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.
Gain the knowledge and skills to develop comprehensive requests for proposal, expertly evaluate vendors, and prepare effective negotiation plans.
Learn to integrate strong budgeting and financial management fundamentals into every level of your event planning workflow.
Become familiar with the latest research on adult learning and innovative engagement techniques to maximize ROI for your events.
Learn about the event planning process, the different career paths available in the events industry, and the skills to succeed in event management.
Become knowledgeable about relevant technological tools and new platforms, as well as their uses as they apply to producing events.
Become skilled at handling venue contracts, including developing a comprehensive RFP, evaluating vendors, and preparing a negotiation plan.
Go beyond the fundamentals of event planning and learn how to work confidently with your clients to execute the perfect wedding.
Acquire the knowledge and skills to develop a comprehensive risk assessment and risk control plan for your events.
Evaluate suppliers more effectively and develop negotiation skills to maximize value for you and your clients.
Learn how to increase attendance and to position an event, venue, or conference center successfully within a competitive global landscape.
Learn how to add value for your clients by leveraging marketing, social media, and public relations for maximum exposure of your events.