SOURCE: UCI Division of Continuing Education

UCI Division of Continuing Education

August 04, 2016 11:20 ET

Meeting & Event Management Program of UCI Division of Continuing Education Receives Internationally Recognized Seal of Approval

Curriculum Offers Best Practices and Current Trends for Event Management

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2016) - UCI Division of Continuing Education (DCE) has announced that the curriculum for its Meeting & Event Management Specialized Studies Program has been approved by the International Live Events Association (ILEA), the premier society for creative event professionals. Designed to respond to increased demand for highly skilled professionals to manage the essential aspects and best business practices in this rapidly growing field, the UCI DCE Meeting & Event Management Specialized Studies Program curriculum reflects the education required for today's events professional.

"With occupational outlook for event managers anticipated to hit more than 30 percent through 2022, this program milestone confirms that our curriculum will prepare students to meet and exceed the needs of the industry," said Stephane Muller, director of business programs for UCI DCE. "Led by industry experts, courses give students an edge in the areas of financial, administrative management and marketing, as well as providing the tools necessary for organizing meetings, tradeshows, conventions, and more."

ILEA ensures a thriving global creative events profession, and brings together professionals from a variety of special event disciplines. Being ILEA-Approved indicates that UCI DCE is providing coursework that meets the international education standard for professionals looking to learn, connect and be inspired. Content has been developed to reflect industry requirements, beyond those presented directly by ILEA, with significance to the global creative events industry.

Visit the Meeting & Event Management Specialized Studies Program page to learn more about the program or call (949) 824-5414. 

About UCI Division of Continuing Education: The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education provides open enrollment learning opportunities, serving adult students online, at the UCI campus, and at employer sites nationally and worldwide. Since 1962, the UCI Division of Continuing Education has offered open enrollment learning opportunities to the Orange County community, providing open access to the resources of the university, through certificate and specialized studies programs (found here) and free, open educational resources ( Connect with UCI Division of Continuing Education on the institution's social media channels

About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 28,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. Located in one of the world's safest and most economically vibrant communities, it's Orange County's second-largest employer, contributing $4.8 billion annually to the local economy.

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