Continuing Education

Meetings & Event Management

Career Pathways

This certificate prepares students with the basic skills needed to begin a career in party/event planning, weddings, festivals, trade shows, sports marketing and much more. Understanding the terminology, timeliness and process of planning meetings and events is critical for anyone wanting to become part of this fun and exciting industry.

Core Coursework

Rubric Core Coursework Hours
TRVM 2001 Introduction to Meeting & Convention Management 48
TRVM 1001 Customer Sales and Service 32
TRVM 1025 Introduction to Exposition and Trade Show Management 48
Total Hours 128

Elective Coursework (select two)

Rubric Core Coursework Hours
ITSW 1091 Presentation Media Software 48
TRVM 1091 Conducting Secure Meetings & Events 48
TRVM 2041 International Meeting Management 48
TRVM 1027 Special Events Design 46
  Total Elective Hours 96
Total 224

*Course offerings may vary by semester

Important Note About Concurrent Courses:
Students may be enrolled in identified credit programs on a non-credit enrollment basis. Concurrent enrollment students earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) rather than college credit for attending class and are expected to complete all required assignments and testing. Continuing Education seats are limited in concurrent classes.

More Information

For instructor, syllabus, book, or class pacing questions: Please contact M.T Hickman: 972-238-6097 or

For Continuing Education schedule questions:

Please contact Candy: 972-238-6008 or

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