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Event Planning

20-109-3 Certificate (C) 22 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Event planning skills come in handy in many career fields. You’ll learn how to plan, promote and conduct effective meetings, conferences and special events. Learn how to manage financials, address security issues and other risk factors in this certificate program. You’ll also learn catering techniques and customer service so you can put on fantastic events for your employer.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Accounting, Principles of
10-101-107
3
Introduces basic concepts and general principles of accounting to non-accounting students. Topics include financial statements, merchandising accounting for cash, inventory, payroll, budgeting and accounting software.
Effective Business Practice
10-106-118
3
Provides hands-on experience and practice using a variety of business communication techniques providing students with knowledge, poise, tact and the skills to conduct themselves in the business world with confidence. Included in the course is The 7 Habits developed by Stephen Covey.
Meeting & Event Management Fundamentals
10-106-140
3
Focuses on planning a successful meeting/event. Included are pre-planning activities, managing on-site meeting needs, and conducting follow-up activities.
Risk Management & Crisis Planning
10-109-101
3
Addresses security issues such as V.I.P. protection, kidnapping, hijacking, bombing and burglary. Included in crisis management issues are health, computer data loss, staff resignations, natural disasters, strikes, liquor liability and speaker cancellation/no show.
Customer Service Management
10-109-126
3
Helps students to understand, apply and manage the principles of good customer service in a variety of hospitality environments. Particular attention will be given to the various roles and responsibilities of hospitality employees as they relate to customer service.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Engl) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree.
Sanitation for Food Service Operations
10-316-118
1
Focuses on the development of skills to follow sanitation and hygiene provisions in state codes. The Servsafe certification test is included.
Catering and Special Event Planning
10-316-142
2
Introduces how to develop, plan and execute catering and special events to the exacting details of the customer. Emphasis is on the importance of details in planning to achieve the best possible results. Activities will encourage both creative thinking and functionality to ensure customer satisfaction and business profitability.
Prereqs: ACCPL Read >= 54 & Sents >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Sent) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing degree; Coreq: Intro Hospitality 10109152
Introduction to Hospitality
10-109-152
3
Introduces various aspects of the hospitality industry including lodging, food service, tourism and customer service. Students evaluate potential internship and career opportunities as they explore topics including professionalism, ethics & etiquette.
MS Excel Introduction
10-103-181
1
Presents basic features of Microsoft Excel 2016. Learners develop basic skills to create, edit, and format worksheets; use functions; set print options; add visual elements; work with multiple worksheets, tables, and other file formats; and integration with Word.

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