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Tourism - Services Management - Meeting, Conventions & Events Specialization

Tourism - Services Management - Meeting, Conventions & Events Specialization

(Optional Co-op)

Program Code:TLM
Campus:Markham
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Fall
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

Meetings, conventions and conferences planning is a type of tourism in which planners bring large groups together for a particular purpose or function. The industry is trending towards the term "event planners" to describe the vast scope of opportunities within the meeting and event profession. It's all about learning how to plan and create exceptional experiences for both the clients and participants attending events and meetings.

International Travel/Study Abroad

As a student in the Tourism - Services Management - Meeting, Conventions & Events Specialization program you are eligible to apply to study abroad in your fourth semester at one of the following international institutions:

  • Fernwood Business School – Aspire Group in Pretoria, South Africa
  • Zulu Nyala Game Lodge – South Africa.
  • Swiss Hotel Management School – Montreaux, Switzerland

 

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Career

Canada leads the way in organizational planning and execution of events, making Canada an attractive location for internationally recognized organizations to plan meetings, conventions and conferences.

Meeting, convention and conference planners see the "big picture" when it comes to planning and organizing events. Whether it’s an executive conference or a dream wedding, this program will provide you the tools to deliver flawless events. From negotiating with vendors to designing the perfect marketing plan, you will gain the skills to run the show. Your career can begin as an event planner, conference and conventional planner, meeting planner, wedding planner, program planner for incentive travel, trade show planner, corporate marketing events specialist, cultural event planner, festivals planner, special events planner or sports events planner.

Affiliations/Associations

  • Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)
  • Cruise Line International Association (CLIA)
  • Endorsed by the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), for Level I and Level II
  • International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE)
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI)
  • Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO)
  • Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)
  • Tourism Toronto

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
HSP101 Service Leadership
TCS200 Computer Applications for Tourism
TIS101 Tourism Applications
TRV103 North American Tourism Destinations
TRV106 Reality Tourism Career Planning
 
Semester 2
HPL325 Event Planning
HTM405 Catering Management
MRK233 Marketing
THL100 The Hotel Business
TRV202 Leisure Tourism Services
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CPP100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 3
HPL350 Meetings and Incentives
HTM409 Wedding Planning
MRK335 Sales and Relationships Management
TAC300 Tourism Finance
TRV301 Legal Liability and Risk Management
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
HTM330 Human Resource Management
HTM430 Supervision and Leadership in Hospitality
MCE470 Event Concepts
TIS200 Career Preparation/Placement
plus: General Education Course
 

Note: Students successfully completing the Tourism and Travel diploma program specializing in Meeting, Conventions and Conferences, will graduate with a Tourism and Travel diploma.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
HSP101 Service Leadership
TCS200 Computer Applications for Tourism
TIS101 Tourism Applications
TRV103 North American Tourism Destinations
TRV106 Reality Tourism Career Planning
 
Semester 2
HPL325 Event Planning
HTM405 Catering Management
MRK233 Marketing
THL100 The Hotel Business
TRV202 Leisure Tourism Services
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CPP100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 3
HPL350 Meetings and Incentives
HTM409 Wedding Planning
MRK335 Sales and Relationships Management
TAC300 Tourism Finance
TRV301 Legal Liability and Risk Management
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
HTM330 Human Resource Management
HTM430 Supervision and Leadership in Hospitality
MCE470 Event Concepts
TIS200 Career Preparation/Placement
plus: General Education Course
 

Note: Students successfully completing the Tourism and Travel diploma program specializing in Meeting, Conventions and Conferences, will graduate with a Tourism and Travel diploma.

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
HSP101 Service Leadership
TCS200 Computer Applications for Tourism
TIS101 Tourism Applications
TRV103 North American Tourism Destinations
TRV106 Reality Tourism Career Planning
 
Semester 2
HPL225 Dining Room and Banquet Management
HTM405 Catering Management
MRK233 Marketing
THL100 The Hotel Business
TRV202 Leisure Tourism Services
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CPP100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 3
HPL350 Meetings and Incentives
HTM409 Wedding Planning
MRK335 Sales and Relationships Management
TAC300 Tourism Finance
TRV301 Legal Liability and Risk Management
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
HTM330 Human Resource Management
HTM430 Supervision and Leadership in Hospitality
MCE470 Event Concepts
TIS200 Career Preparation/Placement
plus: General Education Course
 

Note: Students successfully completing the Tourism and Travel diploma program specializing in Meeting, Conventions and Conferences, will graduate with a Tourism and Travel diploma.

Contact Us

www.senecac.on.ca/school/tourism
Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Cindy Cyrus
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22806
Cindy.Cyrus@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Lerna Francisco
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22758
Lerna.Francisco@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Marc Combetto
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77435
Marc.Combetto@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Izabela Loranty
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77547
Izabela.Loranty@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Catherine Griffith-Mills
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77405
Catherine.Griffith-Mills@senecacollege.ca
Co-op Coordinator: Kim Adshade
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77622
Kim.Adshade@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Angela Zigras
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77531
Angela.Zigras@senecacollege.ca
Additional Contacts:
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