Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Money Do Party Planners Make?
As a party planner, your income is determined by a number of factors, including: your experience, location, business model and whether you’re an employee or own your own party planning business. According to data from PayScale, the average income for a small business owner in the United States is $73,000 – however this can range up to $182,000 or more.
What Does a Party Planner Do?
As a professional party planner, you will be hired to create some of the most memorable moments of people’s lives. Party planners organize events that give people the opportunity to socialize, celebrate and have fun. You might organize all types of parties, or you might choose to specialize in the types of parties you enjoy most, such as: anniversary parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthday parties, children’s parties, cocktail parties, dinner parties, family reunions, fundraisers, graduation parties, holiday parties, open-houses, retirement parties, theme parties, wedding showers, social events for business, and more.
How Do I Become a Party Planner?
Through earning master professional certification as a party planner, you will learn advanced party planning techniques and earn designation as a Master Party Planning Professional (MPPP) by the International Association of Professional Organizations. Certification also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Party Planner Master Professional Certification Course?
The Party Planner Master Professional Certification Course is an advanced party planning certificate course offered online by International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) for professional party planners. The Party Planner Master Professional Certification Course has a recommended completion date of 12 weeks from the starting date or 120 hours. However, you may choose to complete the Party Planner Master Certification Program in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 24 weeks, depending on your schedule. Throughout the course you can receive up to four hours of personal teaching assistance or professional mentorship from a faculty member.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and “dream” careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life – you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.