Event Management for the Business Professional


Program Number: 901096CERT

Credits: 11

Area of Study: Business

Delivery Method:
100% Online*
Some Online / Some In Person*

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $1,551.00
Materials/Supplemental Costs
Other Costs
Total Estimated Program Costs*:

The Event Management for the Business 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 Business Professional students attend part time.

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

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.


To Apply

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

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 2020-2021 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.


There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.


After completing the Event Management for the Business 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 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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