Events Management

Events Management

  1. Module Title: Events Management
  2. Module Prefix/Number: HOSP 217
  3. Credit Hours: Three (3)
  4. Description: This course introduces the student to the history and growth of the Meetings, Expositions, Events, and Conventions (MEEC) industry. The MEEC industry has been growing and garnering increased attention as governments recognize its influence and importance.In addition, this course also looks into the various stakeholders and their involvement during the organization of MEEC. Lastly, we look into technology and how it has influenced and shaped the industry.
  5. Student Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course students will have:
    • Understand the Meetings, Expositions, Events and Conventions Industry
    • Identify the various types of corporate gatherings and events
    • Understand the key players in this industry
    • Identify various meeting and convention venues
    • Understand the management for special events
    • Plan and produce MEEC gatherings
    • Plan & organizing food and beverage
    • Identify International issues affecting MEEC gatherings
  6. Grading Scale: Your letter grade in this course will be determined by calculating your score on all assignments and exams as a percentage of the total possible score, on a standard grading scale:
    Your Letter Grade Your Score as % of Total
    A 90–100
    B 80-89
    C 70-79
    D 60-69
    F 0-59


    Assignments 40%

    As part of the requirements, students must complete short assignments based on these studies. There will be 2 assignments, each attracting 20% of total course grade.

    Assignment (Essay) 20%

    Students are also required to turn in an essay assignment.

    Guidelines for the essay assignment:

    • Word limit: 1500 – 2500
    • The assignment should be typed using Times New Roman, 12-point size, double spaced, and 1″ margins.
    • The assignment should be edited for spelling and grammar.
    • References to be provided using the APA guidelines.

    Exam 40%

    There will be a Final exam. The exam will be based on material covered in the textbook readings and lecture notes.