Business Programs Show Descriptions

Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 Training

Course CPD152  |  460 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,395  |  Course Details  |  Register

This unique program will teach you the skills you need to become a successful administrative professional. In addition, you will gain efficiency using the following Microsoft Office 2010 products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.

Learn business and administrative applications of the Microsoft 2010 suite, while you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 certification. Discover how to use the Microsoft Suite features to create and format documents, use tables, complete a mail merge, and more.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 is the only comprehensive, performance-based certification program approved by Microsoft to validate business computer skills using Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Access 2010.

Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer

Course CPD031  |  400 hours, 9 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,795  |  Course Details  |  Register

This interactive, comprehensive Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer Online Certificate Program will help you further your personal training education. Each module in the program is designed to teach you the knowledge and skills to implement a unique, medically based fitness plan for your clients. You'll learn how to apply your client's health history, goals, and abilities into a systematic model that will allow each client to progress through different training levels and phases. You'll also have the unique opportunity to participate in an on-site, practical experience in personal training through an optional six-week, 60-hour field internship.

Certified Bookkeeper

Course CPD039  |  140 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,995  |  Course Details  |  Register

Certified Bookkeepers are to bookkeeping what CPAs are to accounting: the elite of the profession. Becoming a Certified Bookkeeper can increase your earning potential, enhance your professional status, and give you a decisive edge in any job market. This online program was created by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) to prepare experienced bookkeepers for the certification exam at any Prometric Test Center. The AIPB certification is the only national standard for bookkeepers.

The Web-based format of this program will allow you to move at your own pace while learning in the comfort of your own home. The program consists of six separate subject areas:

  • Adjusting entries
  • Correction of accounting errors (including the bank reconciliation)
  • Book and tax depreciation
  • Basic payroll
  • Merchandise inventory
  • Internal controls and fraud prevention

This program includes a set of six workbooks that will help prepare you for each of the exams.

NOTE:  You will have one year from the date of your enrollment in this program to submit the Application for Certified Bookkeeper Designation form to The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.

Certified Residential Interior Designer

Course CPD114  |  120 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,995  |  Course Details  |  Register

The online Residential Interior Design Education (R.I.D.E.) program is available to both aspiring designing individuals and interior designers who are wanting to increase their education, career opportunities, and professional status in the interior design industry. The R.I.D.E. certification trains new designers and increases the credentials for designers in current practice.

This program will not only give you the basic skills and background you need to start working as an interior home designer, but the R.I.D.E. credential will also increase your status with potential clients. You will explore the cornerstones of professional design, discover how to plan both visually appealing and functional spaces, and study how interior design has evolved throughout history.

This program will also provide you with an education on ethics that you can apply to your own practice. This resourcefulness of ethical standards will increase your worth as a designer and make you a stronger candidate in the industry.   

Upon completion of this program, you will take the Residential Interior Designer Exam (R.I.D.E.) as the final. After you receive your RIDE certification, you can qualify for benefits such as a free one-year Designer Society of America, or DSA designer membership and possible participation in a 40-hour internship through DSA, if you meet certain eligibility requirements.

Chartered Tax Professional

Course CPD047  |  180 hours, 18 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,895  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Chartered Tax Professional Online Certificate Program will teach you to prepare tax returns for individuals, small business corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. In fact, you can start working and earning money while completing the program. After successfully finishing just the first two modules in the Chartered Tax Professional Certificate Program, you'll be qualified to prepare individual tax returns for almost all U.S. taxpayers. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Entrepreneurship: Start-Up and Business Owner Management

Course CPD057  |  360 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,095  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Entrepreneurship: Start-up and Business Owner Management Online Training Program provides an excellent foundation for not just the start-up business owner, but also for business owners and managers who want to gain a further understanding of some of the fundamental principles associated with owning and operating a start-up or established business. You'll grow in your understanding of financial and accounting terms, gain confidence and improve your communication skills, and explore the basics of running a business in accordance with legal requirements. It's never been easier to get your own business up and running! This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Event Management and Design

Course CPD059  |  300 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,995  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Event Management and Design Online Training Program will equip you with the knowledge to advance in the field if you're already working in special events, or it will prepare you to enter the profession with an understanding of the industry. You'll build a foundation that you can use to build a career in special events or start your own special event business. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Freight Broker/Agent Training

Course CPD064  |  150 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,895  |  Course Details  |  Register

Become a part of the exciting trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries as a licensed freight broker or as a freight broker agent. From licensing to operations, to sales and marketing, you'll learn the basics of how to run a domestic freight brokerage or agency in the United States.

Entrepreneur magazine has rated the freight brokerage business as one of the top home-based businesses to own, and a recent Wall Street Journal article cited freight brokering and logistics as the largest growing sector of the transportation industry. Written by freight brokerage specialists, the Freight Broker/Agent Online Training Program will provide you with the knowledge and resources needed to break into the $400 billion-plus shipping industry.

Freight broker professionals are in demand. No matter the state of the economy, goods will always need to be shipped. A motivated and disciplined freight broker or freight agent who has received the proper training can build up his or her business into a six-figure earning potential. It's an ideal home business for a self-starter who enjoys fast-paced work.

Upon registering, you're given an initial six months to complete the program. Should you need more time, you may request a six-month extension at no additional charge.

Job Opportunity and Resource Friday!

Placement Opportunity: All Brooke graduates have the opportunity to meet and discuss agent positions with freight brokerages.

Each Friday of the program, Brooke Transportation Training Solutions hosts Resource Friday exclusively for their graduates. BTTS is the only broker training school offering this excellent resource

Inspirational speakers motivate you to start your new career strong. The best businesses and brokers in the industry talk with graduates about the choice of starting their own brokerage, working as an agent for another firm, and other job opportunities. Complementary businesses also attend Resource Friday to meet new graduates and explain how each can mutually benefit the other in successful business.

Grant Writing

Course CPD065  |  300 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,295  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Grant Writing Online Training Program will teach you the essentials of writing, researching, obtaining, and maintaining grants. You’ll learn how to format your proposals, how to write effectively, and how to get funded.

Lean Mastery

Course CPD076  |  60 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,895  |  Course Details  |  Register

Lean enterprise is a process designed to bring about rapid improvements to an organization's performance through an overhaul of the value stream. It is composed of a comprehensive set of elements, rules, and tools that focus on value, waste elimination, and continuous incremental improvement.

As market forces dictate pricing and lead-time pressures, businesses need to focus on waste-free processes in order to grow margins and remain competitive. Lean uses specific concepts that are intended to provide excellent quality products, delivered on time, at the lowest total cost, and only on the specific demand of the customer. Companies transitioning to a lean culture are now seeing radical improvements in profitability, service levels, productivity, asset utilization, cash flow, inventory levels, product designs, quality, cycle times, and product costs.

The Lean Mastery Online Program contains clear, concise information on transforming an enterprise to lean. The program is packed with examples, photographs, graphics, quizzes, progress tests, case studies, and many interactive features that provide tips, "try this" exercises, and in-depth information.

Management for IT Professionals

Course CPD078  |  390 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,295  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Management for IT Professionals Online Training Program is particularly well suited for anyone in IT who has recently assumed management responsibilities, anyone who is managing IT professionals, or anyone who wants an introductory perspective on some of the unique issues facing the management of IT professionals. This program explores the developmental process and how to be successful in creating change. Since most business organizations are social systems, the Management for IT Professionals Online Training Program will also focus on organizational culture and how it influences the way people work, so as to maximize the long-term health of the organization and its people. This program delivers essential leadership skills, business practices, budgeting strategies, communication skills, and more, all with the goal of helping you run your IT department better than ever before.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2010

Course CPD156  |  380 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,995  |  Course Details  |  Register

Learn how to create, format, and secure professional and creative documents using Microsoft Word 2010, while you prepare for your certification. In Excel, you will cover basic through advanced topics, including formatting cells, applying number formats, linking worksheets, creating PivotTables, and more. In PowerPoint, you will discover how to create, format, and set up presentations, in addition to learning how to apply Transitions and animations. In Outlook, you will design and format E-mail, track and respond to messages, manage the Inbox with Rules and Quick Steps, and create appointments and tasks. In Microsoft Access, you will learn how to create forms that automate data entry and expense reports. .

The Microsoft Office Specialist program is the only comprehensive, performance-based certification program approved by Microsoft to validate business computer skills using Microsoft Office 2010: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.

The Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2010 suite.

Non-Profit Management Training

Course CPD096  |  300 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,295  |  Course Details  |  Register

Learn all about nonprofit management! Examine the fundamental principles of nonprofit management, explore the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and the management team, discover the essential aspects of fundraising, and become acquainted with the budgeting process. This Nonprofit Management Online Training Program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

The Nonprofit Management Online Training Program is particularly well suited for you if you've recently assumed management responsibilities in the nonprofit field, but it's suitable for anyone who wants an introductory perspective on some of the unique issues facing management of a nonprofit organization. In addition to basic managerial skills, you'll learn about finance and accounting, employment law, marketing, leadership, communication, budgeting, and fundraising.

 

Paralegal

Course CPD101  |  300 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,995  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Paralegal Online Training Program will prepare you for success in this growing career field. You’ll learn about the American legal system, how to conduct legal research and legal interviews, how to perform legal analyses, and more. Your training will prepare you to become a legal secretary or paralegal and to take the certification exam.

Paralegals are involved in sophisticated legal work in traditional law office settings and in the corporate, government, and public arenas. Obtaining a quality education is the best way to prepare for the paralegal profession. This self-paced, Web-based program will get you ready for an entry-level paralegal position, and it'll prepare you to take the certification exam. You'll be paired with an instructor for one-on-one assistance, and you'll also receive free access to NALA Campus and Westlaw!

Through a special arrangement between ed2go and National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) Campus, your tuition includes free access to the seven preparatory exam courses offered at NALA Campus. Regardless of whether or not you're eligible for certification or plan to take the exam, the NALA Campus preparatory courses are a value-added addition to your paralegal education.

ed2go also provides all paralegal students with free access to Westlaw to complete their assigned research projects. Westlaw is an online legal research service that provides fast and easy access to an extensive collection of legal resources, news, business, and public records information. Access to the number-one rated online legal resource, Westlaw, will benefit you tremendously as you perform your legal research assignments during your paralegal education.

Payroll Fundamentals

Course CPD195  |  40 hours,   |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $895  |  Course Details  |  Register

Excelsior College has partnered with the American Payroll Association (APA) to bring you the Payroll Fundamentals program. Excelsior College offers this two course program that will prepare you for the APA professional certification designation exam, the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC). The program is designed to increase your knowledge of payroll compliance at a basic understanding and prepare you to sit for the national exam.

PayTrain Fundamentals teaches the fundamental payroll calculations and applications necessary for individuals who are new to the payroll industry, those who support the payroll industry, and those who are preparing for the FPC or CPP certification examinations. This part of the program will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills required to maintain payroll compliance and prevent costly penalties.

Payroll Mastery

Course CPD196  |  40 hours,   |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $895  |  Course Details  |  Register

Excelsior College has partnered with the American Payroll Association (APA) to bring you the Payroll Mastery program.  PayTrain Mastery is a comprehensive course providing students with a solid understanding of advanced payroll topics necessary for payroll managers and supervisors. This course is ideal for experienced payroll professionals seeking compliance training, professional development, or CPP certification preparation.

PayTrain Mastery is a comprehensive course providing students with a solid understanding of advanced payroll topics necessary for payroll managers and supervisors. This course is ideal for experienced payroll professionals seeking compliance training, professional development, or CPP certification preparation.  Please note that the PayTrain Fundamentals course is a prerequisite.

Payroll Practice and Management

Course CPD001  |  80 hours,   |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,595  |  Course Details  |  Register

Excelsior College has partnered with the American Payroll Association (APA) to bring you the Payroll Practice and Management program. Excelsior College offers this two course program that will prepare you for the APA’s two professional certification designation exams, the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Certification. The program is designed to increase your knowledge of payroll compliance from a basic understanding to an advanced level and prepare you to sit for the national exams. (Students are required to register for the program which consists of both courses.)

PayTrain Fundamentals teaches the fundamental payroll calculations and applications necessary for individuals who are new to the payroll industry, those who support the payroll industry, and those who are preparing for the FPC or CPP certification examinations. This part of the program will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills required to maintain payroll compliance and prevent costly penalties.

PayTrain Mastery is a continuation of PayTrain Fundamentals and provides students with an in-depth understanding of the advanced payroll topics necessary for payroll managers and supervisors. This part of the program is ideal for experienced payroll professionals seeking compliance training, professional development, or CPP certification preparation. Together, the two parts of the program offer the knowledge and skills necessary to sit for the FPC and CPP exams.

Personal Fitness Trainer

Course CPD153  |  250 hours, 6 months*  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,295  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Personal Fitness Trainer Online Training Program will give you the knowledge, skills, and abilities to implement a unique, medically based fitness model for your clients. Learn everything you'll need to know to become a confident, qualified personal trainer who clients clamor to work with. The American College of Sports Medicine has approved this curriculum for continuing education credits, so you can trust that you are receiving quality training from industry professionals.

Textbooks are included. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that Educational Fitness Solutions, Inc, who works with us to bring you this program, meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2010 – 2013). Providership # 672784. This program is approved for 50 Continuing Education Credits through ACSM.

Professional Bookkeeping with Quick Books 2013 (software included)

Course CPD159  |  140 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,995  |  Course Details  |  Register

Prepare for a career in the high-demand field of bookkeeping and accounting, as you master QuickBooks 2013, the leading financial software tool for small businesses. Even with no bookkeeping experience, you can prepare do professional bookkeeping for a small business with this course. This online program teaches you to plan a budget, manage payroll systems, and manage accounting. It also makes you aware of the legal standards that apply to accounting methods, giving you the proper credentials you need to practice bookkeeping with confidence.

This program not only teaches you proficiency with QuickBooks 2013 software, it also teaches you to master everything from basic accounting to double-entry bookkeeping. Hands-on activities help you learn skills like planning a budget, managing a payroll, and handling accounts receivable and accounts payable. In addition, the program makes you aware of the legal standards that apply to accounting methods, giving you the proper credentials you need to practice bookkeeping with confidence.

Project Management (with test prep)

Course CPD132  |  80 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,250  |  Course Details  |  Register

This completely online and self-paced project management program builds successful project managers at all levels of the organization. It provides a comprehensive preparation for the PMP®certification exam including exam-taking tips, 12 comprehensive module quizzes, five process group tests, and two full-length, 200-question practice exams covering the PMBOK® Guide areas of knowledge, which will provide a report to help you determine your areas of weakness.

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Course CPD112  |  300 hours, 12  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,295  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Purchasing and Supply Chain Management program will show you the integrated approach to planning, acquisition, flow, and distribution, from raw materials to finished products. Topics such as developing a corporate culture, working successfully with teams, developing and implementing successful people management strategies, and workflow and performance management will be explored in this program. You'll also learn what makes a successful entrepreneur, and you'll develop an understanding of the basics of marketing management and the strategies involved in developing a marketing plan. The art of negotiation is covered in great detail, giving you a foundation for negotiating with great awareness and effectiveness.

This program provides an excellent foundation for a CPM certification exam, but please note that this is not a CPM review program.

Records Managment

Course CPD113  |  180 hours, 12  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,595  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Records Management Online Training Program will give you a basic overview of records management terminology, concepts, and procedures to successfully manage records in today's offices. Regardless of the media on which the record is stored, it must be properly managed to be an asset to the organization. Another important component of a professional records management program is legality issues. A comprehensive, legally-sound records retention schedule must be developed and strictly followed so that the company is not held liable for problems that could have been avoided in the first place.

Should records be stored on paper, in an electronic format, in a microform? How is a records inventory conducted? What are the steps in the development of a company-wide records retention schedule? How are records archived? This program will assist you in making those decisions based upon certain characteristics of the records. Also, you’ll learn to code and file according to the rules established by the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA).

Search Engine Marketing

Course CPD116  |  250 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,895  |  Course Details  |  Register

All courses in the Search Engine Marketing Program are tutor-supervised with a tutor assigned to guide students through the lesson material and review their assignments. The program has been designed specifically to prepare students for immediate employment in the search industry. Employers and supervisors can verify a student’s level of proficiency via their Certification Status page. Job candidates who are certified in search engine marketing may well have an edge over their fellow applicants.

This program will walk students through the step-by-step process of setting up new Google AdWords and Bing Ads advertising accounts and assist them in structuring their campaigns to achieve their maximum conversion potential across the Google, Yahoo, and Bing networks.

This program will provide students with $75 Google AdWords advertising credit and $100 Bing Ads advertising credit. The credit will help students launch search marketing campaigns for their websites and / or companies. The ability to work on a live advertising campaign will enhance each student's experience and provide a useful testing ground for growing a business.

Search Engine Optimization

Course CPD117  |  150 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,495  |  Course Details  |  Register

The role of Search Engine Optimization Specialist is one of today's cutting-edge jobs in a highly rewarding industry.

The Search Engine Optimization Online Training Program is a series of three bundled courses for people who want to take advantage of the global demand for search marketing staff and jump-start their career path in the fast-paced search engine industry.

This program will give you the knowledge necessary to increase the search engine visibility of your own site or client sites on the world’s most popular search engines and directories including Google, Bing and Yahoo! Completion of this series will also help to prepare you for starting your own search engine optimization business or applying for a job in the fields of SEO (search engine optimization), SEM (search engine marketing) or online advertising.

Six Sigma Black Belt

Course CPD118  |  200 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $2,695  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Six Sigma Black Belt Online Training Program integrates Six Sigma with hands-on data analysis. The program material provides you with an in-depth look at the Six Sigma Black Belt problem-solving methodology, DMAIC: Define the problem, Measure key aspects, Analyze data, Improve the process, Control the future process. You'll also learn about deployment and project development approaches.

The Black Belt Training Program flow follows the DMAIC methodology. You'll learn the appropriate tools and concepts at each stage of project deployment. Since software will be used for data analysis, the program material concentrates on the application and use of the tools, rather than on detailed derivation of the statistical methods.

Your analytical and problem-solving skills will be challenged by workshops, which are incorporated extensively throughout the training. Once you've successfully completed the program, you'll be eligible to work toward a Black Belt Certification through the International Quality Federation (http://iqf.org). Achieving this certification is at your discretion and dependent upon you meeting the criteria the International Quality Federation sets; certification is not automatic upon completion of this program or tied to the accredited college or university you registered through.

Six Sigma Green Belt

Course CPD119  |  100 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,895  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Six Sigma Green Belt Online Training Program encompasses all aspects of running a Six Sigma Green Belt business, including management, service delivery, design, production, and customer satisfaction. Six Sigma is one of the highest standards for companies and individuals to achieve. This interactive online program provides the training you need to master these highly valuable skills.

Six Sigma is a quality improvement methodology structured to reduce product or service failure rates to a negligible level (roughly 3.4 failures per million opportunities). Six Sigma companies typically spend less than five percent of their revenues addressing and repairing quality problems.

To achieve these levels, the Six Sigma process encompasses all aspects of a business, including management, service delivery, design, production, and customer satisfaction. As a philosophy, Six Sigma drives business culture and requires a nearly flawless execution of key processes, making Six Sigma a high standard for companies and individuals to achieve. By reducing process variation, Six Sigma frees an organization to focus on improving process capability. As sigma levels increase, the cost of poor quality decreases and profitability increases. This is why Six Sigma is highly associated with the delivery of consistent, world-class quality.

The Six Sigma Green Belt Online Training Program provides you with an overview of the Six Sigma concepts and tools, including Six Sigma deployment practices, project development, and the DMAIC problem-solving approach. Once you’ve completed this program, you’ll be ready to successfully participate in a Six Sigma team.

Travel Agent Training

Course CPD123  |  250 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,795  |  Course Details  |  Register

The Travel Agent Online Training Program is a proven, successful method for motivated people to begin a travel career. This program will also help you prepare for The Travel Institute (formerly ICTA) TAP Certification, based on the textbooks Travel Career Development and Exploring the World, Geography for the Travel Professional. You will also learn the basic skills needed to operate a computer reservation system for airlines, travel agencies, cruise lines, hotels, or as a home-based agent.

The Travel Agent Online Training Program will teach you all you need to know to start a travel career. You will learn about the airline industry, ground transportation, hotels and resorts, cruises, tours, international and domestic travel, reservations and pricing, specialty travel, and more.

This online program consists of three modules. You will first participate in a travel career development program, which will teach you the basics of the travel industry, followed by a second module in which you will study geography for travel professionals, focusing on destinations all over the world that you are most likely to recommend and sell to your clients. In the final module you will choose the GDS computer reservation system you wish to study.  Your facilitator will help you to select the proper GDS system to best achieve your career goals.

Wedding Planner

Course CPD130  |  300 hours, 12 months  |  Instructor-Facilitated  |  $1,395  |  Course Details  |  Register

Prepare for a career in wedding and special event planning by mastering the fundamentals of planning, orchestrating, and delivering stunning weddings and parties. This program allows you to earn your certification as a professional wedding and event planner, and will give you an opportunity to put your new skills to work in an optional internship.

In these lessons, you'll get step-by-step training and learn concise formulas for ensuring the success of any social event, from weddings and anniversaries, to birthdays and baby showers. Once you've grasped the basics of wedding planning, you'll translate theory into real-world applications as you discover how to cultivate the vendor and client relationships that are crucial to building your business. You'll learn insider techniques on how to market your business and expand your revenue streams in the fun and exciting celebration industry.

With the aid of more than 150 business templates and other resource documents, you'll also gain the financial understanding you need to complement your wedding planning talents. This program provides you with an entire set of financial tools you'll be able to use for years to come, including contracts, business plans, timelines, fee structures, project plans and service offerings. Each business template is carefully designed to address the specific demands of the wedding-and special event planning industry.

The program includes a Dina Manzo's It's My Party and I'll Plan if I Want To workshop, which teaches the fundamentals and etiquette involved in proper party planning. It includes lessons on table etiquette, tableware, glassware, and flatware, in addition to proper place setting, menu selection, and food and wine pairing. 

Upon successfully completing this program, you will be certified as a professional wedding and event planner. In addition, you will qualify to apply for an internship customized to your career objectives and goals. Internships can range from one day to six months in length. As a result, you can begin building your professional résumé right away!