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Professional Development, University Extended Education, California State University, Fullerton

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Professional Meeting Planning and Special Events

The certificate in Professional Meeting Planning and Special Events will help you learn the core competencies and skills necessary to organize successful meetings, conferences and events.

PLEASE NOTE: This certificate will not be offered after Fall 2017. Please fill out our online form ASAP so we can let you know what courses to take to finish your certificate.

Each course comprises an entire day, and is taught by highly-qualified industry professional instructors. Upon completion you will walk away with a portfolio-ready project presentation that will demonstrate your knowledge of the meeting planning and events industry.

All program courses have been verified by the Convention Industry Council. Attendees will receive credit towards their 25 clock hours of continuing education (within the last five years) necessary for their Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) application.

The certificate in Professional Meeting Planning consists of nine required courses totaling 40 hours of discussion and interaction with industry professionals. The certificate graduate will receive 4.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), a nationally recognized unit used for professional development.


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All program courses are CIC verified. See course schedule/descriptions for more information.

Makeda Seyoum

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