MPI Certificate Courses

 

Skyrocket your career in event and meeting planning.

The MPI Academy provides meeting and event planning certificate programs that enhance critical job skills on topics essential to meeting and event professionals. These certificates are delivered online and in-person throughout the year and are open to all meeting and event professionals. 

 

MPI Academy

Basics Boot Camp: Meeting Fundamentals

CMP Clock Hours: 6

Strategic Domain A: Strategic Planning or Domain G: Meeting or Event Design

Face-to-Face or Self-Paced

Member: $499 / Standard: $699

This educational program is designed for professionals who need the skillset for occasional oversight of meetings and events.


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Business Value of Meetings (BVOM) Certificate

CMP Clock Hours: 6

Strategic Domain A: Strategic Planning 

Live Online

Member: $499 / Standard: $699

Learn the process for measuring the BVOM from identifying stakeholders, implementing change management, creating goals and measuring and reporting on results.

 

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Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM)

CMP Clock Hours: 48

Strategic Domain: A Strategic Planning

Face-to-Face

Program Cost: $4,400

Focused on strategy and executive leadership for the business of meetings, the CMM Program is a three-phase executive education program covering the highlights of a world-class graduate degree program.


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Crisis Communications: Anticipate & Communicate

CMP-IS Clock Hours: 6
Strategic Domain C: Risk Management 

Face-to-Face

Members: $499 / Standard: $699

Today, social media is the first place people go for real-time information, it's now more important than ever to be prepared to communicate in the event of a crisis.  


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Emergency Preparedness for Meetings & Events

CMP Clock Hours: 6
Strategic Domain: Risk Management

Face-to-Face | Live Online

Member: $499 / Standard: $699

A deep dive into incident management strategies as needed for the prevention, preparedness, response and recovery from all-hazard emergency incidents. 

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Event Design Certificate

CMP Clock Hours: 24
Strategic Domain: Risk Management

Face-to-Face | Live Online

Member: $1,950 / Standard: $2,450

Learn to design events based on stakeholder needs in this three-day program supported by San Diego State University.

 

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Experiential Event Series Certificate

CMP Clock Hours: Up to 20
Strategic Domain: Varies

Face-to-Face

Price Varies

Go behind the scenes at world-famous events and gain exclusive, hands-on experience from top event professionals.

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Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate

CMP Clock Hours: 4
Strategic Domain: Varies

Face-to-Face | Live Online

Members: $499 / Standard: $699

Learn to navigate the environment of pharmaceutical and biotech meeting regulations, laws, and compliance.

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Meetings & Events at Sea Certificate

CMP Clock Hours: 4
Strategic Domain: Meeting & Event Design 

Self-Paced
Member: $299 / Standard: $399

In partnership with CLIA, this program explores the advantages of hosting events on cruise ships instead of at traditional venues.


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Sustainable Meeting Professional Certificate

CMP Clock Hours: 4
Strategic Domain: Strategic Planning

Self-Paced
Member: $299 / Standard: $399

The intensive course provides you with the education and tools to immediately begin planning sustainable events.

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Sustainable Practitioner Certificate

CMP Clock Hours: 4
Strategic Domain: Strategic Planning

Instructor-Led In-Person 
Price Varies

In partnership with Positive Impact, this program is for event professionals who want to develop their careers around sustainability.

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Venue Sales Certificate

CMP Clock Hours: 8
Strategic Domain: Marketing

Self-Paced

MPI Members: $499 / Standard: $699

Discover how to create high impact, powerful sales tools that sell your venue and generate great results. 

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Women in Leadership: Executive Leadership Skills

CMP Clock Hours: 4
Strategic Domain: Human Resources or Domain F: Stakeholder Management

Face-to-Face

Member: $299 / Standard: $399

This 4-hour course examines difficulties women face in reaching the C-suite.

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