If you enjoy organizing events and like to get things done, an online education in event planning can bring you to the party. You can work for hotel chains or convention centers, or as an independent contractor. Career training can include how to organize trade shows, coordinate corporate meetings, and set up special events large and small in any venue. As an independent, you can work from home, either full or part time, on your own schedule.
Online Bachelor's Degrees in Event Planning Courses for a bachelor's degree can include event planning, contract negotiations, communications, marketing, and management skills. Event planning requires organization and multi-tasking skills and excellent negotiation and communication skills. To have that competitive edge, you can obtain your degree through online education with the flexibility to continue working while learning the skills required to be an event planner. The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that the median annual wage in 2007 was $43,530 and anticipates faster than usual growth in the decade through 2016.