This course will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to plan and organise special events and to manage and supervise such activities. Students will gain skills in coaching and managing staff, marketing, developing event proposals, bids and programs, developing sponsorship programs, managing projects, finance and budgeting, implementing and monitoring business systems and providing on site management of events along with the legal requirements for work in this indutry.
Events are diverse in nature and this course provides students with a pathway to work in events in a range of industries including travel and tourism, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors. There are also many event management companies, event venues, or organisations that arrange their own events and students will have the skills to be able to work in these environments where events takes place whether it be in an office or at on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both.
Students enrolled at PWA are required to have the equivalent to Australian Year 11 for entry into this course.
Students must complete a total number of 20 units which comprise of 9 core units plus 11 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :
- Enhance the customer service experience
- Access information on event industry operations
- Manage event staging components
- Manage finances within a budget
- Lead and manage people
- Monitor work operations
- Establish and conduct business relationships
- Manage projects
- Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
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