Wow, What a Great Event! (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Are you planning a special event and could use some helpful advice? Considering event planning as a future career? Curious about what other event planners are doing? Need new ideas and resources? This is the event planning course that’s made for you!

Discover how all the pieces in the event planning process fit together to make any size or type of event successful, whether it’s for your family or friends, your employer, or your favorite charity. You’ll learn about themes, venues, menus, entertainment, décor, and much, much more. You will develop skills, find resources, and gain confidence to plan any event. You’ll gain access to event industry information compiled by and for event industry professionals. You’ll be so excited with your newly gained confidence and expertise that you’ll want to start planning your next event even before this course is over!

Certified Master Wedding and Event Planner

From weddings to conventions, events need a master planner to ensure all aspects run smoothly. If you’re serious about an event planning career, this online certification course will set you up for success. You will be mentored by industry leaders and gain the skills needed to translate a client’s vision into a reality.

With successful course completion, you will qualify for an internship at a Kevin Lee Weddings event, mentored by celebrity wedding and event designer Kevin Lee. You will also have the option to attend two-day workshop and learn directly from Kevin Lee and his vendors.

Start a Pet Sitting Business (Self-Paced Tutorial)

If you’re an animal lover, find out how you can start your own pet sitting business to translate your passion into a profitable career! In this course, you will master the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business. You’ll begin with pet care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and identification of common diseases. You will learn the basics of first aid and find out how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog. You will discover how to handle home visits and impress your potential clients. You’ll also explore sticky situations that can arise, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care. 

In addition, you will delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. You will discover how to obtain required insurance, hire employees as your business expands, and entice financial institutions to loan you money. Then you will look at many opportunities for expanding your pet sitting services. Is a dog-walking service right for you? Can you train puppies? Do you want to look after other animals, including horses? By the end of this course, you will have all the knowledge you need to become a professional pet sitter. In addition, you will discover how your pet sitting business can grow to continually challenge and satisfy you.

Hotel Management with Executive Housekeeper

This course bundle will train you for managerial positions in the hospitality industry. The principles learned can be transferred to multiple accommodation types such as hotels, motels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, or any other business that provides accommodation or lodging. You will learn the different management structures of hospitality, from the front office to housekeeping, and how to organize and oversee staff.

Hotel managers and executive housekeepers must be adept at recognizing quality staff during recruitment and implement training procedures to develop their potential. You will learn the management skills necessary to serve as a supervisor to other staff members and learn how to properly train and organize a team of housekeepers.

Household Manager with Executive Housekeeper

Many busy families with large estates seek out highly-skilled employees to manage their household. These duties fall on the household manager, who oversees the home and household systems like budgeting, security, and staff supervision. Training as a specialized household manager is ideal for advancing your career in the private service industry.

This course bundle will train you to work as a household manager with a specialty in housekeeping. Upon completing these complimentary courses, you will be able to run a household, supervise other household staff, and properly train and organize a team of housekeepers.

Household Manager

This course is designed to train for the role of household manager. You will learn the necessary administrative skills and HR procedures needed to manage an entire staff and run a home.

This course covers subjects from selecting property vendors, planning and managing events, interviewing staff to home systems and how to manage these operations. You will also learn about housekeeping, what is needed to ensure the home is perfectly maintained, and how to set up security and emergency procedures to protect the family and home.

Basic Housekeeping

The Basic Housekeeping course will teach the necessary skills needed to start or advance a career in housekeeping. You will build a foundational skill set that can be used to work at private residences or hospitality groups like hotels and resorts. You will also learn the important elements of professional conduct, such as creating a resume, interviewing, accepting or rejecting job offers, and more.

This course covers household cleaning techniques, such as proper use of cleaning materials and tools. You will also gain an understanding of laundry, from separating and washing to drying and ironing. You will also learn about organization, time management, and other fundamental aspects of effective housekeeping including kitchen service and basic childcare. Upon completion of the course, you will have a well-rounded and diverse skill set that would make you a valuable addition to any employer.

Executive Housekeeper

This course will prepare you for a career as a head/executive housekeeper or provide household managers with a deeper understanding of the housekeeping department. You will be taught how to work at the highest level of housekeeping and challenged to refine your skills in housekeeping, product use, organization, laundry, entertaining and handling events at a home.

You will learn the management skills necessary to serve as a supervisor of other staff members and learn how to properly train and organize a team of housekeepers.

Ama de Casa Bilingüe

Los estudiantes aprenden todos los aspectos de la capacitación en el hogar desde la limpieza de las habitaciones, superficies y objetos hasta saber qué productos de limpieza usar y qué herramientas se necesitan para realizar el trabajo correctamente. Los estudiantes comprenderán cómo lavar la ropa y cómo hacerlo, y las diversas técnicas para separar, lavar, secar y planchar.

Los estudiantes aprenden sobre la organización del hogar y la administración del tiempo, comenzando con los fundamentos de cómo organizar un cajón, un armario, un armario y una sala. En esta sección, también aprenden cómo administrar su tiempo y crear listas.

Los estudiantes aprenden los principios básicos de la cocina para que estén familiarizados con cocinar una comida básica, poner una mesa y servir. Aprenderán sobre ollas, sartenes y utensilios para cocinar. Aprenderán sobre cubiertos, cristalería, porcelana y cómo colocarlos en una mesa cuando sirvan comidas informales o formales.

Los estudiantes aprenden sobre salud y seguridad cuando trabajan en una casa para que estén preparados para emergencias e incidentes inesperados.

Finalmente, el estudiante que aprenda de Ama de Cas Bilingüe aprenderá a hablar inglés en el trabajo para la profesión de limpieza – vocabulario y frases útiles

You can expect to learn all aspects of developing a career in housekeeping such as the various job titles and description of how to work in these capacities. In this part of the course, you will discover your skills and which ones you need to improve upon. You will learn how to prepare for a job, interview and get hired. You will also learn the important elements of how to maintain professional conduct on the job even up to the point of changing jobs.

You’ll learn all aspects of household training from cleaning rooms, surfaces and objects to knowing which cleaning products to use where and what tools are needed to get the job done properly. You’ll gain an understanding of laundry and how to do and the various techniques for separating, washing, drying and ironing.

You’ll learn about household organization and time management beginning with the fundamentals of how to organize a drawer, cabinet, closet and room. In this section, you’ll also learn how to manage your time and create lists.

You’ll learn the kitchen basics so that you’re familiar with cooking a basic meal, setting a table, and serving. You will learn about pots, pans, and utensils used to cook a meal. You will learn about flatware, glassware, china, and how to place these on a table when serving informal to formal meals.

Catering Professional

The Catering Professional provides the foundational skills needed for a career in the catering and events industry by teaching the elements of catering services, including overseeing events and functions, and collaborating with other catering services. You will gain the ability to plan for successful food preparation and apply beverage management requirements.

This course will also demonstrate best practices for marketing a catering business, considerations for preparing and executing contracts, effectively manage human resources, and applying basic accounting principles. It will also prepare you for the Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) through the National Association for Catering and Events.