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Sustainable Meeting and Event Management Certificate
Sustainable Meeting and Event Management Certificate
 

Our Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) endorsed program is one of only a few online certificate programs available today that addresses the growing need to apply sustainable practices to meeting and event management. This certificate is ideal for seasoned professionals as well as those who are new to the meeting and event management field.

Overview

 

This three-course certificate program will enhance the participant’s knowledge of sustainable event essentials, increasing profitability while reducing environmental impact and the principles of sustainable meeting and event standards.

Benefits / Objectives

 

The main objective of the certification is to teach students the basic principles and essential elements of sustainable event management and planning. Participants will learn the basics of planning a sustainable event, how to be eco-efficient in their planning and execution, and about industry standards.

Course Information & Registration

November 12, 2014-January 15, 2015 - Sustainable Event Essentials
November 12, 2014-January 15, 2015 - Increase Profitability, Reduce Environmental Impact Through Eco-Efficiency
November 12, 2014-January 15, 2015 - Principles of Sustainable Meeting and Event Standards
January 29, 2014 - April 4, 2014 - Sustainable Event Essentials
January 29, 2014 - April 4, 2014 - Increase Profitability, Reduce Environmental Impact Through Eco-Efficiency
January 29, 2014 - April 4, 2014 - Principles of Sustainable Meeting and Event Standards

Intended Audience

 

This certificate program is intended for those who wish to learn and apply the principles of sustainability to their meetings and events. While the program is built around the planning and management of events for those who wish to make them “green”, the principles and practices that are taught apply equally well to a wide variety of business activities. In particular, hotel and restaurant management and enterprises that involve a chain of material suppliers and/or that generate significant waste can benefit.

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Awarded Certificate

 

A certificate of achievement in Sustainable Meeting and Event Management will be awarded upon the successful completion of this program.


Courses sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc.