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CBEDS Number: 4420 4. Job Titles:
Event Planner Personal Ass’t. Scheduler Tour Guide Wedding Planner Materials Recorder Hotel/Resort Clerk Travel Clerk Convention Planner Dispatcher Office/Administration Support
5. Course Description:
This course is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in events planning and or meeting management. The content includes the principles and practices of sound public relations, planning and organizing events, meetings, conferences, or conventions, and prepares students for employment opportunities with trade and professional associations, consulting firms, non-profit organizations, and corporations. Integrated throughout this course are career preparation standards, which include basic academic skills, communication, interpersonal skills, problem solving, workplace safety, technology, and employment literacy.
Student Outcomes and Objectives: Students will:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Determine meeting objectives. Prepare a budget for an event or meeting. Prepare a site suitable for a specific group and their event or meeting objectives. Promote an event or meeting. Accommodate essential housing, transportation, food, entertainment, and communications needs for an event or meeting. Communicate effectively with clients, vendors, and support service personnel for an event or meeting. Employ effective negotiation techniques in meeting arrangements. Recognize basic components of a facility contract. Discuss legal issues pertaining to meeting management, such as liability, insurance, and confirmation letters. Recognize ethical issues in events planning/meeting management practices.
Recommended Sequence Introductory Skill Building Advanced Skill
Pathway Courses Culinary Arts Advanced Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts Culinary Arts Cooperative or Hospitality or Event Planning
6. Hours: Students receive up to 180 hours of classroom instruction.
7. Prerequisites: None 8. Date (of creation/revision): July 2009
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