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Special Events and Meeting Planning (SMP-101)

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Dates: 

June 2017 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be able to: identify and explain the basic components of the event market; detail the elements used in designing and holding an event; describe the principles of sales and marketing an event; identify laws, contracts, permits and licenses that are necessary for execution of an event.

Instruction: 

This course introduces students to the exciting world of event planning, corporate meeting planning and conventions. Topics include new trends and techniques. Case studies are explored.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Communication, Office Administration, Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, or Sales (6/17).

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