Event Planning Power Point Essay

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Event
Planning
By: Dana Senholzi

My Skills and Traits:


Creative

• Discipline



Organized

• Teamwork



Flexible

• Time



Hands-on



Problem
Solver



Leader

Management
• Stability
• Motivation

Work Interests:
My top Three From
FOUCUS 2:


Artistic



Conventional



Enterprising

Work interests needed for event planners are:
• Enterprising
• Conventional


Social

An Event Planner:
*Plans

special occasions such as
Parties, Weddings, Conferences, etc. *They

take up all the Organizing,
Planning, Setting up, Consulting, and Financial Aspects of an event.

Job requirements:
“ An event planner must have aboveaverage communication and organizational skills. They must also be able to multitask, think outside of the box, think on their feet and troubleshoot problems. The planner must have the ability to work with all types of people and be able to visualize an event not only from start to finish, but also the steps they will take to accomplish it.” (EPJ)

Skills needed:


Speaking



Active Listening



Critical Thinking





Reading
Comprehension
Time Management
Coordination

• Service
Orientation
• Social
Perceptiveness
• Judgment and
Decision Making
• Monitoring

Education requirements: Most event planning jobs require a FourYear Bachelor’s degree.
At ECU the major that I would declare would be Hospitality management and the field of Special Events.

Event Planners
The median salary starts at $21.76 dollars an hour and $45,260 dollars annually.…