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Events Calendar 2016

Strategic Planning and Management

October 17, 2024

In order for organizations that plan, manage or own exhibitions and events to remain competitive, they must continually define and review their strategies.  This includes measuring where an event falls within a particular market segment, developing plans to ensure business continuity, and positioning an exhibition or event for success.

After completing this course, the participant should be able to:

PART ONE: DEFINE EXHIBITIONS

  • Use the CEIR Census and CEIR Index Report to gain an understanding of the current scope and performance of the exhibition industry
  • Understand the differences between business-to-business and business-to-consumer exhibitions
  • Explain the roles of the exhibition organizer, attendee and exhibitor
  • Identify the purposes for corporate private exhibitions and events and understand their target audiences
  • Discuss the principal ways that exhibitions can be grown

PART TWO: STRATEGIC ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT: PROCESS AND OUTCOMES

  • Define strategic enterprise management (SEM)
  • Compare the various models of strategic planning
  • Identify and define the major components of a strategic plan
  • Understand experience design principles to optimize the overall experience of stakeholders and attendees
  • Understand how to incorporate principles of EDI, sustainability, and health and safety into event design
  • Describe a basic strategic planning process
  • Differentiate between strategic enterprise management and the strategic planning process
  • Explain the benefits of strategic planning and management

PART THREE: PROJECT MANAGEMENT: MANAGING SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITIONS

  • Identify the major elements in the project management process
  • Demonstrate the role of project management in developing goals and objectives
  • Identify the elements in a work breakdown structure
  • Identify the requirements necessary to effectively manage and motivate a project management team

Price: $299 for members; $440 for non-members

Where:

Virtual

Time:

8:30am – 2:30pm CST.

There will be an optional 30-minute study period followed by an hour for the exam. Those that are recertifying, not taking the exam or taking the course as not part of the CEM program will end their day at 2:30pm CST.

Instructor:

TBD

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