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Become an Event Manager!

  • Learn to plan and organise parties, weddings, concerts, shows and all other types of events
  • Understand the business practice and planning that underpins success in any event
  • Explore the possibilities for business or employment in the Event Management Industry
  • Self paced, 100 hour course, with access to an international team of expert tutors
This is a course designed to develop knowledge and skills in the planning and management of special events including gallery openings, festivals, exhibitions and sporting events. It is also a very good starting point for people thinking of developing an Event Management career and wanting to test the waters first.
From large events to small parties this course will give you the skills that you need.
Course Details

If you are doing the course full time you can complete it in 6 weeks, if you are studying part time then it will take 3-6 months on average to complete the course. Your course will expire after 1 year. You can start the course at any time as it is a self-paced online course.

Course Outline

There are 9 lessons in this course:

1.Scope and Nature of Event Management
◦What is Event Management
◦Planning an Event or Conference
◦When to Run an Event
◦Other factors
◦Where to Hold an Event
◦Event Management Companies
◦Planning Example -A Christmas Party

2.Developing the Concept
◦Naturally Occurring Events
◦Creating New & Original Events
◦Planning a Party in a Home
◦Making Decisions
◦Hiring Equipment
◦Fire at Events (BBQ’s, Bonfires, Fire Pits, Braziers, Torches, Fireworks)
◦Planning a Public Event
◦Evaluation Checklist

3.Physical and Human Resources
◦Managing Staff
◦Giving Orders & Instructions
◦Communicating Change
◦Forming a Team
◦Types of Team Members
◦Elements of a Team
◦Dealing with Problems in Teams
◦Nurturing a Team
◦Guidelines for Planning a Show or Exhibition
◦Hiring Tradesmen
◦Choosing an Event Location
◦Choosing a User Friendly Site
◦Car Parking and Transport

4.Project Logistics
◦Traffic Management
◦Toilets and Locker Rooms
◦Security Lighting
◦Legal Liability
◦Understanding Legal Requirements and Controls
◦Local Government and Liability
◦Minimising Risk

5.Marketing an Event
◦Target Audience
◦Public Relations
◦Developing a Business Plan
◦Key Strategy
◦Business Priority
◦Action Plan
◦Marketing Strategy
◦Business Reviews

6.Financial Management
◦Types of Budgets
◦Budgeting an Event
◦Cash Flow
◦Controlling Cash
◦Cash Cycle
◦Financial Decisions
◦Budget Performance Reports
◦Improving Profit
◦Reducing Costs
◦Controlling Expenditure

7.Risk Management
◦Risk Reduction
◦Managing Risk
◦Sensitivity Analysis
◦Quality Systems
◦Contingency Planning
◦Catering for People Overload
◦Managing Slippery Surfaces
◦Identifying Risk
◦Workplace Policy
◦Risk Control Methods
◦Business Law
◦Legal Rights and Obligations
◦Consumer Protection
◦The Law & Employees
◦Dispute Management
◦Duty of Care

8.Staging the Event
◦Theme of an Event
◦Venue Choice
◦Audience and Guests
◦The Stage
◦Power, Lights, Sound
◦Recording an Event
◦Crowd Control

9.After the Event
◦Measuring Success
◦Dealing with Complaints
◦Cleaning Up
◦Repairing Lawns
◦Evaluation Checklist


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