How to Plan a Party

Party Planning 101

Craft unique events, explore accessories, and learn etiquette essentials.

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Party Planning 101
Party Planning 101
Here's what you'll learn

Whether you're a professional or a social butterfly, this course is tailored for you. Discover the secrets to successful party planning—from table settings to food and wine pairing. Transform your celebrations into unforgettable memories.

About the Program

Master the art of event hosting with Party Planning 101. Discover the secrets to successful party planning—from table settings to food and wine pairing. Transform your celebrations into unforgettable memories.

Without a structured program or expert guidance, building your business and making a name for yourself can feel like an uphill battle—frustrating, to say the least.

That's where Lovegevity comes in. We've already catapulted thousands of aspiring planners into successful careers, spanning more than 40 types of events across 25 countries. Are you next?

Course Details

Delve into the art of home party planning with a mix of video and written content. Craft unique events, explore accessories, and learn etiquette essentials. By the end, earn a professional party planner certificate showcasing your expertise.

500+

Library of resources & templates for Wedding & Event Planners

Instructor-led and self-study options to fit your schedule and learning style

One-on-one video or phone conference calls with your instructor

Internship opportunities, both paid and unpaid, to gain real-world experience at high-profile events

Learn the Fundamental concepts of event planning.

Dive into the fundamentals of event planning, setting the stage for your journey.

Craft menus catering to diverse tastes.

Uncover the secrets behind crafting delectable menus that cater to diverse tastes.

Create captivating tablescapes.

Learn the art of creating captivating tablescapes that leave your guests in awe.

Expert-Led, Expert Support, Expertly Delivered

Each Lovegevity course and program is taught by experts and provides students. We provide personalized guidance and support to answer questions, help you conquer any challenges, and get the most from your experience.

Complimentary WedTech Academy Membership

Enjoy a WedTech membership that provides ongoing access to all program updates and an ever-expanding library of resources.

free 1 year membership

Enroll With an Established & Trusted Education Provider

Lovegevity is a CTE (Career & Technical Education) provider in the wedding, event, and hospitality management education industry for over 25 years with programs in over 2,200 accredited colleges and universities.

World wide recognition

Enrollment Options

MASTERCLASS ENROLLMENT

Master Event Producer

As a student in the Certified Master Wedding and Event Professional Studies Program, you will learn, through a multidisciplinary approach to each area of the event profession, and gain a culmination of skills, knowledge, and expertise specific to your goals.

Become a Master of Event Production

LWPI’s Master’s Program is the most comprehensive online/hybrid program for anyone serious about a full-time wedding and event planning professional career.

WedTech Academy Membership

WedTech is a CTE program included with Master Class. It includes hands-on learning labs, workshops, and internship requirements for matriculated students seeking a College or University degree in Hospitality Management, Event Management or Project Management.

Master's Certification

Upon graduation, you will receive your Master’s Certification (in addition to your completed certificates for each course), letters of recommendation, and the professional designation as a Certified Master Wedding & Event Professional.

Pay In Full
(monthly payment plans available)
$5,495
Included courses:
Certified Wedding & Event Planning
Party Planning 101
Signature Wedding & Event Design
History of Bridal Fashion
Corporate Event Planning
Event Law
Luxury Event Production
Electives of your Choice:
Floral Design 1 & 2
Fashion Show Production
Destination Wedding Planning
Draping & Backdrops
Charity & Fundraising
COVID Readiness in Hospitality
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Enrollment type

Career Study Hybrid + Fast Track

Our unique approach offers you the chance to fast-track your learning by working on actual events, guided by industry experts who are eager to share their knowledge.

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(monthly payment plans available)
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Enrollment type

In Person / On Campus

For learners who prefer to go through a college or institute.

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Enrollment type

Self Study

For learners who like to learn independently and at their own pace.

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$199

(monthly payment plans available)

Party Planning 101

Course Modules

This course is divided into seven modules, each focusing on different aspects of party planning and execution.

01.

Party Planning 101: The Basics

Dive into the fundamentals of event planning, setting the stage for your journey.

02.

Menu Planning

Uncover the secrets behind crafting delectable menus that cater to diverse tastes.

03.

Table Design

Learn the art of creating captivating tablescapes that leave your guests in awe.

04.

Table Setting & Etiquette

Master the fine points of setting tables and navigating social decorum.

05.

Project Dinner Party

Apply your newfound knowledge to plan a memorable dinner party from start to finish.

06.

Dinner Party Planning

Refine your skills, fine-tuning your ability to orchestrate flawless events.

07.

Graduation & Certificate Next Steps

Celebrate your journey and receive your professional party planner certificate.

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Is

Party Planning 101

Right For You?

Our program is perfect for motivated and goal-oriented individuals who are ready to jump into the world of event planning, producing, and designing.

1

Aspiring Wedding and Event Planners

For those eager to expand their knowledge in the event industry, mastering the art of hosting is a great place to start.

2

Home Entertainers

Perfect your hosting skills, impressing guests with your culinary expertise and flair for event design.

3

Amateur Party Planners

If you already love party planning and dream of turning your passion for party planning into a rewarding career, this course is an excellent stepping stone on your path.

4

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The Key to Success is YOU.

Lovegevity graduates & alumni have a 99.9% success rate

We don't believe in simply imparting knowledge - anyone can do that.

We cater to aspiring wedding and event planners who are eager to turn their passion into a profitable, fulfilling career by giving them a clear path to reach their goals.

Ready to dive in? Take a look at what you’ll be learning when you enroll.

  • Online Course + Printed Textbook

  • Hybrid Learning Approach available

  • Career Placement through Lovegevity & Societygal

  • Work Experience & Internship Opportunities

  • Unlimited Access to our Business Resource Library

  • Student Forums & Alumni Groups

Why Lovegevity?

Discover your potential—turn your passion for events and weddings into a fulfilling career.

Our curriculum equips you with more than knowledge – it arms you with comprehensive expertise.

Join 25 Years of Excellence

Dive into a trusted program from Lovegevity, recognized by 2,000+ accredited institutions.

Unlock a Profitable Passion

Thousands have turned their love for events into thriving careers with our proven programs.

Be Part of the 1%

Join the elite circle of Lovegevity’s graduates, now industry leaders.

Skip the Guesswork

Jump-start with templates and tools that have fast-tracked 10,000+ students to success.

Learn from the Best

Secure internships with industry titans like Kevin Lee and David Tutera, & boost your credibility.

Beyond Ordinary Courses

While many offer online event courses, only Lovegevity blends digital learning with real-world experience, including opportunities like New York Fashion Week.

You're in good hands

Each qualified student participates in a learning experience to identify and help develop an internship experience to meet their educational goals, career objectives, and academic requirement needs.

An internship can be shadowing, a hands-on experience, and in some cases lead to a job. Students also receive academic credit, continuing education units (CEU’s), and a certificate of completion for each learning internship experience.

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Party Planning 101

Enrollment Options

Enrollment type

Self Study

For learners who like to learn independently and at their own pace.

enroll today

$199

(monthly payment plans available)
Enrollment type

Career Study Hybrid + Fast Track

Our unique approach offers you the chance to fast-track your learning by working on actual events, guided by industry experts who are eager to share their knowledge.

enroll today
(monthly payment plans available)
Enroll Now
Enrollment type

In Person / On Campus

For learners who prefer to go through a college or institute.

enroll today
Please find a college near you for pricing.
View College classes
Need Financial Assistance?
MASTERCLASS ENROLLMENT

Master Event Producer

As a student in the Certified Master Wedding and Event Professional Studies Program, you will learn, through a multidisciplinary approach to each area of the event profession, and gain a culmination of skills, knowledge, and expertise specific to your goals.

Become a Master of Event Production

LWPI’s Master’s Program is the most comprehensive online/hybrid program for anyone serious about a full-time wedding and event planning professional career.

WedTech Academy Membership

WedTech is a CTE program included with Master Class. It includes hands-on learning labs, workshops, and internship requirements for matriculated students seeking a College or University degree in Hospitality Management, Event Management or Project Management.

Master's Certification

Upon graduation, you will receive your Master’s Certification (in addition to your completed certificates for each course), letters of recommendation, and the professional designation as a Certified Master Wedding & Event Professional.

Pay In Full
(monthly payment plans available)
$5,495
Included courses:
Certified Wedding & Event Planning
Party Planning 101
Signature Wedding & Event Design
History of Bridal Fashion
Corporate Event Planning
Event Law
Luxury Event Production
Electives of your Choice:
Floral Design 1 & 2
Fashion Show Production
Destination Wedding Planning
Draping & Backdrops
Charity & Fundraising
COVID Readiness in Hospitality
Apply for masterclass