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Special Events Planning: Behind the Scenes

Special Events Planning: Behind the Scenes

MFJS 3900/4912 - 4 credits

Dates: December 7-9, 2015 on campus, Dec 10-24 online
Days: Monday-Wednesday
Times: 9 am - 5 pm
Instructor: Cathy Grieve & Shannon Jahn


This course will focus on the conceptualization, detail planning, organization, execution, and evaluation of special events in the not-for-profit and corporate sector. Case studies of special events will be examined with practical application to a special event project. On-site observation of two special events operations will also be a vital part of the course. December 9th we will spend the day downtown Denver touring event facilities such as Coors Field, Pepsi Center and the Colorado Convention Center and hearing from seasoned event professionals. Professors will meet with the class December 7-9; then students finish will course via Canvas. 


Contact: Shannon Jahn