Event Management

Event Management

Event Management (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Two semesters, beginning in September and January


Event Management

Contact Information

Susan Roberton, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 79223


The 2015/2016 fee for two semesters was
– domestic $5,641.28
– international $14,800.
Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2015/2016 academic year. Fees are subject to change.


Start DatesAvailability
2015 SeptemberClosed
2016 JanuaryOpen
2016 SeptemberOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• A bachelor’s degree

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

Humber’s Event Management graduate certificate program is one of the most comprehensive event management programs available. You will learn to design, develop, co-ordinate and manage a broad range of events, sites and facilities. Additionally, you will gain transferable, practical knowledge and skills in management practices such as planning, design, marketing, human resource and volunteer management, sponsorship, catering management, budgeting, risk management, and event evaluation. This program also includes a work placement to give you practical experience that employers demand. Program faculty are chosen for their expertise and experience in the event management field, and many continue to work in the industry.

List of Courses

Your Career

The event industry is a rapidly growing segment of virtually every sector of society. Events are part of public, not-for-profit, charitable, private and corporate sectors. The events industry is used to stimulate economies, increase tourism, develop community awareness, increase public involvement, enhance education, improve quality of life, generate revenue and market products. Professional event managers, working with stakeholders, are required to plan, organize, staff, direct, co-ordinate and evaluate events that meet client needs.

Potential areas of employment available to qualified graduates include tourism and economic development; arts and culture; wedding planning; sports and recreation; meeting and convention planning; business associations; entertainment; municipal, provincial or federal governments; not-for-profit and charitable organizations; trade shows and expositions; hospitality and travel; community organizations; and convention centres. Entry-level positions include event co-ordinator, marketing assistant, special events organizer, promotion co-ordinator, account representative, trade show planner, conference co-ordinator and corporate meeting planner.

Work Placement

Gain hands-on experience in the industry with a 160-hour (minimum) work placement that will give you the opportunity to apply in a real business what you have learned in the classroom. Students initiate the placement with the aid of faculty, targeting companies in the Greater Toronto Area. Placements can be completed on a part-time basis throughout the academic year or full time once classes finish.


Students work on each other in the Humber Spa
October 7, 2015 - 1:58pm

Students get hands-on experience in the Humber Spa

Manicures are a popular service at the Humber Spa – and definitely bring a literal meaning to the term “hands-on learning.”

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