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Event Management

Tuition fee CA$18,478 per program

The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for three semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$375 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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The Event Management graduate certificate program is one of the most comprehensive event management programs available. We provide you with essential skills such as:

  • venue selection
  • timing
  • approvals
  • professional etiquette
  • staging
  • selection of food and beverage
  • budgeting
  • staffing
  • evaluation

You will learn to design, develop, coordinate and manage a broad range of events such as corporate meeting planning; film, documentary and music festivals; not-for-profit experiential events and galas; brand experience; consumer events; and trade shows, to name a few.

Additionally, you will gain transferable, practical knowledge and skills in management practices such as planning, design, marketing, human resource and volunteer management, sponsorship, catering management, budgeting, risk management, and event evaluation. Faculty are chosen for their expertise and experience in the event management field, and many continue to work in the industry.

Work Placement

Gain hands-on experience in the industry with a work placement that will give you the opportunity to apply in a real business what you have learned in the classroom. Students initiate the placement with the aid of faculty, targeting companies in the Greater Toronto Area.

A 160-hour (minimum) work placement may be completed full-time in the third semester.

Career opportunities

The event industry is a rapidly growing segment of virtually every sector of society. Events are part of public, not-for-profit, charitable, private and corporate sectors. The events industry is used to stimulate economies, increase tourism, develop community awareness, increase public involvement, enhance education, improve quality of life, generate revenue and market products. Professional event managers, working with stakeholders, are required to plan, organize, staff, direct, coordinate and evaluate events that meet client needs.

Potential areas of employment available to graduates include tourism and economic development; arts and culture; wedding planning; sports and recreation; meeting and convention planning; business associations; entertainment; municipal, provincial and federal governments; not-for-profit and charitable organizations; trade shows and expositions; hospitality and travel; community organizations; and convention centres. Entry-level positions include event coordinator, marketing assistant, special events organizer, promotion coordinator, account representative, trade show planner, conference coordinator and corporate meeting planner.

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States