The Event Management graduate certificate program from Humber College provides you with essential skills such as venue selection, logistic and time planning, staging, selection of food and beverage, budgeting, staffing, post- event evaluation, and professional expectations. You will learn to design, develop, co-ordinate and manage a broad range of events such as corporate meeting planning; film, documentary and music festivals; not-for-profit experiential events and galas; brand experience; consumer events; and trade shows.
Additionally, you will gain transferable, practical knowledge and skills in management practices such as planning, design, marketing, human resource and volunteer management, sponsorship, catering management, budgeting, risk management, and event evaluation - for in-person or online/virtual events. Faculty are chosen for their expertise and experience in the event management field and many continue to work in the industry.
The event industry is a rapidly growing segment of virtually every sector of society. Events are part of public, not-for-profit, charitable, private and corporate sectors. The events industry is used to stimulate economies, increase tourism, develop community awareness, increase public involvement, enhance education, improve quality of life, generate revenue and market products. Professional event managers, working with stakeholders, are required to plan, organize, staff, direct, co-ordinate and evaluate events that meet client needs.
Potential areas of employment available to graduates include tourism and economic development; arts and culture; wedding planning; sports and recreation; meeting and convention planning; business associations; entertainment; municipal, provincial and federal governments; not-for-profit and charitable organizations; trade shows and expositions; hospitality and travel; community organizations; and convention centres. Entry-level positions include event co-ordinator, marketing assistant, special events organizer, promotion co-ordinator, account representative, trade show planner, conference co-ordinator and corporate meeting planner.
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- Event Planning
- Event Production
- Event Financial Management
- Event Marketing
- Sales and Sponsorship
- Computer Skills for Event Managers
- Career Development and Pre-Placement Seminar
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesEvent Management View 9 other Masters in Event Management in Canada
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor’s degree
- Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.
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International18048 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18048 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
National5556 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5556 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.