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Do you wish you had a successful business planning parties?

Party planning is big business nowadays. Many people go through the complex process of planning successful parties for all manner of different clients. Others simply enjoy planning parties for friends and family members, whenever a suitable occasion arises. If you fall into one of these groups you will love our online Party Planner course.

Party planning may sound simple enough but there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. That’s probably why more and more people are happy to pay a party planner to handle it for them! Our carefully-targeted course modules are designed to break down this in-depth area into easy-to-digest segments. By the time you’ve completed all the modules you’ll know more than enough to launch your business and be a resounding success. We’ll even give you the tools and knowledge you’ll need to develop your business in the future too.  

This course will reveal everything you need to know to become a successful professional party planner. So don’t hesitate: Sign up today for our online Party Planning course and take the first step towards a brighter future. Manage your hours and your course work as you see fit, and enjoy the journey towards your new business!

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: Getting Started

  • The popularity of parties
  • Why do many people dread party planning?
  • Why party planners are in demand

Module 2: Type Of Party - Overview

  • Children’s parties
  • Birthday parties
  • Cocktail parties
  • Garden parties
  • Baby shower parties
  • Fancy dress parties
  • Other party types

Module 3: Developing A Business Model

  • What area of party planning do you wish to specialize in?
  • The importance of specializing in one or two party types
  • Selecting your target audience – what works for you?
  • Go where your passion and interest lies

Module 4: Generating A Client Base

  • Experience comes before clients
  • How to plan parties for friends to help your business
  • The importance of testimonials
  • Spreading the word

Module 5: How To Plan A Party

  • Know who you are aiming your business at
  • Creating a website
  • Creating a blog – and updating it
  • Business cards
  • Social media
  • Advertise locally in the right places

Module 6: Making Your Party Memorable

  • Discovering what the client wants
  • Creating a questionnaire for your clients
  • Finding and selecting locations
  • Creativity
  • Keeping in touch with your client
  • Feedback and testimonials

Module 7: Business Operation

  • A good venue
  • Formal or informal?
  • Theming a party
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Music
  • Ensuring every element fits with your client’s wishes and aims

Module 8: Networking

  • Learning how to work with people
  • Building a list of contacts in various industries
  • Suppliers and how to negotiate with them
  • The importance of professionalism
  • Building a good reputation with suppliers

Module 9: Working With Vendor And Supplier

  • The power of a good reputation
  • The power of a bad reputation
  • The customer is always right
  • The importance of good and positive communication
  • Going the extra mile
  • A good reputation equals free and positive publicity
  • Build a business by word of mouth

Module 10: Maintaining Your Brand

  • Registering as a business
  • Keeping business records
  • Profit and loss
  • Working out what to charge
  • Providing additional services for additional fees
  • Do you need premises?
  • Making yourself accessible online, by email and by phone

Module 11: Finding Success In Business

  • Developing your brand
  • Looking into other marketing channels
  • Reinvesting your profits into a bigger and better website
  • Expanding
  • Hiring staff
  • Should you franchise?

Career

Who is this course for

Are you known for your epic parties? Have you always had a knack for creating a spectacle, MC'ing the perfect evening, bringing together all sorts of people into one space to create a memorable night?

Being a party planner means being organized, creative, flexible, and able to think on your feet to creatively solve problems. Sound familiar? It's also a great job, consistently challenging, no sitting behind a desk all day, doing the same thing over and over! 

Start this course now to start down a new path!

Career path

After completing this course, you could: 

  • Start your own Party Planning business
  • Join the team of a Party Planning company 
  • Use your increased skills and abilities to impress your boss and earn a promotion
  • Begin planning parties for yourself, your friends and family
  • Create parties to increase awareness, visibility, or sales for your existing business

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.

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.

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.

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    About

    Do you wish you had a successful business planning parties?

    Party planning is big business nowadays. Many people go through the complex process of planning successful parties for all manner of different clients. Others simply enjoy planning parties for friends and family members, whenever a suitable occasion arises. If you fall into one of these groups you will love our online Party Planner course.

    Party planning may sound simple enough but there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. That’s probably why more and more people are happy to pay a party planner to handle it for them! Our carefully-targeted course modules are designed to break down this in-depth area into easy-to-digest segments. By the time you’ve completed all the modules you’ll know more than enough to launch your business and be a resounding success. We’ll even give you the tools and knowledge you’ll need to develop your business in the future too.  

    This course will reveal everything you need to know to become a successful professional party planner. So don’t hesitate: Sign up today for our online Party Planning course and take the first step towards a brighter future. Manage your hours and your course work as you see fit, and enjoy the journey towards your new business!

    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: Getting Started

    • The popularity of parties
    • Why do many people dread party planning?
    • Why party planners are in demand

    Module 2: Type Of Party - Overview

    • Children’s parties
    • Birthday parties
    • Cocktail parties
    • Garden parties
    • Baby shower parties
    • Fancy dress parties
    • Other party types

    Module 3: Developing A Business Model

    • What area of party planning do you wish to specialize in?
    • The importance of specializing in one or two party types
    • Selecting your target audience – what works for you?
    • Go where your passion and interest lies

    Module 4: Generating A Client Base

    • Experience comes before clients
    • How to plan parties for friends to help your business
    • The importance of testimonials
    • Spreading the word

    Module 5: How To Plan A Party

    • Know who you are aiming your business at
    • Creating a website
    • Creating a blog – and updating it
    • Business cards
    • Social media
    • Advertise locally in the right places

    Module 6: Making Your Party Memorable

    • Discovering what the client wants
    • Creating a questionnaire for your clients
    • Finding and selecting locations
    • Creativity
    • Keeping in touch with your client
    • Feedback and testimonials

    Module 7: Business Operation

    • A good venue
    • Formal or informal?
    • Theming a party
    • Food
    • Drink
    • Music
    • Ensuring every element fits with your client’s wishes and aims

    Module 8: Networking

    • Learning how to work with people
    • Building a list of contacts in various industries
    • Suppliers and how to negotiate with them
    • The importance of professionalism
    • Building a good reputation with suppliers

    Module 9: Working With Vendor And Supplier

    • The power of a good reputation
    • The power of a bad reputation
    • The customer is always right
    • The importance of good and positive communication
    • Going the extra mile
    • A good reputation equals free and positive publicity
    • Build a business by word of mouth

    Module 10: Maintaining Your Brand

    • Registering as a business
    • Keeping business records
    • Profit and loss
    • Working out what to charge
    • Providing additional services for additional fees
    • Do you need premises?
    • Making yourself accessible online, by email and by phone

    Module 11: Finding Success In Business

    • Developing your brand
    • Looking into other marketing channels
    • Reinvesting your profits into a bigger and better website
    • Expanding
    • Hiring staff
    • Should you franchise?

    Career

    Who is this course for

    Are you known for your epic parties? Have you always had a knack for creating a spectacle, MC'ing the perfect evening, bringing together all sorts of people into one space to create a memorable night?

    Being a party planner means being organized, creative, flexible, and able to think on your feet to creatively solve problems. Sound familiar? It's also a great job, consistently challenging, no sitting behind a desk all day, doing the same thing over and over! 

    Start this course now to start down a new path!

    Career path

    After completing this course, you could: 

    • Start your own Party Planning business
    • Join the team of a Party Planning company 
    • Use your increased skills and abilities to impress your boss and earn a promotion
    • Begin planning parties for yourself, your friends and family
    • Create parties to increase awareness, visibility, or sales for your existing business

    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.

    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.

    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.

    8084 Students

    Guarantee

    Accredited

    Accredited