About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year

Program Highlights

  • Small classes and hands-on training allow optimal learning.
  • Program is well-connected to the growing event management industry.
  • Students develop and operate a series of ‘live’ events as part of the course program outline. Learn about the Many Hands Project!
  • This program has earned international recognition, with a Gold Pinnacle Award from the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) 2015, 2012 and a Silver Pinnacle Award in 2009.
  • Program exceeds current provincial event management standards and has a successful history of graduate employment.

Career Opportunities

  • Charitable organizations/Not for profits
  • Community and sports associations
  • Entrepreneurial and consulting enterprises
  • Meeting and convention planning
  • Sports and entertainment
  • Tourism and economic development
  • Wine industry
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Convention centres
  • Government related
  • Destination management
  • Marketing and PR firms
  • Recreation and leisure

This program is unique, specialized and highly challenging—just what I wanted in a graduate certificate program. The curriculum combines classroom learning with a multitude of hands-on experiences and networking opportunities.

Danielle Britton, Event Management (Graduate Certificate) graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#0185 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available
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