Principles of Event Management

EVT 125
Description: Students will gain the foundational knowledge and skills required for the successful management of corporate, non-profit and social special events. Areas of focus include event research, design, planning, coordination and evaluation. By participating in the execution of a campus or community-based special event, students will incorporate principles of concept and theme development, program design destination/site research and selection, sourcing of vendors and service providers, and fundamental target marketing concepts. Students will visit local event venues and engage with event planning professionals. As a team project, students will plan elements of an event experience for a target audience guided by specific goals and objectives.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: 3

Currently Offered

Course # Days Time Dates Instructor Seats
Spring
EVT 125-51 W 5:30-8:15PM 01/13/20 - 05/01/20 Straube 13
Fall
EVT 125-01 TTH 12:30-1:45PM 08/26/19 - 12/13/19 Whitaker-Heck 12