- Type: Diploma
- Location: Canada
- Duration: 12 Months
- Deadline: Ongoing
Course DescriptionEvent & Promotions Management
12-Month Professional Diploma
Your career plan begins right here.
You’ve always been organized and leave nothing to chance. You can analyze any situation-and think fast on your feet when direction shifts. Outgoing would be one way to describe you, as you’ve always been able to develop a network of friends and colleagues. You love bringing people together and channeling a vision for a party into an event to remember. Are you ready to translate your flair for planning into an eventful career? Get the professional training you need to become one of the best in the business!
Behind the scenes of every successful event is an expert Event & Promotions Manager. This is the person who pulls all the strings, coordinates with suppliers, talent and the media, and ensures the event goes one-hundred percent according to plan. Graduates of this course have a great track record of finding jobs in their new area of expertise at companies and organizations such as these:
The Canada Games • Harvest Jazz & Blues • Astral Media • Wet Ape Productions • Centre of Gravity • Keloha Music and Arts Festival
This comprehensive program combines the perfect mix of classroom theory with real-world experience. You will take part in the planning of local events and promotions-giving you a chance to learn the ropes first-hand, and network with peers and potential clients or employers.
After this 12-month professional diploma program, you’ll come away a master of: Event Analysis-Professional Organization and Development-Planning and Promoting Real Events-Foundations of Marketing-Self-Promotion and Networking-Finance and Accounting-Business Communications-Leadership and Human Resources.
If any of these jobs fit in your career plan, then this is the program for you:
- Event and Conference Coordinator
- Promotions Manager
- Event Operations Manager
- Business Manager
- Conference Planner
- Convention Coordinator
- Festival Organizer
- Meeting Planner
- Special Events Organizer
- Trade Show Planner
- Conference Services Officer
- Marketing Coordinator
- Sponsorship and Fundraising Coordinator
“The Event & Promotions Management program included volunteer opportunities to work on real events in the city. I was able to begin networking right at the school by meeting graphic designers, photographers and more who can help me get the word out about events.”
- Adonica Salter