Course OverviewHelp others bring their dreams to life as a Certified Wedding and Event Planner. This job path has many great opportunities, from starting your own business to traveling for destination weddings. You will never get bored in this rewarding field. Upon graduation, you will receive your certificate, letter of recommendation and the professional CWEP designation, and you’ll be ready to launch your own business or work as a Certified Wedding and Event Planner.
What You'll LearnThis online course is an intensive program designed to educate students on wedding and event-planning business best practices, methods and techniques to get started in the planning industry right away. Learn to design and produce special events (weddings, bridal showers and more), as well as how to professionally plan any event using step-by step formulas and business best practices.
Who Should Attend
- Individuals who coordinate weddings, fundraisers, social functions, or other types of events
- Individuals who are considering making a career change to the field of Wedding and Event Planning
- Employees in the hospitality industry, such as hotel sales and convention service managers, who work with meeting and event planners
- Those who work in related fields such as entertainment, audio/visual and catering who are looking for additional knowledge to further their skills and enhance their competitive edge
Course is taken online at your own pace – start anytime You have six (6) months from the date of registration to complete this program. Six months of access are provided to the online curriculum, e-textbook, wedding and event-planning software, exam fee, certification, student center library of resources, instructional videos and templates.
UNM Faculty, Staff, and Retirees: This program is Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.