Event Management
Event Management Header
  • Program Length:
  • One Year - Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • Starts:
  • September
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
College Diploma or University Degree OR an acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education (as determined by the College).

Program Related Recommendations:
  • Related work experience is highly recommended
  • Applicants should be computer literate in a Windows PC or MAC environment
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
St. Clair College's Event Management program will provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan, organize, coordinate, implement and promote special events for the public, corporate and non-profit sectors. Graduates will be able to develop and implement financial initiatives, coordinate effective venue management and apply the principles of marketing strategies, effective human resource management, business administration skills, and the principles of professionalism and ethics. The ever growing industry of events is being used to stimulate economies, increase tourism, develop community awareness, foster public involvement, improve quality of life, generate revenue and market products.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The event industry is a rapidly growing segment of virtually every sector of society. Events are part of public, not-for-profit, charitable, private, and corporate sectors.  Employment opportunities may be found at tourism associations, trade and professional associations, convention and conference centres, governments and at conference and event planning companies.

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2017-2018 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
EVM100
4

Event Management I - Banquets & Culinary Events
EVM101
3
Business of Event Management
EVM102
3
Event Risk Management
EVM103
6
Marketing Management and Multimedia
EVM104
3

Volunteer and Human Resource Management
Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 2
EVM200
4

Event Management II - Meetings, Expositions & Conventions
EVM201
4

Event Management III - Festivals and Sporting Events
EVM202
3
Fundraising Events - Not-for-Profit
EVM203
6

Professional Sales Negotiations for Event Management
EVMXXX
4
Event Management Project