About

The Wedding Industry is preparing for a big boom, so there has never been a better time to become a specialist Wedding Planner. This exciting career involves planning the biggest day in most people’s lives and will call on your organizational skills and creativity to design and manage a stylish celebration.

This course gives you an excellent grounding in all aspects of planning a wedding celebration. Learn about client questionnaires, choosing music, celebrations leading up to the big day, dressing the wedding party, the reception, budgeting the event, and marketing your business. You’ll even receive wedding planning resources that will keep you on track and organized.

Ready to start your business? Start this course today!

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Profession of a Wedding Planner

    • What is the profession of a Wedding Planner?
    • What are the characteristics of a Wedding Planner?
    • Client Questionnaire
    • The planning process
    • Types of weddings
    • Choosing music for the ceremony
    • Choosing music for the banquet

    Module 2: Planning For The Big Day

    • Engagement Party - wedding planner's functions
    • Bachelor party - individual or joint.
    • Choice of venue for the celebration.
    • Invitations: design and content.
    • How to prepare the guest list.
    • Flower girls and pageboys - functions.
    • Rings and symbols of partnership.
    • The speeches - who, how, when and why?
    • Event checklist - Video tutorial

    Module 3: Dressing The Wedding Party

    • For the bride
    • For the groom
    • For the bridesmaids, best man, flower girls and page boys
    • Other things to consider when dressing the bridal party
    • Make up
    • Hair color and style
    • Nail care

    Module 4: The Reception, Party And Gifts

    • Choosing the banquet menu
    • Complementary Services.
    • Floral decoration for the church, for the couples’ mode of transportation and for the banquet location.
    • Layout of tables.
    • What to give to your guests?
    • What to give the couple?
    • Capturing lifelong memories:
    • After party
    • The honeymoon

    Module 5: Budget, Payment, and Review

    • Final Budget
    • Sample Budgets
    • Payments
    • Incidence Analysis

    Module 6: Marketing Your Wedding Planner Business

    • Market research
    • Build your brand
    • Take advantage of low cost marketing techniques
    • Make your website work hard for you
    • Use social media
    • PR and advertising

    Module 7: Starting Your Wedding Planner Business

    • Funding
    • What help is available
    • Setting up your business
    • Running your business

    Module 8: Wedding Planner Resources

    • Wedding Budget Spreadsheet
    • Midday Wedding Agenda Checklist
    • Evening Wedding Agenda Checklist
    • Table Plans
    • Wedding Pictures List
    • Wedding Planner Manual

        Career

        Who is this course for?

        Are you a creative problem solver and good at thinking on your feet? Are you organized, and as good at directing clients and employees? Are you stylish with a flair for original design? Becoming a Wedding Planner could be the perfect career move for you.

        Career path

        • Start a Wedding Planning business
        • Join the team of a Wedding Planning business
        • Use your improved skills and knowledge to impress your boss and get a raise or promotion
        • Plan your own wedding, or that of your friends and family

        Certification

        You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

        All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

        Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

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        About

        The Wedding Industry is preparing for a big boom, so there has never been a better time to become a specialist Wedding Planner. This exciting career involves planning the biggest day in most people’s lives and will call on your organizational skills and creativity to design and manage a stylish celebration.

        This course gives you an excellent grounding in all aspects of planning a wedding celebration. Learn about client questionnaires, choosing music, celebrations leading up to the big day, dressing the wedding party, the reception, budgeting the event, and marketing your business. You’ll even receive wedding planning resources that will keep you on track and organized.

        Ready to start your business? Start this course today!

          Requirements

          International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

          Lessons

          Module 1: Profession of a Wedding Planner

          • What is the profession of a Wedding Planner?
          • What are the characteristics of a Wedding Planner?
          • Client Questionnaire
          • The planning process
          • Types of weddings
          • Choosing music for the ceremony
          • Choosing music for the banquet

          Module 2: Planning For The Big Day

          • Engagement Party - wedding planner's functions
          • Bachelor party - individual or joint.
          • Choice of venue for the celebration.
          • Invitations: design and content.
          • How to prepare the guest list.
          • Flower girls and pageboys - functions.
          • Rings and symbols of partnership.
          • The speeches - who, how, when and why?
          • Event checklist - Video tutorial

          Module 3: Dressing The Wedding Party

          • For the bride
          • For the groom
          • For the bridesmaids, best man, flower girls and page boys
          • Other things to consider when dressing the bridal party
          • Make up
          • Hair color and style
          • Nail care

          Module 4: The Reception, Party And Gifts

          • Choosing the banquet menu
          • Complementary Services.
          • Floral decoration for the church, for the couples’ mode of transportation and for the banquet location.
          • Layout of tables.
          • What to give to your guests?
          • What to give the couple?
          • Capturing lifelong memories:
          • After party
          • The honeymoon

          Module 5: Budget, Payment, and Review

          • Final Budget
          • Sample Budgets
          • Payments
          • Incidence Analysis

          Module 6: Marketing Your Wedding Planner Business

          • Market research
          • Build your brand
          • Take advantage of low cost marketing techniques
          • Make your website work hard for you
          • Use social media
          • PR and advertising

          Module 7: Starting Your Wedding Planner Business

          • Funding
          • What help is available
          • Setting up your business
          • Running your business

          Module 8: Wedding Planner Resources

          • Wedding Budget Spreadsheet
          • Midday Wedding Agenda Checklist
          • Evening Wedding Agenda Checklist
          • Table Plans
          • Wedding Pictures List
          • Wedding Planner Manual

              Career

              Who is this course for?

              Are you a creative problem solver and good at thinking on your feet? Are you organized, and as good at directing clients and employees? Are you stylish with a flair for original design? Becoming a Wedding Planner could be the perfect career move for you.

              Career path

              • Start a Wedding Planning business
              • Join the team of a Wedding Planning business
              • Use your improved skills and knowledge to impress your boss and get a raise or promotion
              • Plan your own wedding, or that of your friends and family

              Certification

              You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

              All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

              Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.