Event, Wedding & Social Planner

Wedding and Social Event Planner Certificate of Completion


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403.440.6867 or 1.888.392.3655

Wedding and social event planning is the creation, organization and implementation of a detailed plan to carry out a successful event on behalf of a client.

Successful events require proper planning and coordination. Marry your artistic and business skills to help you plan weddings, celebrations and other social events. Learn to develop a budget, create a critical path and professionally execute many types of events while meeting event objectives.

Delve into the art and science of event management as you gain an overview of the industry. Learn the five-phase approach to event planning and core competencies of event planners. Discover how to carry a theme through the overall design of an event as you gain increased understanding of design principles. Learn about cultural traditions and acquire design tools and tips.

Get the tools and resources to help launch your social event planning business. Learn to market your business and create win-win contracts. Understand how to reduce budgets and stress by negotiating contracts and streamlining processes. This Certificate of Completion is a great addition to our Event Management Extension Certificate.


  • Earn a recognized credential to enhance your career prospects  
  • Prepare for a career as a wedding and social event planner
  • Develop your professional skills
  • Learn from experienced industry professionals


Program format

Format: Online, Fast Track | Learn more

Duration: Complete the 3 required courses (45 hours). Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 3 years.


Special savings

Register for all courses in the program at once and receive a 10% discount! See Courses and fees, below, for more information.

Contact us

For information about this program:
403.440.6867 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

Customize this program for your organization through our Corporate Training department.