Venue Management School Graduate Institute
Saturday, June 3 - Friday, June 9, 2017  / Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

Curriculum

 

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:

Leadership/Management
Strategic Planning
Problem Solving/Decision Making
Humans as Resources
Communication
Industry Trends
 

Instructors

Eric D. Hart, CFE – Graduate Institute Dean
President/CEO
Tampa Sports Authority
Tampa, FL

Richard L. Andersen, CFE 
President & CEO
Seafair
Seattle, WA

Kim Bedier, CFE 
Director, Public Assembly Facilities
City of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Tammy Koolbeck, CFE 
Executive Director
Iowa State Center
Ames, IA

Craig Lovett 
Partner/Principal
Incognitus
South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Kevin Twohig, CFE 
Chief Executive Officer
Spokane Public Facilities District
Spokane, WA

Facilitators 

Adina Erwin
Vice President & General Manager
The Fox Theatre - Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

Michael Marion, CFE 
General ManagerA
Verizon Arena
North Little Rock, AR

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