Become a Certified Corporate Event Planner and Start On Your Lucrative Career
When The Event U founder, Darren W. Johnson, launched his career in event planning back in the eighties, corporate events weren’t the well-oiled performing machines that they are today and there was no event planning certification to support the industry.
Since then, corporate event production has grown exponentially and become very lucrative for event planners, generating billions of dollars annually. Various schools have developed programs, contributing to making the profession more credible.
Surprisingly though, to this day, aspiring corporate event planners are not required to obtain an event planning degree to join the industry.
While this may sound like good news to some wanting to launch their career as quickly as possible, an event planning degree allows professionals to gain valuable insight that will prevent them from making costly mistakes and to be perceived as competent by future employers and clients.
An Event Planning Certification At Your Fingertips
As a veteran corporate event planner who has been hired by companies such as Disney, Coca Cola and Cadillac, Darren already had experience designing an academic curriculum in the form of the highly successful in-classroom university program.
He quickly realized he needed to offer another, more flexible and practical event planning certification for busy individuals, those who could not commit to a classroom education, such as hospitality professionals, social event planners, corporate professionals with event planning duties, and anyone wanting to launch their career in event planning, including students.
As a self-directed program based 100% online and accessible 24/7, E.P.I.C. offers flexibility and the opportunity to fast-track. For those who are eager to get started, the course is just a few clicks away and can be completed as quickly as their schedule allows. Although the course must be completed within 90 days, there is plenty of time to go over the modules, which cover everything future corporate event planning professionals need to know to succeed.
The E.P.I.C. Details
Many event planning degrees tend to focus on theory. But to succeed in this business, students need to hear it from the experts, those who, like Darren Johnson, have pushed the boundaries, made mistakes and learned from them. Click To Tweet And what he learned is presented in real case studies so you learn what it’s really like to be in the event planning industry.
E.P.I.C. is a series of 15 learning modules and over 10 hours of online training that incorporates concrete, real world examples and insider’s tips and advice.
Developed around three main themes, the program covers:
• Communicational know-how
• Essential habits
• Business development
• Food and beverage
• Site inspections
• Contingency plans
• Time-management strategies
• Social media leveraging
How E.P.I.C. Works
Registration to E.P.I.C is done online. It’s as easy as entering one’s contact information and proceeding to payment. The only requirement is an Internet connection and a device (laptop, PC or tablet) with sound capability.
Students will gain access to a portal where all 15 modules are presented in an interactive format. Each module starts with a presentation of its objectives, the list of covered topics and the estimated amount of time to complete. At the end of each module, students are asked to take a test to verify their comprehension. Once all 15 modules are completed, a final exam is the last step before being awarded a certificate of completion.
All of this is backed by E.P.I.C.’s no–questions-asked 30–day guarantee.
E.P.I.C. is THE event planning certification for busy professionals wanting to learn from the best of the best in the industry. Ready to get moving?