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Conference and Event Planner 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 program that we offer in Scarborough 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

Feel free to connect with us and send in all your questions and inquiries about our event management program in Scarborough. We believe in absolute transparency and will happily walk you through every step of the process, clarifying any ambiguities you may have. If you’re looking to excel in any other field, you can also check out our complete list of programs and select the ones most suited to your career.

Why Makes Us Stand Out

We aim to optimize your leaning experience and help you build skills effectively. Here’s what makes us special:

  • Self-paced learning model: We provide our students with flexible scheduling facilities to ensure that they can balance their education with their family and work life with ease. At Academy of Learning®, You can learn at the pace you are comfortable with.
  • Short but effective courses: Our courses are designed to help you build industry-leading skills in 4 to 12 months. With these short-span courses, you can get certified sooner and join the workforce without having to go through a degree course.
  • Hands-on experience: In industries like event planning and marketing, the practical experience of management, negotiation and administration weighs much more than mere knowledge. With our hands-on tasks integrated into the courses, you will get to test your newly acquired skills in real life.
  • Instant support: Whenever you require guidance and support, our learning coaches are ready to help. We promise to offer an environment that is both convenient and optimal for learning.

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