Comprehensive Knowledge in BOTH Meetings and Events to Provide Graduates with Broad Career Opportunities.
The Conference Management & Event Planning (CMEP) certificate program is designed to provide a comprehensive overview and knowledge of the meeting and event industry. Gain a firm understanding of how the industry operates and knowledge in the designing, planning, coordinating and executing phases of meetings, conferences, conventions, special events and trade shows. Students will learn best industry practices and the role of a meeting and event planner.
A requirement to receive the Certificate is to develop a project plan for a specific conference and special event from start to post-event analysis. The project ultimately serves as a professional portfolio demonstrating the student’s learning and ability.
A 30 hour externship is required. Online students are welcome to contact the school for assistance in arranging for an externship in Las Vegas or to request for an introduction letter for an externship in their home city. Each semester, over 1,000 hours of externship opportunities are provided to students.
TISOH is a CMP Preferred Provider
This program has been submitted to the Convention Industry Council for CMP Preferred Provider review.
Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with the Convention Industry Council or the CMP Program. Applicants may receive CE credit for attending any program that meets eligibility requirements of the CMP Program. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications –selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.
For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit www.conventionindustry.org
The meeting planning components of the program were developed with consideration of CMP-IS (Certified Meeting Professional – International Standards) and MBECS (Meeting and Business Event Competency Standards).
The special event components of the program were developed with consideration of the EMBOK model. EMBOK is the Event Management Body of Knowledge, an industry recognized model that describes the knowledge and skills needed to create, deliver events.
WHO SHOULD CHOOSE THIS CAREER
If you are detail-minded and like to plan events, this is the track for you. A career in meetings and events will have you working with clients to help create and execute their vision exceeding their every wish. Imagine the satisfaction! From small-scale events to major productions, you are the creative engine from intimate socials to convention planning to tradeshows.
WHY THIS COURSE
Well recognized by industry associations
Taught by certified industry pros