The Event & Meeting Planning certificate program provides students with the knowledge necessary to plan, design and execute a variety of events and meetings. Topics include budgets, contracts, marketing, vendor selection and technology. Students may take individual courses, take the five courses required to earn a specialized fast-track, six courses for the online certificate, or take all 14 courses to earn the full Event & Meeting Planning certificate.
Below are some of the key tasks that a full-service event planner performs for the clients:
Courses carry CEUs (Continuing Education Units), nationally recognized units of measurement for professional development and training. CEUs may be used when employers, agencies and other authorities require a specified number of hours of study and where non-academic credit is acceptable. One CEU is equal to ten hours of instruction.
As a result of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, CalJOBS provides connections to customer-focused employment training for adults and dislocated workers. SF State is an approved provider for WIOA funds. SF State is listed on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL) on the CalJOBS website. Search on Keyword: SF State College of Extended Learning.