Here are some of the highlights for this Micro-credential..

  • No application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature


In this short 10-hour micro-credential, learners will explore the different steps and phases of effective event planning. Learners will also identify and develop solutions to address event planning considerations such as technical issues, entertainment requirements, and decor while staying within budget.

Please review the learning outcomes and curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, you should be able to:

  • 1. Describe event planning and the different steps and phases that occur throughout the entire process

  • 2. Select strategies and solutions that address attendee's concerns and issues with specific events

  • 3. Determine the steps and processes to be considered when there are last-minute changes to an event

  • 4. Find appropriate solutions to address last-minute changes that may occur with evening planning

  • 5. Select strategies to stay within budget, especially when there are significant limitations that are present during the event planning stages

  • 6. Develop solutions to address event planning considerations such as technical issues, entertainment requirements, and decor while staying within budget


    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    3. Before we begin...

    4. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    5. Learner Resources and Supports

    6. Technology Requirements

    7. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    8. Navigation

    9. Learner Introductions

    10. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    11. Technical Discussion Forum

    12. Frequently Asked Questions

    13. Help & Contact Information

    1. Other Resources Download

    1. Learning Outcomes

    2. Course Introduction

    1. Learning Objectives

    2. Lesson 1

    3. Discussion Forum

    1. Learning Objectives

    2. Lesson 2

    3. Discussion Forum

    1. Learning Objectives

    2. Lesson 3

    3. Discussion Forum

About this course

  • $199.99

Charity Village Canada

Sault College and Charity Village Canada have partnered to offer a series of self-directed online learning experiences. If you’re looking for practical, high-quality training in the fundamentals without spending major dollars on course fees and travel, eLearning at CharityVillage® is for you and your team. Each course is self-paced, meaning that you can take as much time or as little time as you need to work your way through it. Most people spend approximately 1-2 hours completing a course in one sitting, but how long you spend on a course is entirely up to you! When you purchase a single course or a pre-set bundle, you have 12 months to complete the course(s). Once you open a course for the very first time, you have unlimited access for three months to complete it.
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