For a better viewing experience, please consider updating your browser.

Please upgrade your browser for a better viewing experience.

You are currently using a browser that we no longer support.
Our website features components that only modern browsers support. To ensure that you receive the best experience while visiting the Robert Morris University website, please upgrade your browser to one of our recommended browsers below.

Google Chrome     Firefox     Internet Explorer
Please note: If you are using a version of Internet Explorer greater than IE 7, please ensure that the compatibility mode of your browser is turned off and/or that the document mode is set higher than IE 7.

What we support for Windows: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer 9+. Find out more about your browser.
 
 



Undergraduate Degrees, Majors and Concentrations

COMM3220 - Devl, Coord & Executing Events
Summer 2014

Students will explore the communication skills necessary to successfully coordinate minor and major events and develop the skill set to execute the planning of an event. No event can be coordinated without a solid professional relationship between the client and the event planner. Students enrolled in this course will learn the theories driving effective facilitation, conflict management and resolution and negotiation, all of which are skills necessary to cultivate, build and maintain the client-event planner relationship. We will explore the audience the event is targeted to attract and the appropriate promotional techniques to entice the audience to participate based on available funds. Another area of theoretical exploration will be nonverbal and visual communication. Events communicate strong messages about people, causes and organizations. Thus, the verbal and nonverbal messages constructed by event planners will be deconstructed, analyzed and redesigned. Students will explore the communication skills necessary to create binding relationships and maintenance of those relationships, budgeting, proposal writing, use of social media and other technologies to solicit, promote and publicize events as well as event evaluation techniques. Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of such skills through student engagement activities and/or a service learning activity.
Prerequisite: COSK2230
3 Credits

Schedule Book Tools
Start a New Search
Revise Search Options
Registration
Don't Miss the Details
Click "Details" for a course description, instructor information, and a link to the instructor's website, where you can find a syllabus, first class information, and more...

Traditional
Undergraduate

Graduate
Day Codes
 M  Monday
 T  Tuesday
 W  Wednesday
 R  Thursday
 F  Friday
 S  Saturday
 U  Sunday

Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Course starting with COMM3220
       

No Courses Found

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY

6001 University Blvd. Moon Township, PA15108 800-762-0097 © 1995 – 2011 Robert Morris University. All rights reserved.