Conference and Event Management2015-07-01T10:28:23+00:00

Conference and Event Management

The Conference and Event Management course at Academy of Learning Career College 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.

COURSE PREREQUISITE(S)

Microsoft Word Level 1, Microsoft Excel Level 1, Internet Fundamentals, Business Correspondence Level 1

METHOD OF DELIVERY

Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning College facilitators.

COURSE NOTES

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.

LESSON 1

Overview of the Industry; The Conference and Event Planner; Using Effective Planning Strategies

LESSON 2

Researching the Event; Defining Goals and Objectives; Developing the Event Program; Inviting Guests and Managing Registrations; Understanding Event Marketing Basics

LESSON 3

Identifying Event Vendors and Suppliers; Working with Event Exhibitors; Making Venue Choices; International and Multicultural Events; Confirming the Conference and Event Plan

LESSON 4

Planning the Event Budget; Developing the Event Budget; Approving the Event Budget

LESSON 5

Preparing Requests for Proposals; Signing Contracts for Services; Booking Presenters and Speakers; Understanding Legal Responsibilities

LESSON 6

Overseeing Onsite Services; Organizing Event Setup and Registration; Assisting Event Guests; Completing Post-Event Activities

LESSON 7

Understanding Corporate Meetings; Planning Effective Meetings; Preparing an Agenda; Ensuring Meeting Success

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