Courses in Event Management

A course is a short, intensive academic program designed to teach working professionals new skills so they can become better employees. Those who wish to advance into management positions in a given industry often take courses to keep their knowledge up-to-date and remain competitive in the workplace. Though courses rarely have much academic work, they do offer certificates upon completion that st… Read more

A course is a short, intensive academic program designed to teach working professionals new skills so they can become better employees. Those who wish to advance into management positions in a given industry often take courses to keep their knowledge up-to-date and remain competitive in the workplace. Though courses rarely have much academic work, they do offer certificates upon completion that students can add to their resumes or include on work applications.

What is a course in event management? Event management is a growing field that involves the planning of large-scale events such as festivals, trade shows and product launches. Event managers combine creative skills such as promotion and brand management with more practical ones like budgeting and scheduling. A course in event management teaches students how to plan all aspects of events that cater to large crowds and gives them an idea of what challenges to expect.

One of the major benefits of taking a course in event management is the versatility of the skills you will gain. Practically every company needs events organized from time to time, from major product launches and press conferences to business meetings with potential investors. Learning how to organize events is an invaluable skill.

Institutions around the world offer courses in event management, the cost of which varies depending on the school you choose to attend. It is best to contact specific institutions about course fees and other associated costs.

Event management is a useful skill to have in a variety of different fields. Employees in many different industries who are ready to take on a little extra responsibility at work might want to consider a course in event management in order to make themselves more attractive to managers. Those with a strong background in event management can also go into independent consulting or freelance work, planning events for different companies as required.

For those who are busy and need flexibility when pursuing educational goals, consider taking an online course in event management from the comfort of your own home. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
Barcelona, Spain

Program Objective: To train students to manage any type of sporting event, leisure or competition, with a clear international focus.

Program Objective: To train students to manage any type of sporting event, leisure or competition, with a clear international focus. -
Courses
7 months
Spanish
Online
 
OSTELEA | Distancia
Madrid, Spain +2 More

The Superior Program in Organization of Events, Protocol and Business Tourism is an innovative program, with a methodology adapted to the business environment, which arises to ... +

The Superior Program in Organization of Events, Protocol and Business Tourism is an innovative program, with a methodology adapted to the business environment, which arises to respond to the challenges and needs of the sector, both public and private companies. -
Courses
Part-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Online
 
International Career Institute
London, United Kingdom

ICI’s event management course gives you the edge when establishing a career in events management. Fr one, our curriculum is prepared by experts in the events industry and deli ... +

ICI’s event management course gives you the edge when establishing a career in events management. Fr one, our curriculum is prepared by experts in the events industry and delivered by successful events professionals themselves. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Palazzo Spinelli Group
Florence, Italy

The Master's course has a dual theoretical-practical approach based on specific professional roles current required in the sector. The objective of the course is to train cult ... +

The Master's course has a dual theoretical-practical approach based on specific professional roles current required in the sector. The objective of the course is to train cultured and experienced managers who are able to keep up with the innovation and significant changes happening in the sector -
Courses
Full-time
1500 hours
Italian
Campus
 
Damelin Part Time
Johannesburg, South Africa +3 More

This programme in Children’s Party Planning is certified by the Damelin Academic Board.

This programme in Children’s Party Planning is certified by the Damelin Academic Board. -
Courses
Part-time
50 hours
Feb 2020
Campus
 
CPA Online
Zaragoza, Spain

If you want a formal training attesting your knowledge in audiovisual production, we offer the CPA Online Associates Degree in Audiovisual Production and Entertainment.

If you want a formal training attesting your knowledge in audiovisual production, we offer the CPA Online Associates Degree in Audiovisual Production and Entertainment. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
2000 hours
Sep 2020
Online
 
Ecole Supérieure Internationale de Savignac
Savignac, France

Acquire managerial skills in only 10 months (having previously completed a 2-year course in hospitality management), thanks to this multicultural and multidisciplinary course ... +

Acquire managerial skills in only 10 months (having previously completed a 2-year course in hospitality management), thanks to this multicultural and multidisciplinary course delivered in English and French. Ecole de Savignac, in association with her professional and academic partners, develops a training management course leading to a degree delivered by Ecole de Savignac: Bachelor in Events, Facilities & Catering Management. Degree prepared and awarded by Ecole de Savignac. -
Courses
Full-time
Campus
 
European School of Economics
London, United Kingdom +4 More

The Events Management industry is fast-paced and very competitive, where the public requires a highly trained and professionalized workforce to satisfy the increasing demand f ... +

The Events Management industry is fast-paced and very competitive, where the public requires a highly trained and professionalized workforce to satisfy the increasing demand for specialized services to meet the latest market trends. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
IUBH Fernstudium
Bad Honnef, Germany

Our certificate course Business Management in Hotel- / Event- / Tourism Management (IUBH) enables you in just three semesters an excellent education Continuing education at un ... +

Our certificate course Business Management in Hotel- / Event- / Tourism Management (IUBH) enables you in just three semesters an excellent education Continuing education at university level. You can specialize in branch-specific elective modules in your desired field of specialization and become a specialist in the field of hotel management, event management or tourism management. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
German
Online
 
MECAT
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the event business. Participants are taught the fundamental aspects of organizing an event.

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the event business. Participants are taught the fundamental aspects of organizing an event. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ESODE Business School
Madrid, Spain +1 More

Acquires the necessary skills in the different functions and responsibilities related to audiovisual production, to participate in the creation, production, management and mar ... +

Acquires the necessary skills in the different functions and responsibilities related to audiovisual production, to participate in the creation, production, management and marketing of any type of live show. -
Courses
Part-time
7 months
Spanish, Spanish
Campus
Online
 
International Career Institute
London, United Kingdom

ICI gives you a wedding planner course that is designed and developed by industry professionals and experts. You will receive exceptional training in all aspects involved when ... +

ICI gives you a wedding planner course that is designed and developed by industry professionals and experts. You will receive exceptional training in all aspects involved when planning a wedding. Study in weeks what others have learned from years of experience. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Damelin Part Time
Johannesburg, South Africa +3 More

The programme duration is 50 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, ... +

The programme duration is 50 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays. -
Courses
Part-time
50 hours
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Damelin Part Time
Johannesburg, South Africa +3 More

This programme in Conference, Exhibition and Event Management is certified by the Damelin Academic Board.

This programme in Conference, Exhibition and Event Management is certified by the Damelin Academic Board. -
Courses
Part-time
60 hours
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Palazzo Spinelli Group
Florence, Italy

The main task of this Masters is to provide the required knowledge and skills to prepare and organize exhibitions and art events and to programme cultural events in all their ... +

The main task of this Masters is to provide the required knowledge and skills to prepare and organize exhibitions and art events and to programme cultural events in all their steps from the first drafting to the management of the technical organisation aspects such as the co-ordination of human resources and collaborators. -
Courses
Full-time
1500 hours
Italian
Campus