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.
This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including [+]
This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the event business. Participants are taught the fundamental aspects of organizing an event. [+]
The ESE Professional Programme in Music Management was designed as a means of providing students with a real working structure to guide them in this innately formless and rapidly evolving field. [+]
The Professional Programme in Events Management at the European School of Economics aims to equip students with essential knowledge and skills needed to excel within each stage of the event management process. [+]
Specialist in Design and Production Shows, EDPE, offers students the necessary knowledge and techniques in the production of shows to develop them and manage them from start to finish. [+]
The course in Event and Museum Curator aims at giving the required tools necessary to organize both exhibition events and performing events (video exhibitions, audio exhibitions, online exhibitions, multi-media exhibitions, urban and public art events). Contemporary Art Curator has also managerial, organizational and conservative skills with reference to the contemporary works of art. He can work on long lasting projects or on the organization of temporary events dedicated to contemporary art or on performing show requested by public or private customers. [+]
From music festivals to product launches – there’s an exciting range of events that require specialist stage management skills to ensure their smooth running. The FdA Stage Management course is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus on working in the live events industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the stage management of... [+]
The University of Bolton’s FdA Sporting Events Management at Backstage Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus on the sports events industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the convergence of the logistics of managing a professional sports business and facilitating a professional sporting... [+]
This course is a partnership between the University of Bolton and Backstage Academy, based in South Kirkby, Wakefield. The LS-Live Studio is home to Backstage Academy and is Europe’s largest purpose-built rehearsal facility, the preferred choice for some of the world’s biggest names in music, such as Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, The Stone Roses and Rihanna, together with brands such as Jaguar, Aston Martin and Monster Energy... [+]
The Management Development Programme (MDP) is a fast paced intensive programme dedicated to the latest techniques and trends in the core areas of management and finance. [+]
Creating a fashion brand needs skilled professionals in brand management, with expertise ranging from the intricate workings of the Fashion System circuits to the pillars of branding and business management. [+]
Arts and Event Management is about the creation and organisation of live arts and other events – anything from art exhibitions to theatrical productions, music gigs to multiartform [+]
BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Arts & Events Management
Arts and Event Management is about the creation and organisation of live arts and other events – anything from art exhibitions to theatrical productions, music gigs to multiartform festivals, dance workshops to fashion shows. In this course you will develop the knowledge, skills and understanding required to make such events succeed. Our aim is to support and enable you to develop as a successful arts manager, able to work at the forefront of the arts and creative industries.
Our course offers a unique opportunity to work alongside other students studying practical creative subjects at the University College. Our students have previously worked alongside Film, Animation, Acting, Fashion, Visual Communications, Fine Art and Illustration BA (Hons) courses. As part of the School of Performance we also have very close links with Acting, Costume and Design for Performance and Make-up for Media and Performance courses.... [-]
This comprehensive curriculum is based on the Convention Industry Council's guidelines for the 27 meeting planning functions. Learn the language of meeting planning, discover the major responsibilities of a planner, and learn how to get a solid return on investment and handle logistics and negotiations. [+]