Meetings & Event Management

Career Pathways

This certificate prepares students with the basic skills needed to begin a career in party/event planning, weddings, festivals, trade shows, sports marketing and much more. Understanding the terminology, timeliness and process of planning meetings and events is critical for anyone wanting to become part of this fun and exciting industry.

Core Coursework

RubricCore CourseworkHours
TRVM 2001Introduction to Meeting & Convention Management48
TRVM 1001Customer Sales and Service32
TRVM 1025Introduction to Exposition and Trade Show Management48
 Total Hours128

Elective Coursework (select two)

RubricCore CourseworkHours
ITSW 1091Presentation Media Software48
TRVM 1091Conducting Secure Meetings & Events48
TRVM 2041International Meeting Management 48
TRVM 1027Special Events Design 46
 Total Elective Hours96

*Course offerings may vary by semester

Important Note About Concurrent Courses:
Students may be enrolled in identified credit programs on a non-credit enrollment basis. Concurrent enrollment students earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) rather than college credit for attending class and are expected to complete all required assignments and testing. Continuing Education seats are limited in concurrent classes.

More Information
For instructor, syllabus, book, or class pacing questions:
Please contact M.T Hickman: 972-238-6097 or

For Continuing Education schedule questions:
Please contact Heather: 972-761-6716, or

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