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Event Planning

NEXT SESSION: September 14, 2021   *VIRTUAL COURSE*

*This course will be offered virtually. This means that there are scheduled class meeting times for students to utilize Zoom and access live instruction online*

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. Topics will include:

  • Types of Events, including "virtual" 
  • 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

September 14 - October 19, 2021  |  6 weeks |  Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm  

Cost: $250

Payment plans or financial aid are not available.

Prerequisites

This course is virtual; Students should have basic computer skills and Internet access. No additional textbooks are required to purchase.  

Registration Steps 

Registration for this program is closed. To be contacted when registration opens for the fall semester, please fill out the interest form HERE and we will contact you.

Registration Deadline

September 6, 2021

About the Instructor

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.

For More Information

                            
Download the Flyer           Complete our Interest Form

Contact Info

Email: lifelonglearning@rcc.mass.edu
Telephone:  Calendly.com/rccLSnow

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

Refunds: If you wish to drop the course and request a refund, you must submit a request by email at least one business day before the course start date. No refunds will be given after this time, and partial refunds will not be given for absences or scheduling conflicts.