Certificate in Wedding Planning

Become a Wedding Planner!

The China Wedding Industry is a $40 Billion per year Industry.  It is estimated that 1 in 10 couples in China use a wedding planner.   More and more couples are realizing the value of a wedding planner in both time and money.  China needs more properly trained, professional wedding coordinators.

 

Have you dreamed of becoming a Wedding Planner?
If you answered yes, you are not alone. Many people in China are interested in this burgeoning business, but do not know where to get started or how to get certified. Our certificate course is the first of its kind to be offered in China. We will teach you about the planning and coordination of a wedding, how to start up your own Wedding Planner business and most importantly, how to get and keep clients
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Classes are taught at major Universities across USA. When we will be coming to you? Get your certificate while you are still working or attending school full-time We bring in Wedding Professionals to give you experience dealing with vendors Wedding Etiquette, Invitations, Vendor Contracts... there is so much to know about Wedding Consulting and Coordination, and we will teach it to you! Classes are taught by two famous Wedding Expert from USA.

 

 

Wedding Planner Program

This course is taught in-class by two instructors.  Classes are available at major universities across China


Designation:
Certified Wedding Planner as per the Private Career Colleges Act.  Successful graduates will get to use the "AEMI" initials after their name.


Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course, though students should be over the age of 18. This course is taught University-style, note-taking during lectures is required.

Cost:

$900 (this includes manual and school supplies)


Duration:

Classes are taught across two weekends or two-eleven hour days. 

 

Course Outline for Session at Beijing:

For Concentrated Session Course Outline, please click here 

Day 1:


What is a Wedding Coordinator/Consultant?
Difference between Coordinator and Consultant
Wedding Coordinators and their roles through History
Profile of a Wedding Consultant/Coordinator
The 4 main reasons a Wedding Consultant/Coordinator would be hired
Income Potential
The Many roles of a Wedding Coordinator
Bride and Groom Psychology
Expectations of a Wedding Coordinator/Consultant
The Phases of Wedding Coordination

Interest Piece: 

Table full of Do's and Don'ts
Students must choose which is correct/incorrect
, proper etiquette, etc.  The table is designed to surprise the students and leads to several anecdotes.  An experience few could forget!


Day 2:
Test on what you learned the day before
Coordination of the Wedding Day from start to finish
How to build a Portfolio
Client Interviews
Creating Wedding Schedules
Developing the Theme

Building a Vendor Base
Vendor Relations
Contracts
Site Visits
Rehearsal Planning
Coordinator's roles throughout the Planning
 

 Day 3:
Test on what you learned the day before
Setting Up One's Own Business
Getting Started
Choosing a Name and Slogan
Market Research
Building a Contract
Office Requirements
Equipment Requirements
Sole Proprietorship vs. Incorporation
Hiring Assistants
Setting your fees
Choosing your Services
Part-time vs. Full-time
Home Office vs. Commercial Office
Networking
Advertising your business
Generating Business
How much will it all cost?
And many more topics

Interest:
Guest Speaker Hilary McDonald, an Accountant, will talk about taxation laws and what write-offs that you and your business are entitled to.

Tracey will set-up and explain a traditional Muslim Wedding.


Day 4:

Test on what you learned the day before
Everything a Wedding Professional should know about Wedding Etiquette
Invitations
Rehearsal Dinner
Wedding Attire
Second Marriages
Gift Registration
Bridal Showers
Stag/Bachelor Parties
Wedding Fundraisers
Jack & Jill's/Buck & Does
Thank you cards
Dinner Place settings
Who traditionally pays for what
The Wedding MC and announcements
Receiving lines and their order
Cash Bars
A review of the past 3 days
FINAL EXAM


*Upon completion of the final exam, a certificate will be mailed to successful students

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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