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Meeting and Event Management

The Meeting and Event Management certificate is only offered by Scottsdale Community College through the Hospitality & Tourism Management program. The Meeting and Event Management certificate is designed to prepare students to work in the role of a “meeting planner” for the hospitality, corporate and non-profit industries. The Meeting and Event Management program of study will prepare students to fully qualify the needs of the industry.

Ideal students are:

  • Students who plan to complete their AAS degree in Hotel or Restaurant Management and want to enhance their resume and increase employability options
  • Those with a Bachelor’s degree and/or are gainfully employed and looking to broaden their skill set
  • Students without a degree but working in the hospitality sector and need meeting and event management coordination skills for their current or future employment

Program Code

5918 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Hospitality: Meeting and Event Management 

Experiential Learning Opportunities
  • HRM295AA 1 credit = 80 hours of work
  • HRM295AB 2 credits = 160 hours of work
  • HRM295AC 3 credits = 240 hours of work

Course Format

Classes are offered in a variety of formats: in-person, online, hybrid, day, evening, full-time and part-time.  


Most of our courses use low cost text books or no cost material provided by your instructors.  General education courses may have textbooks that cost more.

Program Notes:

  • Set up an advising meeting by emailing
  • Enroll in the courses listed in the Program Curriculum above
  • For permission to take upper-level class:
    • Email  and provide us with the following.
      • Full name
      • Student ID#
      • Course number and section of classes you would like to take
      • Brief explanation of your educational and industry background