MINOR IN EVENTS MANAGEMENT

This minor introduces the student to the world of events management, i.e., the world of conferences, meetings, exhibitions, festivals, sports competitions, social venues, fiestas, conventions and the like.

After the completion of this minor the student should Have:

  • Acquired the basic principles, concepts and skills required to organize and execute a successful event.
  • Learned how to handle the challenges and risks that hinder the success of an event.  
  • Grasped the basic comprehension of the operations and logistics relative to each type of event
  • Learned to perform the required level of communication with the relative stakeholders and media.

The minor in Events Management consists of:
- Four required courses; three of which are 3 credits and one internship course of 1 credit. 
- Two elective courses from a pool each of which is three credits.

Consequently, the minor would total 16 credits (10 credits core courses and 6 credits elective courses)
Students are required to use the following table:

Course # Description Credits
HVM201 Introduction to the International Events Industry 3
HVM 301 Events Management Operations and Logistics 3
HVM 311 Event Sponsorship, Fundraising and Partnership 3
HVM 431 Events Management Project 3
HVM 382 Internship I 1

CHOOSE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

HVM 401 Contemporary Issues and Best Practices in Events Management 3
HVM 414 Events Production and Technical Issues 3
HVM 416 Risks and Safety in Events Management 3
HVM 420 Protocol and Etiquette in Events Management 3
HVM 422 M.I.C.E (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibition) Management 3
HVM 425 Casino and Entertainment  Management 3
HVM 430 Recreational, Leisure and Sports Events Management 3
HSM 437 Hospitality Sales & Promotional Techniques 3
FBM 332 Catering, Functions and Banqueting Management 3
HSM 432 Hospitality Property Management   3
FBM 444 Alcoholic Beverages Appreciation 3
FBM 343 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations 3
Total   17 cr.