Event Management Get experience in the field. Hands-on learning opportunities. Part-time study option. Industry connections. Awesome careers!

General information

Program code
EVNT
Duration
2 Semesters (1 Year)
Credential
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Barrie

Program description

The event management program provides students with the skills and knowledge for successfully running various special events in such sectors as entertainment, sports and recreation, business and the entertainment industry.

Graduates will have experienced the many facets of event management ranging through research, planning, programming, marketing, financing and analyzing events.

Part-time delivery option

We also offer a part-time delivery format for this program:

  • complete the program in two years
  • schedule includes two courses per semester, available in the evening
  • student registration on a course-by-course basis
  • apply if you have previous postsecondary education – such as a degree or diploma – from an accredited university or college

Visit the Event Management part-time program page for delivery details and contact information.

NOTE: Use the major EVNX when applying to the part-time program through OCAS.

Admission information

Admission requirements

- Post-secondary diploma, or degree, or equivalent.

Applicants who are lacking the above requirements may be considered upon submission of a resume, letter of intent and portfolio showing evidence of experience in a related field with a minimum of three years event management experience.

Admission details

Applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to this program:

  • College diploma, university degree or equivalent.

Applicants who are lacking the above requirements may be considered upon submission of a resume, letter of intent and portfolio showing evidence of experience in a related field with a minimum of three years event management experience.

Pathways

View the Event Management articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

  • EVNT1000 Introduction to Event Management
  • EVNT1001 Event Planning and Programming
  • EVNT1002 Event Accounting and Finance
  • EVNT1003 Event Operations
  • EVNT1004 Event Technology
  • EVNT1005 Ethics and Law for Events
  • EVNT1006 Networking and Fundraising
  • EVNT1007 Event Human Resources Management
  • EVNT1008 Event Marketing
  • EVNT1009 Event Management