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Event Planning and Management

Course number : PDEV-755    Class Section Number : C01
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Although it does take plenty of creativity to design an event that is memorable and meaningful, it also takes careful attention to detail, adaptability, effective delegating, and a lot of work. This two-day course will walk you through the process of event management, from the beginning stages of planning, to the final touches.

What Will Students Learn?
  • Plan a complete corporate event, including an agenda, budget, goals, venue, audience, food, and whatever else your client needs
  • Keep your event on budget
  • Design an advertising and marketing plan that includes a comprehensive use of media, take-aways, and/or swag bags
  • Determine whether partners, sponsors, and volunteers can help to make your event unforgettable
  • Create an atmosphere of service that delegates will remember
  • Select speakers and a master of ceremonies to add impact to your event
  • Create a diversity plan
  • Evaluate the process once it's all wrapped up

What Topics are Covered?
  • Event planning essentials
  • Budgeting basics and managing contracts
  • Using the committee approach
  • Connecting with partners and sponsors
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Selecting the venue
  • Feeding the masses and business etiquette
  • Celebrating diversity
  • Selecting speakers
  • Adding the finishing touches
  • Event day roles
  • Closing the event and gathering feedback

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Location
Instructional Building (IB)

Instructor
Kristy Vassell 

 

Notice

Please read:  Due to Covid course dates may change. All students must wear a mask while on campus.

Tuition 

$389.00

Registration Closes On
Friday, November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
11/16/2020 - 11/25/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Lethbridge, Instructional Building (IB)  Map Kristy Vassell  ClassRoom