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Event Management and Design

Continuing Education Workforce Certificate





Event designers create a vision for an event and plan the details to transform a space and ensure that all the elements come together for a stunning event. An event manager makes planning decisions, such as the time, location, and theme of an event. During an event, event managers oversee the event live and make sure things run smoothly. After an event, event managers are review event data and analyze financial outcomes. ​​​

The Event Management and Design online training program will equip students with the knowledge to advance in the field if they are already working in special events, or prepare them to enter the profession with an understanding of the industry. Students build a foundation they can use to build a career in special events or start their own special event business.

Students entering this program should have outstanding people skills, professional appearance, ability to work independently, good math skills, and knowledge and/or experience in hospitality-related fields is helpful. ​Since this course is delivered completely online, students need to have the self-discipline to complete all required material on their own.

​Event management and design jobs can be found in small or large companies, and includes corporations, wedding planners, convention centers, and event venues, or students may start their own business. Additional career information may be found in Career Coach:

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)




Event Management and Design (Module I)


Included in course costs.




Event Management and Design (Module 2)


Included in course costs.



Course Series Totals:




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