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Event Planning

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NEXT SESSION STARTS: March 31, 2020 

Learn the techniques and processes to plan an event from start to finish, no matter the occasion. Students will learn the difference between strategy, planning, and execution for a successful event. Students will apply techniques and processes to a case study or current event. Students will have the opportunity to assist with a Shana Bryant Consulting event, if desired. Topics will include:

  • Types of Events
  • Planning Basics
  • Creating Agendas
  • Managing Planning Committees
  • Determining a Budget
  • Guest Lists & Registration
  • Volunteer Management
  • Choosing Appropriate Venues, Vendors, & Catering
  • Day-Of Considerations
  • External Factors
  • Soliciting for Sponsorships, Donations, & Permits 

Course Schedule: March 31 - May 5, 2020

6 weeks, Tuesdays from 6 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $250

Deadline to Register: March 24, 2020  (spots permitting) 

To register or for more information, contact:

Lise Hagen Snow
Community Program Manager: Lifelong Learning
Telephone: (857) 701-1605 | Email: LHagen@rcc.mass.edu

Instructor Spotlight: Shana Bryant

is the CEO and Founder of Shana Bryant Consulting. As a single mom, she discovered her knack for organization by becoming a team mom. After numerous frustrations around “who wasn’t bringing the oranges,” Shana began organizing the chaos of team events. Her passions led her to helping small businesses create flawless, high-impact functions through education, training, and curated experiences.

Important Information

*This is a non-credit Lifelong Learning course and runs subject to enrollment. We encourage early registrations. 

If you change your mind and wish to request a refund, please contact us at least one business day prior to your course start date. You will receive your amount paid, minus the non-refundable $30 registration fee. No refunds will be given once the course begins, and partial refunds will not be given for absences or scheduling conflicts.

If your course is canceled by the College due to low enrollment or for any other reason, your full amount paid (including the registration fee) will be refunded to you.