Course Overview

Course: Event Planning

Successful event planning starts with possessing good communication skills, being highly organized, and having the ability to follow up with vendors until completion. Preparation before, during, and after is crucial in helping reach your desired objectives.

 

With our Event Planning course, participants will learn how to anticipate and solve common planning issues for any small event such as informal gatherings, up to complex meetings. Effectively troubleshooting will help insure a happy and enjoyable event.

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Course Objectives

  • Understand the different types of events
  • Understand the planning process
  • Know how to organize your event
  • Understand how to manage and organize your staff effectively
  • Know how to tie up loose ends after the event
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Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Course Objectives
  • Action Plan

Module Two: Types of Events

  • Awards
  • Charity
  • Conferences and Seminar
  • Holiday
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Brainstorming

  • Determine the Event"s Purpose
  • Determine a Theme
  • Write Down & Review Ideas
  • Determine a Date
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Types of Entertainment

  • Games
  • Activities
  • Speakers
  • Performers
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Support Staff

  • Security
  • Valet
  • Wait Staff
  • Clean up Crew
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Technical Staff

  • Visual Technician (lighting)
  • Media Technician (website, Facebook, etc.)
  • Audio Technician (Sound)
  • Specialized Electrical Equipment Technician (for performers)
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions
Module Seven: Vendors

  • Food
  • Equipment
  • Decorations and Furnishing
  • Photography/ Video
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Finalize the Plan

  • Venue
  • Registration
  • Entertainment
  • Cuisine and Decor
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Administrative Tasks

  • Create a Budget
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Insurance and Permits
  • Contracts (for event staff, entertainment, rentals, and vendors)
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Get Organized

  • Form a Team
  • Timeline
  • Checklists
  • Backup Plans
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Post Event Activities

  • Survey
  • Share Media (photos and video)
  • Send Thank you Notes
  • Start planning the Next Event!
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words From The Wise
  • Review Of The Course
  • Lessons Learned
  • Recommended Reading
  • Completion Of Action Plans And Evaluations
Duration: 2-3 hours

 

Target Audience: Sales & Marketing Managers & Personnel

 

Price: FREE

NOTE: To qualify for your official BestCorporateAcademy certificate you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or higher before you can purchase your certificate.