Event Planning, Marketing & Management

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Event Planning, Marketing & Management

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Event Management, Marketing, Project Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisites: MGT 201 or MKT 200 or equivalent or permission of the instructor.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Across disciplines, and in all sectors, the planning of major events such as conferences, conventions, exhibits, concerts, exhibitions, inaugurations, sporting events, competitions, fundraisers, meetings and other special events is a key skill in most organizations, public and private, both for-profit and non-profits. This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to explore the world of event management, learn about the approaches to creating, staging, managing and evaluating major events, and put what they have learned into practice in the development of a marketing plan for a ?real? event. The course incorporates theory from management, marketing, human resource management, finance and operations, and features modules on event planning, production and risk management. It is designed to be a practical overview of the array of events, the trends driving the increase in demand for professional event management, and the skills needed to manage large scale events successfully.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

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