To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.
This projects-based course focuses on the event industry, and fundamental components of planning and executing events. Students explore the planning, marketing, selling, producing and management of any type of event from company social functions to major conventions. To be successful in this course, students must be able to communicate well in writing, in English.
Students are permitted to register up until the first week without approval. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more for a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start
date. Check your myBCIT email account to
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Define various terms specific to the special event industry.
Describe the scope of the event industry.
Differentiate between approaches to non-profit events and corporate events.
Explain the principal components of planning and executing special events.
Prepare a budget for a potential special event.
Write a creative brief.
Develop a proposal for a special event designed to persuade a prospective client.
Describe roles and responsibilities of people employed in the event industry.
Discuss opportunities for employment in the event industry.
Effective as of Fall 2003
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