Event Management Certificate Program

The EVENT MANAGEMENT Program Features:

  • Advanced Curriculum
  • High Quality, Experiential Education
  • Fast Track for Working Adults
  • Offers Specialist and Certified Training Certificates
  • Approved by the Colorado Festivals and Events Association (CFEA).

The Program is Designed for:

  • Experienced industry professionals
  • Professionals new to the field
  • Those aspiring to enter the field

Program Details:

Classes meet weekly on Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. at the Parker Campus in Parker, CO.

To be an Event Management Specialist:

  • Complete the 15 week Basic Program
  • Take 1 Specialist Session of your choice
  • Cost: $1,799.00

To be a Certified Event Manager:

  • Complete the 15 week Basic Program
  • Take all 5 Specialty Sessions
  • Cost: $2,599

If already an Event Planner, take one or more of the Specialty Sessions to gain skills and subject knowledge in a key industry topic.

  • Specialty Sessions: $499 each

2014 Event Management Program Dates:

Event Management Basics - 15 Weeks

Intro to Event ManagementAugust 19 - September 2, 2014
Event FundingSeptember 9 - September 23, 2014
Public Relations, Advertising and MarketingSeptember 30 - October 14, 2014
Volunteer and Staff ManagementOctober 21 - November 4, 2014
Operations and LogisticsNovember 11 - December 2, 2014

 

3-week Specialty Courses

Event Planning within Hotels and Conference CentersJanuary 6 - January 20, 2015
Own your own Event Management BusinessJanuary 27 - February 10, 2015
Wedding PlanningFebruary 17 - March 3, 2015
Conventions, Arenas and Sporting EventsMarch 10 - March 24, 2015
Event Planning for Non-ProfitsMarch 31 - April 14, 2015

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS and Schedule:

Event Management Schedule (PDF)

ENROLLMENT FORM:

Event Management Enrollment Form (PDF)

 

For more information:

Call 303.734.3701 or email workforce@arapahoe.edu