The Event Planning Management Certificate gives students the opportunity to join a firm or start their own Event Planning business in a rapidly growing field which is exciting and offers many opportunities for them to use their business and creative skills.
Can students who receive the Event Planning Management Certificate transfer to a four-year college or university? A number of college and universities will apply the courses taken in the Event Planning Management Certificate.
What will students learn if they study Event Planning Management? This program combines business, merchandising and marketing, communication skills and real life experience to help the students gain the leadership and management skills needed to plan special events. With this certificate students will be able to develop their own event vision to create events, encompassing the development of an event budget, manage vendor contracts, be able to understand risk management in events, as well to have the communication skills necessary to present themselves and market their events.
Are there any requirements that must be satisfied before taking courses in the certificate? Algebra I is a prerequisite for all majors. You may satisfy this requirement with a grade of “C” or better in high school Algebra I. Algebra I competency must be verified with a passing score on the College’s Placement Test.
How long will it take to complete this degree? Once students complete developmental coursework (if needed), they can complete the certificate in one year. Major courses are only offered in the evening and not every semester.