Certified Quality Event Planner (CQEP)™
The event planning industry has expanded significantly in recent years and event management has become a critical skill that employers are looking for. Whether the event is a small private gathering or a large corporate event, event planning skills are necessary to ensure the event achieves its desired outcome.
Spending for special events worldwide is estimated to be at $500 billion annually. The market for a certified event planner has never been stronger.
The Quality Event Planner Certification, developed and issued exclusively through the Management and Strategy Institute, may give the recipient the additional skills and qualifications that employers are looking for in today's competitive job market.
Why choose the Management and Strategy Institute?
- FREE training material included with all certifications
- Affordable and Respected
- Flexible: Training and exam done 100% online
- Competency based: Take the exam as soon as you're ready
- Members nationwide working for top companies
- Professional certificate mailed to you after you pass exam [example]
Frequently asked questions:
Are There Prerequisites?
No, the Event Planner certification program is designed for someone with a general knowledge of event planning principles. The included study material covers all required information to prepare for the exam.
Is the Event Planner certification Test Difficult?
To successfully plan an event it is important to have a solid understanding of event and project planning principles. This certification exam is an open-note, timed exam. You will not be able to look up answers to questions while taking the test. This exam is designed to make sure you have a strong understanding of event planner principles.
How in-depth is the study material?
The Event Planner certification, by definition, is a high-level certification. It is designed to give you a solid understanding of most facets of quality event planning. It does not require a project to complete. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of event planning the basic skills needed to function as a event planner within an organization as well as in the private sector. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of Event Planning. For an example, click on this [Job Search] link to see how many positions mention the words "Event Planner".
How long is the training course?
The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you're ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.
Is the test proctored?
No, the test for the Event Planner Certification is not proctored at this time. It is timed, with a limit of 3 hours. You may take the test online, from home or work whenever you are ready.
What will I receive after I pass the test?
You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. [View Example]
How would I list this certification on my resume?
Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume. List them directly beneath your college information in this format:
Management and Strategy Institute
- Certified Quality Event Planner (CQEP)™
Event Planner Certification
Training Material & Certification Test