Course description

Discover how effective planning can reduce or prevent loss and ensure your event is conducted in the safest possible manner. Learn about permits, licenses and insurance, legal issues and bylaws, contract negotiation and international considerations.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to
  • determine the need for permits, licenses and insurance requirements for special events.
  • demonstrate an awareness of legal issues pertaining to events including bylaws and recent court rulings.
  • plan for national and international considerations while ensuring correct protocol procedures are adhered too.
  • analyze and negotiate basic contracts.
  • in addition, students will identify and mitigate event hazards and risks, as well prepare Event Risk Management and Contingency Plans.


Recommended course preparation:  XEVT 10011-Introduction to Event Planning

Applies towards:

Select a section to register
Section title
Event Risk Management
ON - Online
Oct 15, 2024 to Nov 19, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery options
Course Fee(s)
TXEC non-credit $419.00
Section Notes

•   Before your course begins, ensure your MyMRU account is activated. Step-by-step instructions for account activation can be found here. Once you have activated your account and have your MyMRU login information, you can log into your MRU Google account using your @mtroyal.ca email address and set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Help with your Google account can be found here, and help setting up MFA can be found here.

•   Course content will be available on the D2L Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) 3 days prior to the start date of your course. You must be logged in to your MRU Gmail account to access D2L Brightspace. Your instructor will be available on the course start date.

•  Review our Student Information site for additional information about forms and policies, campus maps, parking information, technical support, and more.

•  For questions about this course or other information, contact cehealth@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6867 / 1.888.392.3655 toll-free.

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