Are you interested in becoming a wedding planner?
This online wedding planner course is ideal if you are trying to break into the wedding and event planning industry but don’t know where to start. Or perhaps you have recently started working in this career but are not experiencing the success you hoped for. Or maybe you have taken another class or course but still don’t know where to get started. If you have experienced any of these situations, this course is for you!
This is an online course with twelve lectures plus supplemental content and materials. After registration, you can take the course at your convenience and at your own pace. Registered students have unlimited access to the course. Individual lectures can even be downloaded to watch offline. The course is taught by Debbie Orwat, the founder and editor of Planner’s Lounge and is offered through Udemy.com.
As you take the course, feel free to ask questions during the course and don’t forget to leave a review when you complete the course. If you are not completely satisfied, there is a 30 day money back guarantee.
Some of the topics covered include:
- Types of services offered by wedding planners and general pricing structures
- Differences between a wedding planner, wedding coordinator and wedding designer
- What is it really like on a day-to-day basis?
- Specific ways to get experience when you have none
- How to build a professional portfolio
- Pros and cons of starting your own event planning business
- Online, local and national education resources and options
- Important traits and skills of successful wedding and event planners
- What not to do
- What steps to take next
What students are saying
“This information provided the perfect introduction into the industry. I couldn’t be more pleased by what I can take away from this class and can’t wait for future classes and guides.”
“Debbie helped provide real-life experience and words of wisdom on beginning a career in Event Planning. I am excited to put her advice to use!”
“I learned how to take the next step towards my dream career!”
I really enjoyed every aspect of this course. Debbie is very helpful and has a lot of experience in both planning and business. She inspires and motivates me to pursue my passion in this career choice. The course was user friendly, clear, great notes, and enjoyable to listen to each lecture. I recommend this for anyone with doubt, fear, questions, or thirst for knowledge in event planning.
This course breaks down the steps to becoming a wedding & event planner into manageable pieces so that any one new to business and planning can start out in the right direction.
There is so much information out there that sometimes it is hard to sort out what is reliable from what isn’t. Debbie is not only real person that I got to see in this class but she is a successful wedding planner and I know that I can trust her information. I learned so much is this class that I really feel like becoming a wedding planner is an attainable goal. After listening to the lectures I am extremely motivated to get going on building my portfolio and getting the right experience with the right professionals! I would recommend this class to anyone who wants to be a planner.
Get instant access to the online course
The course is regularly priced at $45. As a Planner’s Lounge community member, use the code plsave at registration to receive the special rate of $39. Register today for instant access! If you are also interested in purchasing our Wedding Planner’s Toolbox, you can purchase this course and the toolbox at a bundled discount rate here.
Frequently Asked Questions
I have started my event planning business already and don’t know if this course is too basic for me
This class is perfect for you if:
- You are thinking about starting a career in wedding and event planning
- You want to learn what it is like to work as a wedding planner before investing in a much more expensive program or course
- Want to get a job in the industry but keep getting turned down because you don’t have any experience
- If you have planned a few events but don’t know what to do next
- If you have started a wedding planning business but don’t have a portfolio
- If you have started a wedding planning business but don’t have any clients
If you already have a great portfolio, a professional website and receive regular inquiries for your services, this class will be too basic for you. If you have questions, just give us a call or send an email with your questions. We are happy to help determine if this is the best course for you! The course comes with a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not completely satisfied.
Can I purchase this course and the Wedding Planner’s Toolbox at a discount rate if I purchase together?
Yes, absolutely. You can purchase both the Wedding Planner’s Toolbox and our online course together for a special rate of $67.
Can I watch this class on a PC or Mac?
Yes! The course can be watched on either a PC or Mac. You can even download individual lectures to watch offline or download the Udemy app and watch the entire course on your iPad.