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Conference and Event Management Courses
Conference and Event Management Course Introduction
The Conference and Event Management course is designed to introduce students to the tools and techniques used to successfully plan and organize conferences and events. Students gain insight into planning and executing successful events at each stage of the event management process. Students are given the opportunity to practice, apply, and develop their event planning skills through the completion of hands-on tasks and exercises found throughout each lesson as well as through the actual planning and management of a simulated event.
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To provide the skills and techniques necessary to plan and execute effective and successful conferences and events.
Of Interest to
Those who wish to prepare for administrative level support and/or management trainee positions in the conference and event planning industry. This course is also ideal for administrative employees wishing to advance their career or anyone wanting to build a consulting career.
Conference and Event Management Course Breakdown
Overview of the Industry; The Conference and Event Planner; Using Effective Planning Strategies
Researching the Event; Defining Goals and Objectives; Developing the Event Program; Inviting Guests and Managing Registrations; Understanding Event Marketing Basics
Identifying Event Vendors and Suppliers; Working with Event Exhibitors; Making Venue Choices; International and Multicultural Events; Confirming the Conference and Event Plan
Planning the Event Budget; Developing the Event Budget; Approving the Event Budget
Preparing Requests for Proposals; Signing Contracts for Services; Booking Presenters and Speakers; Understanding Legal Responsibilities
Overseeing Onsite Services; Organizing Event Setup and Registration; Assisting Event Guests; Completing Post-Event Activities
Understanding Corporate Meetings; Planning Effective Meetings; Preparing an Agenda; Ensuring Meeting Success
Course manual provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.
Method of Delivery
Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning College facilitators.
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