UNBC Continuing Studies is pleased to offer this new certification perfect for those working in the meetings and events sector. If you are seeking a career as an event or meeting planner, or have been planning events without certified training, this is the ultimate course for you.
Event and Meeting Management Fundamentals will give you a thorough understanding of how events work, why people and companies host events, how the industry is configured, and how to strategically plan and coordinate a typical event from A to Z.
Each week you will focus on the role of events in today’s world, budgets and goals, workflow management, venue selection and negotiation, room layouts and seating formats, food and beverage, entertainment and speakers, design and decor, transportation and logistics, registration and check-in, hybrid meetings, apps and technology, basic lighting, audio visual, and more.
- Understand how to create an event that achieves specific objectives for the host/client
- Design a planning process that incorporates budgeting, project management, communication and evaluation tools
- Have an understanding of the various event elements (food and beverage, design, entertainment, site selection, etc.) and how to cost-effectively employ them
- Understand the role of the planner on site at the event, and the mindset necessary to oversee successful event coordination
Please note that courses may be cancelled at any time due to low enrolment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.