Party Planning and Events Management
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Party Planning and Events Management

Making and managing successful and memorable events
3.5 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
12 students enrolled
Created by Lisa Newton
Last updated 7/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know the elements to make a successful event
  • Plan an event
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  • No prior knowledge or experience assumed or necessary

This Party Planning and Events Management course is aimed at all of those who have thought about making this activity a hobby or as a serious business proposition. Who do you need to be to be the hostess with the mostest? What do you need to know to make a good party planner? How do you go about organising an event? What do you do? What is possible? What isn't possible? Is anything impossible? How do you stretch the budget? Make less, be more.

How do you do a good childrens party? A good launch party? A leaving do? A hen party? A wedding? A birthday? A surprise party? A funeral? A barmitzvah? A baby shower? A business seminar? A christmas party? A stag do? A house party? Do these things all have something in common? Yes! You will be getting a group of people together!! And you want them to leave, having had the best time ever! You want the time to fly, and for them to be kicked out through the door - reluctantly leaving because they were having such a great time!! YOU can do this! You can be that person that makes it possible! YOU can be the host, that YEARS later ... everyone is still talking about it, because it was a 'legendary event' a 'memorable event' ... Just don't forget the photographer!

This course gives you food for thought, plus there is an event planning checklist at the end. If you've always fancied yourself as being an events organiser or you have a party to organise, then this course is for you. The course will take approx 1 hour to complete. 

Your host and tutor, Lisa has many years experience of attending events and is the Chief Networker for her organisation. She was the volunteer 'Network co-ordinator' for one organisation and won 'Networker of the month' as she invited 1/3 of the total guests that attended attended the launch party - (if it wasn't for her, the whole thing would've flopped)! Lisa is also the co-director of a seminar-hosting business. 

"The best events are those where like-minded people got together and had a laugh" she says. The sign of a good event, is when no-one wants to go home!

Make no mistake - event organisation and events management is 'a skill'. A great party / event doesn't just 'happen' - it takes careful organising and planning and management.

Who is the target audience?
  • Those tasked with the role of event management or thinking of party planning as a business or hobby
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
Introduction to events management and party planning
3 Lectures 24:34
Theming, Types, Tips
6 Lectures 36:47
Theming an event

The psychology of parties

Childrens parties

Qualities needed

Shoestring budgets

Home party tips
1 Lecture 04:31

Download the event planning checklist as a recap of what to remember

About the Instructor
Lisa Newton
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4,254 Students
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Entrepreneur, Infopreneur & Serial Author

Lisa Newton BA MSc AAT has a masters degree in Investment Management and a first class honours degree in Accounting with Marketing. She formed her first company in 2004 with £150 in the same month of graduating from City University, London UK. Lisa has never had a full time 9 to 5 job in her life. She's a serial entrepreneur and author who holds directorships in various industries including telecoms, property management, publishing, hair & beauty as well as finance. She has won various awards in Business including: Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2007, in 2008 Enterprising Business Award, in 2016 BE Mogul Award and has been nominated and shortlisted in numerous others. In 2011 and in 2012 one of her companies won Best Accounting Franchisor Award. In 2015 and 2017 one of her companies won Best Bookkeeping Business London (Accountancy International Awards).

Lisa's books include: How to write a book in two weeks, Constant Cashflow, Make the most of your money, How to start your own bookkeeping business, Cosmic ordering with Vision Boards, How to Franchise Your Business and Quickbooks Online The Handbook. Some of the books are in audio-format on itunes and audible.

Lisa hosts her own show The Authors Podcast which can be found on the iTunes channel.

Lisa supports the charity The MS Society. A speaker, coach, consultant and an avid networker, Lisa enjoys meeting people and working on projects with like-minded individuals.

In her spare time, Lisa likes traveling, dancing salsa, writing books, learning languages, meditation, yoga and cosmic ordering.