Continuing Education
Georgia Southern University


The staff at Continuing Education are available to assist with program development tasks including needs assessment, program planning, program administration and coordination, fiscal management, marketing, and program evaluation. A full range of meeting planning and conference services is available, as well as in-house (contract) training programs for businesses, industries, institutions, and agencies.

Program Management will:

  • Assign a Program Manager to work with the Planning Committee
  • Provide assistance with program creation
  • Arrange Planning Committee meetings as needed or requested
  • Prepare an agenda
  • Maintain action item minutes
  • Develop a budget
  • Arrange hotel and room blocks
  • Reserve site
  • Assist with or select menus
  • Create a date savers, publications, a program agenda, and proceedings
  • Establish a website and arrange appropriate links
  • Market event to selected populations
  • Provide on-line registration and payment or other method of registration and payment
  • Assure that all university required forms and contracts are in place
  • Reimburse registration fees as necessary
  • Provide a staff member to discuss the logistics of a program with interested parties
  • Provide up to the day information on registration numbers as needed
  • Purchase materials for the event
  • Prepare all materials
  • Provide speaker contact information and pay reimbursements and honorarium
  • Manage site logistics, audio and video arrangements
  • Arrange tours, excursions, other special activities as requested
  • Attend to special needs participants
  • Arrange for professional credits
  • Pay all invoices
  • Receive and track all revenue and expenses
  • Provide a closed budget
  • Provide evaluation data
  • Print proceedings
  • Conduct a post event assessment meeting
  • Schedule the next event or conference and reserve the site

Last updated: 4/13/2016

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