Event Management Successfully run special events through in-class and in field opportunities. Strong industry connections. Study full- or part-time.

General information

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

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2018 Barrie

Program description

Events can be used to stimulate economies, develop community awareness, increase public involvement, improve quality of life, raise funds and market products. Managing a successful event of any size requires extensive know-how and planning. In Georgian’s Event Management program, students gain the skills and experience to prepare them for an exciting career in a fast-paced industry that relies on client satisfaction. The curriculum, designed by industry professionals,enables students to explore current trends and technologies that drive the industry.

Students have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience planning, marketing, executing and evaluating events. By the end of the program, they are equipped with the knowledge, skill, and practical experience to find employment in the event industry.

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

Field Placement

  • EVNT1018 Field Placement