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Event Planning

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*This course will be offered remotely. 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 15 - October 20, 2020 

6 weeks, Tuesdays from 6:15 - 8:15 pm

Cost: $250  |  Deadline to Register: September 10, 2020 (spots permitting) 

TO REGISTER: Completed registration forms should be emailed to 

Click here to fill out the registration form 

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. 

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 start of your first class. No refunds will be given after this time, 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 will be refunded to you.