Students will attend over 25 hours of class time and have considerable networking opportunities. The program is designed to provide students with an understanding of leadership as both the conceptual and intellectual basis for what managers do in all areas of a public assembly venue.

The curriculum will consist of a flexible program that may change in response to changing conditions in our industry. Instructors will be a combination of experienced venue managers and industry experts.

The Graduate Institute will address issues in:


  • Communication
  • Humans as Resources
  • Industry Trends
  • Leadership/Management
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making
  • Strategic Planning


2021 Board of Regents Graduate Institute $1,000 Grants

Grant Application Deadline: September 7, 2021 | Awarded By: September 24, 2021

Click HERE to apply

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