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University of La Verne

Certified Wedding & Event Planning
Dates: January 12 to February 09
Day(s): Every Saturday
Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuition: $1499

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Becoming a Certified Wedding and Event Planner requires business organization, logistics, networking, and client relationship management skills. This course offers business tools such as contracts, business and marketing plans, fee structures, service offerings and more are available to learn from and develop for practical application. The curriculum is updated throughout the year from industry professionals providing feedback on the best practices, latest trends and newest technology to support industry professionals.

About The Instructor

Michelle Garibay

Michelle Garibay

Michelle’s early event management experience began as an undergrad at San Diego State University. Through leadership and event planning roles as a sorority member and alumni advisor at the university, organizing events for congressional and presidential candidates with the top political fundraising company in Southern California, to the Government Relations department with the San Diego Padres and work for a well-respected San Diego public relations firm, Michelle’s event management experience is extensive.

Student Testimonials

Rashmi Gandhi, University of La Verne CWEP Grad

It is a great course. You learn a lot about wedding planning business & lots of traditional wedding traditions.I highly recommend prospective wedding planners to take this course. View All Testimonials →

Tuition Includes:

  • Classroom Sessions
  • CWEP Course Materials
  • eTextbook & Curriculum
  • Certificate & Exam Fee

Class Overview

Learn the fundamentals of planning social events as well as owning and operating a successful business.