Event Management schools/courses

programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees (On campus, Online or On-site)
Total 22 training courses/programs at schools in Portland, OR, USA



Keller Graduate School of Management Portland Campus

Campus/Training Center: Portland
Phone No.: 866 215 8312

Event Planning and Management

Course Format: Public Course/Instructor-Led/Open Enrollment  V

This course addresses ?from a managerial perspective ?the event, meeting and convention management segments of the hospitality industry. Coursework focuses on the diverse demands of multiple stakeholders who plan, organize, lead and control organized functions. Various event model structures are examined, enabling students to explore issues related to sponsorship, venues, staffing, finance, exhibit coordination, contracted services, legal implications, marketing and convention bureaus. Topics are presented within a project management framework as they apply to meeting and event management


DeVry University Online

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 800-231-0497

Meetings and Events Management

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

In this course, students explore event, meeting, and convention management, one of the fastest-growing segments of the hospitality industry. Topics include sponsorship, venues, staffing, finance, exhibit coordination, contracted services, legal implications, and marketing and convention bureaus.


Rutgers Center for Continuing Professional Development

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 732-932-6998 x 613

Event Management and Design (Certificate)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V


I. Special Event Management
a. Principles of Event Management
b. Administration
c. Coordination
d. Marketing
e. Legal, Ethical, Risk Management
f. Special Event Management Technology
g. Special Event Career Development
II. Special Event Design and Decorations
a. Design and Decorations
i. Theory and Principles
ii. Practices and Methodology
iii. Impact of Venue
iv. The Business
b. Decorative Elements
i. Backdrops and Props
ii. Flowers
iii. Fabrics
iv. Balloons
v. Lighting
vi. Entertainment, Signage, and Food
vii. Candles, Ice, Pyrotechnics
c. Types of Special Events
i. Corporate
ii. Social
iii. Weddings
iv. Fairs and Festivals
v. Spectacles
vi. Parades


The Irish Academy

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 855.278.0802

Certificate in Public Relations

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

The Academy’,s Certificate course in Public Relations has been specially designed to give participants access to the best practitioners in the business. These PR professionals offer advice and guidance to students as they proceed through their course of study. . It is the best of all possible worlds. Public relations is a skill which you can use in every walk of life. It is an industry-transferrable skill and it is an international skill.

There are ten modules covering: Public relations, Press releases, Exhibitions, Sponsorship, Photography, Organising functions, Newsletters, Corporate image, Crisis PR and the role of the Press Officer.

Diploma in Event Management

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

The Academy’,s Diploma in Event Management course is geared to people who want to work in the industry or who are already working in the industry, but need to up-skill. This diploma teaches all of the elements of organising an event, but, equally as important in the current climate, it will open a window into the world of event planning, health and safety issues, staff recruitment and training, legislative responsibilities, crisis planning and professional event management.

Event Management skills are used in a wide variety of industries including wedding planners, hotel event organisers, event management companies, concert promoters and political party rally organisers. The skills needed to be a professional event manager are the same worldwide. They are infinitely and internationally transferrable.

There are twelve modules covering:
* Principles of project/event management
* From concept to reality ?establishing viability
* Preparing a proposal: ... [Read More]


Western Kentucky University

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: (270) 745-0111

Facilty & Event Management (Master Degree)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

(online): Numerous professional organizations emphasize trainings and certifications in facility and event management for their members. These offerings can include aquatic management, crowd control, playground safety, accessibility, risk management, construction standards, turf management, emergency action planning, green design and sustainability, and many more. This program is designed to prepare recreation and sport professionals with qualifications and skills to do just that. The program includes thesis and non-thesis options. Candidates are encouraged to write a thesis.


National University

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: (800) NAT-UNIV (628-8648)

Event Management (Certificate)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

The online program course provides students with both practical knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the modern special event industry. It will prepare students seeking to enter the profession and equip those already working in the field to advance.


George Washington University School of Business

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: (202) 994-6380

Event & Meeting Management (Master Degree)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

GW’s programs in Event and Meeting Management are designed for students wishing to pursue a career in the exciting field of events in the MEEC (Meetings, Expositions, Events, and Conventions) industry. The MEEC industry is one of the fastest growing segments within the tourism industry and generates millions in revenues for cities and countries. In particular, the special event industry is a viable and growing industry and is an important part of the world’s economy, increasing revenue and jobs worldwide.


International Institute of Event Management

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 786 284 5949

Certificate in Event Management

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

The International Institute of Event Management provides world-class Certificate Courses for in Event Management and Planning to students worldwide. Our courses are ideal for students and professionals who are passionate about enhancing their job prospects and building careers as Event Managers for Corporate and Social Events or as Wedding Planners.


ExpertRating Solutions

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 1 888 245 7762

Event Management (Certificate)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

The demand of event planners and managers is very high as various organizations host and organize a number of events on several occasions. Event managers and planners can plan and conduct small private parties to large international events. An event, be it big or small needs to have coordination in order to be successful. Event management has two main elements which include financial resources and manpower. An event manager needs to know the details of the brand, identify the target audience, plan the event and logistics and handle the technical aspects of the event.

Managing events may seem to be a glamorous and exciting profession. However, like any other profession, it too, requires patience and determination to succeed. The ExpertRating Wow, What a Great Event Certification course will provide wings to your creativity by providing you the tips, tools and techniques of a conducting and managing a successful event.


California Polytechnic State University Continuing Education

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 805.756.2053

Event Management and Design (Certificate)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

This exciting Event Management and Design online program is structured to provide both practical knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the modern special event industry. Event Management and Design will equip you with the knowledge to advance in the field if you are already working in events, or to prepare you to enter the profession with an understanding of the industry.


University Extended Education

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: (209) 667-3111

Event Management and Design (Certificate)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

I.Special Event Management
A.Principles of Event Management
B.Administration
C.Coordination
D.Marketing
E.Legal, Ethical, Risk Management
F.Special Event Management Technology
G.Special Event Career Development
II.Special Event Design and Decorations
A.Design and Decorations
i.Theory and Principles
ii.Practices and Methodology
iii.Impact of Venue
iv.The Business
B.Decorative Elements
i.Backdrops and Props
ii.Flowers
iii.Fabrics
iv.Balloons
v.Lighting
vi.Entertainment, Signage, and Food
vii.Candles, Ice, Pyrotechnics
C.Types of Special Events
i.Corporate
ii.Social
iii.Weddings
iv.Fairs and Festivals
v.Spectacles
vi.Parades

Event Planning

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

Learn how to create and coordinate successful special events. Develop skills, find resources and gain confidence to plan and produce any size or type of event. This course reveals proven tips, tools, techniques, and procedures used by experts and master event planners to help you avoid embarrassing and costly planning errors or production mistakes.

You’ll discover how to select the right suppliers for food, decorations, entertainment, and you’ll learn how to effectively employ them within your own budgetary constraints. You’ll get easy access to event industry information compiled by and for professional event planners. We’ll even point you in the right direction to meet other event and meeting planners and to join a professional association or industry group. You’ll be so excited with your newly gained confidence and expertise that you’ll want to start planning your next event even before this course is over.

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