The certificate in Meetings and Events Management from the Florida Atlantic University is open to both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students. The certificate is particularly valuable for FAU degree‐seeking students outside of the College of Business and to community members, hospitality and tourism industry professionals and seasonal residents.
Careers in the meetings, events, expositions, trade shows, conventions, and related areas continues to grow decade over decade. The range of opportunities is quite vast.
One may work directly for a venue that hosts meetings such as a convention center, resort hotel, conference center, or cruise line. In other areas, one may become an independent meeting planner.
Some planners specialize in corporate meetings or government meetings…others in social planning such as weddings and special occasions. Still others help design large conventions, trade show booths, and do the set up for major convention center facilities.
There are even areas of audio visual, entertainment, catering and food & beverage sales, lighting and design, and so on and so forth. The meetings industry is one of the most vibrant portions of the overall hospitality and tourism industry.The hospitality and tourism industry is the world’s largest service industry.
Career options range from marketing to management to information technology to guest service. Add in accounting, law, finance, human resources, food and beverage, architecture, and other areas and you have a true “world” of opportunity.
This vast industry spans auto rental agencies, rail travel, airlines, cruise lines, theme parks and attractions, meeting & event planning companies, stadiums, arenas, convention centers, hotels & resorts, casinos, national and state parks, adventure tourism, travel agencies, and beyond. It’s a true global field which employs every career discipline.
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- Hospitality Mgmt.
- Meetings and Events Mgmt.
- Hotel & Resort Mgmt.
- Excellence in Guest Service Mgmt.
- Principles of Food & Beverage Mgmt.
- Hosp. Marketing and Revenue Mgmt. Practices
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DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Strategic Management Event Management View 3 other Short Courses in Event Management in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Submit official transcripts from all high schools attended with a certified translation of each transcript. The school must send official transcripts. Required academic records must be original or certified true copies sent by the school in a sealed envelope.
- All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation. Students may also submit a NACES accredited evaluation.
- SAT and ACT test scores are required for all freshman applicants as well as for all students with less than 60 credits from an accredited post-secondary institution.
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International719 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 719 USD per credit during .
National719 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 719 USD per credit during .
In-State201 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 201 USD per credit during .
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.