1 Courses Required

The Event Development Certificate is designed for both seasoned professionals in the event and meeting planning industry as well as for individuals with little or no event experience.

 It is offered as a 16 week sequential eight-course program that meets on Fridays and Saturdays every other weekend with an overall goal of teaching students how to plan a successful event from start to finish.  This program includes 115 total hours of instruction and is taught by qualified event professionals, most of whom hold an industry certification.  Upon completion students should be able to:

  • Develop a strategic plan for an event
  • Assess and manage the entire financial process
  • Select an appropriate site and design scheme
  • Market the event to the target audience
  • Engage volunteers and staff in the success of the event
  • Identify, analyze and manage risks and security issues
  • Incorporate sustainability practices into event planning process

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1 Course(s)

Maximum Allowed

1 Course(s)