Event Management for the Administrative Professional


Program number: 901096CERT


The Event Management for the Administrative Professional Certificate at Madison College is perfect for you if you need to broaden your knowledge of meeting and event planning and coordination. This certificate is ideal if you have worked as an administrative professional for at least two years. Come learn how to better plan and coordinate events from industry experts.

Program Details

Event Management for the Administrative Professional students attend part time.

Event Management for the Administrative Professional courses may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

Some of the courses for this program may be available online.


To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 


Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


After completing the Event Management for the Administrative Professional Certificate at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

  1. Assemble a meeting request for proposal.
  2. Create a meeting timeline and checklist.
  3. Determine important criteria in selecting a facility.
  4. Identify housing, registration and transportation tools and strategies.
  5. Critique meeting room seating styles and their effects on the meeting.
  6. Select appropriate options to save money on food and beverage functions.

Certificate graduates are ready for a range of administrative professional positions assisting in the field of event management including:

  • Administrative Professional
  • Conference Assistant
  • Event Planning Assistant
  • Special Event Assistant
  • Meeting Assistant

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