About

Do you love weddings? Are you full of ideas? Do you enjoy making people very happy? Would you like a creative and glamorous new job? The profession of wedding planner is really taken off to become a reliable and very exciting career.  

As a wedding planner you design, plan and manage one of the most significant events in your clients’ lives. However we know that while this will be your main focus you will also need to know how to keep your finances in order, how to get clients and referrals, and how to run a successful business.  

Trendimi’s Wedding Planner with Finance and Business Management course teaches you all you need to know to be a professional Wedding Planner and how to successfully run your new business.

Sign up for your Wedding Planner with Finance & Business Management course today and make your career dreams come true!

Some of the skills you’ll learn on this course are:

  • Different types of weddings and how to plan them
  • Choosing venues
  • Designing and sending invitations
  • Dressing the wedding party
  • Organizing the reception
  • Setting budgets and getting paid
  • Checklists, table plans and the essential Wedding Planner Manual
  • Track and manage your financial income and outgoings
  • How to create a brand for your business
  • How to attract clients and all-important referrals
  • How to implement an online marketing strategy
  • Managing your sales pitch and generating leads
  • Choosing the right business set up for you
  • How to successfully manage and grow your business

Requirements

Trendimi courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lessons

Module 1: Profession Of A Wedding Planner
  • What is the profession of a Wedding Planner?
  • What are the characteristics of a Wedding Planner?
  • Client Questionnaire.
  • The planning process
  • Types of weddings
  • Choosing music for the ceremony.
  • Choosing music for the banquet.
Module 2: Planning For The Big Day
  • Engagement Party - wedding planner’s functions.
  • Bachelor party - individual or joint.
  • Choice of venue for the celebration.
  • Invitations: design and content.
  • How to prepare the guest list.
  • Flower girls and pageboys - functions.
  • Rings and symbols of partnership.
  • The speeches - who, how, when and why?
  • Event checklist - Video tutorial
Module 3: Dressing The Wedding Party
  • For the bride
  • For the groom
  • For the bridesmaids, best man, flower girls and page boys
  • Other things to consider when dressing the bridal party
  • Make up
  • Hair color and style
  • Nail care
Module 4: The Reception, Party And Gifts
  • Choosing the banquet menu.
  • Complementary Services.
  • Floral decoration for the church, for the couples’ mode of transportation and for the banquet location.
  • Layout of tables.
  • What to give to your guests?
  • What to give the couple?
  • Capturing lifelong memories:
  • After party.
  • The honeymoon.
Module 5: Budget, Payment And Review
  • Final Budget
  • Sample Budgets
  • Payments
  • Incidence Analysis
Module 6: Marketing Your Wedding Planner Business
  • Market research
  • Build your brand
  • Take advantage of low cost marketing techniques
  • Make your website work hard for you
  • Use social media
  • PR and advertising
Module 7: Starting Your Wedding Planner Business
  • Funding
  • What help is available
  • Setting up your business
  • Running your business
Module 8: Wedding Planner Resources
Module 9: Beginning Accounting
  • History of accounting
  • Why is accounting important?
  • Decisions you must make
  • Jargon, or how to speak like an accountant
Module 10: Types Of Accounting
  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Tax accounting
Module 11: Making Sense Of Your Accounts
  • Organization The accounting cycle
  • Using computers for accounting
  • How does computerized accounting work?
Module 12: Keeping Inventory And Tracking Sales
  • Purpose of inventory
  • Keeping up with inventory
  • Keeping track of sales
  • Balancing cash
Module 13: Controlling And Managing Expenses
  • How to control expenses
  • Balancing your payroll
  • Long-term asset acquisitions
  • Financial liabilities
Module 14: Avoiding Illegal Accounting
  • Improper accounting procedures
  • Avoiding shortcuts
  • Famous accounting scandals
Module 15: Introduction To Bookkeeping
  • Importance of bookkeeping
  • Single-entry bookkeeping
  • Double-entry bookkeeping
Module 16: Proper Bookkeeping
  • Balancing and testing your book
  • How to adjust entries
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Profit analysis
  • Liquidity, and how to test it
  • Why is internal control important?
Module 17: Tracking & Reporting Taxes
  • What are business taxes?
  • How to report year-end numbers to the government
  • Finishing and closing your books
Module 18: Handling An Audit
  • External auditor
  • Internal auditor
  • Cost auditor
  • Performance audit
  • Quality audits
Module 19: Marketing
  • What is marketing?
  • Customers needs and wants
  • Marketing research
  • Market research: what to look at and where to find it
  • Segmentation
  • Positioning
  • The 4 Ps – Product, Price, Place, Promotion
  • Three more Ps – People, Process, Physical environment
  • Product development
  • Pricing strategy
  • Credit and payment terms
  • Promotion channels
  • How to distribute your products, B2B marketing
  • After sales service – handling complaints and returns
Module 20: Your Marketing Plan
  • Why have a marketing plan?
  • Essential components for a marketing plan
  • Sample marketing plan
Module 21: Low Cost Marketing Techniques
  • Business image
  • Increase your visibility in your community
  • Referrals
  • Build a mailing list
  • Business networking
Module 22: Developing Your Brand
  • Brand identity
  • Differentiate
  • Brand name and logo
  • Building your brand personality
  • How?
  • Believe in your brand and your customers will too
Module 23: Your Website
  • Why do you need a website?
  • Setting up a website
  • Creating good content
  • The copy
  • Search engine optimisation, SEO
  • Website analytics
  • Benefits of blogging
Module 24: Social Media And Online Marketing
  • What is online marketing?
  • The power of social media
  • Rules of engagement
  • Prepare a social media marketing plan
  • Manage your online presence
  • How to be likeable on social media
  • A picture is worth a thousand words
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google + Business
  • Twitter
  • Blog
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Skype
  • Email marketing
Module 25: Public Relations And Advertising
  • Look for PR opportunities
  • Brainstorming
  • Writing an effective press release
  • Radio/Press interview
  • Generate newsworthy ideas
  • Advertising
Module 26: Sales
  • Sales campaigns
  • Your sales pitch
  • Lead generation
  • Pay per click advertising (PPC) and selling online
Module 27: Preparation – Before You Start Your Business
  • Self-assessment. Are you an entrepreneur?
  • Market Research and competition analysis
  • Developing, assessing and testing your idea
  • Funding – how to finance your business idea
  • Availing of help
Module 28: Preparation – Introduction To Marketing
  • Income sources and pricing
  • Marketing, advertising, promotion
  • Building your marketing and sales strategy
  • Make full use of technology
Module 29: Setting Up Your Business
  • Your business structure
  • Business name, brands and intellectual property
  • Legislation/regulation/permissions
  • Registering the business
Module 30: Running Your Business
  • Budgets and cash flow
  • Accounting, record keeping and taxes
  • Business bank account and online banking
  • Arranging finance
  • Insurance
  • Premises
  • Home based business
  • Staff, motivation and training
Module 31: Business Plan
  • What is a business plan and why do you need one?
  • Sections in the business plan
  • Access help to write your plan
Module 32: Launching Your Business
  • Planning a successful business launch
  • Time management and delegation
  • Personal development
  • Building your business network

Career

Who is this course for?

A career as a Wedding Planner is challenging, exciting and fun. Being in charge of your own future is hugely rewarding and fulfilling.

This is a career that will require all of your skills! Are you a creative problem solver, good at thinking on your feet? Are you organized, and as good at directing clients and employees as an army general? Are you stylish, with a flair for original design? Then this course is for you.

However, you’ll need the business acumen to succeed too. That’s why this course includes finance and business management to help you launch and run a successful Wedding Planning business.

Career path

After completing this course, you could:

  • Start a Wedding Planning business
  • Join the team of a Wedding Planning business
  • Use your improved skills and knowledge to impress your boss and get a raise or promotion
  • Plan your own wedding, or that of your friends and family
  • Add Weddings to the functions you provide as an Event Planner
  • Advise other people on how to successfully set up a wedding planning business

Certification

You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from Trendimi.

Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.
All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).

When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    About

    Do you love weddings? Are you full of ideas? Do you enjoy making people very happy? Would you like a creative and glamorous new job? The profession of wedding planner is really taken off to become a reliable and very exciting career.  

    As a wedding planner you design, plan and manage one of the most significant events in your clients’ lives. However we know that while this will be your main focus you will also need to know how to keep your finances in order, how to get clients and referrals, and how to run a successful business.  

    Trendimi’s Wedding Planner with Finance and Business Management course teaches you all you need to know to be a professional Wedding Planner and how to successfully run your new business.

    Sign up for your Wedding Planner with Finance & Business Management course today and make your career dreams come true!

    Some of the skills you’ll learn on this course are:

    • Different types of weddings and how to plan them
    • Choosing venues
    • Designing and sending invitations
    • Dressing the wedding party
    • Organizing the reception
    • Setting budgets and getting paid
    • Checklists, table plans and the essential Wedding Planner Manual
    • Track and manage your financial income and outgoings
    • How to create a brand for your business
    • How to attract clients and all-important referrals
    • How to implement an online marketing strategy
    • Managing your sales pitch and generating leads
    • Choosing the right business set up for you
    • How to successfully manage and grow your business

    Requirements

    Trendimi courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Profession Of A Wedding Planner
    • What is the profession of a Wedding Planner?
    • What are the characteristics of a Wedding Planner?
    • Client Questionnaire.
    • The planning process
    • Types of weddings
    • Choosing music for the ceremony.
    • Choosing music for the banquet.
    Module 2: Planning For The Big Day
    • Engagement Party - wedding planner’s functions.
    • Bachelor party - individual or joint.
    • Choice of venue for the celebration.
    • Invitations: design and content.
    • How to prepare the guest list.
    • Flower girls and pageboys - functions.
    • Rings and symbols of partnership.
    • The speeches - who, how, when and why?
    • Event checklist - Video tutorial
    Module 3: Dressing The Wedding Party
    • For the bride
    • For the groom
    • For the bridesmaids, best man, flower girls and page boys
    • Other things to consider when dressing the bridal party
    • Make up
    • Hair color and style
    • Nail care
    Module 4: The Reception, Party And Gifts
    • Choosing the banquet menu.
    • Complementary Services.
    • Floral decoration for the church, for the couples’ mode of transportation and for the banquet location.
    • Layout of tables.
    • What to give to your guests?
    • What to give the couple?
    • Capturing lifelong memories:
    • After party.
    • The honeymoon.
    Module 5: Budget, Payment And Review
    • Final Budget
    • Sample Budgets
    • Payments
    • Incidence Analysis
    Module 6: Marketing Your Wedding Planner Business
    • Market research
    • Build your brand
    • Take advantage of low cost marketing techniques
    • Make your website work hard for you
    • Use social media
    • PR and advertising
    Module 7: Starting Your Wedding Planner Business
    • Funding
    • What help is available
    • Setting up your business
    • Running your business
    Module 8: Wedding Planner Resources
    Module 9: Beginning Accounting
    • History of accounting
    • Why is accounting important?
    • Decisions you must make
    • Jargon, or how to speak like an accountant
    Module 10: Types Of Accounting
    • Financial accounting
    • Management accounting
    • Tax accounting
    Module 11: Making Sense Of Your Accounts
    • Organization The accounting cycle
    • Using computers for accounting
    • How does computerized accounting work?
    Module 12: Keeping Inventory And Tracking Sales
    • Purpose of inventory
    • Keeping up with inventory
    • Keeping track of sales
    • Balancing cash
    Module 13: Controlling And Managing Expenses
    • How to control expenses
    • Balancing your payroll
    • Long-term asset acquisitions
    • Financial liabilities
    Module 14: Avoiding Illegal Accounting
    • Improper accounting procedures
    • Avoiding shortcuts
    • Famous accounting scandals
    Module 15: Introduction To Bookkeeping
    • Importance of bookkeeping
    • Single-entry bookkeeping
    • Double-entry bookkeeping
    Module 16: Proper Bookkeeping
    • Balancing and testing your book
    • How to adjust entries
    • Financial statement preparation
    • Profit analysis
    • Liquidity, and how to test it
    • Why is internal control important?
    Module 17: Tracking & Reporting Taxes
    • What are business taxes?
    • How to report year-end numbers to the government
    • Finishing and closing your books
    Module 18: Handling An Audit
    • External auditor
    • Internal auditor
    • Cost auditor
    • Performance audit
    • Quality audits
    Module 19: Marketing
    • What is marketing?
    • Customers needs and wants
    • Marketing research
    • Market research: what to look at and where to find it
    • Segmentation
    • Positioning
    • The 4 Ps – Product, Price, Place, Promotion
    • Three more Ps – People, Process, Physical environment
    • Product development
    • Pricing strategy
    • Credit and payment terms
    • Promotion channels
    • How to distribute your products, B2B marketing
    • After sales service – handling complaints and returns
    Module 20: Your Marketing Plan
    • Why have a marketing plan?
    • Essential components for a marketing plan
    • Sample marketing plan
    Module 21: Low Cost Marketing Techniques
    • Business image
    • Increase your visibility in your community
    • Referrals
    • Build a mailing list
    • Business networking
    Module 22: Developing Your Brand
    • Brand identity
    • Differentiate
    • Brand name and logo
    • Building your brand personality
    • How?
    • Believe in your brand and your customers will too
    Module 23: Your Website
    • Why do you need a website?
    • Setting up a website
    • Creating good content
    • The copy
    • Search engine optimisation, SEO
    • Website analytics
    • Benefits of blogging
    Module 24: Social Media And Online Marketing
    • What is online marketing?
    • The power of social media
    • Rules of engagement
    • Prepare a social media marketing plan
    • Manage your online presence
    • How to be likeable on social media
    • A picture is worth a thousand words
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Google + Business
    • Twitter
    • Blog
    • YouTube
    • Pinterest
    • Skype
    • Email marketing
    Module 25: Public Relations And Advertising
    • Look for PR opportunities
    • Brainstorming
    • Writing an effective press release
    • Radio/Press interview
    • Generate newsworthy ideas
    • Advertising
    Module 26: Sales
    • Sales campaigns
    • Your sales pitch
    • Lead generation
    • Pay per click advertising (PPC) and selling online
    Module 27: Preparation – Before You Start Your Business
    • Self-assessment. Are you an entrepreneur?
    • Market Research and competition analysis
    • Developing, assessing and testing your idea
    • Funding – how to finance your business idea
    • Availing of help
    Module 28: Preparation – Introduction To Marketing
    • Income sources and pricing
    • Marketing, advertising, promotion
    • Building your marketing and sales strategy
    • Make full use of technology
    Module 29: Setting Up Your Business
    • Your business structure
    • Business name, brands and intellectual property
    • Legislation/regulation/permissions
    • Registering the business
    Module 30: Running Your Business
    • Budgets and cash flow
    • Accounting, record keeping and taxes
    • Business bank account and online banking
    • Arranging finance
    • Insurance
    • Premises
    • Home based business
    • Staff, motivation and training
    Module 31: Business Plan
    • What is a business plan and why do you need one?
    • Sections in the business plan
    • Access help to write your plan
    Module 32: Launching Your Business
    • Planning a successful business launch
    • Time management and delegation
    • Personal development
    • Building your business network

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    A career as a Wedding Planner is challenging, exciting and fun. Being in charge of your own future is hugely rewarding and fulfilling.

    This is a career that will require all of your skills! Are you a creative problem solver, good at thinking on your feet? Are you organized, and as good at directing clients and employees as an army general? Are you stylish, with a flair for original design? Then this course is for you.

    However, you’ll need the business acumen to succeed too. That’s why this course includes finance and business management to help you launch and run a successful Wedding Planning business.

    Career path

    After completing this course, you could:

    • Start a Wedding Planning business
    • Join the team of a Wedding Planning business
    • Use your improved skills and knowledge to impress your boss and get a raise or promotion
    • Plan your own wedding, or that of your friends and family
    • Add Weddings to the functions you provide as an Event Planner
    • Advise other people on how to successfully set up a wedding planning business

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from Trendimi.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.
    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).

    When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.