Basics Boot Camp: Meeting Fundamentals - Part 2: Design & Logistics

Basics Boot Camp: Meeting Fundamentals - Part 2: Design & Logistics

Basics Boot Camp: Meeting Fundamentals was designed with the working professional in mind. Whether you have the title "meeting planner" or not, if you plan meetings, this boot camp in the fundamentals will help you feel more confident making meeting design decisions, managing program schedules and content, selecting speakers, arranging audiovisual and transportation, and executing onsite logistics.

Learner objectives:

  • Understand how elements of meeting design help you achieve meeting goals and SMART objectives
  • Manage speakers and conference content design
  • Design room sets
  • Plan menus
  • Work with audiovisual teams
  • Design a technical plan
  • Arrange transportation and attendee movement plans
  • Oversee pre-con/post-con meetings and onsite logistics
  • Conduct program evaluations
  • Communicate success metrics to meeting stakeholders

Course overview:

  • Module 1: Design Your Meeting
  • Module 2: Program Content
  • Module 3: Manage Speakers
  • Module 4: Plan Food and Beverage
  • Module 5: Manage Audiovisual and Event Technology
  • Module 6: Arrange Transportation
  • Module 7: Supervise Onsite and Post-Event Activities

This course is worth 3 clock hours in CMP-IS Strategic Domain G: Meeting or Event Design. After completing this course and evaluation, learners will receive a certificate in Meeting Fundamentals: Design & Logistics.

Part 1 and Part 2 are offered in a package deal here!



Basics Boot Camp was developed in partnership with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Standard: $399.00
Preferred: $299.00
Essential: $299.00
Premier: $269.10

Lessons

Learner Objectives:

  • Understand how elements of meeting design help you achieve meeting goals and SMART objectives
  • Manage speakers and conference content design
  • Design room sets
  • Plan menus
  • Work with audiovisual teams
  • Design a technical plan
  • Arrange transportation and attendee movement plans
  • Oversee pre-con/post-con meetings and onsite logistics
  • Conduct program evaluations
  • Communicate success metrics to meeting stakeholders

This course is worth 3 clock hours in CMP-IS Strategic Domain G: Meeting or Event Design. It consists of seven modules and a final activity.

  • Module 1: Design Your Meeting
  • Module 2: Program Content
  • Module 3: Manage Speakers
  • Module 4: Plan Food and Beverage
  • Module 5: Manage Audiovisual and Event Technology
  • Module 6: Arrange Transportation
  • Module 7: Supervise Onsite and Post-Event Activities

Once the course is complete, take the evaluation. That will generate your certificate of completion for Meeting Fundamentals: Design & Logistics and add three clock hours to your MPI Academy transcript. You can use the certificate to self-report hours to the Event Industry Council from your CMP account.


To gain more in-depth training in the core skills required of meeting and event planners, consider taking Meeting Essentials 2.

Activities Included:

Design & Logistics

Lesson Evaluation