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Course Description

Do You Know Which Area of the Event Industry Is Right For You?

Gain the pragmatic knowledge of the special events industry giving students a basic understanding of what can be expected as a professional event planner. Students will survey key industry pillars, the process by which an event becomes a reality and the tools required,  explore career opportunities, as well as, professional associations within the industry.

Learner Outcomes

  • Define the event industry pillars
  • Assess goal and objectives of an event
  • Communicate ideas, design concepts, and event goals effectively to clients
  • Create a realistic budget for clients and work with and educate them on how to stay within it
  • Develop an itinerary that is informative, accurate, and helpful in steering clients and entire teams towards success
  • Implement Brainstorming, Mind Mapping and Five Card Draw
  • Design a Dream Board and present to it to clients

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: Whether you are an administrative assistant, entrepreneur, or current event professional at an entry level position, who is interested in becoming responsible for coordinating small to large-scale events including meetings, fundraisers, conferences, corporate programs, weddings, reunions, and sporting events.

Prerequisites

None

Testimonials

"The instructor came well prepared to each class, had pre-planned interactive activities, shared real-time proposals and pitches she had just completed.” — Event Management Student, Spring 2018
"This course is good for those entering the field. It covers the basics and gives you a good foundation of the knowledge that is key to being successful.” — Event Management Students, Fall 2017

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series

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