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Schedule and Courses

To earn the Meeting and Event Planning Certificate, participants must:

  • Complete the six Core Classes plus the project presentation
  • Complete three Career Perspective classes
  • Intern with an organization on the planning and execution of an event
  • Complete all classwork and internship within two semesters

Continuing Education Units
Each course is approved for .7 CEU. Students may receive the following CE hours in the listed Domain of the CMP IS Standards by self-reporting.  Self-Reported CE -- to self-report your CEs you must provide session-level reporting and must attach documentation that you attended each continuing education activity you report.  That documentation may include:  a transcript, certificate of completion, registration confirmation, payment receipt, name badge, on-site program, or course program. Additional information can be found at www.conventionindustry.org for additional information. These classes may also be applied toward Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) Certification.

Required Textbook
Professional Meeting Management, 6th edition. ISBN #1932841970

Registration Opens - mid June

Core Courses

Temecula

San Marcos

Registration

Fundamentals of Meeting and Event Planning September 19 & 21        September 12 & 14 Register
Successful Logistical Planning September 26 & 28 September 20 & 24 (T/TH) Register
Finance and Budgeting Essentials October 3 & 5 September 26 & 28 Register
Legal Issues for Event Planners October 10 & 12 October 3 & 5 Register
Food and Beverage Essentials October 17 & 19 October 10 & 12 Register
Presentation & Communication Skills for Event Planners October 24 & 26 October 17 & 19 Register
Project Presentations December 12 & 14 December 5 & 7 Register
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Career Perspective Courses

Temecula

San Marcos

Registration

Planning Non Profit Events November 14 & 16 November 7 & 9 Register
Event Marketing  December 5 & 7 October 24 & 26 Register
Hotel Operations & Destination Marketing  November 1 & 3 November 29 & 30 Register
Independent Meeting Planner November 7 & 9 October 31 & Nov. 2 Register
Wedding Planning for Planners November 28 & 30 November 14 & 26 Register