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Wedding Planning for Planners

This course is designed for anyone interested in entering the field of professional wedding planning. The course will include an overview of the industry, where it’s been over the past 10 years and where it’s heading. Discussion will focus on the must-have skills needed to succeed as well as the challenges of this niche industry. You will also learn about the job responsibilities and how to price for your services as a wedding planner.

This is a Career Perspective Elective for the Meeting and Event Planning Certificate Program.

Announcing new Wedding Planning Certificate starting in April, 2016!

If you are interested in taking your event planning knowledge to the next level and pursuing a career as a wedding planner then this NEW certificate program is for you! This new program is designed to teach you the "need to know" skills unique to wedding planners.

Course topics will cover:

  • Overview of the Wedding Planning Industry
  • Communication Skills
  • Branding/Marketing/Social Media for Wedding Planners
  • Project Management
  • Contracts & Negotiations
  • Culture & Customs
  • Site Selection
  • Entertainment
  • Photography/Videography
  • and more!

To be added to our interest list or for additional information, contact Cathy at cscavone@csusm.edu or call 760-750-8706.