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Language: EnglishDescription: Our event management courses are ideal for anyone considering a rewarding career in the exciting field of event management. The event and meeting planning industry is growing at a rapid pace and creating new opportunities for professional event management professionals.The courses are ideal for anyone who enjoys organizing events, planning parties and working with others. Online modules in our event management program include site selection, transportation and accommodations, event registrations, food and beverage management, sales and operations and non-profit event planning and budgeting.Intro to Event & Meeting PlanningThis introductory course acquaints students with the common components of well executed meetings and events. Course introduces site selection, food/beverage, audio visual, contracts, industry overview and career possibilities.Site Selection/Negotiation/LawThis course outlines the key elements to successful site selection, negotiation issues/techniques, contract provisions/analysis & diverse industry contracts. Legal issues unique to the meeting industry will be identified.Transportation & HousingThe logistics of air and ground transportation and hotel arrangements will be discussed. Students will learn trade strategies to make informed decisions leading to a successful meeting experience.Event RegistrationThis course will introduce students to various registration systems and keys to selecting the best registration method. Students will learn the process to make informed decisions.Food & Beverage MgntLearn a systematic approach to evaluating meeting objectives and group needs as they relate to menu design, pricing structures, guarantee strategies, negotiation items and overall information about food and beverage services.Hotel Sales & OperationsStudents will be introduced to the principles and procedures of hotel salesInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

5050002

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $1,995.00

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has three modules: •Interior Decorating and Design•Green Interior Design•Start Your Own BusinessInterior design and decorating touches the lives of all of us in a very direct way we all live in interiors, and most of us work, study, shop, and travel inside buildings, vehicles, and other enclosures. At one time or another, almost everyone has been an interior designer or decorator on a limited scale, when choosing a painting color or a rug, when buying furniture, or when arranging furniture in a new living place. For these reasons, interior design and decorating is -- or should be -- of interest to everyoneThis course helps you understand the basic principles of interior design and decorating to both improve your life, and set you in a new direction for your career!After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define history and principles of the interior design profession• Identify the steps making up the design process• Comprehend the use of various mediums in interior design• Identify various technical issues that the interior designer must consider• Comprehend project management and the business of interior designThis Green Interior Design Specialist course covers everything from theory to current practices. It presents the tools and knowledge needed to implement an environmentally responsible approach for any interior design project. The course opens with a broad perspective on global sustainability followed by a timeline of human and environmental interactions. This sets the stage for the course’s coverage of the day-to-day issues of environmentally responsible interior design, including: • Indoor air quality• Environmentally responsible lighting design• Energy and water issues• Evaluation and specification of interior finishes and furnishings• United States Green Building Council and LEED certificationAs a Green Interior Design Specialist you will examine a variety of essentials design standards and philosophies. The final part of this course includes in-depth case studies that demonstrate how the principles and practices can be successfully put into action. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define the core elements of interior design• Identify methods for installing environmentally responsible lighting• Identify strategies for maintaining quality indoor air• Define the requirements for LEED certification• Identify considerations for environmentally responsible HVAC, energy, and waterInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: The Certified Interior Decorating Specialist (CIDS) National Certification exam designation will demonstrate that as an Interior Decorator, designees have made the commitment to their clients to become educated on the most updated skills necessary to focus on the aesthetics of a space, while improving the visual and functional living spaces in design projects.Certified Interior Decorating Specialist (CIDS) careers involve creatively planning living and business spaces for individuals and businesses. Employers, including interior design firms and clients who hire Interior Decorators, increasingly expect candidates to have some formal education and training. Certified Interior Decorating Specialist (CIDS) are typically hired by small and large firms or work as independent contractors.

5050006

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $3,695.00

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: This Professional Photography course reflects a comprehensive mix of scholarly and practical information. It covers every aspect of photography, from capture through to output, both digital and analogue. There is an emphasis on explaining the 'how to' of photography, but also includes in-depth coverage of the fundamental principles that govern the art, such as how light behaves, optics, and the shutter. This course ensures that the student comes away with not only a good grasp of photographic technique, but also an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals that will help them to better understand how great photography is made. As such, it functions both as an excellent course for students of photography, and a great primer and reference for amateur enthusiasts.The field of digital photography is steadily becoming an increasingly popular and exciting hobby and profession. These days, just about anyone can take beautiful photographs after having learned the right techniques and gaining a solid editing know-how. This Professional Photography course also covers some of the basics of using Photoshop & how to start a home-based photography business. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Comprehend the basic principles of photography• Identify the steps involved in processing photographs• Identify digital photography techniques• Comprehend the professional photography career• Define techniques for successfully starting a photography businessNOTE: Adobe Photoshop is NOT included in this course. Students will need to have their own copy of this software installed on their computer.Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Our educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this our mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!Certification: The Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) Certification from PPA assures potential employers and clients of a photographer's knowledge, experience and continuance to develop new skills and techniques. It is a declaration of your professional competence! Being a CPP is like quality assurance because certification is a credential consumers and businesses understand. More importantly, it provides you with a tool for telling the world—and all those potential clients—why they should call you rather than a competitor down the street.Getting your CPP is a simple 3-step process.Declare your candidacyPass the CPP examSuccessfully complete the image submissionFor more information please visit http://www.ppa.com/cpp/content.cfm?ItemNumber=4123&navItemNumber=4320

5050008

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $2,595.00

Location : Online



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