Plan the best day, the right way

Whether planning for your own wedding or wanting to learn how to be a wedding planner to help others plan their dream day, this course introduces you to the world of wedding planning. Included in this course are ‘Wed Talks’ where professional vendors representing different aspects of wedding and event management will share their insights into things like photography, venue choice, catering, and hiring a DJ, along with other aspects of planning a large-scale event.

The needed skills of a wedding planner or event manager can range from having an impeccable attention to detail to effective budget management. These masteries are essential to help create a truly unforgettable event for everyone involved. Some skills that we see highlighted by those who complete this self-paced online course are organizational skills, communication, problem solving, time allocation, cost-effective planning, networking, and negotiation.

This course is ideal for anyone planning their own wedding, individuals interested in pursuing a career in wedding planning, or businesses that want to develop their employees’ wedding planning skills. This course can provide a foundation for additional event management courses, business skill development, or students can decide to pursue a degree in Event and Meeting Management.

This course serves as an ideal starting point for those eager to pursue careers in wedding planning and can stack into a MSU Denver credential or degree.

Flexible schedule

Course can be completed in 4-8 weeks and is self-paced online.

Career advisement

Receive a personal advising session with an industry leader.

High job demand

Gain a competitive edge.

Career pathways in Wedding Planning

Approximate return on investment for each academic pathway

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After taking the course, you can immediately enter the workforce or continue onto a degree through MSU Denver and increase your earning potential.

Pathway 1: Complete the Fundamentals of Wedding Planning course and immediately enter the workforce.

  • The median salary is $32,000 a year.

Pathway 2: Expand your learning and add a certification to your resume.

  • The median salary is $40,000 a year.

Pathway 3: Continue your education by earning a bachelor’s degree in Event and Meeting Management at MSU Denver.

  • The median salary is $49,470 a year.

About the Fundamentals of Wedding Planning online course

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Denver, CO 80217-3362