INTRODUCTION TO EVENT PLANNING
- Program: Business
- Course: Introduction to Event Planning
- Course #: BUSN2040
- Total Credits: 3
Course DescriptionA career in event planning covers a broad array of industries and types of meeting including corporate meetings, trade shows and expos, weddings, sporting events, fundraising and concerts. In this course, students will learn about the man career opportunities in this field, and the basic skills required for an event planner. The course provides an introduction to client relationships, industry partnerships and the planning process that will drive success!
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify meeting planning process basics
Describe the opportunities in the event planning industry
Recognize aspects of corporate events, special events and public events
Apply financial management to meeting and events
Identify the importance of client/vendor relations
Describe effective networking for the meeting and events industry
Identify event marketing and promotion strategies
Describe aspects of non-profit and fundraising events
Identify meeting planning logistics
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