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Learn from San Diego industry professionals and gain a solid understanding of the myriad of details and behind-the-scenes considerations needed to ensure that your meeting or event is the success you and your clients hoped for!
This popular program has graduated over 100 students, many of whom have either started their own event planning businesses or are working for companies or associations located in San Diego, Southwest Riverside Counties and beyond! Our students have varying backgrounds from full time event planners, military spouses to those that are interested in exploring this exciting industry as their next career choice. These diverse backgrounds make the classroom environment rich with learning experiences, peer-to-peer mentoring, skill and knowledge building, as well as networking opportunities. Our instructors are active event planning professionals who incorporate their own on-the-job experiences into their course content, therefore bringing the “real world” into the classroom.
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Classes are held at the San Marcos on Saturdays 8:30am - 4:30pm n the Foundation Classroom Building or Mondays/Wednesdays evenings at the Temecula campus from 6-9pm.
Participants who complete the six core classes, three Career Perspective Electives, and a project presentation will receive the Meeting & Event Planning Certificate of Completion. Program fees are $1,490 for the entire program or $149 per individual class and include parking and all class materials. There is one required textbook (see below) students will need to purchase. Textbooks can be purchased at any online book resource.
Textbook: Professional Meeting Management 5th Edition (ISBN # 9780757552120)
Prerequistes: There are no prerequisite requirements.
Registration Deadlines: Students should register at least 3 days prior to the program to ensure parking permits and class materials.
Program Completion: Students must complete their internship within two semesters to be eligible for their Certificate of Completion in Meeting and Event Planning.
About the Program
Please feel free to contact us with any questions: 760-750-4020 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Coordinator: Carrie Everts 760-750-8704 or email@example.com