- Program Length:
- One Year - Ontario College Graduate Certificate
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
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.
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.
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.
Event Management I - Banquets & Culinary Events
Business of Event Management
Event Risk Management
Marketing Management and Multimedia
Volunteer and Human Resource Management
Event Management II - Meetings, Expositions & Conventions
Event Management III - Festivals and Sporting Events
Fundraising Events - Not-for-Profit
Professional Sales Negotiations for Event Management
Event Management Project