meeting-and-event-planning

Course Competencies

Meeting and Event Management Associate Degree

Course Competencies

 
1)      Fundamentals of Meeting Management (3 credits)
  •        Identify meeting resources
  •        Explore meeting industry careers
  •        Assemble a meeting request for proposal
  •        Determine important criteria in site selection
 
2)      Registration, and Housing Logistics (2 credits)
  •        Use registration software applications
  •        Analyze housing trends
  •        Generate housing and registration reports
 
3)      Special Event Management (3 credits)
  •        Demonstrate practices used to market, plan and implement special events.
  •        Identify common strategies in coordinating special events effectively
 
4)      Meeting Coordination (3 credits)
  •        Critique meeting room seating styles and their affects on the meeting
  •        Select appropriate options to save money on food and beverage functions
  •        Outline guidelines for accommodating people with disabilities at a meeting
  •        Analyze the different types of audiovisual equipment and their uses
 
5)      Risk Management, Negotiations and Legal Issues (3 credits)
  •        Discover critical negotiation techniques
  •        Analyze facility contracts
  •        Examine crisis management strategies
 
6)      Meeting Industry Budget and Financial Management (2 credits)
  •        Develop a foundation for strategic financial management
  •        Construct a meeting budget
 
7)      Exposition Management (2 credits)
  •        Determine critical elements in coordinating exhibits
  •        Develop exhibitor prospectus and contract
 
8)      Partnership Development (3 credits)
  •        Analyze a meeting to identify sponsorship and fundraising opportunities
  •        Identify methods to increase market effectiveness, and increase meeting profitability
 
9)      Program Design and Development (3 credits)
  •        Determine stakeholder objectives and learner outcomes
  •        Apply adult learning strategies to program development
       Construct learner objectives