Conference and Special Event Management
This course introduces students to the field of conference and special event management. Students examine the different types of conferences and special events and the types of organizations that stage those events. The course also covers the role of the planner, including setting objectives, program design, budgeting, site selection, negotiations, contracts, speaker selection, registration, on-site logistics, transportation, and security and legal issues. Students may be required to visit various hospitality sites.
Course Number: 1446