Event Planning and Management Certificate


Event Planning and Management Certificate

The Event Planning and Management Certificate covers the essentials of hosting and managing memorable, safe, and effective events. Students will explore a wide range of event types from corporate to special events. The program covers topics such as risk management, site selection, contracts, and marketing, and budgeting of various event-types. It’s ideal for anyone looking to start a career in event planning or expand their expertise in the hospitality industry.

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High school diploma or equivalent. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.

Course Topics

  • Understanding event types and resources
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Projecting and budgeting
  • Site selection
  • Contracts
  • Risk management
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Social media
  • Event technology
  • Catering
  • Transportation
  • Security and more

Who Should Enroll:

  • New and aspiring managers and experienced planners who want to learn the latest industry trends
  • Administrative assistants who plan and coordinate events
  • Meeting, conference and event coordinators
  • Career-changers seeking education and training
  • Those needing event planning and management education to obtain an entry-level position or expand career opportunities in the future
  • Professionals working in related fields such as lighting, sound, audio-visual, decor, catering and entertainment

Financing Options

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Occupational Trends

— Employment of meeting, convention, and event planners in GA is projected to grow 14% by 2026. (O*NET OnLine)


— The median salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in GA is $48,710. (O*NET OnLine)