Event Planning is a blend of art and science – come explore both the aesthetic details which make events sparkle as well as the behind-the-scenes logistics which make events safe and functional. Successful event planners skillfully handle challenges and opportunities related to logistics, catering, audio-visual, design and décor, safety regulations and more. Learn how to effectively manage and implement these elements in order to generate positive return on investment (ROI) for your clients while maintaining a solid reputation for your business.

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PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

After successfully completing this program, students will be able to:

  • Create top-quality events, from conception to execution
  • Coordinate the technical aspects of an event
  • Develop effective event objectives, including timeline, budget, and program
  • Design an experience that enhances the event and supports the event messaging
  • Solve event logistical issues including parking, safety, security, and others
  • Optimize a food and beverage budget
  • Execute an event utilizing best practices and proper business ethics
  • Explore options for gaining event planning experience
  • Identify the best practices involved in taking charge on-site and ensuring a successful relationship with staff, clients, and vendors

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for joining this program.

Additional Details

Courses

Students are required to complete the following courses, ideally in this recommended order:

Students must complete one elective course from the following list before, during, or after the core courses.

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