Skip Navigation LinksHome > Programs > Hospitality Management > Event Planning Certificate at Tri-C
Hospitality Management
College Credit
& Degrees
Event Planning Certificate at Tri-C 

Area of Study:
 Hospitality Management (Event Planning) 
Degree/Certificate:  Short-Term Certificate in Event Planning


Learn what it takes to be a successful event planner

  • Explore the career opportunities available to Event Planners
  • Gain access to the best resources in Northeast Ohio
The Event and Meeting Planning industry is increasing in Northeast Ohio faster than the national average (14 - 19% over the next few years*) and with the launch of Casino’s planned for 2013, Event Planning is THE education to have in Northeast Ohio. 

The Event Planning Certificate program is designed to: 
  • Educate participants in the fundamentals and practical knowledge of event and meeting planning.
  • Provide you with the skills necessary for developing, planning, marketing and executing a successful event. 
  • Explain how to advance your Event Planning Career including guidelines for Career Pathways and Options that are available with steps to take to begin your own business.
  • Provide you with real-life event planning activities and opportunities to acquire resources, work with event planners and gain experience.

This program is classroom-based and offers interactive instruction with hands-on creative activities, brainstorming sessions, volunteer opportunities, and guest lectures from the top event planners and resources in the area.

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following program outcomes:  Event Planning Short-Term Certificate Outcomes

* Reference from O*NET Online

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, 

How to reach us

Michele Clark
Program Manager – The Shlensky Institute for Event and Meeting Planning

Program Information Sheet
Program Information Sheet
Looking for more information about this program? Download a detailed, printable information guide
Ask a Question
Ask a question
Do you have additional questions about this program? Complete this form and someone will provide you with the information you need.
Contact Us Tri-C
Workforce Solutions
Corporate College

Phone Directory
Send Us an Email
Did You Know? Tri-C has programs and
certificates for every interest.

Tri-C offers high quality
instruction at a low cost.

Tri-C offers courses in
over 15 locations.

Cuyahoga Community College was named 1 of 21 Achieving the Dream Leader Colleges in 2010.
Campuses & Locations
Select a Campus
Request more information

Download our brochure
Connect With Us My Tri-C Space

© 2012 Cuyahoga Community College
700 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115