Aug 17, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 371 - Event Planning and Management

This course offers a comprehensive study of the event management field. The course will enable participants to develop an innovative and multi-skilled approach to planning and coordination events. Topics include: legal issues in event planning and coordination promotions, design, catering, and other relevant topics.

Prerequisite: admission to the communication or recreation and tourism major, minor or certificate program or permission of instructor.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Introduce students to the field of event management
  • Provide an overview of the history, principles, practices and techniques of event management.
  • Introduce students to the Event Management Process that includes research, design, planning, coordination and evaluation.
  • Provide information relating to legal, ethical and risk management issues in the field.
  • Explain the importance of volunteers in event management and successfully demonstrate volunteer orientation

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