Continuing Education

Event Leadership Executive Certificate Program

Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management offers an Event Leadership Executive Certificate Program for meeting and event planning professionals. It is the only award-winning, comprehensive events planning program that is designed to increase your marketable skills and to prepare you for future success in a broad range of event planning careers.

You will learn both the theoretical and practical aspects of event and meeting management, with an emphasis on the organizational skills required to succeed in this fast-paced and rewarding field. Areas of study include: design, planning, evaluation, promotion, coordination and execution of events for groups of all sizes.

You can also choose to enroll for individual courses.

The program is offered by Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, the region’s leading provider of management talent for the tourism and hospitality industries.

Classes are conveniently held on Saturdays on the main Temple University Campus in Philadelphia.

We are affiliated with and endorsed by The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Multi-Cultural Affairs Congress (PHL CVB), The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association (GPHA), The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the International Special Events Society (ISES), Pennsylvania Association of Travel & Tourism (PATT) and The International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA).

We also have provided off-site training programs to The Pennsylvania Department of Tourism, the Cape May Tourism Authority and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

To receive more information, visit: www.sthm.temple.edu/eventleadership