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CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION in Meeting & Event Planning



The course, Certificate in Meeting and Event Planning & Management, offers an opportunity to learn, network and exchange ideas in an interactive classroom setting.  The 30-hour program presents a solid foundation for planning events of all types.

Investigate the importance of developing a strategic plan and the necessary logistics for its execution. Understand how to set meeting goals and objectives, plan and control a budget, choose the best facility, manage the logistics and build the program content. 

Gain valuable insight and knowledge about contract negotiation, food and beverage selection, basic audiovisual and room set up.  Discover the essential skills of setting the timeline and managing deadlines and multiple priorities.

Whether you are currently working in the meeting planning industry, are looking to gain knowledge and skills to enter it or have meeting planning as a function of your current job, this certificate will bring you credibility and earn you continuing education units. (CEUs)


INSTRUCTOR:   Cece Peabody, MAT, CMP   cmp@peabodygrp.com  Cece has taught meeting and event planning courses at William Paterson University, Brookdale Community College, and Burlington College. 

TEACHING TEXT: Meetings and Conventions: A Planning Guide. Order from Meeting Professionals International at www.mpiweb.org. 

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