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Certified Wedding Planner - GES204
Instructor: Cho Phillips (ed2go Instructor)
Duration: 9 Months / 340 Course Hours
Date(s) of the week: Start Anytime
Prerequisite: None
Textbook: The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Address: ONLINE (not live)
Price: $1,595.00
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Online Wedding Planner Course

Become a Certified Wedding Planner
Wedding planners play an important role in in the planning of a couple’s most important day. This 100% online course will teach you the concepts and techniques behind wedding planning. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certified Wedding Planner credential from the Wedding Planning Institute.

Job Outlook for Wedding Planners

  • According to Payscale.com, wedding planners earn over $42,000 a year on average.

Wedding Planner FAQs
Wedding planners plan weddings and specific wedding-day activities for their clients. They handle logistics, set and execute on a budget, negotiate vendor contracts, and ensure that wedding-day activities run smoothly.

Planning a wedding is a full-time job. While some couples choose to not hire a wedding planner to save money, often a wedding planner can lead to more savings in the long-term. As the experts in event planning and management, wedding planners understand how to maximize a budget while ensuring all aspects of the wedding take place as planned.

Course Objectives

  • Learn the skills required for a job in the wedding and social event industry
  • Create event concepts and plan celebrations from beginning to end
  • Understand how to negotiate and handle vendor contracts
  • Develop client contracts and service packages

Please click here to see the curriculum outline, course details, and frequently asked questions

Instructor: Cho Phillips
Cho Phillips is the founder of Lovegevity, Inc. and the Wedding Planning Institute. She has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Las Vegas Sun, and has been a guest on NBC, UPN, WB and other nationally-broadcast television and radio stations.

Student Comments

This wonderful journey to become a Certified Wedding Planner is going to be coming to an end very soon. I have really enjoyed all of the challenges that the assignments have brought, and I feel that I have learned the skills that are needed to be successful with my future career. This course has also armed me with the skills to plan an amazing wedding for my cousin this summer and I can’t wait.

– S.B.