Event Planning | 1.5 Hour Crash Course and How to Guide

A no nonsense, step by step guide that gives you all the tools you need to get starting planning and managing events!
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Now I’m not going to guarantee you anything, but with over 8 templates and examples I’m going to be impressed if you are not saving hours of time and headache.

It always starts with your boss sending you an email or your co-workers thinking up this grand event that all of a sudden becomes your problem. Now what?

  • Do you even know what a gantt chart is?
  • Or the easiest way to make a press release?
  • What about the best way to make a budget?
  • Or how to write a sponsorship packet?

...If you are having trouble answering any of the questions above then you need to buy this course.

Just click the green button that says “Take This Course” and you will be seconds away from the answers.

What You Are Going To Learn

By the end of this, you should have the skills and tools you need to run your event so good your boss might even smile.

We are going to avoid all the B.S and talk about only the topics you need to know like:

  • Key things that every event planner must do before they spend their first dollar

  • Wiz kids tricks to master time based planning

  • Writing an email that nobody can say no to

  • And more…

Also, you are going to get plenty of mock emails and excel templates to make your life that much easier.

Based on Real Events

The material in this course was taken from actual events that have had resounding success.

Learn skills that were actually used to run the largest 3 day entrepreneurship training event in the conference series.

From championship bike races to small business skills workshops, this course pulls from a deep wealth of knowledge.

The Best Part

You will get all this knowledge in 1.5 hours.

Just think about it?

In the time you spent reading this description you could have already finished your first lesson and been on your way to launching your first big event.

Click the green button that says “Take This Course” and purchase your copy of Event Planning | The 1.5 Hour Crash Course and How to Guide

See you in class.

- Andrew, Instructor

What are the requirements?

  • An internet connection
  • Understanding of English
  • Access to a google drive account or Microsoft Excel
  • Basic spreadsheet (excel) skills

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use time based planning
  • Budget their resources systematically
  • Communicate with sponsors and raise money
  • Manage a team
  • See problems before they arise and address them proficiently

What is the target audience?

  • First time event planners
  • Professionals and small business owners who need to plan events
  • Those who need a quick guide to event planning
  • Not for veteran event planners

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Introduction
Preview
01:35
Section 1: Initial Planning
You or a Team?
Preview
02:37
04:06
Budget
Preview
02:02
01:49

Using excel to make a budget can be hard, but this template should make it a bit easier.

Funding Budget
02:46
00:39

A berief over view of how to use a funding budget.

Time Based Planning
02:39
03:55

In this lecture you will learn how to use the Gantt Chart template and share it with your team

I actually use this chart for the events I plan and I can assure you that I am not endorsed by them in manner. This chart is one of the best free templates that one can use with time based planning while utilizing the shareable aspects of Google Drive.

Section 2: Scheduling
Most Important Stuff to Schedule First
04:36
04:58

In this lecture we will take a look at what options are avialable to you when it comes to event marketing and how to incoporate them into your overal event plan.

01:34

Learn how to make the document that is your life line to sponsors, media, and all other interested parties. Think of it as your event resume; Be sure to always have a few of these on hand no matter where you go.

2 pages

Feel free to emulate this document in a text editor of your choice.

Section 3: Cash Flow
01:39

Cash is king, therefore we have to learn to manage it effectivly.

04:22

Learn about the various options that you have to get paid for running your event.

00:48

Learn how to use the provided template for keeping track of you cash

03:02

Learn how to pick sponosrs and what steps do you need to craft an effective outreach email.

1 page

This example email follows the structure presented in the slides. It is tailored towards a marketing analytics conference, however you can use the same structure for just about any event.

03:18

Learn to secure a sponsor, after getting a response, by crafting effective followup emails.

05:33

Learn to create the second most important document of your event. The lecture will show you have to create an irrresitable packet the sponosrs will have a hard time resufing.

5 pages

Here is a great view of what a completed press release would look like!

Section 4: During the Event
01:32

Learn to create a time chart and manage the operations of your event using a play by play guide.

01:12

Get a grasp of how to use the provided time chart template.

04:06

Learn to plan for contiegceies, avoid disaster, and make quick descions to keep your event from failure during its execution.

Section 5: Post Event
Emails
02:24
1 page

Here is an example letter I adapted for a student entrepreneurship conference in response to the business owners that came to speak. Feel free to use this example as a basis for your email campaign.

02:44

Learn all the possible loose ends that need to be tied up after the event that could create an issue if left unattened.

Section 6: There is more?
02:21

Some final parting wisdom as you move off into your jounrey as an event planner.

Bonus Lecture: Turn Your Event Planning Skills Into a Business!
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Instructor Biography

Andrew Abraham, Event Planner and Startup Manager

Andrew has always had a passion for education. He has been teaching since he was 14 years old in one way or another. Be it traditional Shotokan karate to jazz guitar, he has always loved seeing his students succeed. By the time he was finishing high school his own personal thirst for education was becoming so ravenous that he dedicated a full summers to teach himself the basics of android app development and investing. He believes that there is never room for a dull moment in today's world, given the immediate access to online education.

Upon, entering college he fell face first into event planning after volunteering to become part of the universities 3 man race directing team. Little did he know that he was about to host a 2 day conference championships in a remote location, with no cell phone service, and treacherous road conditions. Despite the craziness that ensued over the next 3 months, it was the start of a turning point as he realized the fun that comes along with event management. He quickly started to re-evaluate his life goals and eventually switched majors from finance to marketing in order to be better equipped as an event planner and entrepreneur. Flashing forward, Andrew has coordinated many events and gatherings, made lots of mistakes, had a lot of victories, and is currently preparing the launch of his company. He has accumulated a lot of insights and is looking forward to sharing those with you!

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