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Event Management

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Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can use your communication and organizational skills? Then a career in event management may be for you! Whether event planning for weddings or comprehensive corporate events, you’ll learn the must-have skills to stand out in the industry. Learn how to plan, execute, and promote buzz-worthy events for the public, corporate and non-profit sectors. Join the exhilarating and in-demand field of event management!

More information is available under the Program Description tab.

These courses are part of the Event Management Program.

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Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Two (2) Courses

Event Logistics, Execution & Post Analysis
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Event Strategy & Planning
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From sporting events to corporate conferences, skilled and talented event managers are in demand. Knowing what goes on behind the scenes in successful event planning is the first step to learning how to plan them yourself. From basic strategies to extensive logistics planning, you’ll learn the foundations to executing impactful events. Instructed by event planning professionals in the business, you’ll learn critical skills in time management, venue selection, staging, and the secrets to make your events stand out.

By course completion, you’ll learn how to:

  • Brainstorm and create impactful events for your clients
  • Implement effective logistics plans and how to best communicate them to stakeholders involved
  • Utilize your organizational skills to coordinate site operations
  • Develop accurate and persuasive budget strategies
  • Apply principles of event management to every-day operations
  • Execute powerful events tailored to particular industries

Get the most comprehensive training in event management and join this fast-paced and exciting industry today!

Event management skills are required in a wide range of industries including sports, hospitality, government, non-profit, and tourism—just to name a few!

The dynamic career opportunities in the field of event management include:

  • Marketing Executive
  • Hotel Manager
  • Event Planner
  • Conference Coordinator
  • Non-profit Event Fundraiser
  • Public Relations Executive
  • Event Consultant
  • Show Manager
  • Event Producer