Strategic Planning and Management – On-Location – 4/21/23 – Freeman Alexandria Office

This course is a co-location with Freeman and will be held from 8:30am - 3:00pm EST on Friday 21 April 2023. It will be held at 11 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA  22314. The instructor will be Donna Jarvis-Miller, CMP, CEM.

You must read the workbook ahead of class.

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

In order for organizations that plan, manage or own exhibitions and events to remain competitive, they must continually define and review their strategies.  This includes measuring where an event falls within a particular market segment, developing plans to ensure business continuity, and positioning an exhibition or event for success. 

After completing this course, the participant should be able to: 

PART ONE: DEFINE EXHIBITIONS

  • Use the CEIR Census and CEIR Index Report to gain an understanding of the current scope and performance of the exhibition industry
  • Understand the differences between business-to-business and business-to-consumer exhibitions
  • Explain the roles of the exhibition organizer, attendee and exhibitor
  • Identify the purposes for corporate private exhibitions and events and understand their target audiences
  • Discuss the principal ways that exhibitions can be grown 

PART TWO: STRATEGIC ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT: PROCESS AND OUTCOMES

  • Define strategic enterprise management (SEM)
  • Compare the various models of strategic planning
  • Identify and define the major components of a strategic plan
  • Understand experience design principles to optimize the overall experience of stakeholders and attendees
  • Understand how to incorporate principles of EDI, sustainability, and health and safety into event design
  • Describe a basic strategic planning process
  • Differentiate between strategic enterprise management and the strategic planning process
  • Explain the benefits of strategic planning and management 

PART THREE: PROJECT MANAGEMENT: MANAGING SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITIONS

  • Identify the major elements in the project management process
  • Demonstrate the role of project management in developing goals and objectives
  • Identify the elements in a work breakdown structure
  • Identify the requirements necessary to effectively manage and motivate a project management team

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