So you want to be a Wedding Planner?

WVU Offers Wedding Planner Course


Do you find yourself assisting friends and family with parties and other special occasions? Are you well organized and enjoy charts and to do lists? Then you should learn how to make money as a wedding planner. This course is designed to assist you in starting your own business and teaching you the knowledge you need to become a wedding planner.


At the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

Understand what it takes to be a wedding planner.
Understand the wedding ceremony and reception.
How to start and market their business.
How to work on budgets and design a wedding day timeline.
Understand how to select vendors and the importance of those relationships.

Course Structure and Schedule

Module 1: So You Want to be a Wedding Planner? Now What? (Class Visit)
Module 2: The Ceremony
Module 3: The Reception
Module 4: The Budget (Class Visit)
Module 5: How to Plan and Coordinate 
Module 6: The Wedding Day (Class Visit)
Module 7: Vendor Selection and Those Relationships
Module 8: Starting Your Own Wedding Planning Business
Module 9: How to Market Your Business
Module 10: Setting Prices and Packages (Class Visit)
Final Project: Portfolio Assignment