Event and Venue Management

General

Program Description

Become a versatile and successful professional in the show and event management industry. Product launches, organizing a dream wedding, or working backstage to ensure performances and other largescale shows flow smoothly — these are just some of the things an event/venue manager works on within the wider hospitality and entertainment sectors.

This course emphasizes event planning, marketing, finance, contract negotiations, advertising, and venue operations management, to give you the skills and knowledge necessary to enjoy a successful career. This is a full-time, 48-week program that will launch you from a novice to an expert in just four terms. 

Skills and competencies

  • Plan, manage and coordinate all logistics for an event
  • Plan and execute the marketing and promotion of an event
  • Hire, train and supervise support staff
  • Ensure compliance with various laws and regulations
  • Negotiate service agreements
  • Organize the production and logistics of concerts for musicians
  • Modify and adapt the décor and design of venues to suit the theme of an event
  • Develop a professional network within the industry
  • Effectively navigate the industry
  • Understand and implement career development activities
  • Fundraise

Employability and career

75% of our students have secured employment within six months of graduation.

Our graduates have gone onto pursue successful careers in the following roles:

  • Convention/exhibition planner
  • Event coordinator
  • Event designer
  • Event manager
  • Event planner
  • Event supervisor
  • Fundraising coordinator/manager
  • Resort activities director
  • Volunteer coordinator/manager

Entry requirements

To be admitted into a program of study offered by the Trebas Institute, you must:

  • Possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (grade 12) or its equivalent, or have mature student status (18 years of age or older)
  • Provide a social insurance number and a valid government-issued photo ID
  • Participate in an informal interview with an admissions counselor

Candidates may be asked to provide additional information, including a portfolio or several samples of work in your chosen field to determine your suitability for admission. If you do not have prior experience or access to samples, we ask for a 500-word essay/letter of intent detailing your accomplishments, future goals, and objectives.

Possession of the minimum admissions requirements does not, in itself, guarantee admission.

Please note: You may still qualify if you are not a high school graduate, but you may be asked to undergo a Wonderlic Basic Skills assessment in both English and Math.

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

Since 1979, Trebas Institute has been training the talent of the future by providing a range of music, film, business, technology, and even management programs for students with aspirations of becomin ... Read More

Since 1979, Trebas Institute has been training the talent of the future by providing a range of music, film, business, technology, and even management programs for students with aspirations of becoming industry leaders. We are also constantly expanding our program portfolio to meet the changing needs of the current marketplace. Discover more about studying with us. Read less
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