Event Management

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Program description - September 2021

Conestoga College’s Event Management program is a one-year, full-time graduate certificate program that is specifically designed to meet the needs of a growing industry in the planning and management of virtual and live in-person events.The program provides graduate students with specialized training and practical hands-on learning opportunities. Students will develop a portfolio of event experience while collaborating with community partners designing, developing, promoting, and executing events in the public, non-profit, and corporate sectors.Students will utilize project management systems and technological applications; they will apply traditional, virtual, and social marketing tools. Students will create budgets, cost the food and beverage elements of catering, select venues, manage staffing, and customer stakeholder relations. The faculty team are event industry professionals who have over 100 combined years of experience managing, owning, and operating hospitality businesses and event companies.

Program details

Code: 1150
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: September 2021
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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