HTM409 - Wedding Planning

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Subject Title
Wedding Planning

Subject Description
This course will teach you how to become a professional wedding planner. You will examine the role and responsibilities of a professional wedding planner in Canada. The areas of study will include the engagement, budget, invitations, etiquette, gifts, ceremonies, catering and cakes, dresses and the honeymoon. You will also learn the fundamentals of starting and marketing your own wedding planning business.

Credit Status

One credit in the  Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Services Management (HTM)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Describe the role of a Wedding Planner and correctly use terminology associated with wedding planning.
2. Demonstrate effective communication and sales skills as they relate to wedding planning.
3. Conduct a needs assessment that takes account of client requirements, culture, budget and theme.
4. Prepare a budget, complete appropriate documentation and follow a reconciliation process for a given event.
5. Evaluate and recommend vendors, venues and F&B services to meet identified criteria.
6. Create schedules, stationery and checklists for wedding events.
7. Discuss the types of special situations, scenarios, parties or locations that may occur, and how to resolve them.
8. Recognize challenges, identify potential solutions and follow up until resolved.
9. Identify the steps and requirements necessary to register a small business in Ontario.
10. Use correct business etiquette and adhere to professional standards of dress, hygiene and grooming.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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