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Kerry Vickar

Organizing Special Events

Special events are a way of demonstrating the spirit of every community. Careful planning and adequate resources are essential to making your event successful. This practical series of seven online courses is designed to assist individuals who plan and direct specials events - whether you're a volunteer-based organization or a professional dedicated to special events planning.

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Organizing Special Events

in your community or for your organization

Short Description Special events are a way of demonstrating the spirit of every community. Careful planning and adequate resources are essential to making your event successful. This practical series of seven online courses is designed to assist individuals who plan and direct specials events - whether you're a volunteer-based organization or a professional dedicated to special events planning.
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This course is delivered in seven short online modules, starting with Getting Your Event Off the Ground.

Getting Your Event Off the Ground lays the foundation. This module helps you understand and apply the content in each subsequent module. Complete the other modules in any order.

  • Getting Your Event Off the Ground
  • Marketing and Promoting Your Event
  • Fundraising for Your Event
  • Event Logistics
  • HR Management for Your Event
  • Financial Management for Your Event
  • Risk Management for Your Event

Course outline:

Based on emerit National Occupational Standards, and developed in collaboration with nationally certified event professionals, this introductory program takes you step-by-step through all the pieces you need to have in place to create an effective business plan for your event

  • Clearly identify the nature of the event industry and the different types of events.
  • Develop an event business plan.
  • Outline the critical elements of event planning.
  • Includes your own copy of the Special Events Tool Kit (available for download, $20 value)

The Special Events Tool Kit that you download from the first module includes forms and templates that are customizable for event planning.

Who is this course for?

Event planners, operators, marketers, fundraisers, and HR supervisors

Individual Registration for Online Course Delivery

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