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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Event Coordinator Certificate


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Program Description

The Event Coordinator certificate prepares students to do meeting and event planning for hotels, convention centers, retirement communities, recreation departments, corporations, professional associations, non-profit organizations, or other entities that do business with the travel and tourism industry. Topics include budgeting, timing, location, catering, contract negotiations, marketing, staffing, protocol and etiquette, security, legal and ethical issues, and accommodating clients with special needs. Technical courses apply to the degree or diploma program in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. This certificate does not qualify for financial aid as it does not meet minimum hour requirements. (Program Length: 1 Semester Minimum)

Employment Opportunities

Meeting planners, catering managers, conference service coordinators, hotel sales managers, special event planners, etc.

Curriculum


Essential Technical Courses (9 Credits)


Total Hours: 9


Suggested First Semester classes:


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