Planning and executing events that are both effective and memorable demands a very specific skills-set and a largely flawless eye for detail. The complexities involved in putting together even the simplest of events are extensive and abundant to say the least, though the satisfaction of putting your own name to a superbly successful event is beyond compare. In terms of career potential and financial rewards, the role of the professional event planner is one of unique opportunities.
This Event Planner Course Online, has been designed for those looking to begin or further an existing career in event planning – specifically focusing on corporate events and conferences. Over the course of five in-depth units, candidates explore every crucial element involved in corporate event planning, including agenda-setting, budgeting, venue selection, decorating, food and beverage provision and essential event contract management. Important event marketing techniques are also introduced, along with obtaining feedback and the crucial post-event evaluation process.
Event Planner Course Online, consists of the following five units:
Unit 1 – Event Planning Essentials
In the introductory course unit, candidates learn how to identify the key elements of any given event in order to allow for effective goal-setting and the establishment of primary objectives. The production of a briefing note is also outlined in full, along with a series of budgeting basics and critical conference planning essentials.
Unit 2 – Using the Committee Approach
The second course unit explores event planning and implementation as a team effort, guiding candidates through the selection of the most appropriate team members, delegating the right jobs to the right people, working toward a common goal and building strong connections with sponsors and partners.
Unit 3 – Advertising and Marketing
Course content in Unit 3 brings essential advertising and marketing into discussion, incorporating a comprehensive overview of the marketing process and effective marketing techniques for small and large events alike. Candidates learn how to gather support effectively in the run-up to any corporate event.
Unit 4 – Venue selection and Managing Contracts
The penultimate course unit introduces candidates to a series of core venue-selection and contract-management skills, techniques and theoretical teachings. Core concepts covered include assessing and selecting venues, creating appropriate menus, diversity considerations and the basics of business etiquette.
Unit 5 – Gathering Feedback and closing the Event
Closing out the course, Unit 5 provides candidates with a thorough overview of feedback-gathering techniques and the importance of post-event feedback from clients and delegates alike. Successfully closing events and analysing performance are also touched upon, along with creating conference reports and chairing post-event meetings.
Paying in Instalments: £360 (Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 10
Each Instalment: £28
Pay in Full: (£60 Discount) £300
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by BOLC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
What is ABC Awards?
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Upon completion of the course, you will have developed outstanding skills, knowledge and confidence in corporate event planning. You may choose to pursue a positon with an established event planning company, within a business as an in-house conference organiser or you may even choose to set up your own business. Salaries range from £18,000 to £30,000+ with experience.
125 Hours Approx.
No entry requirement.
Studying with BOLC helped me take the next step in my career and my future outlook has never been better. I love working in event planning, being able to see your efforts actually brought to life is amazing.
There’s nothing quite as fulfilling as watching an event come together and thinking yep, I did that! It’s a new challenge every day, but the payoff is so worth it – trust me on that!