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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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18 Results in Event Management

CPA Online

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

Top of audiovisual production cycle and Entertainment

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

The purpose of this cycle of higher grade is to teach you to design and develop the production of audiovisual projects of film, video, radio and TV, animation and multimedia development projects. Learn to coordinate the staging of all kinds of shows and teach you to plan and manage the various resources and conduct an audiovisual production phases of promotion and marketing. Here is a customized online training to the workplace, as the module placements or job training centers, allow you to perform 370 hours of mandatory practices guaranteed companies and so learn about the characteristics of the various job functions.... [-]

Spain Zaragoza
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2000 hours
Online
Palazzo Spinelli Group

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 ... [+]

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.

Context

Events management is a rapidly growing and very complex field within the service sector not only for its recreational qualities but also for its power of communication. The great strength of this business sector is that a well-organised event is capable of satisfying guests and participants on multiple levels – an event is not only a diversion for its participants but a tool capable of unifying large bodies of young people around a specific event, and at its best around a specific idea. For this reason, it needs efficient and serious management that exploits all its specific meanings and all its potential actions.... [-]

Italy Florence
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Italian
Full-time
1500 hours
Campus
Palazzo Spinelli Group

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 t ... [+]

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.

Context

The management of art and cultural events is a rapidly growing field within the service sector not only for its recreational qualities, but also for its power of communication and for its relationship with cultural heritage stakeholders. In order to create some more innovative and appealing events, applicants are expected to develop new and advanced skills in terms of marketing, communication and management strategies and to deepen their knowledge in the fields of History of Art, Museology, Museography and Fund Raising.... [-]

Italy Florence
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Italian
Full-time
1500 hours
Campus
MECAT

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

About the Course

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

Target Audience

This course is recommended to those who seek a job in event management and for event managers looking to enhance their skills and improve their career.

Learning Objectives

The course will provide you with numerous skills to successfully manage an event. You will learn how to plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate an event.

Optional Online/Distance Learning Attendance

Students are also permitted to enrol in this course on an online/distance learning basis.

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United Arab Emirates Dubai
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
European School of Economics

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

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.

With its multifaceted role, which includes planning, organisation and execution, event management requires a thorough grasp of key procedures, such as forming an initial concept and targeting an audience through market research, as well as branding and sponsorship.

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. The course covers such topics as conceptualisation, planning, marketing, budget forecasting, event execution and post-event analysis. Practical, theoretical and strategic expertise will be provided within a challenging environment in order for students to succeed within this dynamic field.... [-]

Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London Rome  + 4 More
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Full-time
Part-time
3 months
Campus
Damelin Part Time

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

Course in Event Management - Short Programme in Children’s Party PlanningCertificationThis programme in Children’s Party Planning is certified by the Damelin Academic Board.Entry Requirements

Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language at Grade 10 or equivalent. Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member.

Course DurationThe 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.Course IntroThe Short Programme in Children’s Party Planning brings together the basic knowledge required to plan, coordinate and implement children’s parties. The highlight of every child’s year is their birthday party. In today’s rushed world, parents don’t always have the time or resources to plan the perfect children’s party. This programme will show you how to put together party themes within a budget.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Part-time
50 hours
Campus
Damelin Part Time

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

Course in Event Management - Short Programme in Conference, Exhibition and Event ManagementCertificationThis programme in Conference, Exhibition and Event Management is certified by the Damelin Academic Board.Entry Requirements

Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language and Mathematical literacy at Grade 11 or equivalent Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 60 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.Course IntroThe Short Programme in Conference, Exhibition and Event Management is a comprehensive programme addressing all critical issues in the design, development, implementation and coordination of big and small events and prepares learners for all aspects of this dynamic and exciting industry.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Part-time
60 hours
Campus
Damelin Part Time

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 eveni ... [+]

Course in Event Management - Short Programme in Wedding PlanningCertificationThis programme in Wedding Planning is certified by the Damelin Academic Board.Entry Requirements

Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language and Mathematical literacy at Grade 11 or equivalent. Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member

Course DurationThe 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.Course IntroThe Short Programme in Wedding Planning walks you through the entire process from Getting Started to Reception Venues and Music for the coordination of a Wedding. In this course the learner is equipped with all the knowledge and skills required to be a successful Wedding Planner. The Short Programme Certificate in Wedding Planning is a comprehensive programme addressing all critical issues in the design, development, implementation and coordination of big and small weddings to prepare learners for all aspects of this dynamic and exciting industry.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Part-time
50 hours
Campus
Ecole Supérieure Internationale de Savignac

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

Objectives

This course provides you theoretical and practical skills to build your professional career in hospitality, events and facilities areas. The multidisciplinary approach encourages you to develop your adaptability and reactivity.

By the end of this course, taught in English and in French, you will be awarded a French Degree and you will have earned 64 ECTS credits (European Credits Transfer System).If you wish to continue, you may progress to an MBA.

Career Opportunities

List of possible positions available to those who wish to start their professional career:

Banqueting and Conference Manager Director's Assistant Manager of specialist boutiques As... [-]
France Savignac
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
International Career Institute

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 ... [+]

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. Thus, you are guaranteed of gaining skills that are highly relevant and useful in the industry.

Course Outline Introduction to Event Management Preliminary Steps to Plan an Event Get Organized Services and Specializations Venues Marketing Vendors Event Day Preparing for Your Career Getting Hired Starting Your Own Business Getting Clients Career Prospects

Our events management program provides you with intensive training so you can be confident when applying for various positions in organisations like:... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
International Career Institute

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 ... [+]

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. Acquire the skills you need plus learn all tricks and secrets successful wedding planners keep!

Course Outline An introduction to wedding planning Organizing yourself The ceremony and location The day of the event People and their roles Catering Flowers and decorations Invitations and gift lists Entertainment Transport Organising extras Your first meeting with a client Budgeting for your client’ s big day Setting up your business Finance Contracts Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
OSTELEA | Distancia

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

The Higher 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.

The program is divided into 30 common credits with an itinerary aimed at specialization and management with a fundamentally practical sense, where knowledge is combined with the personal and professional development of the student.

The program, which is developed under a distance online or blended methodology, can be completed in 9 months, thanks to its flexible learning model that adapts to the needs of the participants.... [-]

Spain Madrid Barcelona Spain Online
September 2020
Spanish
Part-time
Online
International Open Academy

Unleash your creative expression! Style elegant events! If you have a natural flair for styling and design, one of the most rewarding ways to give expression to your crea ... [+]

About this course

If you have a natural flair for styling and design, one of the most rewarding ways to give expression to your creativity is by designing and styling events. Think of it – a large blank canvas for you to paint colourful, captivating effects on!

Fundamentals first, cool artistry later!

It can be very tempting to want to jump right in and begin to choose the elements of styling too early. In this IOA course, train in the fundamentals behind event design first so you approach projects professionally and responsibly and you’re fully prepared to plan successful events.

Showcase your styling talent

Styling an event has a distinct advantage – you advertise your service with each job you complete. Attract many new clients from your expertly styled projects with the skills and knowledge in this IOA course. Get started on your new exciting career today!... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
60 days
Online
International Open Academy

Brides and grooms will be saying I Do to you with your creative ideas and contacts to help them have the happiest day of their lives. ... [+]

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About this course

Brides and grooms will be saying I Do to you with your creative ideas and contacts to help them have the happiest day of their lives.

Love weddings? Become a specialist Wedding Planner

The profession of Wedding Planner has developed relatively recently and has become a reliable and very exciting career. Planning what’s probably the biggest day in most peoples’ lives will call on all your organizational skills but also need plenty of creativity to design and manage a professional and stylish celebration.

The IOA Wedding Planner course gives you an excellent grounding in all the aspects of planning a wedding celebration.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
Online
UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL

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

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

recipients: Sport passionate people, linked or not the sports sector and who want to develop their career in a sector of the future and in great need of professionalization.

Workload: 525H (Equivalence ECTS: 21 credits)

COURSE MODULES B122 The organization of sport B126 Management of Sports Activities B130 Sports Event Management B134 Deportivo Security and Protocol Methodology Flexible methodology adapted to your life Campus online available 24h / 365 days Personalized tutoring Teachin... [-]
Spain Barcelona
Open Enrollment
Spanish
7 months
Online