HEM 210. Exposition & Special Event Mgm. (3 Credits)

this course challenges students to understand the breadth and industry standards relative to planning, implementing, evaluating and managing trade shows, exhibitions, conventions and conferences, and/or hallmark caliber events. Students will test and analyze hypothetical events and review case studies in order to prepare in-depth analysis of the proposed events, offering detailed support or critique based on their review. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

HEM 220. Concess, Cater & Vendor Op Str. (3 Credits)

this course introduces students to the food, beverage, merchandise, and vendor relations side of hospitality and event management. This course provides the student with a diverse background of current industry knowledge in a variety of simulated professional environments allowing students to explore conventions, private event space(s), athletic facilities, and more. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW

HEM 230. Ceremonial Management. (3 Credits)

this course introduces students to a variety professional and ceremonial special events (inclusive of wedding planning) and conventions that require an understanding of agendas, guest speakers, entertainment, brands, and professional groups (large and small). The social, political, economic, cultural, religious and historical influences on wedding planning decision-making and business strategies will be explored. Students will creatively design agendas, floor plans, and programs suitable for assigned events. Students will be explore banquet and symposium planning, convention planning, and ceremonial planning through simulated events. Practices relevant to successful ceremonial planning and consultancy for diverse clients and settings will be reviewed.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

HEM 240. Fin Aspects & Risk Mgmt HEM. (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

HEM 290. Intro to Hosp,Event&Entertain. (3 Credits)

this Introduction to Hospitality, Event & Entertainment course examines the principles of the entertainment and hospitality industries. This course focuses on the applications of industry knowledge and exposes students to the fundamentals and best practices of hospitality, event and entertainment management. This class provides students with an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities that are routinely faced by a manager in the context of events at entertainment, sport and event facilities. 

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

HEM 420. Event Planning & Management. (3 Credits)

this course is designed to acquire an in-depth knowledge about the specialized field of event management; emphasis will be placed on the following broad based sectors including but not limited to sport, entertainment, and hospitality industries. Students will be provided with a complete understanding of management techniques and strategies required for successful planning, promotion, implementation, and evaluations. Students will study objectives, strategies, and tactics of event management; identify costs for events and potential revenue streams; select host cities and venues; understand the event planning process; and understand the accommodation and management of guests at events. Emphasis will be placed on the simulated production and management of an actual event. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

HEM 453. HEM Policy. (3 Credits)

this course is designed to look at the total environment of hospitality and event management as viewed by top managers in the field.  Concepts developed in other business and hospitality and event management courses will be implemented in research of topics. Actual hospitality and event management issues currently being addressed at an organization or institution will be studied. 

Prerequisite: Senior standing in major.

Offered at: CUAA, CUW