Advanced Programme in Event Management

Event Management is a fast growing profession with industry trends that are continually evolving. As a result, the scope of work required by corporate clients has greatly expanded - from year-end functions, to product launches. Gain the skills and knowledge required to bring a concept to life and execute seamless, memorable events. Become a qualified events manager through our nine day advanced programme and gain a competitive edge. The course will also teach you about the creative and business aspects of Events Management. 

Broad overview of the events management industry

Event management is a process whereby an event is:

Introduction

Events management is the process by which an event is planned, prepared and produced.  This involves the assessment, acquission, allocation, direction, control and analysis of time, finances people, products, services and other resources to achieve objectives: The event manager/director is the person who plans and executes the event and is often the ones behind the scenes running the event. The following are some popular types of events:

  • Business and Corporate events
  • Exhibitions, Exposition and Fairs,
  • Meeting and conventions.

Other types of events include, Sports events, Social events,  Governemnet and civic events, marketing events, Entertainment and Leisure events, Fund raising events to name but a few:

Time Management – Why improve your time management? Ask yourself the following questions: do you always meeting deadline, Do you spend enough time with your customers, do you spend time planning about an event?  If the answer is no? then you could benefit from improving time management:  Record  everything you do every hour for a week and at the end of the week, complete the summary of activates. 

Understanding who does what?

The work involved in planning, organising and conduction an event can be sufficiently great to require recruitment of a large team.  Team members may be involved on full-time, part-time, contract, casual and voluntary basis. Organisation chart -Organisation chart below indicates how big and diverse  the team needed to run an event can be.  Smaller events often require smaller teams and individuals in a team may be able to take on more than one role.

  • planned, prepared and produced
  • prepared and produced
  • planned and produced
  • none of the above