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Corporate Event Planner

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Program Description

Learn how to plan, design, and execute a successful corporate event, and how to charge for corporate event planning services.  Corporate events span all industries and are planned for a variety of occasions and celebrations. From special events and meetings to assemblies, recognition events and corporate training—you’ll be prepared to handle them all! Upon successfully completing the course, you will be awarded a Certified Corporate Event Planner certification from the Wedding Planning Institute.

Program Outcomes

CCBC Credential: Students will receive a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate, and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

External Credential: Certified Corporate Event Planner

Certifying Organization: Wedding Planning Institute

Financial Aid and Payment Options

Aid Available from CCBC

A number of financial aid resources are available during the COVID-19 pandemic to assist students with their tuition and fees.  For further information on what may be available for students participating in this program contact the Continuing Education Information Center at and check out our Continuing Education Financial Aid information page at

Other Resources:

Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

This program takes approximately 240 hours to complete. Students may work up to 6 months to complete the online course work.

Program Requirements


This program is offered entirely online and can be taken on either a Mac or a PC. Students will need to have an Internet connection and email capabilities.

This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers.

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this course.

Application Process

To apply, go to and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours



Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

HSL 071 Corporate Event Planner -  Module I 100



Included with course cost.

HSL 075


Corporate Event Planner -  Module 2





Included with course cost. 

HSL076 Corporate Event Planner - Module 3 70



Included with course cost. 

Course Series Totals:





Additional Information

Skills for Success:
Outstanding people skills, professional appearance, ability to work independently, good math skills.  Knowledge and/or experience in hospitality-related fields helpful.

​Since this course is delivered completely online, students will need to have the self discipline to complete all required material.  A course instructor will be available to assist students with questions and to lead online activities during the course of the class.

Career Opportunities:
Corporate Event planning small business owner; corporate event planner for business or organization; or convention center or venue event planner.

Career Coach

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Contact Information

Program Coordinator: Yumi Kim | | 443-840-4302 |Owings Mills 305D

Administrative Assistant: Kate Talton | |443-840- 4483 |Owings Mills 302

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