2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Event Management

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Program Requirements

Event Management, Certificate Program Checksheet


  • Certificate Courses
  • Admission Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose Event Management Certificate?

The Event Management certificate is designed to provide meeting and event planning professionals, as well as those entering the hospitality field, with the skills and foundation of knowledge needed to excel in this multi-billion dollar industry.  This certificate offers specialization in the areas of meeting and event management including market analysis and promotions development, contract development and negotiation, meeting and event service standards, project planning and execution, budget development and financial management, event production and protocols, food & beverage management, and experience delivery.

The event management certificate can complement virtually any degree program and lead to a multitude of career opportunities.  Samples of employment include:

  • Conference Coordinator
  • Wedding Planning Professional
  • Non-profit Event Coordinator
  • Event Operations Manager

More Information

For more information, contact:

Hospitality Management Program
West Commons 106
1319 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2382

Required Courses
Credit Hours
Banquet Management
Convention Sales and Service
Event Management I
Event Management II
Minimum credit hours required: