • What type of websites
  • How many pages and what you need
  • The do's and don'ts

Marketing

  • How to market yourself
  • Networking
  • Evaluating your competition
  • Testimonials
  • Goal setting

Writing a Business Plan

  • How to write a plan
  • The steps
  • Download the PDF attached to the course

How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

  • Understand how to start a business
  • How feasible is it
  • What Is the Market/Competition Like?
  • Basics of Starting a Business
  • What Should Be Included in the Business Plan
  • Contact Organizations for Guidance
  • Develop Job Descriptions
  • Company Culture
  • Marketing the Business
  • Run the Business
  • Grow the Business

The Importance of Personal Branding

  • Be Real
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Pillars
  • Passions
  • Define Your Strengths
  • The Three C's
  • Controlling and Developing Your Image
  • Personal and Professional Influences
  • Sharpening Your Brand
  • Appearance Matters
  • Social Media
  • Brand Management During a Crisis
  • Branding Personality Traits

Develop and Implement Interpersonal Skills

  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Body language
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it
  • Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond
  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation
  • Moving the Conversation Along
  • Remembering Names
  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Giving in without giving up
  • Bringing People to Your Side
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Negotiation Basics, opening, closing
  • Creating a powerful first impression

Learn How To Develop and Implement Organisational Skills

  • Remove the Clutter
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place
  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Coping with things outside of your control
  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately
  • Find a system that works for you
  • Remove distractions
  • Setting delivery rules
  • Avoid the Causes of Disorganisation
  • Discipline is the Key to Stay Organised

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word
(37)
Average rating 3 out of 5 stars
5 star
24%
4 star
22%
3 star
46%
2 star
5%
1 star
3%

15 May 2019 08:59:00 PM

informative and easy to follow

18 December 2018 02:08:28 AM

Very easy to use and navigate around the course.

18 December 2018 02:07:40 AM

Very easy to use and navigate around the course.

23 October 2018 09:06:48 AM

Great Course
I really enjoyed it

17 July 2018 10:35:32 AM

This is my first time joining and signing in and actually starting the assessment and i really enjoy it, at first it was hard to navigate through but i got there in the end. but its really handy and whats even better is there is no time restrictions.

20 March 2018 08:01:16 PM

Very informative and invaluable, huge insight into event management

23 January 2018 05:17:40 PM

Thank you, this course has been very resourceful

7 April 2018 10:32:18 PM

Everything was great

24 January 2018 07:14:09 PM

Cool course.

5 March 2019 02:10:47 AM

Very informative.

15 November 2018 11:53:10 PM

really enjoyed the course. Presenter was a bit monotonous . Module 6 has a break in it

28 August 2018 09:50:20 PM

Informative course for Australian contexts.

9 August 2018 08:50:58 AM

I enjoyed listening and learning about this module

13 July 2018 04:32:11 AM

Very good course.

26 May 2018 11:36:39 AM

THIS WAS REAL INFORMATIVE COURSE

22 May 2018 03:52:41 AM

Informative and easily accessible content.

20 July 2018 04:57:03 PM

Very informative and easy to follow

2 March 2019 12:27:07 PM

Module 10 Event Promotion - not Event Production as that was covered in a previous module

If I had not done Event Planning prior to this course, I would not have coped.

There were no assessments in the modules

Re Check before insisting that the course has been loaded in the classroom properly.

2 March 2019 12:26:43 PM

Module 10 Event Promotion - not Event Production as that was covered in a previous module

If I had not done Event Planning prior to this course, I would not have coped.

There were no assessments in the modules

Re Check before insisting that the course has been loaded in the classroom properly.

2 March 2019 12:26:35 PM

Module 10 Event Promotion - not Event Production as that was covered in a previous module

If I had not done Event Planning prior to this course, I would not have coped.

There were no assessments in the modules

Re Check before insisting that the course has been loaded in the classroom properly.

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Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the course 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

There are 15 comprehensive units and the course is entirely Web-based with one assessment.

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