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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
April 21, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Critical Path & Budget



Steps to Planning an Event

 


Develop a Critical Path and Budget

  • Prepare a list of all event logistics with deadlines to complete each task.
  • Assign team/committee members to individual tasks.
  • Determine a timeline for regular communication meetings with everyone involved in planning.
  • Draft an estimated budget and determine the source of funds.  If a product or service is going to exceed $5000 contact Tracey Ens, tens@wlu.ca, in Procurements Services for guidelines.  If you have questions about a contract you are asked to sign from an external vendor, contact Shereen Rowe, srowe@wlu.ca, in the University Secretariat for advice.
  • Develop a communication strategy.  Ongoing communication with the event host, keynote speakers, donors, members of the Board of Governors, politicians, etc., who are participating in the event, is important.