Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Event Management Certificate

Program Description

The Event Management Certificate program is designed to help you acquire the skills necessary to plan and manage festivals and special events; upgrade skills for entering the workforce; and meet your schedule as a full- or part-time learner.

What Can You Do With This Credential?

Credit gained through this certificate can be applied toward a diploma in Event Management or a Bachelor of Tourism Management.

 Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

Open admission

If you plan to complete this credential, please fill out a Program Admission Form and send it to OL Admissions.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 6 TRU credits (distance or on-campus).

Certificate Requirements

18 credits total, with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher over all courses required for this credential, as follows:

General Education Requirements

Basic computer skills

Core Knowledge Requirements (18 credits)

CONV 1011, Introduction to Tourism (3)
CONV 1021, Introduction to Special Event Management (3)
CONV 1031, Celebrating Community and Culture (3)
CONV 1041, Event Volunteer Management (3)
CONV 1051, Legal Liability and Risk Management (3)
CONV 1061, Event Marketing (3)

Student Responsibility

Consult with your Program Advisor to ensure that the courses you select can be applied toward the program requirements of your chosen credential.

Also, before you register in a course not listed on the OL website, you must apply for a Letter of Permission (LOP).

If you proceed otherwise, you may find either that course credits cannot be applied to your program or you must pay a transcript reassessment fee.

 Fees

Please see Tuition and Fees for details.

 Contact

Email Student Services or call us for more about this program or any other Open Learning program.