CMP Education Study Bundle

Getting ready to sit for the CMP exam, but missed out on our CMP Academy course at WEC? Don't worry, we have you covered! Purchase our CMP Education Study Bundle of courses and get the best of MPI Academy education at a discounted rate.

This package includes:

  • Emergency Preparedness Certificate Course ($499/$699 Value)
  • Basic's Bootcamp: Meeting Fundamentals Certificate Course (Live OR On-Demand) ($499/$699 Value)
  • Meeting & Event Strategist Certificate Course ($499/$699 Value)

Read below for more information about why we have packaged these courses to help you study for the CMP exam!

As an added bonus you will receive:

  • 24 clock hours + 1 Clock Hour Webinar (That is the 25 total hours you need for the exam!)
  • Ask Me Anything session with Industry Pacesetter, Jessie States
  • Community connection thread exclusively for those studying to sit for the CMP exam
  • CMP Information Session Webinar

All for an unprecedented 30% off the retail rate -- if you are a member that is $450 in savings!

Standard: $1465.00
Premier: $1048.00
Preferred: $1048.00
Essential: $1048.00


Basics Boot Camp Meeting Fundamentals - Part 1 & Part 2

Basics Boot Camp Meeting Fundamentals - Part 1 & Part 2

Basics Boot Camp: Meeting Fundamentals is a 6-hour certificate course designed for people who are responsible for planning meetings and events but may not have any formal training. This course will help you get more strategic and confident when managing meeting stakeholders, designing meetings, sourcing sites and vendors, handling program logistics and overseeing the onsite execution of your meetings and events. Basics Boot Camp will give you a strong foundation of core skills needed to plan your next meeting or event, whether it is large or small.

The course is divided into two parts, each 3 hours in length, which may be taken individually or together.

  • Part 1 covers Sourcing & Strategy
  • Part 2 covers Design & Logistics

Participants of this course receive:

  • Certificates in Meeting Fundamentals: Sourcing & Strategy and/or Design & Logistics
  • 6 CMP-IS clock hours for completing Parts 1 & 2
    • 3 clock hours in CMP-IS Strategic Domain A: Strategic Planning for Part 1
    • 3 clock hours in CMP-IS Strategic Domain G: Meeting or Event Design for Part 2

To gain access to both Part 1 and Part 2, add this package to your cart and checkout. Then, check the My Courses tab in the My Account area to start the course! 

 Basics Boot Camp was developed in Partnership With: InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG). 

Standard: $699.00
Premier: $499.00
Preferred: $499.00
Essential: $499.00

Meeting & Event Strategist | 09.16.2021 - Event

Meeting & Event Strategist | 09.16.2021 - Event

Sep 16, 2021 12:00am ‐ Sep 16, 2021 12:00am

Domain A: Strategic Planning| 6 clock hours

Cost: $499 Member/ $699 Non-Member

As automation and AI increasingly create efficiencies in the modern workforce, meeting professionals must embrace a role that is shifting increasingly into the strategic space. But what does that mean, and what future-ready skills are required to thrive in an environment where you do have a seat at the table? The first steps are understanding the value that your meetings drive for your business, and more importantly, being able to articulate that value to senior members of your organization.

You need to be able to create, design, and execute meetings that help your organization achieve five-year business goals and key performance indicators (KPIs) and that drive efficiency in the workplace, and you must be able to demonstrate in quantifiable ways how your meetings positively impact revenues, profits, and cost-savings for your business. You are no longer a meeting planner; you are a strategist that drives significant growth for your organization, and you know how to articulate that value in meaningful ways to business leaders.

Meeting professionals must understand the value of their events to ensure that they successfully achieve business goals and objectives, justify costs, design authentic and deliberate experiences, and improve their events over time. Understanding and demonstrating the role meetings play in driving organizational growth and effectiveness is an integral, future-ready skill that fuels better, more strategic meetings and events and motivates businesses to look at their meeting managers as strategic and essential players on senior leadership teams.

You can be a key player and business leader in your organization … if you position yourself as a strategist and consultant who can drive growth and value through the utilization of an important business tool—meetings and events.

You’ll Be Able To:

  • Articulate how—and by how much—your meetings drive growth, efficiency, and loyalty for your business and brand
  • Implement event measurement programs using proven change management models and with key stakeholder support
  • Speak in terms understood by your Chief Financial Officer and business leaders with additional financial literacy
  • Develop and create goals and SMART objectives that allow you to gain true insight into the value your meetings drive
  • Create measurements that matter for your business (and not just attendee satisfaction) and better understand how the behavior change your meetings create drives positive fiscal growth for your organization
  • Analyze and report your results to key business leaders and articulate the quantifiable value of meetings and events

Basics Boot Camp | 10.07.2021 - Event

Basics Boot Camp | 10.07.2021 - Event

Oct 7, 2021 12:00am ‐ Oct 7, 2021 12:00am

Cost: $499 member/ $699 non-member

Domain A: Strategic Planning | 6 clock hours

If you been involved with the design and creation of meetings and events for 10 months or 10 years, there are certain definable and demonstrable steps to ensuring successful execution, delivery and measurement. MPI’s Basics Boot Camp offers a lightning-fast deep dive into the fundamentals of successful event planning—from defining meeting goals and objectives and identifying stakeholders through meeting design, development, RPFs and contracting to food and beverage, staging, audiovisual, and more.

This certificate class touches on every element of the meeting planning process, offering you the opportunity to employ best practices for your business, make changes to your processes and procedures and ensure that your operations conform with industry-leading standards. Basics Boot Camp offers a strong foundation in the core skills and practices necessary to plan meetings and events.

If you are new to event planning—or you’ve been doing this for a while—this A-Z certificate class offers a series of best practices and must-perform tactics to ensure successful event execution for any level.

You’ll Be Able To:

• Identify meeting stakeholders and employ your role as intermediary and mediator to evaluate their needs toward designing right-fit experiences
• Define event goals and SMART objectives and employ strategies for measuring the value of your meetings
• Develop budgets and blueprints and assess potential risks associated with your meeting or event
• Manage the RFP process, conduct well-thought-out and precise site inspections, select vendors, and develop contracts
• Design your meeting using key elements that enable your organization to achieve on its meeting goals and objectives
• Manage speakers and conference content design, design room sets, work with audiovisual teams, and design technical plans
• Plan menus and arrange transportation and attendee movement plans
• Oversee pre- and post-conference meetings and onsite logistics and conduct program evaluations
• Communicate success metrics to meeting stakeholders

Emergency Prep | 10.28.2021 - Event

Emergency Prep | 10.28.2021 - Event

Oct 28, 2021 12:00am ‐ Oct 28, 2021 12:00am

Domain C: Risk Management | 6 clock hours

Cost: $499 Member/ $699 Non-Member

Your No. 1 role as a meeting professional isn’t executing flawless experiences or driving business results for your organization. It’s ensuring the safety and security of the people you have brought together onsite. But if this is your most critical role, how prepared do you feel for stepping into it during a crisis or incident? And do you have the plans in place to ensure that you are successful?

Build and maintain an understanding of the risk management and emergency planning process with this six-hour certificate course, developed in partnership with the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi. Discover processes for risk assessment and emergency preparedness, adapted from the best-in-class experts in marathons and World Cups. Deep dive into incident management strategies as needed for the prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery from all-hazard emergency incidents. Discover techniques to prevent and respond to everything from ordinary incidents such as fights or drunkenness to extraordinary crimes, violence, terrorist attacks, and natural disasters.

Learn how you can ensure the safety and security of all attendees, limit damage, and restore services in the event of emergencies. Helping your organization host successful meetings begins with creating events that are safe and secure for all attendees and stakeholders. Give yourself the tools you need to effectively plan for and respond to crisis and deliver on your responsibility to your attendees and your organization.

You’ll Be Able To:

  • Differentiate between events and incidents for managing risk onsite at meetings and events of all kinds
  • Identify various stakeholders in communication and collaboration for meeting and event emergency preparedness
  • Apply risk assessment and management techniques to mitigate, transfer, accept and/or avoid the risk
  • Implement and execute the critical components of the emergency planning process
  • Create post-event reports and lessons learned and implement tactics for continuous improvement

CMP Education Study Bundle | Ask Me Anything!

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CMP Education Study Bundle | Ask Me Anything!

Dec 10, 2021 1:00pm ‐ Dec 10, 2021 3:00pm

Join Vice President of the MPI Academy, Jessie States, CMP, CMM for a jam-packed ask me anything session on all things CMP! 

  • Jessie States, CMP, CMM, Director, MPI Academy, Meeting Professionals International
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