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Conference and Event Planner Training Program at Scarborough’s Academy of Learning®

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admission interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.

Program Type: Diploma

 

Anticipated Salary: C$30,722 – C$74,200
(Information from PayScale Canada)

 

Program Duration: 50 Weeks

 

Program Notes: Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

 

Program Category: Business

 

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Program Syllabus

Program Highlights

Meetings, events, and conventions are one of the fastest-growing segments of the economy and embrace multiple aspects of all industries. The conference and event planner diploma is designed to prepare students for careers in the fast-paced and exciting world of conference and event management. This program appeals to individuals who are charismatic, outgoing, energetic, and entrepreneurial, as a conference and event planner plays a dynamic role within any organization. Its objective is to expose students to a broad range of knowledge and processes, administration skills, and practical tools that will assist them in addressing situations that arise within a conference and event planning-related career. The program provides the skills to progress into higher-level positions, given the proper combination of skills, experience, personal attributes, and additional training. This program provides students with:

  • The knowledge and skills necessary to lead and/or assist in the development and/or implementation of conferences and events for a variety of business sectors
  • An introduction to the most relevant aspects of planning and coordinating event logistics
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: negotiating, decision making, teamwork, communication, customer service, leadership, research, and problem-solving
  • Solid knowledge of event planning and marketing practices and principles
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Our campus-based Intergrated Learning System (ILS) is uniquely suited to offer temporary Distance Learning.

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  3585 Lawrence Avenue East,

Scarborough, ON M1G 1P4

 

 (416) 499-7994

 

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