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The 14 Event Planning Modules

Section 1: The Main Events

Learn about wedding planning with the Diploma in Wedding Planning
The Diploma in Event Planning also covers wedding planning.

  • An introduction to event planning
    • The role of an event planner.
    • The qualities of a good event planner.
    • Unexpected circumstance or poorly planned?

  • Learning your client’s needs
    • Getting to know your client.
    • Planning correctly for the right type of event.
    • Who, what, when, where, and how?
    • Initial client contact form.

  • Selecting a location
    • Choosing a location.
    • Steps to selecting the perfect location.
    • Site inspection.
    • Site inspection form.
    • Securing the location.

  • Event catering
    • Event catering.
    • Planning for a catered event.
    • Catering tips.
    • Prospective caterer interview.

  • Equipment hire
    • Types of equipment.
    • Ideas for equipment.
    • Advice on hiring equipment

  • Event decorations
    • The importance of decorations.
    • Decorating plans.
    • Hiring a decorator.
    • Party themes.

  • Entertainment and speakers
    • The purpose of entertainment and speakers.
    • Endless entertainment choices.
    • Entertainment planning.
    • Speaker selection process.

  • Party planning
    • Developing a party diary.
    • Creating the perfect party.
    • Party planning timeline and ‘to do’ list.
    • Hosting a children’s party.

  • Planning a dream wedding
    • The role of the Wedding Planner.
    • The planning process.
    • Wedding budgeting.
    • Planning the ceremony.
    • The wedding timeline.
    • Guest list and invitations.
    • Photos and videos.
    • The wedding cake.
    • Wedding flowers.
    • Ceremony music.
    • Wedding day timetable

  • Anniversaries
    • Milestone anniversaries.
    • Selecting a theme.
    • Catering and entertainment.
    • Interviewing the client.

  • Writing event proposals
    • The importance of networking.
    • Outlining an event proposal.
    • Event proposal format.
    • Sample event proposal.

  • Writing event contracts
    • Event contract basics.
    • Contract components.
    • Important legal terms.

  • Finance
    • Setting up your business on a small budget.
    • Types of business.
    • How to write a business plan.
    • Pricing your services.
    • Business operations and accounting.

  • Marketing your event planning business
    • Marketing your event planning business.
    • The importance of a phone number.
    • Printed materials.
    • Print ads.
    • Create a website.
    • Networking.