Program Goals and Outcomes

Event planning program goals and outcomes

Penn Foster's Event Planning Program is designed to help students build the knowledge and skills required to be a professional event planner, as well as the basic business and self-employment skills necessary to operate an event planning business. 

Event Planning

Career Diploma 5-9 mo As low as $50/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To help provide students with the knowledge and skills required to be a professional event planner, as well as the basic business and self-employment skills necessary to operate an event planning business.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Outline the role of the event planner and explain the importance of the interview process in determining the budget, size, and style of events
  • Identify the various events associated with event planning, including birthdays, silent auctions, religious celebrations, and showers, and describe the processes that must be followed to successfully schedule and plan these events
  • Describe the responsibilities associated with planning and organizing an event, including working with vendors and selecting venues
  • Summarize the important business considerations involved in running an event planning business, such as financial management, business planning, marketing, and staff considerations

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