About This Program
It is recommended that you enroll in the Special Event Management Diploma program of George Brown College if you want to pursue a solid career in event project management.
This diploma program of George Brown College focuses on event planning, design, coordination, marketing, sponsorship, budgeting, risk management and event evaluation.
You will be getting a thorough grounding in various facets of the events industry as you will take part in event management opportunities every semester. These events range anywhere from hospitality events, weddings, fundraisers, meetings, conferences and trade shows.
Therefore, in your final semester, you will have to participate actively in:
George Brown works with employers and industry partners to identify potential work experience opportunities so you may always ask for assistance on identifying companies to apply to for your externship placement.
This Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management Program is taught at the St. James Campus of George Brown College using:
Opportunities for you after course completion center on rewarding local and global careers such as:
Further study options for gradauates of the Special Event Management Diploma program of George Brown College.
Earn a diploma and bachelor’s degree in four years!
Qualified graduates of this Tourism and Hospitality Management program may be eligible to enter the third year of the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality) degree program at George Brown College. You will have to attend a May-August bridging semester before starting the degree program in September.
By the time you graduate, you will gain skills and have demonstrated the ability to:
Course Code : H131
College : School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Duration : Two years
Qualifications Level : Ontario College Diploma
All fees listed below are quoted in Canadian Dollar (CAD).
Take note of the following:
Accommodation for International Students at George Brown College
Toronto has a large housing and rental market that offers numerous accommodation options for students. George Brown College however, does not arrange non-homestay accommodation for students. Estimated costs for privately arranged accommodation may range from $500-$1200 per month, depending on individual living situation and location.
George Brown College's free Housing Services offer support in helping students find off-campus housing. This will be an advantage for you as it generally takes about 2-3 weeks to find an apartment in Toronto. Apartment listings usually go up 1-2 months previous to their availability so if you’re looking to move beginning of September it is usually good to start looking in July.
Housing Cost (your choice):
If you would rather live in the residence of the college, you should sign up early. The George, as the building is known, has the flexibility of 8 month- (Fall/Winter) and 4 Month- (Summer) agreements. Units are 2-bedroom suites that include a kitchenette and 3-piece bathroom with Wi-Fi, phone, and cable television.
As costs are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by the administration of George Brown College. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
When estimating your cost of living for an academic year, include rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socializing, and health.
Intake Dates :
There are currently three intake dates per year:
IVC has a 3-month preparation period that includes, among others:
It is important to apply early as this course may have many applicants. Moreover, beginning an application well in advance of the intake date will allow you a lot of time to prepare for the IELTS and consolidate your academic and professional credentials for your visa application. So make sure you apply early!
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations of George Brown College as listed: