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Duration

8 months

Tuition

$3,588

  Toronto

Sep 6-Apr 28

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

no

Do you have an eye for detail? Do you enjoy planning events for your family and friends? Do you dream about creating experiences people can’t stop talking about? If any of this sounds like you — and you already have a postsecondary degree or diploma — the Event Management program is the perfect place to kick-start your career as an event planner and designer.

In eight months, you’ll learn what it takes to execute in-person and virtual events for real clients in an exciting, fast-paced industry. Taught by a team of industry professionals, you’ll develop the skills you need to translate your design concepts into events that will leave your clients speechless.

What You’ll Learn

  • Develop and implement financial initiatives based on event objectives through methods such as sponsorship programs, grant applications, and fundraising initiatives.
  • Plan, design, and coordinate effective site and facility operations.
  • Apply the principles of marketing to events.
  • Apply strategies for effective human resource management to events.
  • Create, plan, and implement effective programming for events.
  • Apply accounting and financial knowledge and skills to the operation of events.
  • Apply business administration skills to the operation of events.
  • Apply the principles of professionalism and ethics to event management.
  • Create a design concept for an event that fulfills the client’s intended guest experience.

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Student Reviews (5)

Seneca College

Go Anywhere Else

Anonymous

April 21, 2022

Graduated From

Game Art & Animation

Overall:

2 out of 5

Instructors:

1 stars

Curriculum:

2 stars

Job Assistance:

na

All teachers will tell you at the beginning of your courses that the best way to get a job is through recommendations from them. One teacher told us about all the students that burned him, or spoke up about him, and now "aren't working in the industry"...

All teachers will tell you at the beginning of your courses that the best way to get a job is through recommendations from them. One teacher told us about all the students that burned him, or spoke up about him, and now "aren't working in the industry".

So if you have any issues with any of the teachers, it almost guarantees silence if you want to work in this industry. Seneca course instructor reviews gave no space for comments about the teacher.

One teacher did not show up for 4.5 out of 14 classes, tells us to watch other classes he has taught, gives no guidance.

Many teachers do not respond to questions outside of class if you need help, messaging 3+ times with the same question.

A few teachers have encouraged stealing from other artists without explaining what that means. Which has led to some questionable behaviors from some students.

Understanding that this is a professional program and that comes with certain issues is ok. But it's also a school, and many teachers leave you to learn through linkedin learning, youtube tutorials, etc.

Spend your thousands somewhere else.

Seneca College

Oscar worthy

Anonymous

Toronto • January 24, 2022

Graduated From

Animation

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

Seneca is one of the best options for students looking for an accredited diploma program. I myself am studying animation, and cannot picture myself picking another school. The instructors are clear and willing to offer assistance, and may have worked o...

Seneca is one of the best options for students looking for an accredited diploma program. I myself am studying animation, and cannot picture myself picking another school. The instructors are clear and willing to offer assistance, and may have worked on some recognizable titles, it’s always great to listen to their stories before or after class.

Located in Toronto, the campus is easily accessible with tons to do in between classes, or places to go after hours with classmates or the cool profs.

The animation program is actually one of the hardest to get into in Canada, but that leads to some of the biggest animation studios in the world looking to Seneca for potential employees when it’s time to graduate. Calling the program anything short of Oscar worthy isn’t enough, it deserves Best Picture.

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