Event Management Course

International Career Institute
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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
24-31 weeks
From 1,599 USD

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1,599 USD
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Course description

Event Management Course

The ICI event management course has been designed by the events industry and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently.

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career in event management
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become an event management pro in months not years!
  • Study an events course that was designed in conjunction with the event management industry
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $39 per week
  • Exciting, diverse projects
  • The opportunity to meet celebrities and other public figures
  • Freebies – see your event for free
  • Recognition – build your reputation with every successful event
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Who should attend?

There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Training content

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

Developing the Concept

  • Naturally Occurring Events
  • Creating New & Original Events
  • Planning a Party in a Home
  • Making Decisions
  • Contingencies
  • Hiring Equipment
  • Fire at Events (BBQ’s, Bonfires, Fire Pits, Braziers, Torches, Fireworks)
  • Safety
  • Planning a Public Event
  • Evaluation Checklist

Physical and Human Resources

  • Volunteers
  • Managing Staff
  • Leadership
  • Giving Orders & Instructions
  • Communicating Change
  • Forming a Team
  • Types of Team Members
  • Elements of a Team
  • Dealing with Problems in Teams
  • Nurturing a Team
  • Committees
  • Guidelines for Planning a Show or Exhibition
  • Hiring Tradesmen
  • Choosing an Event Location
  • Décor
  • Equipment
  • Entertainment
  • Choosing a User Friendly Site
  • Lighting
  • Car Parking and Transport

Project Logistics

  • Contingencies
  • Traffic Management
  • Toilets and Locker Rooms
  • Security Lighting
  • Legal Liability
  • Understanding Legal Requirements and Controls
  • Negligence
  • Local Government and Liability
  • Minimising Risk

Marketing an Event

  • Target Audience
  • Publicity
  • Public Relations
  • Sponsorship
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Key Strategy
  • Business Priority
  • Action Plan
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Business Reviews
  • Marketing
  • Advertising

Financial Management

  • Types of Budgets
  • Budgeting an Event
  • Cash Flow
  • Controlling Cash
  • Cash Cycle
  • Liquidity
  • Financial Decisions
  • Budget Performance Reports
  • Improving Profit
  • Reducing Costs
  • ontrolling Expenditure

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

Staging the Event

  • Theme of an Event
  • Venue Choice
  • Audience and Guests
  • Ticketing
  • The Stage
  • Power, Lights, Sound
  • Catering
  • Performers
  • Hospitality
  • Recording an Event
  • Contingencies
  • Crowd Control

After the Event

  • Measuring Success
  • Dealing with Complaints
  • Cleaning Up
  • Repairing Lawns
  • Evaluation Checklist

Course delivery details

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

Course Length

ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

  • Completing your course with ICI is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
  • The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

Costs

  • Diploma: $1199
  • Advanced Diploma: $1599

Certification / Credits

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

  • A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as an event manager
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipEventMgt

Continuing studies

Start an exciting career in events management! Why complete the ICI Events Management training program? With the right credentials, you can gain excellent positions working on such events as:

  • Exhibitions
  • Fashion show
  • Fairs and festivals
  • Grand openings
  • Award events
  • Charity fundraisers
  • Conferences
  • Holiday events
  • Meetings
  • New product launches
  • Political events
  • Seminars
  • Social events
  • Sporting events
  • Trade shows, Weddings
  • Or many other types of events

Graduates will typically gain positions with the following organisations:

  • Conference organisers
  • Event management companies
  • Promotional companies
  • Event and conference venues
  • Convention and visitors bureaus
  • Wedding and party planners
  • Exhibition venues and services
  • Incentive planners
  • Fund raising and charity organisations
  • Event management consultant
  • Event management business owners

Why choose ICI?

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91% would recommend to a friend

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