Event planning, a career as rewarding as it is demanding, is a profession that requires creativity, innovation, flexibility, and high levels of energy. Whether it is for fundraising, celebration, promotion, or entertainment, any professionally planned event requires a knowledge of best practices. In this introductory overview course, you will develop the basic skills required to plan internal and external events from proposals and RFPs through to assessment and evaluation. Included in a variety of methods, you will learn how to manage logistics, venue selection, critical paths, basic etiquette, basic staging, food and beverage service, and budgeting. To successfully complete the course, students are required to volunteer for, and work on, the execution of a corporate special event.
Prerequisite(s): PRDS 105 Public Relations - Introduction
Credential: This course is eligible for Event Management Certificate.
Note: It is the student's responsibility to ensure they have successfully completed all prerequisites prior to registering for a course.
Contact: Faculty of Media & Creative Arts
416.675.6622 ext. 4508
Courses may not be offered each semester. To verify whether this course is being offered this semester and the fees, please contact the Registrar's Office at 416-675-5000 or check the website http://humber.ca/search/ce/courses.html for further information.