Course Outline

MODULE 1: Working With Brides and Grooms:

Overview of the industry
Psychology of weddings
Client consultations
Family dynamics
Computer software

MODULE 2: Early Planning

Engagement etiquette
Calendars
Budgeting
Wedding party
Guest lists
Timelines

MODULE 3: Wedding Stationery

Wording of wedding invitations for all situations
Reception cards
Reception invitations
Announcements
Enclosures
Addressing envelopes

MODULE 4: Wedding Fashions

Wedding gowns
Bridesmaids/maid of honour
Groom, best man, ushers, father
Flower girls and ring bearers
Mothers of the bride and groom

MODULE 5: THE WEDDING CEREMONY

MODULE 6: THE WEDDING RECEPTION

MODULE 7: THE FLOWERS

MODULE 8: WORKING WITH VENDORS

MODULE 9: WEDDING GIFTS AND THE GIFT REGISTRY

MODULE 10: Destination Weddings, Military Weddings, Multicultural Weddings

MODULE 11: Home Weddings, Double Weddings, Theme Weddings

MODULE 12: Second Weddings and Reaffirmations

MODULE 13: Starting Your Own Business

MODULE 14: Running Your Own Business

FINAL EXAM