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Program overview
Flexible
Full time/part time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Appleton
Spring 2021

Appleton
Summer 2021

Appleton
Fall 2021

Program description

Event Management

Behind every successful conference, convention, association meeting and business expo is a highly skilled meeting and event manager. Whether you are just beginning or want to gain more skills, this degree will give you an advantage in a rapidly growing, exciting field. You’ll learn how to negotiate contracts, manage facilities, solve problems, make decisions and communicate well. In addition, you will gain skills in developing partnerships, managing expositions and handling transportation, registration and housing for large and small events. The program includes an internship to give you experience planning, setting up, and managing an event or meeting.

Admission requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15..

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Technical Studies

  • Accounting, Principles of
  • MS Office Suite, Introduction
  • Effective Business Practice
  • Meeting & Event Management Fundamentals
  • Business Presentation Techniques
  • Business Law 1
  • Marketing 1, Principles of
  • Web Technologies
  • Transportation, Registration and Housing
  • Risk Management for Hospitality
  • Partnership Development
  • Exposition Management
  • Business Law 2
  • Meeting Management Internship
  • Meeting & Event Management, Adv. Apps

General Studies

  • Written Communication
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
  • Math w Business Apps
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Economics
  • Intro to Sociology

Suggested Electives

  • Business, Introduction to
  • Introduction to Hospitality
  • Customer Service Management
  • Catering and Special Event Planning
  • Entrepreneurship, Introduction to

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Estimated program cost: $9,593.29

Qualification

Degree: Associate Degree (AAS)

Credit Points: 60 Credits

Program Outcomes

  • Apply project management strategies to a meeting or event.
  • Manage financial resources.
  • Design a meeting or event.
  • Promote a meeting or event.
  • Manage risk management plan.

Career opportunities

  • Destination Specialist
  • Donor Coordinator
  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Resources Manager
  • Group Transportation Manager
  • Incentive Planner
  • Meeting & Event Planner

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About this institute

Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College

Want to prepare for a career that is cutting edge? At Fox Valley Technical College you get a hands on, high-tech education that prepares you for the workplace of tomorrow. Fox Valley Technical College has been the college of choice...


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Why study at Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College focuses on high-tech education.

Contact info

Fox Valley Technical College

1825 N. Bluemound Drive
54912 Appleton Wisconsin
United States of America (USA)

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www.fvtc.edu

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