Meeting Essentials


About the Course

MPI’s Meeting Essentials are two certificate programs offered to novice and mid-level meeting and event professionals who want to enhance their skills and competencies. 

The courses are geared towards the length of time in the industry and are aligned with the MBECS (Meeting and Business Events Competency Standards).  The courses represent a foundation of knowledge that every event professional needs to execute and deliver high-quality, relevant meetings. The Meeting Essentials course is a prerequisite to the CMP Boot Camp before taking the exam.

Participants of this course receive:

  • CMP Clock Hours: 24

Note: Instructor-Led In-Person & Online Self-Paced

What You'll Learn

  • Gain globally-recognized skills and competencies
  • Learn life-long career and development planning
  • Obtain a certificate of completion which can increase employability, compensation and recognition as a meeting and business event professional

Course Overview

  • Module 1:  Determine Stakeholders
  • Module 2:  Outline Objectives & Set Metrics 
  • Module 3:  Budget  
  • Module 4:  Design
  • Module 5:  Marketing
  • Module 6:  Measure ROI, ROO
  • Module 7:  Professionalism
  • Module 8:  Administration
  • Module 9:  Business Communication
  • Module 10: People Management



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