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Corporate Event Planner

Continuing Education Workforce Certificate





The job of a corporate event planner involves a wide variety of duties. They meet with clients to assess their needs, design the event, negotiate with contractors, communicate with event staff, and monitor the event as it progresses to ensure that everything goes according to plan. Corporate events span all industries and are planned for a variety of occasions and celebrations.​

This program features courses that will provide the entry level skills needed to start a career as a corporate event planner. Students will learn how to plan, design, and execute a successful corporate event, and how to charge for corporate event planning services. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded a Certified Corporate Event Planner certificate from the Wedding Planning Institute.

Students entering this program should have outstanding people skills, professional appearance, ability to work independently, good math skills, and knowledge and/or experience in hospitality-related fields helpful. ​Since this program is delivered completely online, students will need to have the self discipline to complete all required material.

This program prepares students to work as a corporate event planner for business or organization, convention center or venue event planner, or have their own corporate event planning business. Additional career information may be found in Career Coach:​.​​

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)



HSL071 Corporate Event Planner - Module I 100 Included with course cost.




Corporate Event Planner - Module 2


Included with course cost.



HSL076 Corporate Event Planner - Module 3 70 Included with course cost.



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