Event Planning and Management Certificate

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Event Planning and Management Certificate

Learn to succeed in the hospitality industry and grow your professional connections! The Event Planning & Management certificate is an extensive overview course where you will learn the building blocks of hosting and managing safe and effective events.

The focus of this program will center on a variety of events, ranging from corporate to special occasions. This course will cover topics such as risk management, site selection, contracts, and marketing and promotion of a wide range of event types. This course comes with the added opportunity to network with local industry leaders within a professional organization. Anyone who is looking to begin a career in event planning, or currently works in event planning but would like to take their career to a new level of understanding and networking, is encouraged to enroll.

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Prerequisites

High school diploma or equivalent. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.

Course Topics

  • AV and technology basics
  • Design and Décor
  • Destination and On-site management
  • Food and beverage
  • Key meeting planning elements and available resources
  • Legal issues
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Meeting and Event Technology
  • Money matters
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Site selection
  • Social Media
  • Transportation

Who Should Enroll:

  • Administrative Assistants
  • Career-changers seeking education and training
  • Lighting, sound, audio visual, décor, catering and entertainment professionals
  • Meeting, conference and event coordinators
  • New and aspiring managers as well as experienced planners desiring ongoing training

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Occupational Trends
Growth

— Employment of meeting, convention, and event planners in GA is projected to grow 14% by 2026. (O*NET OnLine)

Salary

— The median salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in GA is $48,710. (O*NET OnLine)