Apr 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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HSM-1520 Fundamentals of Meeting, Convention, and Event Management

Credits 3
This course addresses the basic concepts to meeting, convention, and event management. Studies center on size and scope, legal compliance, risk management, financial controls, and event implementation. Additionally, students will explore responsibilities related to and skills required to design, plan, market, and stage events. The focus is on introducing key issues, terms, action plans, and proactive approaches to event management. Discussions will offer insight to tools, techniques, and strategies for managing people, conflicts, logistics, and security in event management.
Corequisite(s): HSM-1510 .
Course Outcomes
  1. Analyze components of meeting management specific to market segments.
  2. Define industry terms and acronyms in meeting management.
  3. State the principles to contracting and negotiating meetings.
  4. Explain the process and procedures to meeting management.
  5. Identify the meeting types and unique service requirements.
  6. Analyze space management decisions for meetings. 
  7. Describe the communication tools and strategic plans for meeting management.
  8. Outline various financial aspects that support meeting management.

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