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Meeting, Conference, and Event Management

  • Taught by Industry Experts
  • Provides Practical, Hands-on Skills
  • Offers Flexible Class Schedules

Meeting, conference, and event management are growing fields where skills acquired can be applied on a global basis. These courses teach you to plan events, while enhancing your marketing, negotiation, and sales skills to serve corporate, social, and special event clients. Site visits may include venues such as hotels, conference centers, and design showrooms. Choose from in-person, blended, or online options.

Budgeting and Financial Management for Meeting Managers

Learn to integrate strong budgeting and financial management fundamentals into every level of your event planning workflow.

2018 Summer
1 section

Risk Management for Meeting and Event Professionals

Acquire the knowledge and skills to develop a comprehensive risk assessment and risk control plan for your events.

2018 Summer
1 section

An Event Manager's Guide to Navigating Hotel and Other Event Venue Contracts

Gain the knowledge and skills to develop comprehensive requests for proposal, expertly evaluate vendors, and prepare effective negotiation plans.

2018 Summer
1 section

Event Management: Developing Content for Adult Learners

Become familiar with the latest research on adult learning and innovative engagement techniques to maximize ROI for your events.

2018 Summer
1 section

Introduction to Event Management

Learn about the event planning process, the different career paths available in the events industry, and the skills to succeed in event management.

2018 Summer
2 sections

Planning Successful Weddings

Go beyond the fundamentals of event planning and learn how to work confidently with your clients to execute the perfect wedding.

2018 Summer
1 section

Vendor Relations: Negotiating Strategic Partnerships for Meetings and Events

Evaluate suppliers more effectively and develop negotiation skills to maximize value for you and your clients.

2018 Summer
1 section

Marketing and Positioning Strategies for Meetings, Events, and Conferences

Learn how to add value for your clients by leveraging marketing, social media, and public relations for maximum exposure of your events.

2018 Summer
1 section

Sales Strategies for Catering and Event Professionals

Enhance your personal selling strategy: learn how to set aggressive yet achievable milestones and to build on your strengths.

Starting a Successful Events Business

If you are an event professional ready to start your own company, then this workshop can help you to navigate the path toward business ownership.