Event Planning and Management (AEC) | LaSalle College Montréal

AEC in Event Planning and Management

AEC | LCA.D0 | Online
AEC | LCA.D0 | AEC in Event Planning and Management

With a online training in Event Planning and Management (AEC), you will learn to design, plan and coordinate various events. From weddings to international conventions, charity events (fundraising) and festivals, you will finally be able to put your creativity, your management and organizational skills, you versatility and you ability to work within a team.

In the field of event planning, the team works together with a single common purpose: to ensure that the event is unique and successful!

The online Event Planning and Management (AEC) program is designed for event and communications enthusiasts. You enjoy dynamic field work? You don't like routine? You are a people person? You have organizational and leadership skills and can adapt well to flexible work schedules? This program is perfect for you!

The exciting world of event planning opens its doors to you!

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About E-learning

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Lyne Branchaud

A successful tutor

A bestselling author teaches event planning online

Rodeline Gervais

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  • At the Montréal and Laval campuses.

Blended e-learning

  • Distance learning combining self-study at your own pace (asynchronous) and guided sessions with a live tutor (synchronous).
  • Be able to design, plan and coordinate various events: from weddings to international conventions, including charity events (fund raising campaigns) and festivals. 
  • Leverage creativity, management, and organizational skills, versatility, and the ability to work with various stakeholders. 
  • Understand teamwork and working together for a common goal: offering unique and successful events.

This program leads to an Attestation of College Studies (AEC).

  • In-house event planner for companies, non-profits (foundations, associations), festival promotion, government entities, or for an events agency  
  • Freelance event planner 
  • Event promoter

Event and communication enthusiasts that wish to work with others in the field, who are creative and have strong organizational and leadership skills, and that know how to adapt to irregular work hours.

Have a training deemed sufficient and meet the admission criteria set for college studies.

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Event Planning (45 h)
  • Cultures, Etiquette and Protocols (45 h)
  • Event Logistics (60 h)
  • Introduction to Event Production Software (45 h)

Semester 2

  • Resource Planning (60 h) 
  • Client-Supplier Communications (45 h)
  • Service Contracts and Proposals (45 h)
  • Presenting Project Plans (45 h)

Semester 3

  • Observational Project (45 h)
  • Event Marketing (60 h)
  • Professional Portfolio (45 h)
  • Project Management (60 h)

Semester 4

  • Website Development (45 h)
  • Event Coordination (60 h)
  • Post-Event Activities (45 h)
  • Human Resources (60 h)

 * The College reserves the right to substitute some courses. 

  • Microsoft® Windows 10 Professional Operating System.
  • Intel® or AMD® 32 bit or 64 bit multi-core processor 
  • Minimum memory of 8GB RAM
  • 1To hard drive
  • Internet access
  • Chrome Browser
  • Minimum screen resolution:1920x1080 (recommended)
  • Sound card
  • Headphones and microphone

Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe CC Suite and Freeware Openproject