Wedding Coordination & Design Certificate

Bride and Groom at Wedding Ceremony

Award winning program recognized as being one of the most comprehensive and rigorous hands-on wedding coordination and design training programs in the nation. You will graduate ready to contribute your talents to this most popular segment of the hospitality industry. Ideal for budding entrepreneurs or those wanting to consider entering this most exciting and satisfying field.

 

Learn to plan, design, manage, coordinate and execute all manners of traditional, non-traditional, cultural, fantasy and destination weddings. Learn industry best practices and the role of a wedding planner. For graduation, professionally design and plan a complete wedding presentation from start to finish, completing a professional portfolio that can serve as part of your professional portfolio.

 

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE OR PICK THIS INDUSTRY?

 

This course is about all things weddings. Students learn very comprehensive knowledge and leave with the confidence to enter the industry. For those truly interested in weddings, this course is a strong launching pad or a credential that demonstrates knowledge and commitment.

KEY PROGRAM TOPICS:

  • Intro to wedding coordination
  • Creative proposal writing
  • Etiquette & ceremony
  • Budgeting
  • Staffing & timeline
  • Contracts
  • Wedding celebrations
  • Cultural/religious traditions
  • Cultural/religious ceremonies
  • Vendor selection

  • Current issues
  • Wedding attire & care
  • Wedding invitations
  • Planning the reception
  • Wedding cake
  • Menu planning
  • Beverage
  • Floral & decorative elements
  • Linen & table setting
  • Photography & videography

  • Entertainment
  • Unique services
  • Green weddings
  • Transportation
  • Destination & fantasy weddings
  • Hotel weddings
  • Business communications
  • Marketing strategy
  • Social media
  • Networking

A 30-hour externship is required. Online students can contact the school for assistance in arranging for an externship in Las Vegas or to request for an introduction letter for an externship in their home city. Each semester, over 1,000 hours of externship opportunities are provided to students.

PREREQUISITE

 

High school diploma or GED

No work experience necessary

OFFERINGS

Three-month (12-week) semester, meets Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-9 pm

 

90 hours, 10 quarter credits, 9 CEU
Tuition: $2,950

 

UPCOMING SESSION DATES:

Enroll now Sept 18 to Dec 11, 2017
Enroll now Jan 22 to Apr 18, 2018
Enroll now May 21 to Aug 15, 2018
Enroll now Sept 17 to Dec 10, 2018

Five weeks, meets five days a week, Monday through Friday, from 9 am – Noon.

 

90 hours, 10 quarter credits, 9 CEU
Tuition: $2,950

 

UPCOMING SESSION DATES:

Enroll now Jul 17 to Aug 17, 2017
Enroll now Nov 6 to Dec 12, 2017
Enroll now Mar 19 to Apr 20, 2018
Enroll now Jul 16 to Aug 17, 2018
Enroll now Nov 5 to Dec 11, 2018

Interactive online learning. Students will begin their course alongside a cohort of fellow online students who will share the learning experience through discussion forums. Study at your own pace within the schedule provided under the guidance of a dedicated online instructor. The curriculum is divided into easily navigable modules, each containing lectures, quizzes, assignments and supplemental reading materials in addition to textbook learning.

 

90 hours, 10 quarter credits, 9 CEU
Tuition: $2,950

 

UPCOMING SESSION DATES:

Enroll now Sept 18 to Dec 11, 2017
Enroll now Jan 22 to Apr 18, 2018
Enroll now May 21 to Aug 15, 2018
Enroll now Sept 17 to Dec 10, 2018