You believe the best memories are meant to be shared. Guest lists, floral design, vendor lists, travel itineraries—these are your tools. When friends and family reach milestones or major life events, you go into planning mode. Turn this passion and talent into a fulfilling and meaningful career with courses in hospitality. You’ll learn how to create awesome experiences and unforgettable events with knowledgeable instructors and flexible online hospitality courses.
Hospitality and Service Programs
Catering is an exceptional platform to show off your culinary expertise. To work successfully in the catering and events industry, either as a director of your own company, or a manager or employee of someone else’s, you must acquire theoretical knowledge and develop practical skills covering a broad scope of topics. In our Catering Professional course, you will have the opportunity to work alongside a variety of skilled professionals and cater to an assortment of food and beverage requests. You will learn the foundations of event planning, food and beverage management, sales and marketing, human resources, accounting practices, and legal contracts.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 100 Course Hours | $1,295
In this program, you will master the fundamentals of planning, orchestrating, and delivering stunning weddings and parties. This program allows you to earn your certification as a professional wedding planner and will give you an opportunity to put your new skills to work in an optional internship.
Start Anytime | 9 Months | 340 Course Hours | $1,595
The Corporate Event Planner (CEP) program provides a detailed guideline on how to design & plan an event, set budgets, successfully execute an event, review performance, and charge for services. The CEP course is known for teaching different types of events because it covers: special events, meetings, assemblies, recognition, and training.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 240 Course Hours | $995
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.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 300 Course Hours | $1,995
An education in hotel management offers you knowledge in a set of uniquely transferrable skills. There is a need for guest lodgings in virtually every corner of the world, and hotel management offers you a uniquely transferrable skillset, one which can lead to career opportunities and unique perks in virtually any corner of the world. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of the hospitality industry and an overview of the various roles and responsibilities within hotel management. By completing this course you will gain the foundation of knowledge necessary to pursue a fulfilling, exciting new career in hospitality.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 100 Course Hours | $995
The Preston Bailey Fundamentals of Floral Design program, Part 1 in the Floral Design series, is an opportunity for students to learn the fundamentals of floral design from Preston Bailey, the industry’s most highly regarded floral design expert. The course is designed for beginners who have no experience with flowers, flower arranging, or floral design. Students learn the tricks that every good professional floral designer depends on. They also gain a strong foundation in the basics, which prepares them for learning the more complex techniques of Preston’s unique floral designs. Students who complete this course also have the unique opportunity to apply for internships with Preston and his team at Preston Bailey Designs.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 240 Course Hours | $1,695
Preston Bailey’s Signature Wedding & Event Design allows students to experience the step-by-step processes and techniques utilized by one of the globe's leading wedding and event experts, industry pioneer Preston Bailey. This course is a comprehensive "how-to” for the industry, providing real behind-the-scenes footage, photographs and documentation, including insights into what can make a wedding a one-of-a-kind, magical event for couples and their guests. This course will give you an inside look at the business-side of event design. You will learn how to manage the costs of projects, budget, and price jobs using formulas that will help you become successful.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 240 Course Hours | $1,795
Restaurant Management opens the door to world-wide employment opportunities and experiences in a variety of culinary environments. You will be provided with the knowledge to succeed in the areas of restaurant design and concept, menu creation and management, food and beverage elements, human resources and business management elements.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 100 Course Hours | $995
The Retail Customer Service Skills Training Certificate Program prepares students with the skills and knowledge needed for successful careers in today’s retail world. This is an excellent option for those already working in a retail environment and wanting to advance in their careers or for those interested in starting new retail jobs. The program emphasizes customer service skills that can be applied in a wide variety of retail settings.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 120 Course Hours | $850
Travel agents sell and book travel for everything from family vacations, to honeymoons, to corporate travel. It’s their job to cater aspects of the trip to their clients needs. As you advance your career, you can even specialize in a specific type or region of travel. And, as an added perk, you’ll know all the insider tips to the travel industry, so the next vacation you plan will be exactly what you hoped for.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 250 Course Hours | $1,795